"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer."
John F. Kennedy
Eduardo Jany is a highly regarded corporate security leader for a major U.S. company managing protective operations and physical security for over 18,,000 people at over 190 locations internationally. Eduardo has provided consulting and advisory services for global security and law enforcement projects with special emphasis on Latin America and for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.
He retired from law enforcement as a Captain - Assistant Chief of Police after more than 20 years of police service in Florida, Minnesota and Washington State. He also retired as a Colonel from the Marine Corps having served 33 years of combined active and reserve duty in Special Operations, Anti-Terrorism, Reconnaissance and Infantry assignments and over seven years of overseas deployments.
Eduardo received a Master’s in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and attended the University of Minnesota for undergraduate studies. He was a 2014 Senior Executive Fellow at the Harvard University - Kennedy School of Government, and completed the Kennedy School National and International Security Senior Executive Program, the National Defense University Reserve Component National Security Program, and is a graduate of the United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College.
He was the recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Service Medal, several US and foreign awards as well as the Police Medal of Valor and Officer of the Year-Excellence in Service Award. A native of São Paulo, Brazil, Eduardo immigrated with his family to the United States in 1968, was naturalized a U.S. Citizen and speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish. He is married to Luciana Pinheiro, has a baby boy and two teenage daughters.
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.