Federal Agency Support

At Guidepost, our seasoned security and technology consultants empower clients to make informed decisions. Providing security, telecommunications, and life safety services, our teams offer invaluable insights to optimize security programs, mitigate risks, and enhance operational efficiency. Through meticulous project oversight, compliance monitoring, and governance strategies, we facilitate informed decision-making at every juncture.

We specialize in assisting government agencies in crafting comprehensive security technology systems, whether for new builds or upgrades. We offer security program reviews that focus on security measures (both physical and behavioral), security technology, and operational policies and procedures, supported by a robust violence risk assessment process. We support heads of security to deliver their vision through multiyear strategic planning, change management, business case development, funding requirements, to mature the security program by driving technology and operational efficiency.

Our expert consultants collaborate closely with agencies to assess existing systems, understand organizational objectives, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and FPS regulations. We offer tailored recommendations, leveraging state-of-the-art technologies to fortify security measures while aligning with operational protocols. From inception to implementation, Guidepost is your trusted partner in navigating the complexities of security technology integration.

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Guidepost is registered on the GSA Schedule making a partnership with us easy. We can help federal agencies with security system integration, design, management, and life cycle support; technical consulting services, such as feasibility studies, strategic planning, policy interpretation and support, and process analysis and development, among other tasks. Guidepost also provides investigation services via the GSA Schedule. 

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Why choose Guidepost?

  • Holistic Approach: From project oversight to technical security design controls, we provide a comprehensive approach to your needs. 
  • Government Collaboration: With a deep understanding of government processes, we work in sync with agencies and law enforcement bodies. 
  • Program Management Expertise: Our commitment to excellence includes significant program management expertise, ensuring beneficial results. 
  • End-to-End Support: From initial planning to commissioning, we offer continuous support, ensuring the success of every project. 

Our Approach

At Guidepost, our commitment extends beyond initial planning. We offer end-to-end support, from preparing bid RFP packages and qualifying vendors to evaluating proposals. Our administrative services cover the review of vendor submittals, shop drawings, infrastructure, architecture design, and equipment lists. We meticulously monitor on-site progress, coordinate field issues, track punch list items, and commission systems only after passing a thorough testing process. Additionally, we review detailed As-builts to ensure accurate representation of existing field conditions.

Our expertise reaches beyond project oversight to encompass technical security design controls that support emergency management, life safety, and infrastructure. Whether working with secure government facilities, historic buildings and sites, operations centers and other critical facilities, we excel in identifying facility needs, prioritizing recommendations, and seamlessly coordinating with various trades.

We have a proven track record of effectively collaborating with government agencies and law enforcement bodies. Our team has served in key leadership roles throughout the government, including the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security, Justice, Defense, and Commerce, as well as the FBI, CIA, ATF, Drug Enforcement Administration, and other governmental agencies. Understanding the intricacies of processes and expectations, our team seamlessly integrates into diverse environments. This collaborative spirit, combined with our technical prowess, ensures that projects are not only compliant but exceed expectations.

Our team brings a wealth of experience in overseeing large-scale projects. Notably, our Chairman, Bart M. Schwartz, served as the federal monitor over the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), overseeing the implementation of an agreement aimed at achieving decent, safe, and sanitary living conditions for over 400,000 residents. This hands-on experience uniquely positions Guidepost to navigate complex projects with precision and efficacy.

Our commitment to excellence is further demonstrated through our significant program management expertise. We ensure that projects deliver beneficial results that set us apart from other firms. By leveraging our extensive experience and strategic approach, Guidepost guarantees that each endeavor is executed with precision, on time, and within budget.

Related Experience:

We have extensive experience working on many government agencies’ security projects, including Department of Commerce, Customs & Border Protection, Department of Interior, U.S. Army, and more.

The Federal Trade Commission:

  • The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hired Guidepost to conduct an independent security assessment of existing security systems, conditions, and operational practices inclusive of both pedestrian and vehicular access currently in place at its headquarters and develop design documentation in support of bolstering access control measures at the site. We provided FTC personnel with potential opportunities for improvement that drive sustainable outcomes and aid in the development of access control design options.

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