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Julien G. Patterson has over 28 years of international policy experience and business management expertise. Under his leadership and guidance OMNIPLEX has grown to a successful mid-sized corporation with an employee population of over 3500 security professionals and this year projected annual revenues of over $100 million. He is a frequent keynote speaker to Government agencies, the Chamber of Commerce, and many civic and religious groups.
Mr. Patterson began his professional career with the Central Intelligence Agency, during which he designed a wide variety of comprehensive and specialized security training programs. Serving 10 years with the CIA, he was responsible for leading a specialized group of worldwide mobile training teams. In 1987, Mr. Patterson left the CIA to begin his career as an entrepreneur and consultant.
In 1990, he founded OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation (then known as OMNISEC International) and has been responsible for successfully growing the business in several critical security arenas. OMNIPLEX has established two wholly owned subsidiaries: OMNISEC International Investigations, Inc., an industry leader in the provision of background investigations and prescreening services; and OMNISEC International Security Services, Inc., a nationwide provider of government cleared Security Officers. The corporate philosophy of OMNIPLEX is, Right People, Right Values® and it drives every aspect of the business from the employees that OMNIPLEX selects, to the customers it serves, and to the communities it supports through its philanthropic programs.
In 1997, Mr. Patterson was named the Greater Washington Entrepreneur of the Year from a field of over 890 nominees in the highly competitive Business Services category. The Entrepreneur of the Year award, sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP, the NASDAQ Stock Market, and other nationally known companies, was established to recognize “an elite group of entrepreneurs whose vision, innovation and hard work have established and sustained successful growing businesses.”
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