Dean Correia is the founder of Correia Security Resources, a Canadian company that specializes in customized security training workshops and services. Dean has had a career in operations and loss prevention in Canada spanning more than 20 years, holding senior leadership roles with global brands GAP, Starbucks Coffee, and Walmart.
Dean is a Certified Protection Professional and Licensed Private Investigator whose other certifications include Handwriting Content Analysis, Interview/Interrogation, and Executive Protection. An experienced workshop facilitator and passionate public speaker globally, Dean is an Emeritus Faculty member of the Security Executive Council, the leading strategy, insight and resource provider for risk mitigation decision makers founded in 2005 and a Senior Consultant with Learning Dynamics, whose mission is to create customized training programs in order to help organizations meet their objectives more effectively. Some of Dean’s career highlights include successfully leading Walmart Canada’s security event planning for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and the G8/G20 summit. Dean spearheaded the creation of Business Continuity and Crisis Management plans for Walmart Canada and Walmart Canada Bank. At both Walmart Canada and Starbucks Coffee, He played a key role in the creation, development, and implementation of auditing and investigative programs that delivered millions of dollars to the bottom line.