About Our Firm

Founded in 2002, Prindiville & Associates is a full service business consulting firm. We serve companies of varying sizes in a wide variety of industries. Before starting our company, Gary J. Prindiville, Sr., founder and CEO, served as the Director of Global Security at a Fortune 50 consumer goods company for more than 25 years.

Over the last 15 years, our company has expanded to a full-service consulting firm. Our team of principals and associates are seasoned veterans recognized as experts in their fields. We ensure our advice and experience is contemporary and relevant to today’s business environment.

Prindiville & Associates Team

Gary Prindiville, Sr., Founder & Chairman of the Board

Gary J. Prindiville, Sr.

Prindiville & Associates
Founder & Chairman of the Board

Gary J. Prindiville, Sr.Gary Prindiville Sr. founded Prindiville & Associates in 2002. Throughout his professional career spanning 37 years and his 11-year career in consulting, he continues to be recognized as a leading expert and a pioneer of Corporate Security and Risk Management. His career includes a broad base of experience in law enforcement, corporate security and risk management, personal protection, and emergency management. As a senior executive, he managed a global Security and Risk Management practice. He had responsibility for more than 157 locations across the globe.

In addition to his professional career, Gary is recognized as one of the most accomplished martial artists in the United States. He currently holds a seventh-degree black belt in the U.S. Judo Federation. He also holds a third-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Although he competed successfully in martial arts, his primary focus was to assist youth in need through martial arts, self-defense, safety, and self-esteem training. Gary remains committed to helping those in need and does so through a variety of community service programs. He frequently provides free self-defense training to organizations and is a past and present board member of youth focused programs.

Gary continues to actively participate in his role as founder and chairman of Prindiville & Associates, providing insight and guidance to the team. He continues to consult and participate in public speaking engagements.

Education

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    Lindenwood University, St. Charles County, MO
    December 1984
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Business Management
    Webster University, St. Louis, MO
    December 1978
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business
    Columbia College, Columbia, MO
    October 1977

Teaching

  • Webster University, St. Louis, MO
    Adjunct Instructor, Graduate School of Business 1991-2008
    Courses: Security Management, Issues in Corporate Security, Corporate Security Strategies
  • Lindenwood University, St. Louis, MO
    Adjunct Instructor, School of Business 1978-1990
    Courses: General Business, International Business, Integrated Business Practices

Lectures & Seminars

  • Incident Response & the Role of the Private Security Sector
    • FBI National Academy Associates (FBINAA) Birmingham, AL, March 11, 2003
  • Homeland Security/Terrorism Briefing
    • Savvis Center, St. Louis, MO, December, 2002
  • Managing Violence in the Workplace
    • AAIM Education Center, St. Louis, MO, November 2002
    • The Crane Agency, St. Louis, MO, November 2002
    • Elementis Pigment, Inc., East St. Louis, IL, May 2005
  • Women’s Self-Defense & Rape Awareness Presentations
    • KMOV-Channel 4 Series, “Street Smarts for Women”. This Program was Televised in 1996 & Won Two Emmy Awards
    • Individual Presentations to More than 25 Fortune 500 Companies

Hand-to-Hand Combat

Instruction provided to various local, state and federal law enforcement organizations as well as specialized military units throughout the United States, South Africa, Europe, Mexico, and the Pacific Rim.

  • Maui Police Department, Kahului, HI
  • Moscow University, Moscow, Russia
  • South Bavarian Special Commandos, Munich, Germany
  • St. Louis County Police Department
  • St. Louis City Police Department
  • Tenri University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Yudo College, Seoul, South Korea

Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed Police Generalist Instructor, State of Missouri by FBI
  • Certified Pressure Control Tactics (PPCT) Instructor

Professional Experience

  • Prindiville & Associates
    Founder & Chairman of the Board
    December 2009 to Present
  • Prindiville & Associates, LLC
    Founder & President
    September 2002 to December 2009
  • Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.
    Senior Director of Global Security
    December 2001 to June 2002 (Retired)
  • Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.
    Director of Global Security
    December 1979 to November 2001
  • Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.
    Manager Plant Security, St. Louis, MO
    December 1975 to December 1979
  • Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.
    Security Officer, Shift Sergeant, Lieutenant, Senior Lieutenant, & Captain
    August 1970 to December 1975
  • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department
    Deputy Sheriff
    1965 to 1970

Professional Achievements

  • Olympic Games: Developed and implemented on-site security plans, including executive protection, access control, site and venue protection, and personal protection for 5,000 to 6,000 visitors daily–without incident.
    • 2002 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City, UT
    • 1996 Summer Olympics, Atlanta, GA
    • 1992 Summer Olympics, Barcelona, Spain
    • 1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles, CA
  • Presidential Debates: Worked in conjunction with the Secret Service to coordinate security for candidates, executives, and visitors.
    • 2002 Presidential Debate, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
    • 1992 Presidential Debate, Little Rock, AR
  • 2002 World Cup Soccer: Provided on-site security and access control for company executives and families.
    • Japan
    • South Korea
  • World Series Baseball Championships: Developed and directed total event security, including protection of professional baseball management, players, support staff, and family as well as company executives.
    • 1987 World Series (St. Louis Cardinals vs. Minnesota Twins)
    • 1985 World Series (St. Louis Cardinals vs. Kansas City Royals)
    • 1982 World Series (St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers)

Martial Arts Achievements

  • 6th-Degree Black Belt, Judo
  • 3rd-Degree Black Belt, Karate
  • Nominated for 1972 Olympic Judo Team
  • 1991, 1999 National Judo Champion–Heavyweight Division

Community Service

  • President, National Fingerprint Center for Child Identification
  • Advisor & Student Tutor, St. Louis Public Schools, Law & Citizenship Unit
  • President & Board Member, Boy’s Club of St. Louis
  • Program Advisor & Volunteer, Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Advisor, Near South Side Employment Coalition
  • Advisory Board Member, Blumeyer Community Center
  • Advisor, St. Louis County Excel Sports Program
  • Board Member, Jefferson College Foundation, Inc.

Gary Prindiville Jr., CEO

Gary Prindiville Jr. serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Prindiville & Associates. Gary Jr. transformed Prindiville & Associates from a global security firm into a full service business consulting firm.

Gary and his team are sought out by companies because of their ability to listen to the needs of their clients and quickly identify solutions that make the greatest contribution to revenue and cost reduction. He and his team build client relationships based on honesty, trust, and communication. This teamwork approach consistently produces a prosperous, safe, and secure business environment.

His career includes more than 30 years in progressive leadership and management positions in a Fortune 150 company. His responsibilities were global in scope and spanned a wide variety of business areas. In the latter part of his career, he was a direct report and advisor to corporate officers and the CEO. His experience includes global initiatives that delivered positive results in the following areas:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Project Management
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Finance & Key Controls
  • Industry & Government Affairs
  • Brewery Operations
  • Quality Assurance
  • Manufacturing & Logistics

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
    Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO

Professional Expertise

  • Business Strategy, Planning & Results Focused Execution
  • Business Performance Management
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Brewery Operations & Equipment Operation
  • Supply Chain Management & Logistics
  • Financial Management & Key Controls
  • Business Contract Negotiation
  • Project Management
  • Information Technology Needs Assessment
  • Information Technology Applications Development & Deployment
  • Change Management
  • Quality Assurance & Statistical Process Control
  • Human Resources–Generalist & Specialist (Compensation, Executive Compensation, Health & Welfare,
  • Organization Development, Performance Management, & Training)
  • Industry & Government Affairs Related to the Consumer Goods Industry & TTB
  • Conflict Resolution–Teamwork Productivity, Union & Management Relations, Union Grievance Management
  • Investigations–Technology Forensics, Human Resources, EEOC, White Collar Crime, Asset & Material Protection,
  • Substance Abuse & Testing
  • Security Assessment & Implementation
  • Substance Abuse Program Management
  • OSHA Regulations & Safety Program Management

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS)
  • Society of Human Resources (SHRM)
  • The Brewers Association of America
  • International Human Resources Information Management (IHRIM)
  • The Home Brewers Association of America

Technical Skills

  • SAP ERP
  • Data Center & Network Operations
  • Desktop Hardware & Software
  • Microsoft Office Products
  • PLC Factory Link & Associated Manufacturing Technology
  • Handheld Asset Management Systems
  • Telecommunications & Radio Systems
  • Custom Developed Business Process Technology
  • Employee & Business Portals
  • Investigative Technology
  • Security Systems

Employment

  • Prindiville & Associates, LLC
    • Chief Executive Officer (June 2009-Present)
  • William K Busch Brewing Company, LLC
    • Co-founder, Business Strategy Leader (2009-2011)
    • Chief Operating Officer (2011-2013)
    • Executive Advisor (2013-Present)
  • Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.
    • Director, Human Resources (January 2006 to May 2009)
    • Director, Finance & Information Technology (January 2002 to December 2005)
    • Manager in Various Departments in Brewery Operations (February 1984 to December 2001)

Contact us today for more information about the leaders of our consulting firm. Prindiville & Associates proudly serves over 350 clients in five countries.