Thought Leaders


Thought Leaders

Butchko has created a highly leveraged business model through a rich ecosystem of subject matter expertise around the world. We merge the expertise with our rigorous methodology and standards allowing us to quickly identify and map the resources you need at the time and place you need it. Thus our team, with experience in its principals, engineering and project management staff, and our extended global network provide the foundation for managing a broad range of projects as well as supplementing or directing your existing programs.

Benjamin M. Butchko, PMP, CPP

Benjamin M. Butchko, PMP, CPP, is an accomplished senior security engineer and project manager in the field of operations risk analysis, threat assessments, security consulting, system design, and project planning for national and international building projects. Primary efforts involve enterprise projects in critical infrastructure, petrochemical, industrial, medical, corporate, and science research industries. He is a regular presenter on security assessment, strategic planning, design, and deployment. As President and CEO of Butchko Inc. he guides the mission of the company and ensures that the client’s sustainable value is paramount in any project we take on.

Walter "Cal" Smith

Cal is an accomplished security systems engineer and small-unit tactical operator, specializing in the protection of high-value assets in high-threat situations. His combined experience as a security and military responder, technology and systems integrator, penetration and performance tester, risk analyst, and implementation project manager have yielded a perspective spanning the modern Security Systems spectrum. His solutions leverage client and situational strengths, minimizing vulnerability to wide-ranging threats.