Cody is the founder of Risk Strategy Group, based in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, centrally located in North Texas.
Cody has over 18 years of federal law enforcement, training, and physical security expertise. He’s advised and trained 20+ Fortune 500 firms, as well as numerous schools, churches and private individuals. As the founder of Risk Strategy Group, he’s been a firearms and tactics instructor for 17 years and led threat management training across four states for his former federal agency.
Cody’s major work has included:
Cody holds a BS and a Masters in Criminal Justice from Tarleton State University.
Principal Consultant (2017 – Present)
Offer a variety of physical security services including; evaluating risk levels, active shooter response, threat identification, crafting mitigation strategies, and mail-borne threats.
Federal Agent (2005 – 2016)
Support and protect the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, brand, infrastructure, and customers; enforce the laws that defend the nation’s mail system from illegal or dangerous use. Ensure public trust in the mail.
Dangerous Mail Specialist (2006 – 2016)
Responsible for responding to all CBRNE events related to the USPS and some private couriers.
Emergency Response Team Alternate Team Leader (2011 – 2016)
Provide rapid response and perform tasks necessary to mitigate any crisis, emergency, critical incident, or natural disaster. Oversee and/or participate in the command, planning, logistics, or finance sections of the Incident Command System (ICS), or all of the above simultaneously.
Executive Protection Detail (2014 – 2016)
Responsible for conducting close protection and efficiently responding to emergent situations as they develop.
Fort Worth Division Threat Management Coordinator (2014 – 2016)
Oversee the Fort Worth Division Threat Management Training Program (Firearms, Officer Survival, and Defensive Tactics) and implement threat management standards for the Division.
Officer Survival Subject Matter Expert for National Headquarters (2013 – 2016)
Identified by USPIS National Headquarters as a subject matter expert in both Firearms and Officer Survival. Created course material and taught instructor courses.
Improvised Explosive Device Recognition and Response (IEDRR) Instructor (2012-2016)
Selected by national headquarters to research and develop the IEDRR training program from the ground up. The goal of the program was to teach students how to respond to suspicious item incidents, conduct proper threat assessment procedures, determine hazardous characteristics of suspicious items, and take appropriate actions after determining hazardous characteristics of suspicious items.
Police Officer Recruit (January 2005 – July 2005)
Tarleton State University—Stephenville, TX