Ed Hinman is the Director of Recruitment, Selection, and Training at Gavin de Becker & Associates, an international security firm that specializes in close protection and threat assessment. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Ed served eight years as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps and has protected at-risk public figures around the world. He lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Recent articles from Ed Hinman
Health & Fitness
A Marine Corps Vet Reflects On His Favorite Military Gyms
After 25 years of lifting weights, this Marine vet’s best iron moments came within the walls of the military’s most hardcore gyms.
Writing Changed My Career After The Military — What’s Your Vehicle For Success?
I spent hours mastering writing when I left the Marine Corps. It was a vehicle for career success in amazing ways.
The One Lesson On Leadership That The Military Needs To Embrace
The private sector takes more action than today’s U.S. military when dealing with ineffective and poor leadership. Here's why.
Choose Culture Over Industry When Deciding On Your Next Career Move
Don’t let ego get in the way of a career that actually makes you happy.
Here’s What I Learned Braving The Cold In The Marine Corps
A Marine in the field will endure almost any hardship so long as he (or she) can brag about that experience to other Marines.
A Hiring Manager’s Advice: Show Me You Are Exceptional
When it comes to impressing a hiring manager, be sure to show your qualifications, not just tell them.
Assess Your Strengths Before Deciding On Your Post-Military Career
Unlike your time in the military, you are now in full control of you. Take the time to figure out what you're good at.
Here’s How To Break Into A Career In Private Security
Read this smart advice on how to break into the field of private-sector security from the hiring director of a global executive protection and threat assessment firm.