John Drago has been Buckley's Director of Safety and Security since 2018. Prior to his appointment at Buckley, Mr Drago was a United States Marshal for almost 30 years, most recently as a Chief Inspector in New York. As a U.S. Marshal he received many distinctions, including the U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service, the Department’s highest award.
Mr. Drago has extensive experience developing, implementing and evaluating security plans, conducting risk assessments, and successfully managing crisis situations and incident responses. He graduated from American University with a degree from the School of Justice. John also completed Executive Command Level Training at the FBI National Academy.
Mr. Drago is Board Certified in Security Management as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP®) by ASIS, International.