BH Defense: A Broader Vision for Mitigating Risk

BH Defense LLC is led by senior risk mitigation specialists and engineers. We are leading consultants in the field and we’re seasoned “on the ground,” ready to roll up our sleeves and clear away risks to improve the certainty of success even in the most difficult environments.

BH Defense Leadership Team

C. Patrick Dublin, Chairman and Managing Director

As Co-founder and Managing Director, Mr. Dublin is the senior executive and technical lead responsible for operations and enterprise risk mitigation programs to include: FMS support, construction operations, physical protection system design, personal protection programs, convoy security, facility security, force protection project management and critical infrastructure protection programs worldwide for a variety of clients. He is a retired Marine Corps Infantry Officer with more than forty years’ experience developing physical security, decision support, crisis management, and critical infrastructure protection systems and programs in hostile environments.

Alena Kirik-DublinCo-Founder and Advisory Board Member

As Co-founder and Advisory Board Member, Mrs. Dublin contributes her nearly two-decades’ experience working in conflict areas to the strategic recruitment and client engagement requirements associated with Talon Expeditionary Services and its affiliated Companies.  Mrs. Dublin is currently overseeing the developing private security services and risk mitigation portfolio in the United States.

Jerry Durrant, Director of International Operations

As the Director International Operations, Mr. Durant is a retired Marine Corps Infantry Officer with than 30 plus years in uniform.  Having served in Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq he commanded at every level up to an including a Regimental Combat Team.  A graduate of the U.S. Army’s Command & General Staff College, The School for Advanced Military Studies, the Norwegian Defense College and twice attended Defense Language Institute for Dutch and Norwegian.

Ronald Rice, Chief of Staff and Vice President of Operations

As the Chief of Staff and Vice President of Operations, Mr. Rice joined the Company in 2017 after a thirty year career in the U.S. Marine Corps.  Mr. Rice has extensive experience in operational planning and execution from small organizations to the National Command Authorities.  Mr. Rice is responsible for oversight and operations of all Company and affiliated Company’s day-to-day operations and strategic planning with experience in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.