International Organization of Black Security Executives

The Leading Organization for Minority Security Professionals


International Organization of Black Security Executives

The Path to Leadership Begins Here


We provide opportunities for professional security industry professionals.

International Organization of Black Security Executives




Developing Future Leaders for Tomorrow's Challenges

🌟 **A Heartfelt Thank You!** 🌟

The IOBSE would like to extend our deepest gratitude to each and every individual who took the time to be a part of our conference this year.
  • To the accomplished **professionals**, thank you for sharing your expertise and insights. Your willingness to connect, mentor, and share has undoubtedly left a lasting impact on all attendees.
  • To our brilliant **students**, your enthusiasm, curiosity, and dedication were palpable. Your drive to learn and engage is what makes these gatherings so valuable.
  • And to our generous **sponsors**, without your support, this event wouldn't have been possible. Your commitment to our community and shared vision played an integral role in the success of this conference.
In these collaborative moments, we realize the immense potential that arises when diverse minds come together. As we wrap up this year, we're excited to share that we're already working hard on planning the conference for 2024. Stay tuned for updates and announcements about what's next! Let's continue to inspire, learn, and pave the way for a brighter future. Until next time, thank you for making this event a memorable one! #IOBSE2023 #ThankYou #IOBSEATL #IOBSE❤️salesforce #IOBSE2024


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The International Organization of Black Security Executives ( IOBSE) is a non-profit security organization that was founded in 1982 and has grown to be the “Leading Organization for Minority Security Professionals”.

From left to right: Berele S. Brereton, Curtis Hayes, George Logan, Marshall Thomas, Oliver Wainwright. (Not shown: Stonewall Scott)

IOBSE is an organization of minority security professionals developing future industry leaders.

The IOBSE officers of the board of directors main function is managing the business affairs of the organization.

The IOBSE advisory board provide strategic advice to the management of our organization.

Your membership is an investment with a lifetime of value.


    Includes individuals who are either a Director, Manager, Supervisor, or exempt level Security Practitioner; or Law Enforcement Executive Official; security contractor/ vendor at the Executive, Managerial, or Supervisory level; or Educators providing education or administering educational programs in Security, criminal justice, law enforcement, or closely related programs at accredited Colleges or Universities.

    Includes individuals attending an accredited college or university pursuing an undergraduate and/or graduate degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, security management, or related field(s).

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“IOBSE has afforded me more opportunities than I ever imagined! The people within this organization are not just business professionals, they are also family to me.”
Martella Moore

Martella Moore, Jr.

FAMU Alumni | IOBSE Member Asset Protection Manager | Christian Dior Couture
“IOBSE has worked hard to become the staple for minority talent in the security industry. I am proud of what we have accomplished and more excited about what’s yet to come!”
Ken Kirk, Sr.

Ken Kirk, Sr

Jackson State University Alumni IOBSE Member | Sr. Regional Manager | Amazon
Kim Hooper

Kim Hooper

Alcorn State University | IOBSE Member Sr. Recruiter for Amazon’s Global Security Operations
“Helping students reach their full potential through education, hands on training, and mentorship is a passion I’ve had for years. I can think of no better place to be a part of such a great cause than IOBSE!”


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