​About GDS




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GDS was founded to serve the needs of our clients in International Security and all related fields. 

​​Shawn M. Deehan:
CEO, President, Founder and Owner

Private Security Expert, specializing in Comprehensive Counter Terrorism and Counter Measures, The Doctrine of Unconventional Warfare, Terrorist Training Profiles, Vulnerability and Threat Assessment, Combatives, Close Protection and over twenty years as a Master K-9 trainer.

Daniel Hand:

Director of Information Technology :

Mr. Hand served in the United States Marine Corps for 20 years and has a variety of certifications to include Microsoft Engineer, Cisco Engineer and multiple Security certifications. With over 20 years in Information Technology; Mr Hand brings military and corporate experience; planning, implementing, and managing large-scale projects, leading people and project teams, implementing and overseeing technology programs, and administering multi-million dollar projects.

Donald Kyne:
Director of Training and Operations

Former United States Marine served as Liaison to the Counter Terrorism Fusion Center. Mr. Kyne has been a private security contractor in Iraq and currently serves in the Army National Guard. Mr. Kyne is a military weapons instructor with current knowledge of all major weapons systems.

David Barth:
Director of Intelligence

Retired CIA Senior Intelligence Officer. Mr. Barth has been the Budget Director for the House Intel. Committe and Retired Senior Advisor to the Director of Homeland Security. With over 40 Years of Federal Service, Mr. Barth is a great asset to the GDS Team.