J. Kelly Stewart

Managing Director & CEO

As Managing Director & CEO of Newcastle Consulting, LLC, Kelly draws upon more than 25 years of public and private sector experience as a Chief Security Officer; an international, physical security operations practitioner; and a security risk management advisor.  In these capacities he has led multi-national security risk management operations and complex physical security programs that have enabled executives to focus their organizations on core competencies where they can achieve definable advantages and add value to their client base thus facilitating and protecting strategic advantages they have in the marketplace.  Complete Bio

Michael A. Crane

Chief Legal Officer

As an Illinois licensed attorney, private detective, and security expert, Michael A. Crane offers Newcastle Consulting, LLC as Chief Legal Officer more than 30 years of experience in investigations, security, regulatory compliance, behavioral threat assessments, and training in workplace violence prevention by leveraging business operations, legal, human resources, and security consultant perspectives. Complete Bio


Pete P. Ochinko


As the former Corporate Director of Security and Emergency Preparedness for Memorial Healthcare System based in Hollywood, Florida and as a distinguished Protective Operations Senior Special Agent for the United States Secret Service, Pete P. Ochinko offers Newcastle Consulting, LLC more than 30 years of experience focused on security consulting, investigations, training, and executive protection services to a wide variety of industries including Healthcare, Education, Maritime, Law Enforcement, Public Facilities, Petrochemical, Government and the Entertainment Industry.  Complete BIO