Pete P. Ochinko
EXECUTIVE Vice President - HEALTHCARE
Mr. Ochinko spent over 20 years with the United States Secret Service, retiring in 2002 as the Protective Operations Senior Special Agent assigned to the Miami Field Office. Responsibilities included coordinating all protective activities in the Miami district and the Caribbean along with providing support to the Presidential Protection Division and the Vice Presidential Protection Division globally.
During his career, Mr. Ochinko was assigned to the White House, Baltimore Field Office, Miami Field Office, Counter Assault Team (Tactical Unit), Washington Field Office, Mobile Alabama Resident Office and the West Palm Beach Resident Office. His duties included investigation of crimes committed against the United States and providing protection for the President of the United States, Vice President of the United States, visiting Heads of State as well as conducting protective advances globally.
Upon retirement Mr. Ochinko accepted the position as Corporate Director of Security and Emergency Preparedness for Memorial Healthcare System based in Hollywood, Florida. Responsibilities included overseeing all security and emergency preparedness operations for over 40 facilities including 6 hospitals and 10,000 employees.
While at Memorial, Mr. Ochinko implemented what is recognized as one of the most comprehensive hospital security programs in the country and was the recipient of the 2005 Lindberg Bell Award presented by the International Association of Hospital Safety and Security for the excellence in the field.
Mr. Ochinko has provided security consulting, investigation, 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. He worked for the Louisiana State Inspector Generals Office, served as Director of Security for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana and is currently the Director of Public Safety for Baton Rouge General Hospital System.