Alphom Group

About Alphom

Alphom Group, LLC is an international association of highly experienced professionals in security and related fields. We come from backgrounds in government, diplomacy, intelligence, military, law enforcement and the international business community.

William D. Murray, a retired senior US intelligence officer, organized Alphom Group, LLC in 2005.

Alphom provides business services tailored to meet a client’s specific needs expertly, expeditiously and accurately.

Many of our associates were prominent in their countries’ military, government or professional spheres.

They were chosen by Alphom for the quality and depth of their contacts in those areas of their society necessary to develop essential information quickly and dependably.

We work strictly within local, national and international legal requirements. Further information on associates other than the Managing Member and others noted on this site, will be available as part of the process of planning specific assignments.

LEADERSHIP

 
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William D. Murray

Alphom Group founder, William D. Murray, retired from the Central Intelligence Agency in March 2005, after 40 years of distinguished military and civilian government experience. During his 36 years with the CIA, he rose to the highest levels of the Senior Executive Service, managing operations in varied foreign locations, frequently in times of war and civil strife. He speaks several languages which he has used all over the world.

While the main thrust of his career was the Middle East, Murray also served as the CIA’s field manager for operations in the Balkans and as the senior officer commanding one of the largest and most important facilities in Europe. He also managed several Washington based units at varying times and at increasing levels of complexity.

He was seconded in the U.S. Senate to assist in creating the Intelligence Reform Act of 2004, which resulted in the largest change in U.S. government structures since the end of World War II.

Murray has received numerous awards, including the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal.

His intent in forming Alphom Group LLC was to bring the discipline and understanding of foreign cultures—which characterized his professional career—to international and national business services, in order to provide the highest level of professional response to problem solving.

 
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David W. Hunt

David W. Hunt is a retired U.S. Army Special Forces Colonel with extensive experience in counterterrorism, special operations and intelligence operations. He has been designated as a terrorism expert in federal court, a consequence of his testimony at many major terrorist trials.

Hunt has lectured at the CIA, the FBI, the NSA and Harvard University.

He is presently a senior research fellow at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government Hunt is also the author of the New York Times best-selling books, “They Just Don’t Get it” and “On the Hunt”.

 
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Eriks Jekabsons

Eriks Jekabsons was Minister of Interior Affairs of Latvia and deputy Speaker of Parliament. As a worldwide consultant and internationally acclaimed speaker, he advises clients’ across the globe on global affairs, conflict resolution, safety and security, and policy issues.

Mr. Jekabsons speaks several languages and is an expert in geopolitics, current affairs and safety and security issues in former Soviet Union, Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan), Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan), and Russia. He has led conflict resolution efforts in Iraq and Kurdistan.

Eriks also established the first Center for Counter-terrorism in the Baltic States and was Chairman of the Committee of Defense and Internal Affairs, responsible for security for President George W. Bush's visit to Latvia and other international projects in the European Union, Ukraine and the Middle East.

Mr. Jekabsons has been recognized by The Economist and other international media as the "Latvian Arnold Schwarzenegger." He has also been interviewed and featured by the Chicago Tribune, WGN TV, Daily Herald, and Radio Free Europe. Erics is a champion boxer and boxing coach and was owner of Eriks Boxing & Fitness in Chicago. Eriks has a 4th degree Black Belt in Martial Arts. There is a book written about his extraordinary life story. He was part of resistance movement in Latvia, and was for two years in the special forces of the Soviet military. He developed skills in intelligence work and in dealing with crisis situations and conflict resolution.

 
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Paul J. Redmond

A Harvard graduate, Paul Redmond served in the clandestine service of the CIA from 1965 to 1998, working in Europe, Eastern Europe and East Asia.

At CIA headquarters, he supported espionage and counterintelligence operations against the Warsaw Pact, as Special Assistant to the Director of the CIA for Counterintelligence and Security, as well as in his position as Associate Deputy Operations Director for Counterintelligence.

Since retirement from the CIA in 1998, he has worked extensively as a consultant in the area of commercial counterespionage.

Redmond was retained by the House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence to investigate counterintelligence issues at the Department of Energy nuclear weapons laboratories. He also served as the Director of the intelligence community damage assessment of the Robert Hanssen spy case.

He was Assistant Secretary for Information Analysis at the Department of Homeland Security and was a staff member of the Silberman/Robb Commission on Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Redmond was also a consultant to the National Counterintelligence Executive and recently to the Department of Homeland Security.

In 1994, he received the Distinguished Intelligence Medal, in 1995, The Federal Order of Merit from the President of Germany, and the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal in 1999.