Who We Are
Fortem Genus is experienced in working with the most innovative defense manufacturers to implement complete security solutions for governments, companies, and individuals worldwide.
Together, we have the capacity to address all national, local, or commercial security needs, from armored vehicles and VIP protection to data forensics and tactical communication. Our comprehensive security support services and products include military-grade uniforms, equipment and components, site and vehicle security, and surveillance and communication systems.
Over 40 years experience in combating terrorism worldwide in the military and private sector.
- Founding member of 1st SFOD-Delta, the US Army’s elite Delta Force and the 1st 75th Ranger Battalion as well as served with the 5th Special Forces Group (Green Beret).
- 26 years - President and CEO of Corporate Training Unlimited, Inc. (CTU), an international security consulting and management firm providing specialized security service and training worldwide.
- Counter Terrorism Operations & Training
- Executive Protection Services & Training
- Defensive & Evasive Driving Training
- 2003-2011 – Iraq, managed numerous DOD contracts
28 years in Security and Risk Management working with international corporations to identify and assess threats.
Her experience also includes planning and coordination of Risk Mitigation Programs for Asset and Physical Protection, Crisis Management and Incident Command. Instructor to Local and Federal Agencies and various US Corporations in areas of: Hostage Survival, Defense and Evasive Driving, Terrorism Awareness, Surveillance, Counter Surveillance.
Participated in multiple hostage rescue missions around the world assisting in planning, logistics and actual missions in austere environments such as; Bogata, Colombia, Pakistan, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Guatemala, and North Africa.
Nicholas is an entrepreneur and seasoned business leader with an extensive back ground in business development, executive management, integrated systems technologies, communication technologies, aviation, military/police supply and global trade.
For over 15 years, Nicholas developed, engineered, and managed major projects and systems for large corporations and government agencies in the US and abroad.
Nicholas has extensive knowledge in physical risk/threat assessment and solutions utilizing integrated advance technologies.
Nicholas has worked with and deployed systems with major pharmaceuticals, banks, schools, cities/municipalities, police / fire /EMS, port authorities, hazardous chemical producers, utility companies, oil/gas pipelines and infrastructure, federal agencies, us military bases, manufacturing facilities, malls, major sports stadiums/arenas and commercial properties.
Nicholas worked with Johnson Controls in Enterprise Accounts, Global Accounts, Major Projects and as a National Account Manager with JCI/TYCO Advanced Integrated Systems. Nicholas was Deputy Director of MAK England / Amsell Group LTD. The President and CEO of No Limit Air, a U.S.-based Private Jet Company and currently serves as CEO and board member to Dattalion US Ltd.
Patrick T Toohey CAPT, USN SEAL (Ret)
Over 45 years of U.S. Special Operations experience. Mr. Toohey retired from the U.S. Navy at the rank of Captain (O-6) after a distinguished 30-year career, 8 years of which he served as an enlisted UDT/SEAL.
He served as a Navy SEAL with extended operational assignments in UDT-21, UDT-22, SEAL Team Four, Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), COMSIXTHFLT, SEAL Team Six, other Special Assignments, and completed his career as the Special Operations Chair and Professor of Joint Military Operations at the U.S. Naval War College. He led and served in combat operations in Grenada, Beirut, Panama, Haiti, Somalia, and the Middle East.
He is considered and expert in:
- Joint Special Operations training, planning and execution
- Counter Terrorism Operations planning and execution
- Operationalizing technologies for support of Special Operations Forces
- Complex Security Operations and planning
After retiring from active-duty Mr. Toohey continued to serve and support the special operations community as:
- SES in USDI
- Contract support to the U.S. State Department in support of MOI – Baghdad, Iraq
- Special Operations SME to DARPA
- Director for Special Operations at General Dynamics
- Corporate Director at Northrop Grumman for customer interface for Special Operations, Advanced Technologies, and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
Bryan has over 20 years of experience helping large and small organizations streamline their workflow, organize their file structure, and establish a solid digital sharing environment. His experience extends to building and maintaining the company website and designing and overseeing all marketing and branding for the company.
Board Of Advisors
Remo Butler, Brigadier General (Ret.)
Brigadier General (Ret.) Butler’s military career spanned 29 years, most of which was as a Green Beret in the US Army Special Forces.
He served as the Company Executive Officer and Detachment Commander in the 7th SF Group in Panama, as well as Special Operations Command South, Panama, as Director J3 and as a Special Operations Plans Officer. Shortly after his participation in OPERATION JUST CAUSE, he returned to Fort Bragg, NC to command 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. BG Butler was also assigned as Deputy Chief of Staff to US Army Special Forces Command and to the US Army War College. Additional assignments included: Chief, Special Operations Coordination Element, XVIII Airborne Corps, Commander of the 1st Special Forces Warfare Training Group (Airborne), US Army Special Warfare Center and School, Deputy Commanding General, US Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg, NC, Commanding General, US Army Special Operations Command South in Puerto Rico. His military career ended as Chief of Staff of the US Special Operations Command at MacDill AFB.
After he completed his military career, BG Butler served as the LOGCAP III Deputy General Program Manager ME/CA and Project Manager Iraq/Kuwait. In this position he managed 45,000+ contract employees performing service security and construction missions throughout the mid-east theater
BG Butler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and a Master of Science degree from Troy State University in Personnel Management.
Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, DATTALION US LTD, Alicia is an experienced business leader with a history of building and growing successful companies in international markets.
She is CEO and Founder of Zaza Advisors, one of DC’s premier strategic consulting firms. Zaza Advisors counsels governments, businesses, and non-governmental organizations, developing global strategies that combine intense advocacy and diplomatic engagement with nuanced economic and political analysis.
Alicia is passionate about connecting people, businesses, and countries. She has worked extensively with the United Nations, leading the UN CITO’s global Public Private Partnerships program, and the UNDP’s South-South Cooperation initiative.
Alicia’s entrepreneurial spirit extends far beyond the Beltway. Since 2020 she has run Zaza Meats in Europe, which connects farmers and meat processors directly to end buyers and distributors, and ethical Gold Trading company Zaza Precious Metals and Trade, which operates from Dubai.
Terry Sullivan, LCDR, USN SEAL (Ret)
After 10 years as an enlisted navy seaman, Terry was encouraged to pursue a naval commissioned officer position where he retired as a Lt Cmdr.
He has compiled over 45 years experience in counter-terrorism and special operations and naval special warfare. He was a US Navy SEAL for 20 years starting his career with 2 combat tours to Vietnam. Since then he has been involved in most major conflicts to include Grenada, Panama, First Gulf War, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan as a Navy SEAL or contractor supporting various US Department of Defense Organizations or Other Government Agencies.
- Trained with Foreign Special Operations Forces in anti-piracy and counter-terrorist operations.
- Conducted security assessments of US Navy ships.
- Provided counter terrorism support to the Olympics in Los Angeles.
- Member of teams that successfully executed sensitive, classified counter terrorist operations.
- Participated in hostage repatriation and negotiation operations.