Mr. Oscar Villanueva
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Villanueva is an international security expert with decades of investigative, risk assessment & management, emergency preparedness, training and critical infrastructure security experience in the U.S. and around the world.
Mr. Villanueva had a distinguished career as a federal security and law enforcement agent, and as an executive at the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS). In this capacity, Mr. Villanueva led large scale investigative, security and law enforcement operations in several large metropolitan areas in the U.S., Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. These operations earned Mr. Villanueva respect and appreciation in the public and private sectors.
Mr. Villanueva’s corporate security experience, active client engagement, and expertise in workplace violence threat assessments, insider threat investigations and retail loss prevention and logistics security, among others disciplines, have continued to be strong asset for clients domestically and internationally.
Mr. Villanueva is the former Chairman of the Postal Union of the Americas, Spain, and Portugal (PUASP) Security Action Group, an organization affiliated with the United Nations and headquartered in Montevideo, Uruguay. Under his leadership, the PUASP Security Action Group developed and delivered innovative investigative, security, and infrastructure protection solutions in Latin America, Europe, and the Caribbean.Experience:
- 25 years – Federal Law Enforcement Agent and senior security consultant (threat assessments, insider threat, theft, employee misconduct, retail loss prevention, violent crimes, workplace violence, embezzlement, financial crimes, physical security, logistics security)
- 11 years – Federal Law Enforcement Executive
- 10 years – International security and investigations
- 4 years – Liaison to Interpol, Europol, Intellectual Property Crimes Center (IPR Center), United Nations – Universal Postal Union
Mr. Villanueva is a licensed California Private Investigator, and a member of ASIS International and its Leadership and Management Practices Council (LMPC). He is affiliated with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) and the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA); Mr. Villanueva is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.
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USPS – A Few Facts
The United States Postal Service (USPS) encapsulates within itself the qualities and challenges of every imaginable kind of organization: retail, wholesale, transport, security, global as well as intimately local, requiring from its managers, and those in charge of maintaining security, a multidisciplinary skill-set that few other organizations require.
In order to highlight the size, complexity and variability of the system that Oscar has operated within and managed – as a business, an organization, and an administration – we gathered a few basic facts about the USPS:
- 2016 operating revenue – 71.4 billion
- Number of career employees – 508,908
- Number of non-career employees – 130,881
- Number of Postal Service-managed retail offices – 31,585
- Number of vehicles — one of the largest civilian fleets in the world – 227,896
- Total retail revenue – 13.5 billion
- Total number of retail customer visits – 877.4 million
- Percent of retail revenue from alternative access channels – 24
- Amount in revenue from 2,835 postal Self-Service Kiosks – $440.2 million
- Total number of delivery points nationwide – 156.1 million
- The U.S. Postal Service is the core of the more than $1.4 trillion mailing industry that employs more than 7.5 million people.
- If it were a private sector company, the U.S. Postal Service would rank 39th in the 2016 Fortune 500.
- The Postal Service has the country’s largest retail network — larger than McDonald’s, Starbucks and Walmart combined, domestically
- The Postal Service has more than 227,000 vehicles, one of the largest civilian fleets in the world. Part of this fleet is currently in the process of being replaced with next generation vehicles to incorporate the automotive industry’s advances in ergonomics, safety features, fuel efficiency, low emissions and design flexibility.
- The Postal Service can and does compete with the private sector — and it collaborates with it, too.
- The Postal Service maintains 45,000 point-of-sale terminals and 2,837 self-service retail kiosks nationwide supported by the IT team.
- More than 381 million credit and debit card transactions are processed annually through IT systems in Post Offices and through usps.com.