In this episode, we talk to Evy Poumpouras (Former U.S. Secret Service Agent) as we discuss her service on 9\11, how people can overcome fear, and how small business owners can stay safe.
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Evy Poumpouras is a former Secret Service Agent, co-host on Bravo TV’s series Spy Games, author of Becoming Bulletproof, and national media contributor who covers national security, law enforcement and crime. She regularly appears on the Today Show, NBC, MSNBC, CNN, HLN and GMA. Evy holds an MA in Forensic Psychology and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University.
A Special Agent for the United States Secret Service for over 12 years, Evy was on the Presidential Protective Division for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. She has also protected presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George H.W. Bush. During her career, she was a criminal investigator, worked undercover, and was an interrogator for the Secret Service’s elite polygraph unit highly trained in the art of lie detection, human behavior, and cognitive influence. Evy’s heroic efforts as a first responder during the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City earned her the U.S. Secret Service Valor Award.
Evy is now a multi-media journalist, shedding light on national security and law enforcement issues. She is also an adjunct professor for The City University of New York, where she teaches criminal justice and criminology.
Evy’s TEDx talk on Words: Your Most Powerful Weapon has logged over one million views. She is a sought after keynote speaker having presented to top tier companies such as NASDAQ, Corning, Yankee Stadium Series, United Technologies, Lockton, and Corcoran Group.
In her book, Becoming Bulletproof, Evy teaches readers how to protect themselves, strengthen their mental resilience and confidence, read people, influence situations and live fearlessly.
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Written by: Dominic Lawson
Executive Producers: Dominic Lawson and Kenda Lawson