Managing Partner, Co-founder
Gary J. Margolis is a co-founder of Margolis Healy with more than 20 years of distinguished experience in public safety and over a decade in higher education. Under his leadership as chief of police at the University of Vermont from 1998 to 2009, UVM Police Services became a three-time internationally accredited police agency through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. A highly-respected and sought after consultant, speaker, educator and trainer, Margolis addresses a variety of K-12 and higher education safety and security issues, including crisis response and communications, security technology application, emergency response and recovery planning, and preventing gender and sexual violence on campuses. He is often called upon by the U.S. Department of Justice, Department of Education and Department of Homeland Security as a campus security expert and has testified before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary.