Mark Oakes is the CEO of Intellimar, Inc. and its two wholly owned subsidiaries; Concentric Security, LLC, and Blue Ember Technologies. Mark is a board-certified Physical Security Professional with more than 25 years of experience in the planning, design and construction of physical security construction projects. He is nationally recognized as an authority on the application of the physical security measures that protect facilities against terrorist (bullet, blast and attack-related) threats. He and his team were awarded the Maryland Ernst & Young Business Services Entrepreneur of the Year, The Baltimore, Maryland Future 50 Award and his company was listed in both the 2004 and 2005 INC 500 list of the fastest growing privately held US companies. Mark is also the Chairman of the ASTM International E54 Committee on Homeland Security Applications.