Leo Ives is the author of Vanished: How to Protect Yourself and Your Children, a comprehensive step-by-step guide for families and an employee protection plan for businesses. Leo is a consultant, a private investigator, and a security specialist. Following his retirement after 32-years with the US Army, US Army Reserves, and the federal government, he served in Iraq and Afghanistan as law enforcement contractor. While in the military, Leo was an MP, a counterintelligence agent, and a foreign civil military affairs specialist. He has had assignments at NATO, The Pentagon, & the Defense Nuclear Agency. Leo’s federal service includes Defense Intelligence Agency, US Customs Special Agent, and Department of Homeland Security where he retired as a Resident Agent in Charge. In addition, he was an Instructor/Course Developer at Virginia’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Today, as a private investigator, Leo operates GBP Consulting, Investigative & Security Services in Raleigh, NC.