Pamela Herndon

Pamela Herndon, Facility Security Officer (FSO) / , Insider Threat Program Senior Official (ITPSO), ESP Inc.

Ms. Herndon oversees ESP’s security program, ensuring compliance with government contract requirements and the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) Rule. With over 27 years of experience in law enforcement, investigations, and program management, she brings a wealth of expertise. Before joining ESP, Ms. Herndon served as a Major Crimes Detective in Washington, DC, conducted fraud investigations for DHS/FEMA, and worked as a U.S. government contractor overseas. In that role, she delivered a wide range of technical assistance and specialized training programs to foreign government stakeholders in the African region, focusing on countering extremism, transnational crime, and democratic policing principles. Her areas of proficiency include risk assessment, incident response, cross-functional team leadership, and capacity building.