Stanton Fischer served as a senior executive at a private security consulting and investigations firm following a 20-year career in the FBI. His FBI career started in Los Angeles where he was assigned to national security matters, including espionage, counterintelligence and counter-proliferation investigations. He then served a joint-duty assignment with the CIA, conducting a variety of intelligence collection missions. Afterwards he was assigned to the FBI-Denver Field Office, where he initially worked counterintelligence matters and later managed the FBI’s human intelligence program. Mr. Fischer then served as the supervisor of the FBI’s Crimes Against Children program. He completed his FBI career as the supervisor of all physical and technical surveillance resources, consisting of multiple physical surveillance teams, aviation assets, technical collection resources, and communication personnel.
Mr. Fischer served in several locations overseas in furtherance of the FBI's counter-terrorism mission. His assignments included: FBI Liaison Officer in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2002; Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2012, providing tactical training to the Cambodian National Counter-Terrorism Special Forces; FBI Liaison Officer to U.S. Special Forces Command Europe in Stuttgart, Germany in 2017; and FBI Liaison Officer to the Federal Police Office of Germany (Bundeskriminalamt) anti-terrorist unit in Wiesbaden, Germany in 2018.
Mr. Fischer served in the FBI Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) program in Los Angeles and Denver. As a SWAT Team Leader and member for over 11 years, he conducted a variety of high-risk warrants, fugitive arrests (including the arrest of an FBI Top Ten fugitive), and joint operations with federal and local law enforcement agencies. He gained extensive experience planning, coordinating and executing complex tactical missions. He conducted security protection details for the Attorney General and FBI Director domestically and abroad. He also participated in security operations in support of several high-profile protection assignments including the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, collegiate football national championships, and 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Mr. Fischer is a certified FBI Adjunct Instructor for Intelligence, Counterintelligence and Defensive Tactics. Mr. Fischer obtained certification as a Technically Trained Agent, responsible for selecting and installing covert cameras, microphones, tracking devices, and cellular tracking. He is a certified Firearms, Defensive Tactics, Tactical, SWAT and Chemical Agent Instructor. Prior to the FBI, he served as a Colorado Springs Police Department Police Officer, and U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence Officer. Mr. Fischer is a recipient of the FBI’s Medal of Excellence.