Mr. Purchase is assigned to the 5 Stones intelligence National Security Unit and is the Senior Account Executive for Government Contracts, Asset Forfeiture and Facility Protection services. Mr. Purchase served as a Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal in Miami, Florida, for 24 years. He managed high profile security events, protection for Federal Judges and witness protection services. Mr. Purchase helped guide the Marshal’s Judicial Security enhancement project for the 550,000 square foot Miami courthouse. He worked on USMS teams providing security for high risk security projects, such as – the criminal trials of the Outlaw motorcycle gang, the Magluta – Falcon drug organization, the USMS Con-Air program and the direct transfer of General Manuel Noriega from the U.S. to the French government.
Mr. Purchase has extensive training in Protective Operations, facility security and Asset Forfeiture seizures. He managed the seizure and forfeiture of over $1.7 Billion dollars of Florida assets seized from Bernard Madoff and other high profile investigations. Mr. Purchase was awarded the USMS manager of the year award. Mr. Purchase designed numerous specialty protection programs for the U.S. Government, to include protection operations for a Supreme Court Justice during travel. He is a recognized expert in threat analysis and National Security issues.
Mr. Purchase holds a B.S. Degree and is a graduate of the Protective Services School. He received over 80 written commendations from the U.S. Marshals during his career. He represented the U.S. Marshals as a consultant to media programs highlighting the U.S. Marshal’s missions and programs. Mr. Purchase provides oversight and direction to 5 Stones’ National Security Unit.