Tim Hendrickson is a former U.S. Army Captain with five years of active duty service, including two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he maintained a Top Secret Clearance as a Military Intelligence officer and analyst. Tim served first as a combat arms platoon leader and later as a military advisor and liaison to the National Information and Investigation Agency, the Iraqi government’s equivalent of our own FBI.
Having most recently served as the Director of Investigations for a background screening and private investigations firm, Tim previously served as the Assistant Regional Manager for the New York City office of Summit Security Services, Inc., in which he managed a security force of nearly 2,000 personnel. Prior to this he served as the Operations Manager of a 400-member security force in protection of Port Authority of NY & NJ infrastructure while with Summit. Other roles include the Director of Veterans Services for Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc., as an executive protection agent for Gavin De Becker & Associates, and as a wind turbine renewable energy Project Manager for Noble Environmental Power.
Tim’s military awards and decorations include the Combat Action Badge, the Basic Parachutist Badge, two Army Commendation Medals, the Army Achievement Medal, two Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medals, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, two Iraq Campaign Medals, the Army Service Ribbon and the Overseas Service Ribbon. Tim contributed to his company earning the prestigious Draper Award, presented to the best company in the 1st Cavalry Division during his first deployment, and was awarded the Warrior Spirit Citation for excellence in small unit tactics during his Officer Basic Course.
A native of Long Island, Tim graduated with a B.A. in History from Hofstra University and was awarded the school’s ROTC program Distinguished Military Graduate citation upon his commissioning. A prolific writer in his spare time, Tim is also a traditionally published fiction author. His debut novel was released by the Tor/Forge Publishing Group, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers, in April 2023.