Chrissy McCutcheon

chrissy mccutcheon


  • Bachelor of Arts - Communication Design: Media Arts Minor – Criminal Justice, California State University, Chico
  • Associates of Science in Information Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force

Professional Certification

  • CPP - Certified Protection Professional ASIS International
  • SICC - Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification from SIA

Professional Associations

  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
  • Security Industry Association (SIA)


Mrs. McCutcheon is a Principal and a Security Consultant at Security By Design, Inc. re-joining the team in 2013 with over 10 years of experience in the security field. Her project involvement includes creating security standards and construction documents based on evaluating current conditions and determining the best approach to upgrade security measures.

She has established and maintained security design standards for multi-site and -national clients. She has been involved in assessments, peer reviews, tenant improvements, and greenfield buildouts. She has also been a speaker at multiple seminars, educating personnel on ways to solve industry issues.

She brings project management and security knowledge learned during her time as a Security Analyst and Special Security Representative. She supervised and managed the physical, industrial, personnel, and information security programs for over 1200 employees with three SCIFs. She was involved from the start in the design and planning for three additional SCIFs ensuring compliance with required Department of Defense and Air Force regulations. She utilized and trained different Access Control and Security Video Systems.

Prior to joining SBD, Mrs. McCutcheon served in the US Air Force in various capacities, including Career Assistance Advisor, First Sergeant, Non-Commissioned Officer In-Charge of Command Post Console Operations, and as a Security Manager with physical and technical security expertise.