Bill Christiansen, Esq.
Senior Director of Security Operations
Bill maintains active membership with the Massachusetts Bar Association and retired as Major and Director of Aviation Security with the Massachusetts State Police after thirty-four years of honorable service. Bill was responsible for all aspects of safety and security for Massport Properties to include Logan International, Worcester Regional and Hanscom Airports, as well as the Seaport District properties. Bill established, fostered, and maintained close partnerships with State and Federal partners, including, Transportation Safety Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Federal Air Marshalls, Secret Service, Drug Enforcement Agency, Customs & Border Protection, and the Joint Terrorism Task Force. During Bill’s tenure with the Massachusetts State Police he held multiple prominent and key command positons, including oversight and supervision of the State Crime Lab, Crime Scene Services, Firearms/Ballistics, Digital & Multimedia Evidence and the Office of Alcohol Testing.
Furthermore, Bill was previously responsible for oversight, supervision and compliance of State Police personnel assigned to Massachusetts District Attorney Units responsible for investigating homicides, narcotics and financial crimes within the various counties and personnel assigned to the Financial Crime and Corruption Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. Bill has extensive experience in Executive Protection and held leadership roles in a number of nationally recognized events. Bill was Deputy Incident Commander for National Governor’s Association Summer Meeting in Boston; Managed security of VIP Constitutional Officers during the Democratic National Convention; Assigned to Executive Protection Details responsible for the Safety and Security of Massachusetts Governors.
Bill held the position of Deputy Division Commander of Administrative Services within the Department of State Police with oversight and command of the communications, diversity & equal opportunity, human resources and fiscal sections.
Bill was previously appointed Director of Public Safety and Assistant General Counsel for the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority. In this senior leadership role, Bill was responsible for the Safety and Security of the Massachusetts Turnpike and Central Artery Project.