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Kathy Leodler
Owner and CEO, Rampart Group

KATHY LEODLER is founder and CEO of Rampart Group LLC, Seattle, Washington, a security consulting, and investigations company founded in 2012. Before establishing the Rampart Group, Ms. Leodler had a distinguished 23 year Federal law enforcement career as an FBI Special Agent and Acting Special Agent in Charge of one of the FBI’s top 12 field offices in San Diego, CA. Post FBI retirement and prior to establishing the Rampart Group, Ms. Leodler served as Chief Security Officer for a US based high net worth family; Director of Security for a global medical technology company, and as Director of Anti-Piracy investigations for the Recording Industry Association of America-West Coast. In 2017 Ms. Leodler was named as a Board Director, Timberland Bank, where she continues to serve.


Ms. Leodler’s combined law enforcement investigative experience, global resource network and security and investigation expertise spanning over 38 years has also gained her great respect and acknowledgment among clients.


Ms. Leodler has been called upon by the TV news media to comment on several significant security related topics such as school shootings and the dangers of online dating. She has also been invited to speak at business meetings regarding personal security and situational awareness. Ms. Leodler has trained businesses and organizations in active assailant survival, bank robbery survival, workplace violence prevention, security awareness, incident response, crisis management, business continuity, and workplace investigations.


She frequently publishes security and litigation articles that can be found on the Rampart Group website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. For more information, see our client testimonials.

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