DVS experience with government clients ranges from critical infrastructure projects, state and federal courthouses, correctional facilities, embassies, and government facilities. DVS routinely incorporates design standards from government agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, and General Services Administration.


Jeff Venter Jeff Venter Senior Principal

Jeff has over 38 years of security industry experience, specializing in the development of security master plans, security criteria, and systems design.  His project experience includes critical infrastructure, museums and libraries, multi-tenant buildings, commercial developments, education, and government facilities.  Jeff routinely works with ownership and design, contracting, and costing professionals to integrate security elements into the project infrastructure.  As the leader for the DVS Government market, Jeff has helped design over 9 federal and 12 state courthouses, major government transportation facilities, and dozens of federal agency buildings.  He is an expert in the practical application of GSA and DoS security standards and protective design techniques. 

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