THE FIRST & ONLY COVID-19 REPATRIATION MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM
THERE WHERE AND WHEN YOU NEED US MOST.
COVAC GLOBAL is a fully indemnified membership-based evacuation and repatriation program that arranges for and covers the cost of privately flying the member back to their home should they be diagnosed with COVID-19 while traveling outside their home country. There are no hospitalization or medical requirements. Let Covac Global give you the peace of mind & confidence to pursue your passions again. Covac Global Membership is now open to residences of all Countries.
COVAC GLOBAL is managed and advised by a highly experienced team of senior-level experts spanning the crisis, medical, logisitics, security, intelligence and specialty risk insurance worlds. Our in-house team of medical and repatriation experts have the resources and experience to bring you home.
ROSS CALDWELL THOMPSON // CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. Thompson has been deeply involved in intelligence, security and crisis management since 2006. Ross has a proven operational background, having led teams to accomplish highly-sensitive international intelligence gathering/collection operations for both US government and corporate entities. Ross has worked closely with clients in the private sector as a senior security consultant with Investigative Management Group and senior manager for a global specialist crisis response group. Ross went on be a co-founder and managing director of Classified Worldwide, LLC, a global security, intelligence and crisis management firm specializing in frontier and emerging markets.
JACK CLOONAN // VICE PRESIDENT - SPECIAL RISKS
Jack Cloonan is a 27- year veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. During his career, Cloonan was assigned to the New York Field Office (NYO) and he handled numerous investigations involving Organized Crime, Foreign Counter- Intelligence, and Counter-Terrorism. He was the recipient of numerous commendations for his investigative skills, including the U. S. Attorney General’s Award for Counter-Terrorism. Since retiring from the FBI in 2002, Cloonan has been an on-air commentator for ABC News, France 24, the Canadian Broadcasting Network, CNN and the BBC. In addition, he was the President of Clayton Consultants and the Head of Special Risks for both Red24, PLC and WorldAware which are global risk management companies. Cloonan has supervised 200 confirmed kidnap for ransom cases around the world.
FRITZ BARJON // VICE PRESIDENT - OPERATIONS
Mr. Barjon brings a wealth of financial industry experience, having served within the insurance and financial sectors for over 20 years. He has committed more than two decades managing all operational and financial functions within top Fortune 500 organizations. As Managing Partner of both HRI and Highland House USA, Mr. Barjon is responsible for the day-to-day management of the firms, including identifying and executing the firm’s strategies, goals and objectives. Prior to Highland House, Mr. Barjon spent the last ten years managing the Crisis Management division at AIG.
HORACIO ORTIZ // VICE PRESIDENT - SECURITY RISK ASSISTANCE
Horacio is Director of Special Operations for HRI. Horacio manages a myriad of operations to include kidnap and ransom, extortion, evacuation, security and intelligence requirements. Horacio has been responsible for the advanced training of United States and ally Special Operation Detachments with a focus on Latin America area operations among others. He specialized in long range reconnaissance, weapons/tactics and signals and human intelligence collection in hostile urban environments. During his 35 year career Horacio has work closely with the US military, intelligence, law enforcement and private sector community in Latin America and other austere environments.
COL. MARSHAL “VITO” ECKLUND (RET.) // SENIOR ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
Colonel Ecklund is the former Deputy Commander for US Special Operations Command South and a US Army Special Forces Officer. In this capacity, COL. Ecklund was responsible for all United States Special Operations activity in Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to this position he served as the Executive Officer to the Commanding General of the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School and Commander of 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne).
ROBERT SAALE // SENIOR ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
Robert (Rob) Saale is the current President and CEO of STAR Consulting and Investigations (SCI), a security and risk consulting firm which he founded in late 2018. Prior to starting up SCI Rob served as a Special Agent in the FBI and most recently served as the Director of the Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell (HRFC), a U.S. Government Interagency organization directly responsible to the President of the United States for coordinating recovery efforts for U.S. hostages held abroad.