Board of Advisors

Jonathan Swindle

In his 15th year as the President of Waveland Property Group, Inc., Jonathan Swindle has become increasingly aware of his client’s legal responsibility to create and maintain a safe working environment. As a leading provider of facility management services to Class A office and medical buildings in Chicago, Waveland continues to raise the bar for tenant safety standards. The Confirmed Life Safety Audit grew from Jonathan’s professional observations and Waveland’s internal audit process. Highly respected in his field, Jonathan’s insight adds a knowledge-based appreciation of life safety considerations and legal risk mitigation to our team.

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Peder Swanson

Peder Swanson’s professional career has successfully combined top leadership roles in the US Armed Forces with corporate experience in leadership & organizational development. He has held strategic roles in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and at Headquarters, Department of the Army. He served as a lead medical planner in Afghanistan, orchestrating the provision of care for U.S. and multinational troops. His life-saving, life-sustaining orientation as an Army medical plans & operations officer aligns with and informs the values, mission and vision of Confirmed Life Safety.

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Joe Marsiglia

Joe Marsiglia offers the background of a career law enforcement officer to Confirmed. His incredible perspective is centered on the need to synchronize building life safety considerations and emergency preparedness with law enforcement, first responders, and incident managers. Additionally, Joe has over 30 years of experience in the US Armed Forces rising to his current rank of Brigadier General, U.S. Army Reserve. He currently serves as Assistant Surgeon General for Mobilization Readiness and Army Reserve Affairs. The strategic and systems experience Joe brings from the Department of Defense provides unique insight to the Confirmed Life Safety audit.

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Lauren Fernandes

Lauren Fernandes’ senior leader experience with Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company) brings a management consulting background to the Confirmed team.  Her high-level engagement expertise, focus on assessing organizational strategy, health and strength, and management of client relationships all compliment the Confirmed mission.  Drawing on years of discernment regarding how best to serve a client’s needs, Lauren brings the mind and heart of an organizational strategist to this endeavor.

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Chris Haugen

As the President of White Construction Group in Colorado, Chris Haugen has already proven to be invaluable to the infrastructure domain of Confirmed’s life safety approach. His experience with building owners, architects, and field personnel provides a wealth of infrastructure-related insight. Chris brings the expertise of building codes and associated certification and inspection requirements, both in the construction and ongoing maintenance phases. His demonstrated vision and leadership in construction management add a vital skill set to the Confirmed team.

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Randy Heinig

As an attorney, Randy Heinig possesses a compliance and risk skill set perfectly suited to the work of Confirmed. He is the advisory board’s legal expert with a rich and diverse background in asset management, real estate, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. As an attorney, he has served in general counsel, managing director and compliance officer capacities. In recent years, he founded a boutique firm serving the compliance needs of asset managers and specializes in the use of analytics to provide deep insight into regulatory risk.

Academic Credentials

Wheaton College

University of Notre Dame

Yale Law School

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Grand Valley State

U.S. Army War College

University of Oklahoma