Hillard Heintze was founded in 2004 by Terry G. Hillard, retired Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department (CPD), and Arnette F. Heintze, retired Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Secret Service’s Chicago Field Office and an ex-Fortune 100 director of security.
In August, 2009, Inc. Magazine named Hillard Heintze one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, ranking the company #242 on its 2009 Inc. 500 list based on the company’s three-year growth rate of 892.3%.
The company’s corporate offices are in Chicago. It also has offices in other U.S. cities including Washington DC, Raleigh, Miami, Pittsburgh, Denver, and Dallas/Fort Worth as well as operations in South America, Central America and the Middle East.
Range of operations
Hillard Heintze security services include risk analysis and assessment, security and justice program management, protective operations, emergency preparedness, security-related education, and awareness and training. The firm’s investigative services range from background investigations, financial crimes and mortgage fraud to civil and criminal investigations, corporate due diligence, and business intelligence.