8a Graduated Woman-Owned Small Business


Established in 1991

About ISS Action

ISS Action was founded in 1991 and is headquartered near JFK International Airport. ISS Action is an 8a Graduated Woman Owned Small Business, and has been working tirelessly for its clients since inception. ISS Action was founded as an elite team of security professionals and has grown exponentially in the past few decades. It was founded based on the skills and techniques taught to our officers during service as Intelligence officers in the military.

Our long affiliation with the military has given us insight and understanding into the dangers that our clients must prepare for daily. Our executives are military experts, and have lectured at The United States West Point Military Academy.

ISS Action provides its clients with the highest level of security services to suit a wide variety of needs. Our expertise ranges from basic security functions, including armed and unarmed security, mobile patrol, crisis and risk management planning, emergency response plans, proven anti-pilferage programs, and licensed private investigative services.

Pamela Newman – CEO

Pamela Newman is the founder and CEO of ISS Action, and is involved in all levels of the operation including: negotiating contracts, interacting with clients, planning and directing company financing, and collaborating with all government authorities.

Pamela’s solid education from Barnard College and Columbia University Cum Laude, and her background in marketing and accounting, working with large firms like Grey Advertising and Bank Leumi have led to her role of leadership at ISS Action. Pamela maintains her affiliation with her roots as a member of the Barnard Alumna Association.

Pamela focuses on making sure ISS Action maintains safe operations and has been recognized for the tremendous advancements within the safety arena. Accomplishments have been recognized in 2011 when ISS Action, and our CEO were awarded the US Department of Transportation’s Small Business Safety Award. Our CEO has also received accolades from the US Treasury for ISS Action’s excellent and detailed work with the CET (Contraband Enforcement Team) at JFK and EWR airports as well as recognition from NASA for its Exceptional Project Management in 2014.

Other Awards:

  • OSHA VPP Star Status – 2015
  • NASA Silver Medal Achievement Award 2016 – NASA, Marshall, Alabama
  • SBA Business Person of the Year, NY – 2017
  • NASA Silver Medal Achievement Award 2018 – NASA, Langley, Virginia