John Hood III

John M. Hood III is director of operations and investigations at LSS Consulting.

After graduating from Central Michigan University in 1990, Hood went on to a professional football career in the Canadian Football League. Upon retiring from football, he joined LSS Consulting in 1996 as a field agent, working all facets of the security and investigation industry.

He quickly climbed the management ladder to his current position. In 1998, he began working on counterfeit and intellectual property cases, which became his passion.

Over his 20-year career in investigations, Hood has been involved in and supervised many national and international operations that ended with successful civil awards and criminal prosecution.

Since his first counterfeit case, Hood has performed many investigations not only in the tobacco industry but also for clients in the fashion, automobile, software, pharmaceutical, professional sports and entertainment industries.