“Protos has pushed the bounds of what’s possible and, in doing so, elevated the role of the Loss Prevention Department to a more strategic position at well-respected companies around the country. Our unmatched vendor network combined with specialized technology, have all worked together to propel the industry forward.”

Patrick Henderson & Chris Copenhaver, Co-owners/Co-founders

Team Protos

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Protos Leadership
Client Account Managers
Marketing & Development
Directors
Software Developers

Chris Copenhaver

Co-Founder/Co-Owner

Chris Copenhaver is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute with a BA in Economics and Business... Read More

Chris Copenhaver

Co-Founder/Co-Owner

Chris Copenhaver is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute with a BA in Economics and Business and cofounded Protos Security in 2006. Protos began with a simple statement… "There is a better way." Our goals were to deliver better innovative technologies to the Loss Prevention industry, a better way to reduce program costs, a better way to capture valuable data from the officers, and a better way to improve the accountability of the security officers. Advance Auto Parts understood our vision and gave us a chance. After 10 years, we are proud

Patrick Henderson

Co-Founder/Co-Owner

Patrick Henderson is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute with a BS in Civil Engineering and co-owner... Read More

Patrick Henderson

Co-Founder/Co-Owner

Patrick Henderson is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute with a BS in Civil Engineering and co-owner and co-founder of Protos. Building upon a perceived need to bring business intelligence to the guard industry, Protos has risen from its start in 2006 to become the industry innovator. Along with Chris Copenhaver, Patrick has had the vision to see that guards are a data point and a valuable part of the equation when assigning a store’s risk value. Beginning with a test pilot with Advance Auto Parts, to lower total program costs, and improve accountability

Shannon Janney

Controller

Shannon Janney serves as Controller for Protos Security. She oversees the accounting team and manages transactions between clients and vendors.... Read More

Shannon Janney

Controller

Shannon Janney serves as Controller for Protos Security. She oversees the accounting team and manages transactions between clients and vendors. The processes of financial tracking, budget reporting & forecasting, as well as human resource responsibilities have greatly benefitted from her strong leadership and attention to detail.

Cameron Tabor

Chief Technology Officer

Cameron Tabor serves as Chief Technology Officer at Protos Security. After receiving his BS in Computer Science from the Virginia... Read More

Cameron Tabor

Chief Technology Officer

Cameron Tabor serves as Chief Technology Officer at Protos Security. After receiving his BS in Computer Science from the Virginia Military Institute, Cameron has made a distinguished career of building and managing software systems. Now as the lead software architect for Protos Security, his contributions are essential as we continue to innovate, delivering new value added benefits to our clients.

Sally McGuffin

Director of Vendor Relations

Starting out as a Field Supervisor 19 years ago, Sally McGuffin has a wealth of experience in the guard... Read More

Sally McGuffin

Director of Vendor Relations

Starting out as a Field Supervisor 19 years ago, Sally McGuffin has a wealth of experience in the guard industry. Over the years she has held the position of District Manager as well as Training and Recruitment Director for two large security companies. Sally knows the industry and specifically field operations. She is always there to assist our clients and vendors. Sally joined Protos in 2012 as a National Account Manager, was promoted to Director of Operations and she now holds the position of Director of Vendor Relations.

Kris Vece

Director of Client Relations

Kris Vece is a security and investigation industry professional since 2004. She joined Protos Security in 2015 as Director... Read More

Kris Vece

Director of Client Relations

Kris Vece is a security and investigation industry professional since 2004. She joined Protos Security in 2015 as Director of Client Relations. Kris is responsible for all aspects of Sales and Client Relations at Protos. Through relationships cultivated over the years, and a dedicated focus on excellence, Kris has earned a reputation as an LP industry expert. Kris is an active member of the LP Foundation and NJ Food Council and is currently pursuing professional certification through the LP Foundation.

Langdon Oliver

Software Developer

Langdon Oliver discovered his passion for programming early in life and has been nurturing that passion for over two... Read More

Langdon Oliver

Software Developer

Langdon Oliver discovered his passion for programming early in life and has been nurturing that passion for over two decades now. His fine-tuned analytical skills, precise attention to detail, and penchant for efficiency make him a one man programming force to be reckoned with. Having worked in multiple industries, Langdon has had exposure to many different technologies, development paradigms, and business practices. He has now been honing his coding skills in the security industry for four years.

Jasmin Torres

National Account Manager

Jasmin Torres has been a part of the Security Management Industry through Protos Security since 2014. Currently... Read More

Jasmin Torres

National Account Manager

Jasmin Torres has been a part of the Security Management Industry through Protos Security since 2014. Currently holding the position of National Account Manager at Protos Security, she maintains and organizes all facets of clients’ needs on a daily basis. The multiple accounts upheld presently include a variety of long term and emergency services. Jasmin serves as the one point contact for her Clients’ personalized security requests. Beyond security management, she has combined experience of management and supervisory skills within Human Services, Retail and Sales/Marketing fields throughout her career.

Kim McGuffin

National Account Manager

Kim McGuffin started with Protos after coming from another industry and was willing to start as a Dispatch Support... Read More

Kim McGuffin

National Account Manager

Kim McGuffin started with Protos after coming from another industry and was willing to start as a Dispatch Support Specialist in order to prove her will to succeed. Beyond security management, Kim is equipped with 20+ years of Customer Service experience. Drive and determination helped place Kim into a National Account Manager position at Protos Security as of 2014. Kim has a proven track record of excellent customer service with her clients and vendors that she interacts with on a daily basis.

Rosalind Fields

Senior National Account Manager

Rosalind Fields is currently a National Account Manager at Protos Security. This position entails ensuring the needs of... Read More

Rosalind Fields

Senior National Account Manager

Rosalind Fields is currently a National Account Manager at Protos Security. This position entails ensuring the needs of the clients needs are met while providing superior customer service. Rosalind’s experience also includes several years as an Area Manager for Advance America. Rosalind was responsible for ensuring the daily operations of her location were met while assisting the Director of Operations to oversee 19 locations within the division. This included cash management, recruiting, hiring, training, and counseling employees. Additionally Rosalind worked in the Debt Recovery department at American National University. Rosalind’s previous

Wanda Reed

Client Account Manager

Wanda Reed started her career with Protos Security as a Dispatch Support Specialist and was recently promoted to... Read More

Wanda Reed

Client Account Manager

Wanda Reed started her career with Protos Security as a Dispatch Support Specialist and was recently promoted to Client Account Manager in July 2016. In her new role, she works directly with her clients to provide excellent customer service and to build solid business relationships in the security management industry. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Wanda has worked in Accounting for 5 years, working closely with property managers and real estate professionals. Her analytical mind and zeal makes her a great asset toward meeting the security needs of her

Josh Wilson

Creative Director

Josh Wilson has the mind of an engineer and the creativity of an artist. After starting a career in... Read More

Josh Wilson

Creative Director

Josh Wilson has the mind of an engineer and the creativity of an artist. After starting a career in the sciences, Josh has spent the past 12 years bringing creative ideas to life. Harnessing a diverse combination of skills, he brings together a wild marketing imagination with graphic design and multimedia production skills. He thrives on challenge and loves the process of creating something unique. Josh now refines Protos' brand identity and marketing strategy.

Office Staff & Dispatch Support Specialists

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