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About
Protos Security

Protos Security provides technology enabled-security program management backed by a service first culture and an ongoing commitment to innovation.

Our Services
Company Features

Protos Security's Commitments

  • cloud technology icon for protos labs Unrivaled innovation

    Protos Security was the first, and remains the only, security management company providing uniformity through its proprietary platform.

  • Security guard standing in front of supplier network orb Vendor network

    With more than 4,000 vendors in our network, we have a surplus of officers for your staffing needs.

  • Protos service first icon showing a star at the top of a platform Service first culture

    Delivering the best possible service is central to everything we do, from our technology advancements to our operations center.

  • Icon showing three people on a team standing in front of a graph showing successful upward trend Industry-leading team

    With our 97% customer retention rate, Protos Security proves our team's commitment to the industry.

Team Protos

Our forward-thinking team is comprised of focused, dedicated and experienced security industry leaders. Their knowledge and expertise come together to create a better organization for our clients, vendors, employees and other stakeholders. Meet the leaders of Team Protos:

Brett Rowley

Interim CEO

Brett Rowley is the Interim CEO of Security Services Holdings, LLC as well as Protos Security and its subsidiaries. Prior to joining the company in 2021, Brett was the Vice President and Co-Founder of Off Duty Services (ODS) and the President of BSR Properties Holdings, LLC, which is a fully integrated real estate development and property management company.

Before Brett co-founded ODS in 2002, he had a successful career in corporate security and law enforcement, where he held several key executive and supervisory positions. Brett has a Master of Arts in Criminology and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.

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Anthony Escamilla

CFO

Anthony “Tony” Escamilla joined Protos Security in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. With over 35 years of diverse industry experience, Tony is an accomplished senior executive who brings significant expertise across all core operating functions after having led finance, accounting, HR, IT, legal and operations departments at numerous companies. He also has an extensive background in debt and equity capital markets transactions as well as mergers & acquisitions. Tony’s diverse corporate background includes investment & commercial banking, media & entertainment, financial consulting and public accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Tony holds a bachelor’s in accounting from The University of Connecticut and an MBA with a concentration in finance from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Cameron Tabor

CTO

Cameron Tabor joined Protos Security in 2014 as Chief Technology Officer. With over 20 years of experience, Cameron has made a distinguished career of building and managing software systems. His past roles include Software Architect for companies including InnovaSystems International and Reynolds & Reynolds. Now, as the lead software architect for Protos, his contributions are essential as we continue to innovate, delivering new value-added benefits to our clients. Cameron holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Virginia Military Institute.

Pete Silewicz

President of Off Duty Services

Pete Silewicz joined Protos Security in 2021 with the acquisition of Off Duty Services (ODS) and he currently serves as President of the Off Duty Services division. Pete joined ODS in 2011 and was the Vice President of Sales & Marketing where he was responsible for revenue growth throughout the United States. Prior to joining ODS, he held leadership positions at Loomis, Ernest & Young, Office Depot and FedEx, all within the security and supply chain arena.

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Kevin Mulligan

President of Mulligan Security

Kevin Mulligan joined Protos Security in 2020 with the acquisition of Mulligan Security and he currently serves as President, Mulligan Security Division. Kevin founded Mulligan Security in 1992 and built the organization into a highly respected name in the security and fire life safety industry. He is skilled in identifying and developing talented people that work as effective teams to deliver the best customer service experience possible. Kevin holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from St. John’s University and is studying for an MBA in business management from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.

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Peter Platten

SVP of Sales & Strategic Accounts

Peter Platten is the Senior Vice President of Sales & Strategic Accounts for Protos. Prior to joining the company in December 2020, he spent a decade working for a large global security organization. During his tenure, he held various roles including Vice President of National Sales and Region Vice President of Sales & Operations. Peter has also held executive level positions with Fortune 500 companies in the financial and technology sector. Throughout his career, Peter has established a proven track record within enterprise sales, leadership and the security industry. Peter’s expertise includes optimizing processes throughout the sales journey as well as implementing innovative client retention programs. As a leader, he has developed and led highly successful sales teams while consistently exceeding targets. Peter holds degrees in finance and computer science from Ferris State University.

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Dan Arnold

VP of National Operations

Daniel “Dan” Arnold joined Protos in 2021 and currently serves as Vice President of National Operations. His industry experience includes ten years with a large security company, first as a District Manager and then as an Area Vice President. He also has six years of experience in the retail security industry working for a national retail chain. Dan is currently a member of ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security professionals and has served in volunteer leadership roles with local ASIS chapters. He holds a MBM from Doane University and a bachelor’s in business administration from Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Ryan Bradley

Ryan Bradley

Corporate VP of Human Resources

Ryan Bradley is the Corporate Vice President of Human Resources. With over 15 years of human resources and leadership experience, he brings extensive expertise to the Protos team. Prior to joining Protos he founded and was a managing partner at The Bradley Consulting Group, which specializes in Human Resources and Human Capital Management. He also has held various other leadership roles over the years, including over a decade at a large security company. Ryan is currently completing his PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and holds an MBA from Jack Welch Management Institute and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Strayer University.

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Jan Tomaszewski

VP of Corporate Development

Jan Tomaszewski joined Protos Security in 2020 as Vice President of Corporate Development. With over 14 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, Jan brings extensive experience in acquisitions across multiple industries. Prior to joining the company, he served as Senior Director of Strategy & Acquisitions at OSG Billing where he successfully led multiple acquisitions in financial and healthcare technology sectors. Jan also worked in investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers. His other experience includes corporate development at Cognizant Technology Solutions, and technology IP advisory at RPX Corporation. Jan holds an MBA from Dartmouth College and a bachelor’s in business economics with a minor in accounting from The University of California, Los Angeles.

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Angela Flood

VP & Corporate Controller

Angela Flood joined Protos Security in 2019 as the Corporate Controller. With over 18 years of diverse industry experience, she is an accomplished controller who brings significant expertise across all core accounting functions, including general, technical, and acquisition-related accounting as well as internal controls and accounting operations. Prior to joining Protos, Angela served as the Corporate Controller for HomeServe USA and as the Global Platform Controller for Louis Dreyfus Commodities. She is also a Certified Public Accountant in New York State. Angela holds a bachelor’s in accounting and finance from Marist College and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Connecticut.

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Sally McGuffin

VP of Training & Support

Sally McGuffin joined Protos in 2012 as a National Account Manager and has previously held titles including Director of Operations and Vice President of Compliance & Vendor Relations. She currently serves as Vice President of Training and Support. Sally has a wealth of experience in the guarding industry, having started her career as a Field Supervisor. Over the years she has also held the position of District Manager as well as Training & Recruitment Director for two large security companies. Sally has an in-depth knowledge of both the security industry as a whole and the unique needs of field operations.

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Adam Sammons

VP of Operations & Logistics

Adam Sammons joined Protos Security in 2013 and currently serves as Vice President of Operations & Logistics. He started as an Operations Supervisor and has also held the positions of National Account Manager as well as Director of Compliance & Remote Monitoring Operations. Adam helped establish Protos Security’s Remote Monitoring Division and continues to use his years of experience in the industry to support operations. Adam holds a bachelor’s in economics and commerce from Hampden-Sydney College.

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Monique Iken

VP of Vendor Management

Monique Iken joined Protos Security in 2021 as the Vice President of Vendor Management. With over 20 years of experience in supply chain management, she brings extensive and diverse expertise to the Protos team. Her previous roles include working for Fortune 50 companies within global vendor management, vendor quality, continuous process improvement, and operations for both product and service providers. Monique has expertise in using data analytics to improve vendor performance as well as to grow and evolve vendor networks to meet changing business needs. Monique holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Monique is also a certified Six Sigma Quality Black Belt.

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Blake Vaughan

VP of Operations & Finance

Blake Vaughan joined Protos Security in early 2017 and is currently the Vice President of Operations and Finance. Prior to starting this role, he worked in a variety of capacities for Protos including finance, accounting, integration, operations and analytics. In his current role, Blake uses his experience with Protos and in the industry to oversee operations, finance, and accounting along with corporate strategy and integration through mergers and acquisitions. He holds a bachelor’s in finance from Virginia Tech.

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Alyssa Wilson

VP of Marketing

Alyssa Wilson joined Protos Security in 2020 as the Vice President of Marketing. With over 12 years of experience, she brings extensive knowledge in multichannel marketing. Alyssa is a data-driven marketing leader with a proven history in organizational digital transformation. Throughout her career, she has worked in B2B and B2C companies including security, consumer goods, software development, events and manufacturing. Alyssa is skilled in marketing strategy, digital marketing, email marketing, user experience, product-to-market project management and market research. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and public relations from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.

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Kristine Vece

VP of Strategic Accounts

Kris Vece has worked within Protos companies since 2004, starting as a Client Relations Manager, and has been promoted three times to reach her current role as Vice President of Strategic Accounts. In her current role, she is responsible for overseeing all aspects of sales and client relations. Through relationships cultivated over the years, and a dedicated focus on excellence, Kris has earned a reputation as a security and loss prevention expert. She is a member of the Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) and NJ Food Council. Kris also holds an LPQ certification from LPF.

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Chris Copenhaver

Cofounder & Protos Labs Leadership

Chris Copenhaver cofounded Protos Security in 2006 and currently serves as part of the Protos Labs leadership team. Along with fellow cofounder Patrick Henderson, Chris had the vision to see that security officers are a data point and a valuable part of the equation when designing a comprehensive security program. Their goals were to deliver innovative technologies to the industry, reduce program costs, elevate the role of security officers by utilizing their skills to capture valuable data, and improve the accountability of the officers. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and business from the Virginia Military Institute.

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Patrick Henderson

Cofounder & Protos Labs Leadership

Patrick Henderson cofounded Protos Security in 2006 and currently serves as part of the Protos Labs leadership team. Along with fellow cofounder Chris Copenhaver, Patrick had the vision to see that security officers are a data point and a valuable part of the equation when designing a comprehensive security program. Their goals were to deliver innovative technologies to the industry, reduce program costs, elevate the role of security officers by utilizing their skills to capture valuable data, and improve the accountability of the officers. Patrick holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Virginia Military Institute.

Brett Rowley

Interim CEO
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Anthony Escamilla

CFO
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Cameron Tabor

CTO

Pete Silewicz

President of Off Duty Services
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Kevin Mulligan

President of Mulligan Security
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Peter Platten

SVP of Sales & Strategic Accounts
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Dan Arnold

VP of National Operations
Ryan Bradley

Ryan Bradley

Corporate VP of Human Resources
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Jan Tomaszewski

VP of Corporate Development
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Angela Flood

VP & Corporate Controller
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Sally McGuffin

VP of Training & Support
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Adam Sammons

VP of Operations & Logistics
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Monique Iken

VP of Vendor Management
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Blake Vaughan

VP of Operations & Finance
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Alyssa Wilson

VP of Marketing
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Kristine Vece

VP of Strategic Accounts
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Chris Copenhaver

Cofounder & Protos Labs Leadership
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Patrick Henderson

Cofounder & Protos Labs Leadership
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Protos Guiding
Principles

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Mission

To provide differentiated, best total-value security solutions that deliver world-class service to our customers.

Vision

To be the leading technology-driven security services company in North America, enhancing customer experience through innovative solutions. We empower customers through our proprietary software platforms which provide transparency and drive efficiency.

Values

We truly care about and recognize the hard-working people that are part of our business ecosystem. Integrity, accountability, innovation and excellence are at the center of what we do and define how we strive to grow the company:

Integrity

We provide opportunities for our team members to succeed and we provide value to our stakeholders. We do business the right way.

Innovation

We are a thought leader in the security industry. We are committed to continuing our innovation through software development, operating models and technology solutions that meet and predict customer needs.

Accountability

We hold ourselves responsible to our employees, vendors, customers and community members to earn their trust. We do what we say we are going to do.

Excellence

We pledge to provide world-class service and a differentiated customer experience through an integration of our business operations, technology and values. We create transparent solutions that customers can trust.

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Protos Headquarters

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383 Main Avenue, Suite 450
Norwalk, CT 06851
Phone: 203.941.4700

Support Centers

Protos Security 90 Town Center Street, Suite 202
Daleville, VA 24083
Phone: 866.403.9630
Mulligan Security Two Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10121
Phone: 212.563.0500
Security Resources 1155 Marlkress Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Phone: 877.477.9638
Security Resources 114 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215.829.9191
Security Resources 40 Exchange Place #1700
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212.748.1173
Protos Security 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7400
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 866.403.9630
Protos Security 500 Grant Street, Suite 2900
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 866.403.9630

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