The personal touch our clients enjoy is a direct result of our management team and support staff. We work hard to hire local talent, the type of people who believe in doing their best every day.
Richard established Assured Protection in 2005. Utilizing his experiences in the US Army and the Baltimore Police Department, Richard’s main goal was to mentor Assured’s employees. Drawing on his past experiences and drive to succeed, he constantly strives to instill the positive tenants of a hard work ethic. His goal is and always has been simple: provide reliable, competent, trained, and professional asset security specialists.
VP of Operations
After working for various companies like State Farm Insurance, Blue Cross and Blue Shield and UPS, Sherri joined Assured Protection in 2007 to help manage the office. Sherri oversees all the bookkeeping, human resources and benefits at the company. She has her Security Guard Clearance and Private Detective Certification.
Director of Off Duty Police Officers
Ken Shields has more than 13 years of experience in off duty police security. He came to Assured Protection from Tyco Professional Security, where he served as President and CEO. Ken currently provides oversight and scheduling of our off duty Police contracts for Assured Protection.
Ken also works as a Baltimore County Police Officer where he serves on the Warrant Squad for Precinct 2 (Woodlawn). Ken has been with the force since 1999. In Ken’s off time he enjoys golfing and coaching soccer for his two sons.
Human Resources Assistant
Laura is a Baltimore native and has spent the majority of her career in the healthcare business working in billing, collections and customer service at Johns Hopkins. In 2019 Laura was promoted to Human Resources. Laura is well known by our employees for her constant smile and pleasant demeanor in dealing with employee concerns.
Debroy is a proud alumni of Archbishop Curley and studied Business Management at Bowie State University. He interned at East Baltimore Development under the Director of Operations for three years before joining Assured-Protection in 2014 and has worked his way up to Human Resources Manager.
Terry joined Assured Protection in 2017 as our Accountant and brings a professional approach to billing and collections. Terry is responsible for all of our financial responsibilities and has been an integral part of Assured’s continued growth and success.
Business Development Manager
Meta’s passion for connecting with people, forging and growing business relationships and infusing safety into her personal and professional life led her to Assured Protection. She holds a degree in communications from the University of South Carolina, and most recently honed her skills as an events and marketing lead in Baltimore at the world’s premier gaming company.
A Maryland native, she’s a team player, holding leadership positions on the lacrosse field and the golf course. Meta is on a mission to develop businesses, both large and small, to keep companies and their employees and patrons safe and sound.
Meta is active in the following organizations:
Area Account Manager
Charles was born and raised in West Baltimore, a proud alumni of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and Coppin State University. As an undergraduate he studied Criminal Justice and served in multiple leadership positions. He prides himself as the former captain of Coppin’s football team and Vice Basileus of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. In 2017 Charles was awarded Omega Man of the Year, which recognizes the member who displayed excellent service and scholarship. His years of experience in armed and diverse security management roles are vital to Assured Protection’s success.
Area Account Manager
Charles was born and raised in Arbutus, Maryland and is a graduate of Catonsville high school. He studied briefly at CCBC Catonsville and comes from a military and law enforcement family. He has worked various jobs throughout his life but found his calling in late 2019 when he took a job with Assured Protection. Charles progressed through our ranks and was promoted to shift supervisor before becoming our Area Account Manager.
In particular, Greenberg Gibbons has been impressed by Assured Protection’s technology and reporting systems, as well as the personal expertise Rich provides with his background in law enforcement and private security. We have received many unsolicited compliments from shoppers relating to Assured Protection’s professionalism, helpfulness and work ethic. We have confidence in the officers they hire and rely on them as ambassadors to our company, as they are often the people that tenants and shoppers interact with the most. We currently trust almost 2.5 million square feet of our portfolio to Assured, and can recommend Rich and his team without hesitation."
In July, we agreed to bring Assured Protection on at The Can Company. I have had a great experience so far with the company. The attention to detail, availability of staff and overall communication is very valuable to us. My job is much easier knowing Assured Protection is monitoring the properties."
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