Steve has over 28 years of experience providing security, training, and investigative services. His experience includes conducting vulnerability and risk assessments, security operations, investigations, executive protection, litigation support and providing training in firearms and self-defense to civilians and security personnel. Steve is an Adjunct Instructor with the University of Phoenix and the University of Nevada International Gaming Institute.
Steve has earned three board certifications, first in Security Management as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), second, in Physical Security as a Physical Security Professional (PSP), and a third in Investigations as a Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), all granted by ASIS International. Additionally, he has earned certification as a Certified Protection Officer (CPO) and a Certified Protection Officer Instructor (CPOI) by the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO). He holds licenses as a private investigator In Nevada and California and as a Private Patrolman in Nevada.
Steve holds multiple instructor and instructor-trainer certifications in areas including, firearms, TASER, defensive tactics, handcuffing, use-of-force, pepper spray, and expandable baton. He regularly conducts training courses in the areas of security firearms, concealed carry, chemical sprays, impact weapons, handcuffing, arrest and detention, executive protection, and general security education. He is a state certified instructor for teaching concealed firearms courses by the states of Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, and is a certified instructor for security officer firearms training by the states of Nevada and Arizona