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Our metric-based performance reporting drives improved measurable service outcomes, continuous improvement, and accountability. We pride ourselves on frequent communication with our customers and we track all communication to ensure constant information sharing. Our strict adherence to service delivery processes ensures we provide repeatable security service and response with “fit for purpose” personnel, resulting in exemplary officer performance

Dana Weaver, President

Dana Weaver is a business owner and experienced executive, who resides in Houston, Texas. As the past co-owner of The ABS Companies, Dana served as the President and spent 26 years guiding the growth and expansion of the $150 million facility services company prior to its sale to GCA Services Group, a Philadelphia-based facility services provider. Mr. Weaver is a certified public accountant (Price Waterhouse Coopers), and graduated from Texas Tech University (BBA) and the University of Texas in Austin (MBA).

Wade Bartlett, Executive – Managing Partner

Wade Bartlett brings over 25 years of experience in the facility service and management industry to Star Protection Agency. He is focused on the strategic growth and brand recognition of Star Protection, responsible for demand creation, sales execution, and customer relations. Prior to joining Star Protection, Wade functioned in senior-level management and leadership roles for some of the largest facility service organizations in North America. Mr. Bartlett graduated from Western State University in Colorado (BBA) and actively participates in industry-related organizations such as: ASIS, CAI and GHPB.

Alex Ledsinger, Vice President – Managing Partner

Alex Ledsinger brings 25 years of experience in the security industry to Star Protection. As Vice President of Operations, Alex is focused on the operational delivery of all of Star Protection’s security services with additional responsibility and oversight of the hiring, training, and retention of operational field personnel. Customer satisfaction is Alex’s primary focus. Prior to joining Star, Mr. Ledsinger held senior-level management positions at Allied Universal as Branch Manager Houston, Yale Enforcement Services as Regional Vice President Texas & Louisiana, and Cobra Security as Vice President of Operations, with direct supervision over hundreds of security officers and multitude of various clients across a variety of industries and markets. Alex is also the licensed manager or primary company representative for Star Protection, duly licensed by the state of Texas.

Ray Smith, Director of Operations

Ray Smith brings nearly 20 years of experience in the security industry to the Star Protection family. As the Senior Account Manager, Ray is focused on account management and operational delivery to our valued clients. Bringing solutions with proactive results, along with strong account management is Ray’s relentless focus. Prior to joining the Star team, Ray held various management positions in national accounts as well as branch-level management positions with both Allied Universal and ABM. His security expertise spans gated luxury residential communities, high-rise properties, industrial manufacturing, churches, and private schools.

Blaine Weaver, Brand Manager

Blaine Weaver brings enthusiasm and teamwork to Star Protection. In his role, Blaine will utilize his extensive management and field experience to manage Star’s brand promise to our clients. Additionally, he functions as an Account Manager overseeing our service delivery across a couple of clients. Blaine develops authentic relationships with our field officers and has an acute understanding of our client’s expectations. Blaine holds a Texas DPS Non-Commissioned security license and has attended numerous training programs and seminars to enhance his security expertise. Blaine graduated from Vanguard University.

Elizabeth Umanzor, Scheduling Manager

Elizabeth Umanzor, a graduate of Houston Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences, excels as our Scheduler for Star Protection. Elizabeth accepted a full-time role as our Scheduler after working as a recruiter for Star. Prior to joining Star, Elizabeth gained valuable industry experience working for Yale Enforcement Services for 4 years as an Administrative Assistant and Scheduling Coordinator.

Kennethia Ingram, Senior Recruiting Manager

Kennethia Ingram joined Star Protection with 10 + years of experience in the recruiting field. Prior to joining Star Protection, she worked in the Oil and Gas industry functioning as a recruiting manager. In September of 2023 she accepted the position of Senior Recruiting Manager given her acute understanding of the position requirements as well as Star’s culture and recruiting standards.

Neal Hardin, Operations Coordinator

Neal joined Star Protection in 2018 after a 20-year career in the healthcare management field. Neal manages several aspects of our operational delivery, communications, and reporting. Neal is licensed by the State of Texas as a Security Consultant and security guard. He received a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Alabama.