Board of Officers

MIKE QUATTROCCHI, CPP

Chair, APSPA Board of Officers

Chair, APSPA Legislative Committee

 

Michael Quattrocchi, CPP is currently the Chairman for APSPA. Michael has been in the security industry for nearly 25 years and is the current Chief Security Officer of the Covey Security team. As the Chief Security Officer, he oversees all Covey Security operations and manages the oversight of each account. It is his attention to detail and tireless pursuit to customer satisfaction and safety and security professionalism that makes Covey Security the success it is.

 

He began his career in 1995 at D.B. Kelly Security while majoring in criminal justice at Bloomfield College in New Jersey. Through his distinguished career Michael has worked in multiple environments and facilities throughout the country. This wide breadth of exposure is a great asset to the Covey team and to their clients who grow to trust him.

 

Michael’s experience also includes training in the following courses: OSHA Compliance, Emergency Responder Training, Conflict Management/Crisis Intervention, Undercover Operations, Arrest and Control Tactics and Terrorism Prevention. 

Michael is currently certified by the Arizona Department of Public Safety as a trainer of security officers. In addition, he has been a member an AACM, Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, ASIS and BOMA.

GENE KOCH

Vice Chair (Ret.)

Gene Koch is a veteran of 51 years of professional service including more than 20 years as an airline captain and a decade as a guard and field commander for Frontier Asset Protection in Tucson, Arizona.

Mr. Koch chose to continue his involvement with APSPA beyond his retirement to share his experience with newcomers to the security industry and to assist the association in its efforts to advocate for the security industry in Arizona. Besides serving as vice chair, Mr. Koch also services on the APSPA Legislative Committee and the newsletter committee. He was the first to receive a lifetime membership in APSPA.

A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Mr. Koch has been an instructor for more than two decades in Wright Flight, a motivational program that teaches youth how to set goals and achieve them by using flying as a catalyst.
 

Mr. Koch is also an astronomy enthusiast and serves as a docent at Kitt Peak Observatory near Tucson.

SHERI CARTER,

Secretary

 

Sheri has been a member of The Arizona Private Security Professional’s Association since its founding in 2003. She is also a member of ASIS International at both the national and local level for which she has held the position of Secretary. 

 

Sheri has been with Anderson Security Agency since 1998 and has been instrumental in the growth and success of the organization. Sheri received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Arizona State University in 1992.

DIANA ZELLERS

President, Bolt Security Guard Services

Diana Zellers is the principal and license holder for Bolt Security Guard Services servicing multiple locations in the State of Arizona.  As a female owner in a male dominated business, Diana has been a leader in the security industry for 20 years, never missing a year in the Phoenix Business Journal as a Top 20 Security Guard Agency.  With her experience, Diana has honed her skills to lead a company focused on customer service, integrity, and ethics, driving company growth through the addition of new services and markets, even working closely with her competitors to grow her business.  The integrity of her company has earned her recommendations from some well-known national clients.   Throughout Diana’s professional career she has always maintained a hands-on approach to the benefit of her clients and employees, utilizing technology every step of the way.

DAN SWINDALL

Past Chair, APSPA Board of Officers

Chair, Strategic Partnerships Committee

Member, APSPA Legislative Committee

 

Dan Swindall is the founder and president of Blackstone Security Services, Inc.®, an award-winning, veteran-owned security company that has provided security guard services in Arizona, Texas and New Mexico for almost three decades. In 2012, Blackstone became the only private security company to win the Arizona BBB’s Torch Award for Business Ethics. Dan authored a column on corporate security for C-Level magazine, a monthly publication that targeted corporate executives in greater Phoenix. The magazine named Dan CEO of the Year in 2014.

During his six-year tenure as Chair of the APSPA Board of Officers, Dan oversaw the revamping of the association bylaws, the expansion of membership categories and the introduction and passage of the first piece of major legislation in the association’s history. He has also served on several BBB ethics discussion and best practices panels and several Torch Award selection committees for the BBB. He also represented the Arizona BBB as a speaker at the 2014 Arizona Integrity Summit. As chair of the Strategic Partnerships Committee, Dan is active in the Alliance of State Private Security Associations, a national information-sharing consortium of state security associations and regulatory agencies.

Kimberly Anderson-Matich

Owner, Anderson Security Agency, Ltd.

Founder, APSPA

Board Member Emeritus

 

Kimberly Anderson-Matich was introduced to the security industry at a very young age. She had always aspired to owning her own company and as a result, following in her father’s footsteps, established Anderson Security Agency, Ltd. offering professional security officers to businesses throughout Arizona.

Kim founded the Arizona Private Security Professionals’ Association in 2006 to provide a resource for the security industry to exchange information, knowledge, and methods to expand and develop a higher degree of security professionalism. Also, to provide a resource for interaction with federal, state and local agencies in the enforcement and licensing of new and current licensees.

Kim has also served on the Board of Directors of Silent Witness, Fax Net 1, Workshops for Youth and Families and Goodwill Industries; she is a past Secretary and Treasurer of the Phoenix Chapter of ASIS and serves on the ASIS National Security Services Council. Ms. Matich has been selected as the ASIS Phoenix Chapter's Security Professional of the Year, she has won a Community Service Award from the North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and she was selected by AZ Business Magazine as one of the Most Influential Women of 2016.

She is currently serving on the Executive Committee for the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau, the Board of Directors for the David Johnson Foundation and has been a member of Vistage for nine years.