Staff

 

Staff

 

Scott Scribner
President & CEO

The founder of Star Protection Agency LLC in the Pacific NW, Mr. Scribner has over 21 Years of providing senior leadership and direction to some of the most respected building service support operations in the Northwestern United States.  His national perspective of risk management, national disaster mitigation, business continuity and labor relations has served to lead Star Protection through a period of  growth.  A trusted tactical partner with respected companies and organization such as Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute, CBRE, Blackstone Group, Paccar, Phillips Medical, Nintendo, Kemper Development and Russell Investment; Mr. Scribner has combined a corporate philosophy focused on Appearance, Aptitude, Attitude and Training.  An active participant in various committees, enhance the impact of what he can give back to the community from which he has had the privilege to serve.  A graduate of Eastern Washington University, Continuing Education at Stanford University, Mr. Scribner is currently seeking his Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation through ASIS International.  He is also an accomplished, competitive Tri-Athlete and competes internationally in half and full Ironman Triathlons.

 

Bryan Kettler
Senior Vice President

Bryan has over 26 years of experience in the security industry.  Bryan has provided security oversight for many high profile court cases in both the St. Louis and Las Vegas areas.  A former Officer with the Department of Justice Services, Bryan has worked many facets of security in his 26 plus years of national security experience.  He has held positions in both the hotel and healthcare industries, to include positions with the Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, as well as the Director of Security for a major national healthcare system. Bryan holds a degree in the Administrations of Justice, and is currently a member of the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS).

 

Jeff Harris Vice President

Jeff Harris
Vice President

Jeff has over 30 years experience in the commercial real estate industry. He has served in a variety of management and marketing roles.  He has worked extensively in an advisory and retained consulting capacity with Asset Management, Property Management and Development Companies with portfolios and operations spanning local, regional, national and international markets. Jeff has previously served in a variety of senior management and marketing roles including 9 years managing commercial investment real estate assets.  He has been affiliated with various real estate associations including ongoing service and affiliation with the Building Owners and Managers Association as well as the Institute of Real Estate Management, International Facilities Management Association and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.  Jeff is a graduate of Washington State University.

 

Nancy Glass Director of Human Resources

Nancy Glass
Director of Human Resources

Nancy Glass is a graduate of Western Washington University with over 20 years of Human Resources experience in combination of security services, commercial real estate management services, retail and communications environments. In 2009, Nancy started her employment with  Star Protection Agency.  Her responsibilities and oversight includes employee relations, union relations, worker’s compensation, safety, risk management, benefits administration, and recruitment for both Washington and Oregon. Nancy attained her Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification in 2002, has her SHRM- CP certification and is an active member of the local Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapter.

 

Brandon Guempel
Director of Operations

Brandon attended Edmonds Community College and has lived in the Seattle area for over 25 years.  Brandon brings over 5 years of security experience to Star, specializing in loss prevention, hotels, and working with high profile clients.  Prior to his career in security, Brandon owned his own construction company for four years.  Brandon acts as a liason between his clients and Star, to enhance the client experience.  Brandon is also pursuing his Certified Protection Professional certification.

 

Ron Sable Portfolio Manager

Ron Sable
Director of Operations

Ron Sable brings over 20 years of security related experience to Star Protection Agency, LLC. Ron is a U.S. Army Infantryman combat veteran. He began his security career in the hotel security industry in what became one of the few 5 Star / 5 Diamond properties in the world. Ron went on to spend 15 years of his career as an Executive Protection specialist working primarily in the diplomatic and corporate sectors. He has operated on details in Latin America, Europe, Asia and various major U.S. cities. He has protected single individuals and corporate conferences. This wide range of experiences has given him an insight into customer service and high attention to detail.

 

Kurt Steinhilber Portfolio & Training Manager

Kurt Steinhilber
Portfolio & Training Manager

Kurt has been in the Military and Law Enforcement field for 29 years. After serving 20 years in the US Army Special Forces and retiring, he spent a short time in the Middle East as a Contract Security Supervisor. He has been to numerous foreign countries and has acquired several of the languages’ being rated in 3 of them. While stationed in Washington DC he was assigned to a Personal Security Detachment operating within the Pentagon and Embassy Row. Kurt has two degree’s, one in Arts and Science and the other in Technology. He also has numerous other military schools and has worked with the ATF, Border Patrol and FBI in several joint operations. Kurt is also a member of the Washington State Security Council and IFPO. As the Training Manager he is a qualified instructor in CPR/ AED First Aid, MOAB (Management of Aggresive Behavior). He is currently perusing his CCP certification.

 

Jim Hatfield Patrol Division Manager

Jim Hatfield
Patrol Division Manager

Jim served four years in the U.S. Air Force. He attended Bellevue Community College and Seattle University. He has lived in the Seattle area since 1974. Jim has 37 years experience in Law Enforcement, Corrections and the Security Healthcare Industry. Over the years he has been a certified instructor in various training courses such as: Defensive Tactics, Weapon Retention, Hand Cuff Usage, Tactical Baton Usage, Hazard Materials Spill Response, Decontamination Training, Respirator Certification and Personal Protection Equipment Usage, Dealing with the Mentally Ill, Verbal De-escalation Techniques and Non Violent Confrontational Skills.