President & CEO
Scott Scribner is the founder of Star Protection Agency, LLC in the Pacific Northwest. Mr. Scribner has been providing senior leadership and direction to some of the most respected building service support operations for more than 21 years. His perspectives on risk management, national disaster mitigation, business continuity, and labor relations have helped him to lead Star Protection through a period of growth. As a trusted tactical partner with respected companies and organizations such as the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute, CBRE, Blackstone Group, Paccar, Philips Medical, Nintendo, Kemper Development, and Russell Investment, Mr. Scribner has combined a corporate philosophy focused on appearance, aptitude, attitude, and training. Mr. Scribner is an active participant in various committees so that he can give back to the communities that he has the privilege of serving. A graduate of Eastern Washington University, and continuing education at Stanford University, Mr. Scribner is currently seeking his Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation through the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS). He is also an accomplished, competitive triathlete and competes internationally in half and full Ironman triathlons.
Chief Operating Officer
Bryan Kettler has more than 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. As a former officer with the Department of Justice Services, Bryan has worked many facets of security in his tenure with national security. He has held positions in both the hotel and healthcare industries, including positions with the Ritz Carlton Hotel Company and a major national healthcare system. Bryan holds a degree in the Administrations of Justice, and is currently
a member of ASIS.
Jeff Harris has more than 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. He has served in a variety of management and marketing roles. He has worked extensively in advisory and consulting capacities 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 such as 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.
Director of Human Resources
Nancy Glass is a graduate of Western Washington University with more than 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 include 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 Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) CP certification and is an active member of the local SHRM chapter.
Director of Operations
Brandon Guempel attended Edmonds Community College and has lived in the Seattle area for the past 25 years. Brandon brings more than 5 years of security experience to Star. He specializes 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 liaison between his clients and Star, with the goal of enhancing the client experience. Brandon is also working to become a Certified Protection Professional (CPP).
Recruiting & Training Coordinator
Ron Sable brings more than 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 industry in what has become 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.
Patrol Division Manager
Jim Hatfield 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 of 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, Handcuff Usage, Tactical Baton Usage, Hazard Materials Spill Response, Decontamination Training, Respirator Certification, Personal Protection Equipment Usage, Dealing with the Mentally Ill, Verbal De-escalation Techniques and Non-Violent Confrontational Skills.