Portfolio Management Team

Scott Connelly has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services-Criminal Justice from Wayland Baptist University (2005), an Associate of Applied Science Degree-Law Enforcement from Wayland Baptist University (2004) and is a graduate of the 221st Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy in 2005. Prior to Trident Scott enjoyed a career as a law enforcement officer for a large Valley agency where he worked in positions of increasing responsibility, ultimately attaining the rank of Assistant Chief of Police. Scott joined Trident in 2011 where he became a site manager of a large Trident account. Scott was promoted to Director of Account Management where he currently supports Trident’s portfolio of commercial office properties, data centers, manufacturing and distribution, and gated communities.

Larry began his career in the security industry in 1992 in the high-rise building sector in New York City. After eight years of service, he relocated to Arizona where he held a number of different security positions before joining Trident in 2004. As a proven leader within the ranks of Trident, Larry has mentored officers and managers in hospitals, high end residential gated communities, and Class A office properties. Larry continually proved himself as a valuable asset to Trident holding multiple positions of increasing responsibility. Now into his 14th year of service with Trident Larry has received numerous Trident awards including: Employee of year, Tri- Star, and the “Whatever it takes and then some…” award. Larry was recently promoted to Senior Account Manager overseeing a large portion of Trident Security’s growing gated community portfolio.

(Arizona State University) Jeff graduated ASU with a B.S. in Justice Studies. Jeff began his career as a security officer with a large national provider. Jeff quickly moved into positions of increasing responsibility within his company, ultimately attaining the position of Account Manager.

In 2016, Jeff joined Trident as an Account Manager overseeing a variety of Trident’s properties including high end residential gated communities, large master planned communities, Class A office properties, lifestyle centers and a government laboratory. Jeff brings over ten years of experience working with local and national customers across many vertical markets. Jeff enjoys working with his onsite Trident teams to deliver unmatched service to our customers.

(Indiana University graduate)  Susannah joined Trident in 2016.  She graduated with a B.A. in Criminal Justice.  Susannah brings with her 18 years of management experience in contract security.  Previously to that, she worked in museum and retail security for an additional seven years.  Susannah has risen through the ranks from security officer to Branch manager at her previous company.  She brings a wealth of experience managing many different types of clients as well as managing a branch budget and complying with quality assurance targets over the last 15 years. 

Susannah manages a large portfolio of Trident customers which include Class A office properties, a government subsidized apartment building, high end gated residential communities, and a human rescue and transformation center.

Jim received a BA in psychology with minors both in sociology and criminal justice. He has applied years of experience performing crisis intervention, behavioral profiling and risk assessment to high profile civil and criminal defense investigations. In addition, his experience as a competitive shooter and firearms instructor makes him well suited to his former role providing armed security protecting physical assets and VIP clients. Jim joined the Trident team as an Account Manager in 2016. Through Jim’s excellent interpersonal relationship skills he manages a caseload of high profile properties that include retail centers, commercial office properties and data centers, Trident Security’s Virtual Guard program and Trident Security’s armed security program.

(University of Minnesota) Travis earned his Bachelor of Arts in Management in 2002. After graduating, Travis relocated to Phoenix where he began his career as a security officer, and was promoted to an Account Manager role a short time later. He joined the Trident team in 2016 and brings with him 14 years of increasing responsibility in the security management field. He has extensive training in physical security practices, OSHA rules and regulations, NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) training, and was a First Aid, CPR & AED training instructor for ten years through the American Heart Association. He also has been involved with such organizations as ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security) and IFMA (International Facility Managers Association).

Travis manages a broad range of Trident’s accounts with Class A office properties, large master planned communities and HOAs and manufacturing facilities.

Lisa has over 25 years of Human Resource leadership experience in both the private and public sectors, and with nationaland global footprints.  She has her Master’s degree in Human Resources, as well as a Master’s degree in Employment and Legal Studies from the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law, at Arizona State University.

Carlos Goveo is board certified in security management by the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) as a Certified Protection Professional, (CPP). He is also a member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) and a Certified Threat Manager, (CTM). Additional certifications include Project Management Professional, (PMP) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, (CISSP). He has a Master's degree in Administration from Central Michigan University, and is a retired Army Officer. He served for 21 years and had the opportunity to work at different levels from small units to regional commands while leading complex multi-national efforts. Carlos worked at several US embassies around the world with duties comprising of auditing security programs, safety, physical security, personal security, travel security, and anti-terrorism.

Lisa Martin is Trident Security’s Training Manager with 15 years of experience working in Operations, Customer Service and Training. After moving to Phoenix, AZ from Chicago, IL, 5 years ago, she began her career with Trident as a Security Officer, then promoted to Site Supervisor, Training Specialist and now the Training Manager for Trident. Lisa has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and current working on a Certificate in Biblical Studies. Lisa provides training seminars in CPR/AED, Basic First Aid, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), Active Shooter Awareness (Homeland Security), Fire Life Safety, and Customer Service for Trident Security.


Looking for a Career?

If you have a passion for security and want to work for a company that provides extensive training and great benefits, join Trident security. We provide security jobs across the Southwest to people who are dedicated to building careers in security.