Portfolio Management Team

Troy brings with him over 20 years of experience and knowledge in the Security/Retail Management Industry. Troy began his security career in 1994 when he was hired as a Public Safety Officer at Sherman Oaks Fashion Square in Southern California. Troy continued his education through training in the security field and quickly moved through positions of higher authority and increasing responsibility within his company. Ultimately Troy was responsible for the security operations of his company in multiple states throughout the South West region, even including Hawaii.

As Vice President with Trident, Troy is responsible for the full service security operations, consulting and other support services in digital technologies and administrative support at numerous shopping centers and client services covering the entire South West Region. With Troy’s dedication and hard work he continues to expand Trident’s retail vertical market.

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.

Tyler joined Trident’s Account Management team in late 2016 and continues to grow his account portfolio. Tyler comes from an extensive background in Restaurant Management where he learned the skills needed to provide those around him with excellent customer service, dedication to his employees and a drive to motivate those around him. Passion, dedication, and a true desire for the opportunity to establish meaningful relationships is how Tyler leads his staff in the field.

Tyler currently manages an ever expanding range of Trident accounts including high end apartment buildings, a human rescue and transformation center and Class A office property.

Travis honorably served 10 years in the United States Marine Corps, receiving decorations for combat special operations. After transitioning to civilian life, Travis consulted for Fortune 100 companies on security policy review and implementation. During his consulting tenure, he used his specialized military background to develop a standard of reporting for Threat and Vulnerability Assessments within Arizona’s critical infrastructures. At Trident, Travis focuses on business development that he sees as an opportunity to create careers for people, and to work for a company that sees its employees as their greatest asset, not a bottom line. Travis proudly serves Infraguard, NCMS, and ASIS.


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