Born and raised in Townsville, Adrian brings over 15 years’ experience in the region’s security industry to Proactive Security. Adrian started his career as a static patrol security officer and crowd controller before taking over management of the Townsville office of a Cairns based security company. This required co-ordinating the security needs for up to ten of Townsville’s top night clubs and hotels. In this role Adrian was also responsible for providing security for public events in Townsville such as the Townsville Show, employing and co-ordinating up to sixty Security Officers at one time.
Adrian has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the security industry and uses this knowledge to provide strategic assessments of client security needs, develop security profiles and provide tailor-made plans to ensure the delivery of effective security services, at all times. Adrian oversees security operations, client liaison and sales.
Adrian is passionate about security dogs and his skills as a dog handler, trainer and breeder have him in demand from individuals and organisations to provide advice and training support. His reputation and ongoing success in working with security dogs has seen him providing services and advice to organisations from security companies in Victoria to the Singapore Police.
Adrian understands that close liaison on a continual basis with Queensland Police Service, Liquor Licensing, Queensland Fire and Rescue and the Townsville City Council is an important part of effective management within the Security Industry. Since starting the business, he has worked hard to develop and build strong links with these stakeholders and across the community.
A proud mother of four young children, Emily combines being a parent with providing administrative and organisational leadership to all areas of Proactive Security. Prior to her involvement in the security industry, Emily spent 10 years on customer service roles, realising the importance of understanding customer wants and needs and delivering quality customer service at all times.
Emily has a particular focus on financial, human resource and administrative management of the company and has led the establishment and maintenance of Proactive Security’s Quality Assurance ISO 9001 Certification. She has excellent business and management skills, and an absolute commitment to ensuring the company maintains the highest possible levels of performance across all areas of operation.
Emily skills and dedication have been recognised through a number of award nominations, including:
- Townsville Chamber of Commerce Young Business Achievement Awards, Business Person of the Year Finalist 2008.
- The Bendigo Business Women’s Awards - Emerging Business Women of the Year 2008
- The Bendigo Business Women’s Awards - Business Women of the Year, Finalist, 2009
- AIM Management Excellence Awards – Young Manager of the Year, Finalist, 2009