Christopher R. Wright

Christopher R. Wright, CPP - President
Christopher is President of Alert Security and is a founder of the company and a Certified Protection Professional. Chris has gained security experience and knowledge from his service in the Army as a Military Police Officer and from his employment with private security companies. Chris has been in the industry since 1991 and has progressive security and law enforcement related experience and has a degree and two certificates of achievement in Administration of Justice.

For years the world has recognized a need for competent professionals who can effectively manage complex security issues that threaten people and the assets of corporations, governments, and public and private institutions. As the emphasis on protecting people, property, and information increases, it has strengthened the demand for professional managers. To meet these needs, the ASIS International administers the Certified Protection Professional program.

Nearly 10,000 professionals have earned the designation of CPP™. This group of professionals has demonstrated its competency in the areas of security solutions and best-business practices through an intensive qualification and testing program. As a result, these men and women have been awarded the coveted designation of CPP™, and are recognized as proven leaders in their profession.



Mark Witt
Mark Witt - Senior Vice President Operations
Mark is one of the founders of Alert Security and has been in the industry since 1990 and has experience that he obtained in the military and private security industry. Mark served eight years on active duty in the US Army Infantry as an infantry Squad Leader and two years in the Reserves as an ROTC Instructor. He has experience ranging from Security Officer to Account Manager. Mark is currently responsible for managing all aspects of guard and patrol operations in the region.


Robert Nolan

Robert (Bob) Nolan – Vice President Operations
Bob has worked in the security industry since 1986. He served in the US Army as a military police officer specializing in physical security. After his military tenure, he worked as a branch manager/ area manager/general manager for the nation's largest security company, where he had many accolades and became one of the most respected security professionals in the state of Nevada. Bob currently oversees operations in Nevada, California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. When not at work or with his ever growing family, he can be found on the golf course.


Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams – Operations Manager
Matthew is responsible for scheduling, payroll and assists with billing. Matthew started working for Alert in September of 2013 and has held various operation positions in the company to include event management and supervision at various sites. Matthew was an Eagle Scout who is currently attending Portland Community College pursuing a double major in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.


Andy Seno
Andy Seno – Operations Manager
Andy is responsible for overseeing the daily operations in the Seattle Area. Andy has several years of upper management experience and was part owner and CEO of a corporation for eight years. During his time with us, he has worked at many different sites including supervising special events and working as a patrol driver. He is also our DOL certified trainer for Washington State. Andy earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Washington and also received a certification in Web Design from Bellevue College.


Jeff Matson
Jeff Matson – Operations Manager
Jeff is responsible for overseeing the daily operations in Las Vegas he also assists with operations in Arizona and New Mexico. Jeff honorably served four years on active duty in the United States Navy as a Boatswain's Mate and Master Helmsmen. After his military tenure, Jeff attended college at Western Michigan University. Jeff has a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, a minor in Sociology, and a minor in Substance Abuse Services.


Hurtt Gay
Hurtt Gay – Operations Manager
Hurtt is responsible for overseeing daily operations in Northern Nevada and Northern California. Hurtt has a strong background in the Restaurant and Construction industries. Hurtt and his wife owned and operated a local restaurant for many years. Hurtt served honorably in in the US Airforce, as a Security Specialist and was assigned to special response teams, receiving several accommodations and being promoted early in service. Hurtt and his family have resided in Nevada for over ten years.


Debra Drake
Debra Drake – Administrative Assistant
Debra has 20 years of customer service and office administration experience. Debra has a bachelor’s degree in Forest Recreation Resources from Oregon State University and has spent 17 years working closely with the public in recreational settings.


Mary Ebert
Mary Ebert – Receptionist
Mary has over 20 years of experience working as a Professional Administrative Specialist working in many industries. The last 7 years was spent in the Affordable Housing Industry. She started serving in the United States Navy in 1976 as a Yeoman and was Honorable Discharged several years later. In her spare time she is a Volunteer Coach for Fall Bowling with Washington County Special Olympics.


Sara Steele
Sara Steele – Administrative Assistant
Sara is just beginning her career in the corporate industry. She has 10 years in customer service and 5 years in data entry. Sara was born and raised in Oregon and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and loves involving herself in anything outdoors such as fishing, hiking, camping and 4-wheeling.


Trennette Castillo

Trennette Castillo – Business Development Manager
Trennette Castillo has 25 years experience in direct Customer Service and outside sales. She has been the owner and operator of 2 different businesses’ in California and Nevada. She attended Academy of Investigation and Security School in Florida and has been in the security industry for seven years. Including education and port security training.
FERPA and TWIC Certified


Garry Weiner
Garry Weiner – Business Development Manager
Garry came to us from the Insurance industry where he served 30+ years in Sales and Marketing positions working with Financial Services Professionals and serving the public directly. As former Regional Director in Oregon and Washington for LeTip International Inc Networking Organization Garry brings decades of experience in establishing, growing and maintaining relationships. Garry is Active in his local Masonic Lodge and enjoys time with his family. Garry has two sons that share the same birthday 15 years apart. His older son works in Florida.


Arick Biggs
Arick Biggs – Business Development Manager
Arick Biggs comes to Alert Security with a plethora of experience from Law Enforcement, Security, Operation Management and Entrepreneurship. Arick will be graduating from Grand Canyon University February 2019 with a legal studies degree helping to expand and balance his experience with education. Arick will be a key part in helping grow the California operations.