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 - 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 – Vice President Operations
Bob has worked in the security industry since 1986. Bob served in the US Army as a military police officer specializing in physical security. After his military tenure, Bob worked as a branch 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.


Matthew Williams – Scheduling Manager
Matthew is responsible for scheduling, payroll and assists with billing. Mathew 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. Mathew was an Eagle Scout who is currently attending Portland Community College pursuing a double major in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.


Jeff Matson – Area 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.


Heriberto Rivera – Area Manager
Heriberto has a law enforcement background from Boston, MA and has a master’s degree in Criminal Justice with a major in Criminology and over 12 years’ experience in security, public safety, emergency medical response, product based knowledge instruction, personal security in a high threat environment and leadership in civilian/public safety combined atmospheres. Heriberto is also a CPR, Taser, D.T.S, Handcuff and Baton instructor. Heriberto is highly analytical, dedicated and an intuitive professional with proficiency in threat assessment, monitoring and maintaining and utilization of security equipment and weaponry coordination with various service providers and provided close personal protection and security. Heriberto provides expertise in emergency procedures, enforcement administration, corporate security protection, executive protection, risk mitigation and inspective procedures and practices. Articulate communicator in English with advanced skill sets in American Sign Language and Spanish.




Jerome Martinez – Area Manager
Jerome has been providing security and security management services in the Reno, NV area for 20 years. He has specialized in Housing Security, Varied Security Contract Management, and Security Service Field Management for Northern Nevada. Jerome has 15 years of State of Nevada and Federal Compliance management experience with various entities. Jerome also has 20 years of youth service as both a volunteer and various positions that were grant paid, 18 years of serving on various community and county boards in Washoe and Lyon Counties, Boards include the Gang Alternatives Partnership, Lyon County Commissioner's Advisory Board for Stagecoach, NV and The Stagecoach Business Development Board. Jerome is also certified by FEMA in both IS 100 and IS 200 incident command structures.


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.


Crystal Trejo – Receptionist
Crystal has 3 years’ experience in an office environment with 6 months working in District 16 Self Sufficiency. Crystal successfully completed Office Administration training through PIVOT Job Corps. Crystal in bilingual in English and Spanish and has certified experience in Microsoft products.



Eian Bell – Business Development Manager
Business Development Manager servicing the entire Western Region. Eian has an Associate’s degree in Computer and Electronic Engineering. He has 5 years’ experience in in direct Customer Service and 10 of sales in many different fields. Ian has lived in Nevada for a majority of his life. Ian is a family man who enjoys spending his off time with his children and wife.



Trennette Castillo – Business Development Manager
Business Development Manager servicing the entire Western Region. 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.
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