In early 2012, as the company continued to expand across Florida, Craig Smith joined ALERT Protective Services as an Executive Vice President and Managing Partner. Craig is primarily responsible and in charge of security expansion and operations for the Southeast coast of Florida, to include Palm Beach, Broward, St. Lucie, and Martin Counties. Mr. Smith has responsibility for all operations in Southeast Florida, including supervision & mentorship of his branch field team, business development and client relationships.
Craig has over 19 years of experience in contract and cutting edge electronic security applications. His past experiences include executive positions with the world's largest security providers, with a specialty in the development of combined solutions designed to reduce a client's security risks while meeting budget requirements.
Prior to joining ALERT Protective Services, Mr. Smith served for several years as a Regional President, for Securitas Security USA. As Regional President, he managed a $250 million region that included over 7,500 employees. Most recently Mr. Smith served as Director of Solution Development for G4S Secure Solutions, Americas where he was responsible for developing organic growth within all technology products and services across the U.S. for the largest security provider in the world. He specializes in manpower + technology combined services, software support, data analytics, security assessments, access control systems, video management platforms and integrated strategies.
Craig earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and his Masters degree in Business Administration from Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, VA. He is a member of ASIS International and the Gold Coast Chapter of the Community Association Institute.