Universal Protection Service names new VP of Sales

Industry veteran Robert Ryan moves over from Wackenhut to take over position


SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service (UPS), the largest provider of security services to the commercial real estate market in Arizona, California, Colorado and Washington and a division of Universal Services of America (USA), introduces Robert Ryan as Vice President of Sales responsible for overseeing business development throughout California, Arizona, Colorado and Washington. He brings over 29 years of successful experience in management, training, marketing and sales to the company.

"Rob will be a huge asset to our organization and our sales team," said Steve Jones, Co-CEO of Universal Services of America. "With Rob aboard, we will be able to focus our efforts on working more closely with our clients, managing the multiple divisions within the company, and expanding the operation of Universal Services of America."

Ryan joins Universal Protection Service following his tenure as Northeast Regional Vice President of The Wackenhut Corporation, a national security company, and previously served as the Area Operations Director for Pinkerton Security.

"I am very excited to join the Universal Protection Service team. It is not often that you find a company of Universal's caliber, reputation and dedication to customer service in the security-guarding industry," said Ryan.

UPS is the seventh largest security company in the U.S. and currently employees 7,500 security professionals. Universal Protection Service is a division of Universal Services of America, which includes Universal Building Maintenance, UPS Security Systems and UPS Fire/Life Safety Services.

SOURCE Universal Protection Service