Meet our Team
A.S.P. Security Services is a team unlike any other within the security industry. We embrace change and challenge ourselves daily to exceed client expectations. Providing customer service excellence is at the heart of everything we do. Fundamental to our culture is empowerment, communication and understanding.
Our management team is highly motivated and understands the needs and challenges of providing a multi-level security service in complex and/or large facilities.
President and CEO
Dean is an experienced executive and entrepreneur with an acute awareness of providing uniqueness within his service model and full accountability for results to clients. Dean’s vision has driven the culture and delivery of A.S.P. since the organization’s inception. Having spent over 25 years in the security industry, Dean provides the leadership on A.S.P.’s fiscal policies and operations with a focus of providing outstanding customer service on service delivery while offering complete service transparency to clients. Dean believes in building an organization which is based in integrity, safety and competence.
Vice President, Aviation & Transportation
Jim manages and provides leadership in all aspects of A.S.P.’s aviation and transportation division. With over 25 years of experience in the field of airline/airport operations, Jim rose through the ranks of Air Canada to eventually become responsible for thousands of employees, hundreds of daily flights and millions of dollars worth of budgets/projects as Director of Airport Operations. Jim also spent two years with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) as Operational Communications Chief and Emergency Operations Centre Director.
Director, Aviation & Transportation
Angus is a proficient director of special projects with a demonstrated history of working in the security and aviation industry. Skilled in customer service, crisis, operations, and risk and emergency management, Angus ensures the overall operational performance of A.S.P. and acts as an advisor to all of our security clients.
Director of Finance
Paul joined the A.S.P. team in 2011. Leading the accounting team, Paul is responsible for the delivery of finance services, such as accounting, treasury, reporting, budgeting, payroll and pricing. A designated accountant, Paul has more than 25 years of experience at senior financial positions over a broad range of finance areas, including compliance, business process and identifying cost drivers for savings. Paul places an emphasis on ensuring customer satisfaction through quick responsiveness and transparency.
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Debbie is an experienced senior leader with over 40 years experience in the airport/aviation industry. Prior to joining A.S.P., Debbie was employed with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), where she held the positions of Director of Service Delivery (Terminal Operations) and Director of Safety & Security at Toronto Pearson International Airport. As Director of Strategic Initiatives, Debbie is actively involved in strategic planning, business growth initiatives, project management and in providing implementation support for key organizational initiatives. With her background and experience, Debbie brings strong leadership, risk management, organization research and communication skills to A.S.P.
Regional Manager, C.P.P.
Ontario, Commercial & Residential Division
Cliff Sampogna is an experienced security professional with over 20 years of progressive experience in the security industry that encompasses various levels of field management and senior management. Cliff provides senior leadership to A.S.P.’s Residential and Commercial Division and brings a wealth of security knowledge through experience and education that allows him to provide an exceptionally high level of customized service to our clients. In 2018, Cliff completed his CPP designation and is certified under ASIS as a CPP.
General Thomas James Lawson
General Thomas James Lawson is a retired Royal Canadian Air Force officer. While in uniform, Lawson served in many key national and international leadership positions, and completed his career as Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff. General Lawson’s background as an RCAF pilot, leader and national defence expert positions him well to advise and work with our team to develop and act on current and future security strategies.