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STEVEN L. COLBERT - PRESIDENT & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Mr. Colbert joined Firstwatch Security in October of 2006. He is a graduate of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma with a bachelors degree in Music. He has over 30 years of management experience with large companies like Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Color Tile, Inc., and several large security companies. Having served in capacities as Director of Business Development, Branch Manager, District Manager and Regional Manager. In addition he has owned and operated several successful businesses. He also has a professional broadcasting background with experience at KWCO-AM and KXXK-FM in Chickasha, OK., and KRLD NewsRadio 1080 in Dallas, TX.
He maintains multiple professional licenses, including being a Licensed Private Investigator. His "hands on" management style has served him well, and it's one he continues to follow as President and COO.




PAUL MCCOWAN - DIRECTOR OF PATROL

Mr. McCowan has been with Firstwatch Security for 22 years. He has extensive experience in the security industry. He started his career as a stationary officer, before being promoted into patrol. He came to Firstwatch in 1989 from east, Texas, where he worked as Captain of the Patrol division for Pinkerton Security. He now holds the rank of Deputy Chief, and manages the entire patrol division for Firstwatch which includes residential, commercial and industrial accounts.









ROY DAVIS - DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. Davis first came to Firstwatch Security in September 1999.  He recently rejoined Firstwatch as Director of the Communications division.  He has a background in law enforcement as a Deputy for the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department in West Olive, Michigan.  He has extensive experience in the security industry, holding a State Security Commission since 1990. He started his career as a Security Officer in Abilene, Texas.  He also worked in Dallas, Austin and out of Houston.  Mr. Davis has served three different municipalities as a volunteer fireman, where he was awarded Rookie of the Year in 2011, and holds a certificate as an Emergency Medical Responder. He also serves as a First Responder.  He now holds the rank of Deputy Chief at Firstwatch.  He is a 1986 graduate of Texas University in Austin with an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.





KARNATION CRUZ - DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING

Mrs. Cruz joined Firstwatch Security in 2006 as a Communications Officer after leaving her management position with another security company.  In Addition to her extensive training and experience in Security, she has her TCLEOSE license in Texas.  After joining Firstwatch, she quickly worked her way into management. She is currently responsible for the entire accounting department including accounts receivable, accounts payable, billing and payroll.









ANDREW PORRAS - DIRECTOR OF ALARM DIVISION

Mr. Porras joined Firstwatch Security in 1997 as the Chief Mechanic. In addition to his technical expertise, he has tremendous management experience, having managed a group of restaurants, and owned his own business. He also has a background in electronics. The unique blend of these talents and expertise, established the perfect combination for the next manager to lead our alarm division. Mr. Porras also continues to supervise the maintenance of our fleet of patrol vehicles.