Jeff Zisner is an industry and media recognized security expert with over a decade of experience in the security and investigations industry. As the President & CEO, Jeff is responsible overseeing all facets of AEGIS’ security, investigations, training and consulting operations, manages clients, and ensures best practices and quality control adhered to from the top down…
President & CEO
Jeff is a proud Los Angeles native and a graduate of California State University, Northridge with a Bachelors of Science in Business Management and Psychology. Throughout his career, Jeff has dedicated his talents to reinventing the contracted security and investigations industry. His vision is of contracted teams of security and investigative professionals seamlessly integrated with client operations. This symbiotic relation would focus on providing high quality customer service oriented personnel with an emphasis and threat prevention instead of simply reaction.
Jeff began working in the industry as a security officer in 2005. Recognizing, developing, and implementing improvements for the logistical and operational shortfalls at client sites to which he was assigned lead to his promotion to Operations Manager for a local security firm. After growing the company and streamlining its processes, Jeff left the firm to pursue opportunities as a consultant and surveillance investigator, gaining valuable experience conducting threat assessments, varied types of security operations, and complex investigations.
His credentials also include Bureau of Security & Investigative Services Security Instructor, Private Investigator, board certification as a “Certified Protection Professional” by ASIS, and the FBI’s Infragard Commercial Facilities Sector Coordinator. Resulting from his dedication to Infragard’s mission and his production of high quality training workshops, Jeff was awarded the National Infragard Rookie of the Year Award 2012.
Jeff is the President and CEO of AEGIS, specializing in high-end, customer centric security, investigation, training and consulting services. Jeff can still be found in the field managing complex investigations and large scale events when he isn’t busy conducting security assessments, conducting training programs, or managing the day-to-day business of his firm.
In his free time, he spends time with his wife, dog, and close circle of friends, enjoys traveling, riding his motorcycle, firearms training, and exploring other business ventures.
Director of HR
Kevin currently services as AEGIS Operations Manager where he oversees all scheduling, dispatch, and logistics for the AEGIS team throughout the western region. With his extensive experience in the industry, his focus is on advancing AEGIS to the next level with unprecedented customer service and client retention.
Kevin Folk has over 27+ years of Security Management experience. He has worked for some of the largest security companies in the United States. Firms include, Burns International, ABM, Allied Barton, Universal Protection Services, and Nastec Inc.
After promoting in to management, Kevin served as the Director of Security for several hospitality brands, technology companies, and the Seattle Seahawks stadium. After relocating back to Los Angeles from Seattle in 2009. Kevin was hired by Nastec Inc. as Operations Manager. He facilitated the company to become a prominent name in the Jewish Community in Los Angeles servicing the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, Valley Alliance, Temple Isaiah, and other well respected institutions.
During his tenure, he served as the Interim Director of Security under contract at the Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles where he was tasked with the management of two dozen security officers and over 680 hours of services per week.
Kevin enjoys spending time with his 8 year old grandson, who is a rapidly advancing pop-warner football star. Kevin also assists in coaching in the summer and hopes to see his grandson continue to improve as he grows up.
Craig Paul is the Operations Supervisor at Aegis Security & Investigations. He has more than two decades of management and sales experience, including private security, real estate and financial services. Notable are the many years he spent training in several disciplines of martial arts and as an expert instructor of Krav Maga. Craig is currently active with the LA County Sheriff’s Department where he serves as a volunteer patrol officer.
In his current role, Craig’s responsibilities include supervision and logistics of field operations. He provides field and on the job training for the security staff, guidance in best practices, and quality control is maintained for all field operations.
Craig has two daughters and in his off time will most often be found riding his Harley.
Chelsea Turner is the Administrative Manager for AEGIS, which entails handling general office matters, developing web content, tending to our social media, and hiring new employees. She helps employees with general inquiries about pay, work hours, and site locations. She also helps clients with general pricing and our availability to best suit their needs. For media market component of Chelsea’s area of responsibility, she develops content for the AEGIS blog and social media (LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram). Regarding hiring, Chelsea is the first person candidates meet when they interview and she continues to work with them throughout the hiring process to ensure they are on-boarded as part of the AEGIS team smoothly.
Chelsea’s career in administration began at CSU Northridge as a student assistant in Marketing and Communications. She worked at CSUN for several years, learning professional journalistic writing and general office administration. Having turned down undergraduate teaching opportunities in English and communications, her tenure came to a close with her completing her master’s degree in 2016. Moving into the private sector, Chelsea served as a youth program director before transitioning to AEGIS.