Security Consultant Team:  


Is the founder (1982), owner and President of Security

America Inc. He is a Certified Protection Professional, a distinction awarded by The American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International) reflecting stringent course work and testing. Mr. Signorelli has over forty (40) years of management experience in security, loss prevention, and criminal justice.


CHRIS SIGNORELLI, Vice President Chris_Signorelli

Brings a number of experiences to Security America while growing up with the company and working in the field and corporate office for a number of years.  He has operations , sales, and administrative experience at Security America as well as for a minor league baseball team.  His mission is that our clients will receive the best protection for the best value. 


 Col. Bruce A. Gerrity, USAF (Ret.), CPPgerrity

Col. Gerrity is a 26-year Air Force veteran who has served his country with distinction in Viet Nam, Panama and Desert Storm. He has proven management, operational success and fiscal experience in high pressure, sensitive international relations and corporate security/safety environments.  Since 1996, Col. Gerrity, a Certified Protection Professional, has been involved in a wide range of security consulting activities that have required his involvement in numerous consulting activities including security, emergency services master plan, protection development and specialized training.


Scott A. Hill, MS, CPP, CHPA Scott Hill - consultant 4-26-13

Scott is the Director of Safety/Security/Transportation as well as Chief Privacy Officer at King’s Daughters Health System in Ashland Kentucky.  Scott’s security program is one of only thirty one programs in the country (and one of the first) to be an “Accredited Program of Distinction” as sanctioned by the IAHSS. He is Board Certified in Security Management as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) as sanctioned by the American Society for Industrial Security, Senior Member of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety, and Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA). Scott has served as Chairman and is the founder of the Kentucky Chapter of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (KYIAHSS).  Scott received his Master’s degree in Loss Prevention and Safety from Eastern Kentucky University. Scott serves as a consultant and has also devised personal safety, emergency preparedness, and security seminars he has presented to churches, civic groups, hospitals, schools, and many other organizations.



Charles E. Smith recently retired as the Corporate Director of Protective Services at OhioHealth, a position that he held for the past Twenty years. Chuck is a graduate of Youngstown State University and has served in public law enforcement and corporate security for the past forty four years.  He has been responsible for developing, coordinating, implementing and directing programs, policies and procedures to maintain and enhance public safety and assets of patients, visitors and employees at several Central Ohio medical facilities. A United States Marine Corps veteran, Chuck served in the Vietnam conflict.  


Jack L. Rinchich, CSPJack Rinchich

In addition to being a board-certified safety professional (CSP) and a chaplain in the Cops for Christ organization, Jack is a former Marine and a former Charleston (WV) city police officer. He has coordinated and provided dignitary protection for numerous governors, congressmen, senators, ambassadors, presidential candidates and a host of celebrities.  He has worked closely with the U. S. Secret Service in providing security for many high level political figures including the Vice President of the United States.  As an executive protection specialist, security consultant and criminal investigator, his input in security and safety practices is invaluable.

Most recently, he served as director of security and chief of campus police for the University of Charleston (WV). He also served on an anti-terrorism task force with local and federal law enforcement agencies. He was appointed as President of the National Association of Chiefs of Police and the American Police Hall of Fame after serving as their National Chaplain for 13 years.  He continues to serve as their National President.


Gary L. Forman, CPP, PCI, PPS, MBA, VAPPSGary Formen consultant-2013

The former Director of NiSource Corporate Security was responsible for security programs and personnel across this 7 billion dollar corporation. He has been actively involved through the Partnership for Critical Infrastructure Security, the Oil and Natural Gas Security Coordinating Council (ONGSCC) and other industry groups as an advocate and representative of critical infrastructure industries. He one of the authors of “Security Compliance Guidelines” for Security America Operations in 2015. Because of his unique background in engineering, operations and business management as well as security, he has worked with NSA and NSS staff to provide information to the White House and to Congress.


Bob Siebel, CFE, CCO, CHSBob S.

Bob Siebel has been a professional and dedicated security and loss prevention specialist over his 40 year career.  He has been involved in numerous activities related to security concerns and investigation of criminal activities.  He is a specialist related to electronics communications and fraud detection, loss prevention, court testimony, and general security consulting. Mr. Siebel has served the American Society for Industrial Security, WV Chapter (ASIS) as both Chairman and Secretary on numerous occasions.


William “Bill” Whyte, Bill Whyte

Has over forty years of experience in security and criminal justice, of which twenty years have been in management. He has spent his career using his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Master’s Degree in Psychological Services/Personnel – Public Administration toward better security management in corrections and security fields. His piers value his involvement in numerous workshops and seminars as well as professional presentations and publications guiding the future of security. Mr. Whyte’s experience includes: Chairman of the Central West Virginia Chapter of the American Society of Industrial Security, 2000, Deputy Commissioner of the WV Department of Corrections – 1981-1997, Executive Vice President Security America, Charleston, WV – 1999 – 2000, Warden of the Huttonsville Correctional Center – 1977-1981, Diagnostician, West Virginia Corrections Inmate Intake Center, 1972-1977, Dean of Men, Davis & Elkins College, 1970-1972, Guest Instructor – West Virginia State Police Academy, 1978-1996, Fairmont State College, 1980-1982, Davis & Elkins College, 1973-1980, Criminal Justice Instructor – West Virginia State College, 1983- Present.


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Security America, Inc.

Corporate Offices Charleston, WV

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A West Virginia Company serving industry since 1982