Executive Team

Derek Oldham
President/COO
Many years ago Derek knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur. In 2010 his lifelong dream came true and IPSA Security Services was born. Vision is the foundation block to a strong company and Derek has built his vision into the everyday services for both our employees and valued clients.You can hear Derek say throughout the day “take care of our people and clients and everything else will take care of itself”. For more than 20 years Derek has been perfecting his vision and unique business model to create a security company that would provide the highest level of security services to its clients, while providing its employees with an extremely rewarding place to work. He has built a company that is forward thinking, technologically savvy, and customer service focused. Derek has also built the reputation in hiring quality employees and motivating them to exceed our clients’ expectations. Derek’s security background includes working with numerous fortune 500 companies such as: oil refineries, commercial real estate, manufacturing, HOA’s, Convention Centers,colleges,and Ports of LA/Long Beach to name a few.Derek also has significant experience in Fire Life Safety programs, handling work place violence, and has given many educational seminars. Derek is a proud graduate of the University of Arizona and a member of ASIS, IFMA, USBC, Hiring our Heroes, and BNI. In his spare time you can find Derek at the golf course, a soccer field or a hockey rink.
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Danielle Smith
Vice President
Danielle is a 15-year veteran of the security industry, having spent a majority of her career managing client accounts, supervising security personnel and directing field operations in the guard services environment. Formerly a director for a nation-wide contract security company, Danielle has managed security operations centers (SOC), video investigation, access control and crisis management. She has significant experience in personnel management and scheduling, with a track record of overseeing 100+ employees as well as managing a 10,000 HPW security detail. Her ability to connect with personnel has allowed her to gain significant expertise in recruitment, training and personnel leadership. A large part of her expertise and a critical function of her role with IPSA Security Services is her ability to provide exceptional service and collaborative support to client account management. Danielle provides key management expertise and will be responsible for directing and overseeing a significant portion of IPSA’s client base. Her focus will center on operations to ensure the needs of our clients and officers are managed appropriately.
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Airianna Perry
Administrative Assistant
Airianna Perry joined the IPSA Security team in 2014, bringing with her numerous years in customer service and tech support in many different fields. Airianna provides the companies Front end support to ensure the office operations are well maintained. She also helps us with our technological support in the field. If you call or visit our office you will find Airianna with a big smile on her face. We all can appreciate that!
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Marc Tran
Assistant Controller
Marc Tran brings more than 20 years of accounting experience. Marc has gained extensive accounting experience through the years from a variety of companies. For small and medium-sized businesses, Marc has expertise in all aspects of accounting including payrolls, cash flows, budgets, forecasting, audits and financial reporting. Marc graduated from California State University of Fullerton with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. In his spare time, Marc likes to spend time with his family and watch sports.
Anne Foust
Office Manager
Anne is responsible for managing all back office operations including business support functions, employee retention, vendor management, recruiting and new hire orientation. Her intense attention to details and organization skills are important to IPSA Security's success. Anne's efficient and effective ability to assist on managing our back office operations allows our entire team to focus on our current and new clients.
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