Steven Reesor is an accomplished Security Professional with many years of experience in policing, corporate security, security consulting, private investigations and security training. In 2005 Steven retired from the Toronto Police Service after completing 30 years of distinguished service. During his policing career he worked in numerous policing areas including Uniform Patrol, SWAT, Internal Audit and Homicide. He spent the last nine years of his policing career as a Deputy Chief of Police and while holding that rank was in charge of over 4,000 officers in Policing Operations.
Steven holds both a BA from York University and a MBA from the University of Toronto. In 2007 he obtained his CPP (Certified Protection Professional) designation in security management from the American Society of Industrial Security. In 2009 he was accredited as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Steven holds a “Top Secret” (Level III) Government of Canada Security Clearance. He is a member of a number of associations including the Ontario Association of Career Colleges, American Society of Industrial Security, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, International Security Managers Association, Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Council of Private Investigators of Ontario.
Maribel Laforteza is the Director of Operations at the Centre for Security Training & Management Inc.
For seven years, prior to joining the Centre for Security, Maribel was the Director of Operations at Klass Security.
Maribel has a strong background in customer service and human resources.
Maribel has a Diploma in Social Work from Seneca College.
Sharleen provides Reception and Administrative Support at the Centre for Security Training & Management Inc.
Prior to joining the Centre for Security, Sharleen held a number of customer service related functions including assignments as a Personal Support Worker.
Sharleen holds a Pharmaceutical Technician Diploma from Trios College and a Personal Support Worker Diploma from Medix College.
Mike is a Security Guard Instructor at the Centre for Security Training & Management Inc. He is also the Defensive Tactics & Handcuffing Instructor. Mike is a licensed Security Guard with many years experience working in uniform positions and providing security at nightclubs and special events.
Mike is an accomplished martial arts expert who has reached the distinguished position of Taekwon-do Grand Master.
In 2007 Mike was inducted into the World-wide Taekwon-do Hall of Fame in recognition for his contributions to Taekown-do for supporting its development in the Middle East. Mike regularly travels to South Korea and Japan for martial arts events and ceremonies. Mike has many years experience teaching martial arts. Mike has provided defensive tactic instruction to many different organizations including the Toronto Police Service, Edmonton Police Service, and Belgian Special Forces.
Mike speaks five languages.
Doug is a Security Guard Instructor at the Centre for Security Training & Management Inc.
Doug is dual licensed as a Security Guard and Private Investigator.
In 2012 Doug retired from the Toronto Police Service after completing 30 years of distinguished service. During his policing career Doug performed in many uniform and detective functions spending his last 5 years as a Detective in the Homicide Squad.
Since retiring from policing Doug has had teaching assignments in the Police Foundations Program at both Everest and Trillium Private Career Colleges.
Doug holds a Certificate in Adult Learning from Durham College.
Lou is a Security Guard Instructor, Private Investigator Instructor and Surveillance Instructor at the Centre for Security Training & Management Inc.
Lou is dual licensed as a Security Guard and Private Investigator.
In 2008 Lou retired from the Toronto Police Service after completing 32 years of distinguished service.
Lou spent the last 20 years of his policing career conducting surveillance and organized crime investigations.
Over the past few years Lou has lectured part-time at Humber College on subjects that include Police Ethics, Provincial Offenses Act, Conflict Management, Canadian Justice System and the Criminal Code.