CEO - A.J. Caro
AJ Caro has been a trailblazer in the business world since he was a teenager. At just 17 years old, he took the reins at the largest transportation company on Long Island and supervised more than one-hundred employees. Six years later, at twenty-three, Mr. Caro purchased his first company, Arrow Security. He took the firm from its struggling position in the marketplace and built it into one of the most recognized brands in the industry. The firm now has offices worldwide and has contracts with local, state and federal governments, major retailers, utility companies, an airport, and many others.
It didn’t take long for Mr. Caro's success at Arrow Security to be recognized. The company was selected for inclusion on Inc. Magazine list of fastest growing companies in America. Arrow Security experienced a 48.7% increase in revenues from 2005 to 2008. This unprecedented growth is even more remarkable when you consider that the achievement took place during one of the worst recessions in modern history. See Full Bio Here
Chief of Operations - Peter G. Curcio
Peter G. Curcio serves as Arrow Security’s Chief of Operations. Peter is a former FBI Executive Fellow and Senior Law Enforcement Executive serving as a 3 star Bureau Chief with the New York City Department of Correction Peter serves as adjunct criminal justice faculty at Briarcliffe College and serves as an adjunct instructor for the Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections.
He is a graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice – CUNY and holds a Masters Degree in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati. Peter is a NYS licensed private investigator, NYS licensed security guard instructor and serves as a subject matter expert for Law Enforcement Today magazine. He has been featured on MSNBC, Court TV and provides criminal justice consulting for the cable television show “Necessary Roughness”.
Richard Dormer - Executive Vice President
The former Police Commissioner of the Suffolk County Police Department, Mr. Dormer brings over 40 years experience in law enforcement. An Irish immigrant, Richard Dormer became a Police Officer in 1963 and retired from the Suffolk County Police Department as a Three-Star Chief in 1993. In 2004, Mr. Dormer was asked by Suffolk County Executive, Steve Levy to serve as Suffolk County’s 11th Police Commissioner, a post he served until his retirement in 2011.
Commissioner Dormer holds an MBA from the New York Institute of Technology, studied at the Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government and attended the FBI National Academy. After leaving the Police Department, Dormer taught and is still an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice at Suffolk County Community College.
Vice President of Business Development - Joseph Hirsch
Mr. Joseph Hirsch is ARROW SECURITY’S™ Vice President of Business Development. Having a successful track record in Client acquisition and integration, Mr. Hirsch has greatly contributed to the notable growth and development of ARROW SECURITY™ .
Ensuring the delivery of quality in all of ARROW SECURITY’S™ services, Mr. Hirsch flawlessly coordinates and directs new Client transitions. By promoting various Client and employee retention initiatives, Mr. Hirsch has increased the company’s performance standards encouraging both positive Client relationships and a constructive work ethic amongst employees. Mr. Hirsch is also responsible for the positive Public Relation efforts and keeps his finger on the pulse of emerging security trends, coordinating efforts with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies as well as the secret service. With a background that exercises & utilizes military intelligence for the public sector and national security for the private sector, his vigilance and vast knowledge has afforded him superior risk management skills as he is continuously coordinating corrective measures from investigations conducted on issues such as insurance fraud, theft and related issues.
John C. Reed – Senior Vice President – New England
Mr. Reed is responsible for Arrow Security’s Northeast division, including upstate New York. He has a decorated background in security, encompassing 20 years of experience at various managerial positions within the security industry. Prior to joining Arrow Security in 2015, he oversaw the management of several prominent security firms, spanning all of the eastern United States, from Maine to Florida. Mr. Reed has an academic background in law enforcement and holds certifications in multiple fields from the Massachusetts State Police and Albertus Magnus College.
Mr. Reed is a member of the American Society for Industrial Security, is a 32degree Mason and a Shriner. He served on the board for the Shriners Hospital for children. He also holds security agency licenses in multiple states throughout the U.S. He is a dedicated father of 5, and lives in Connecticut with his wife and 2 younger children. Mr. Reed and his team are based out of the New England Regional Office -New Haven, CT.
Michael C. Pietrantuono, Co-Partner of Arrow Executive Services
Mr. Pietrantuono holds an A.S. in Criminal Justice from Johnson & Wales University and a B.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. His credentials include certifications from: the North American S.W.A.T. Training Assoc-Advanced S.W.A.T. School, International Institute for Counter Terrorism Studies, Certified High Risk Protection Specialist and FEMA, Professional Development in Emergency Management and Certified Red Cross First Aid, CPR & AED Instructor. In his current role, Mr. Pietrantuono is responsible for the training and operations for the New England Region and is a co-partner of Arrow Executive Services, an entity which provides national Executive Protection and Security coverage.
CT Notary Public, NRA; Law Enforcement Handgun & Shotgun , Basic Pistol & Refuse To Be a Victim Instructor, Glock Professional Armorer, Hostage Survival Level 1, SWAT; Quick Action Deployment (QUAD), Basic & Advanced, Tactical First Aid for Law Enforcement Instructor, ASP Tactical Handcuffing & Baton Instructor, SiG Arms Tactical Pistol techniques, OCAT Instructor, PATH Instructor, Monadnock Expandable Baton & Defensive Tactics Instructor, Mixed Martial Arts for Law Enforcement Instructor, Action Target Range Operations, LaserMax Instructor, Counter Terrorism; Close Protection & Site Security, Certified High Risk Protection Specialist I & Law Enforcement Operations, SureFire Low-Light Shooting Instructor, Weapon Retention Instructor, Taser Instructor, Metal-Tec 1400 Instructor, FEMA Emergency Response to Terrorism and more.
Tyrone Edwards, Partner, Northern Indiana
Ty has have over 30 years of security and investigative experience in the private and public sector. His experience includes guard services, armored transport, retail loss prevention, investigations, executive protection and consulting. With over 10 years' experience as a supervisor assigned to General Service Administration (GSA) contracted to Federal Protective Services (FPS) he has supervised over 30 armed security and police officers.
Ty is a lifelong learner; he has obtained a Master of Arts in Political Studies from Governors State University in University Park, IL. And a Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Keller Graduate School of Management in Oak Brook, IL.
Ty is a U.S. Navy Vietnam era veteran, and have always been an active member of my community.
Juan Quinones - Managing Partner, Hudson Valley Region
Juan Quinones became a managing partner with Arrow Security to expand the company's operations in the Northern part of New York, including Westchester, Rockland and Sullivan Counties. Juan brings over 24 years in law enforcement, a retired Correction Warden, who served as the Chief Administrator of a Correctional institution with 900 employees and 1700 detainees. In this capacity, Juan was responsible for the development of policies and procedures relative to security, administration and operational matters of the facility.
Juan developed an impressive record of organizational advancement and achievement in several positions due to diligence, commitment, professionalism and his work ethic. He has served as a consultant and director of security for a transitional housing facility. Juan has an extensive training background related to security and management.
Paul Arteche - Arizona Manager
Paul brings to Arrow Security and the Yuma Market well over 30 years of Law Enforcement and Physical Security Experience. He is a veteran of the USAF where he achieved and received numerous awards and citations within the Security Police career field. Prior to locating to Yuma AZ, Paul held the position as Physical Security Manager for Energetic Material Research and Testing Center (EMRTC) a department of New Mexico Tech University, Socorro NM. Paul gained his private security experience while he was in Tulsa OK where he managed several security companies. Paul holds several degrees within the Physical Security career field.
Roger Nelson - Florida Manager
Roger Nelson – Roger’s specialties include Physical security, asset protection, loss prevention, internal investigations, loss mitigation, surveillance, risk management and team leadership.
Scot Schroeder - Managing Partner, NJ
Scot Schroeder became a managing partner with Arrow Security to expand the company’s operations in New Jersey. Scot is a veteran Law Enforcement/Security professional with over 30 years of experience. Scot is a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a Military Police Officer in Germany. He also served as a municipal police officer in Florida for the cities of Miramar and Jacksonville. He relocated back to the Northeast in 2001 shortly after the events of 9/11. It was here in NJ that he became a Special Agent with CSX Transportation where he served as the lead agent on the Cargo Theft Task Force. In 2004, Scot accepted a position as an Operations Manager with G4S (formerly Wackenhut) where he managed the day-to-day operations for the New Jersey office. In 2007, he was promoted to General Manager of the Philadelphia office. Scot served in other positions of management, such as Regional Operations Manager and District Manager, and has recently consulted for a national security company where he assisted in transitioning a very large national client.
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