Pikes Peak Security is honored to be made up of exceptional employees that help us stand out from other security companies in Colorado Springs. We prioritize our employees’ education and have them enroll in continuous training. This includes advanced firearm training, intricate life-saving courses and handcuff techniques.
In order to provide you the best security service possible, we focus on hiring individuals who are veterans, law enforcement professionals or have a background in security. One of our founding principles was creating a security organization that prioritizes the safety of the community while creating a higher standard for the security industry.
Pikes Peak Security takes pride in the outstanding employees of our organization that have helped protect and serve the Colorado Springs community. We believe in highlighting employees who have taken the extra step to provide exceptional customer service. Each month, we’ll feature one of our employees and the ways in which they went above and beyond for the Colorado Springs community.
May 2021 Employee of the Month Jack Zigler
Jack Zigler has worked with Pikes Peak Security since January 2019. Prior to entering the private security industry, Mr. Zigler had a 20-year career in the Army as a Combat Engineer with multiple deployments around the world. Jack is an active NRA Firearms Instructor in Basic Pistol, Basic Rifle, and Personal Protection in the Home. He is constantly taking new courses to improve his skills and his ability to help others improve theirs as well. Jack is not only one of the company’s “Top Shots” but he is also one of the most well-rounded firearms experts. His firearms knowledge has been invaluable during some of our events and expo’s. Jack recently redesigned and reconstructed the company’s clearing barrel to be smaller and lighter for easier transport to different venues. He also created the company’s guide on zip-tying firearms to assist new guards in zip-tying different types of firearms safely. Jack is always happy to share his knowledge and support during any type of training course and event. He regularly exceeds all standards in punctuality and attention-to-detail.
April 2021 Employee of the Month Kevin Messick
Kevin Messick has worked with Pikes Peak Security since November 2020. Prior to entering the private security industry, Mr. Messick had a 31 ½ year career with the Colorado Department of Corrections where he acquired several specialized skills, such as: Armory Management, Rangemaster, Emergency Management, Special Operation Response Teams, High Risk Transports, Inmate Escapes/Fugitive Recovery and other disciplines. Kevin is an active NRA Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor in Handgun, Shotgun, and AR-15 Patrol Rifle disciplines. He is a certified Glock Armorer, Smith & Wesson M&P AR-15 Armorer, Safariland Riot Control Instructor for Less Lethal Impact, Chemical Munitions and Stingball grenades. Additionally, he is a Defensive Tactics Instructor through the Human Force Resource Group and has also trained fellow corrections officers in Emergency Planning, Situational Awareness, Professionalism, and Customer Service. Mr. Messick has exemplified the PPS standards since day one. He arrives for his shift at least 20-30 minutes early and asks questions. During his on-the-job training, Mr. Messick asked thoughtful questions that had not been asked before. If he has a problem, he thinks of a solution and then talks it over with his supervisors. Mr. Messick has been flexible with his schedule and will take on shifts and swap with other employees whenever he can. He is attentive and responsive to all notifications and changes on sites. He is proactive about informing his peers about issues and changes that occur during his shift. Mr. Messick is well liked by our clients and fellow employees. Several of whom have mentioned to management that he is an asset to the company.
March 2021 Employee of the Month Christopher Nezat
Christopher Nezat has worked with Pikes Peak Security since June 2020. Prior to entering the private security industry, Mr. Nezat served eight years in the U.S. Army as an Armor Crewman on the M1 Abrams tank which included 3 deployments in the Middle East and Afghanistan. While working for Pikes Peak Security Mr. Nezat has proven to be an asset not only as an armed officer but also as an active instructor in: NRA Firearms in Pistol, Axon Taser, and ASHI First Aid/CPR/AED. Mr. Nezat consistently takes ownership of all security related operations at his posts by helping direct customer flow and enforcing policies while remaining friendly and polite. He displays a great attitude and work ethic. He is attentive and responsive to all notifications and changes. He has proven to be dependable and punctual and does not refrain from suggesting ways to make operations better or identifying changing obstacles. He is respected by our clients and his peers.
Who Is Pikes Peak Security?
Pikes Peak Security is a security guard company that focuses on controlled access. We’ve been providing security to the community members of Colorado Springs for over 15 years! We are recognized as a SDVOSB. This means that we are a service-disabled veteran-owned small business. We celebrate being owned and operated by veterans, and continue our passion for protection by serving the community.
We offer traditional security guard services, specialized protection services, armed courier services and training services. Whether you are interested in a security threat assessment for your company, or want to hire an executive protection team, our team of experts contains the skills necessary to serve you. With Pikes Peak Security, you can have confidence in a reliable security service that is dedicated to superior service.