Our portfolio of services is provided by a team of skilled and qualified experts, who have in-depth knowledge of security principles and processes, a comprehensive understanding of your vertical, experience in developing intricate projects, and adherence to Security 101’s core values of fanatical customer service and integrity.

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Protecting People, Property & Profits

Security 101® is nationally-recognized as a leader in the security industry and viewed as one of the fastest growing commercial integrators in the US. From system design, engineering, and installation — to servicing electronic security systems, Security 101 offers a full range of services to our clients. Our business systems, specialized business operations software, and extensive training allow us to deliver the highest quality security systems and positive customer experiences.

As a true systems integrator, Security 101 is the only call you’ll need to make.

“Complete” design & engineering

Intercom & tele-entry systems

Custom programming

Mass notification systems

Project management

Wireless solutions

Visitor management systems

Access control systems

Video management systems

Intrusion detection systems

Unique software solutions for market-specific security challenges

Security system integration (video, access control & intrusion detection)

Extensive Service Portfolio

Security Reimagined

A comprehensive, purpose-built security environment is essential for businesses of any size to thrive. By partnering with Security 101, we can create an intelligent and integrated system that incorporates advanced video, access control, alarm monitoring, and visitor management solutions to help you maximize safety, efficiency, and productivity and detect and mitigate threats on time. 

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Salt Lake City, UT - Our local team is comprised of seasoned security professionals who are ready to handle any size commercial electronic security systems project or service needs you may have. At Security 101 our expansive network of industry talent is deep — and our unique business model allows for every team member to stay connected. Here are a few key TEAM101 members in your local area. Get connected, follow us on Linkedin®, and join the conversation. Our dedication to security excellence is second-to-none and we are ready to start earning your trust today.

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Nancy Ford
Owner, President


Nancy Ford is the Owner & President of Security 101 in Utah. Nancy has over 30 year’s professional Technology leadership experience with major fortune 500 companies, such as American Express and IBM. Nancy served as the Director of Global Disaster Recovery for American Express. Previously, she served as the CIO for the American Express Bank. Nancy is licensed and Certified as an Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).

Nancy served on the board of directors for the National Association of Women Business Owners. After serving 2 years on the FAA Drone Committee, developing integration of UAS into the National Airspace, She was appointed as the Chair for the Counter Drone Committee in 2021, reporting to the FAA for the Security Industry. Nancy is an FAA Licensed Pilot and actively serves in the community supporting non-profit organizations

Headshot of Vice President, Rob FordRob Ford
Vice President

Rob is the co-owner of Security 101 in Utah. He has over 25 years leading global enterprise teams that manage complex systems with IBM. Rob has over 30 years of advanced technical expertise in server architecture, data center management, infrastructure and physical security. Rob has Advanced Certification in Milestone, Honeywell, ONSSI, and AXIS IP Video Surveillance as well as expert experience in server and security automation with Dell, HP, and IBM. He is a licensed Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), and Microsoft Certified Professional. Rob is also an FAA-licensed pilot. His unique ability to bridge communication between customers and technical professionals has contributed to success serving large customers such as Morgan Stanley, American Express, and Williams Energy. 

Headshot of VP of Operations and Sales Engineering, Larry KeeleLarry Keele
VP of Operations and Sales Engineering

Larry is a Director at Security 101 leading the Sales Engineering and Design team. Larry’s success in the security industry has been driven by his unique advanced understanding of technical engineering and his extraordinary customer service skills. Previously, Larry was the key engineer for ASSA ABLOY and also served as an Operations Manager, he led an exceptional customer-oriented Installation and Service Team specializing in engineering the latest technical designs and quality installations. Larry has been in the security industry for over 15 years working with all areas of commercial physical security, including access control, CCTV, system integration, and burglar alarm systems. Larry has numerous certifications. Some of the large projects he has led are Exxon Mobil, eBay data center, Oracle data center, Uinta County School District, Salt Lake School District, and service work for the U of U Hospital. He was the leader for all work completed for the City of South Jordan, Kern River Pipeline, Promontory Academy, Silver Eagle Refinery, Teva, and many others.

Larry is responsible for the end-to-end project life cycle from engineering and solution design to final implementation.

Headshot of Key Account Manager & Security Consultant, Chris BurninghamChris Burningham
Key Account Manager/Security Consultant

Chris is a Security Consultant for Security 101’s key customer accounts. He works closely with our most valued clients to ensure that all projects provide the most value and have the right level of Design Architecture for the environment. He has been with Security 101 for over 8 years and brings a wealth of technical knowledge with him from previous physical security roles in the industry. He manages Strategic Security Consulting; leveraging years of expertise. His tenure working in all segments of the security industry provides unique expert-level knowledge and insight. Chris works closely with our clients to develop risk-based solutions that support their long-term security roadmap. He balances the technology investment with security provisioning by developing solutions that are specific to a client’s vulnerabilities. 

Chris has designed complex solutions for several companies that include corporate Fortune 100 companies, government facilities, hospitals, universities, airports, religious organizations, retail, and critical infrastructure. He also holds several Security Solution Certifications.

Headshot of service manager, Chris PietrzakChris Pietrzak
Service Manager

Chris is our Service Manager and one of our lead engineers at Security 101. Chris has experience covering all types of systems including access control, CCTV, system integration, burglar alarms, data & voice, programming, and fire systems. His ability to provide security consulting to our clients supports specific risk-based strategies for protecting their people, facilities, and assets. Chris is certified in numerous products that we install and support.

Chris's depth of experience in systems integration and project management has enabled the on-time and cost-effective delivery of large projects. He is responsible for ground-up installs starting with the sales engineering team and partnering with the project team through the installation as well as final testing and training. Chris manages service from end to end with customer collaboration to align requirements and exceptional delivery.


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Being a part of TEAM101 has a special meaning to our dedicated personnel. At Security 101, we are continuously seeking qualified, highly-motivated individuals who demonstrate our guiding principles of fanatical customer service, integrity, and fun. Grow with us and thrive within an organization dedicated to excellence.

We are actively seeking top talent for the following position(s):

Account Executive

Security 101 – Salt Lake City is now recruiting an Account Executive that can identify, qualify, and develop new customer opportunities by creating market awareness of Security 101 products and services. As an Outside Sales Representative in a B2B sales role, the ideal candidate will be actively seeking new business and building relationships with prospects while maintaining relationships and connections with their existing clients.

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Lead Technician

Security 101 – Salt Lake City is now recruiting a Lead Commercial Security Technician that has experience installing programming and servicing commercial electronic security devices primarily CCTV, Access Control, IP Cameras, Intrusion Detection, Video Analytics, IP network systems and overall security systems.

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