Leadership Team at Securus Group
Leadership Team at Securus GroupMike Hickman – President
Mike is the president and owner of The Securus Group. In 2008, Mike formed The Securus Group to establish a higher standard of professionalism in the security and security training industries. Mike served Honorably in the United States Army Infantry and is a decorated combat veteran of Operation Just Cause (Panama) and Operation Desert Shield/Storm (Iraq). Mike has extensive training as a police officer with federal and local agencies and personally oversees all strategic planning, consulting, and security assignments. He continues to drive the same mission he did when he started The Securus Group and aims to provide customized professional security service with a wide range of service capabilities to a specialized client base throughout Florida.
Under his leadership, Mike has strategically grown The Securus Group to one of the largest privately-owned security companies in the Northeast Florida area. Mike is a graduate of the University of North Florida with degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice and has a 20+ year background in the development and implementation of security strategies and operations. He has received extensive training in the areas of guard force management, policing in a rural environment, police department operations, emergency management, executive protection, workplace violence, criminal justice, and small business leadership/management.
Kyle Parrott - Director of Security
Kyle operates in all facets of Securus, and is responsible for the oversight of quality control and compliance functions of The Securus Group's security staffing services. He focuses on post order review, security assessments, training programs, and account management of Securus Group's Operations. Kyle has been in the private security industry for 20+ years in every capacity to include security officer all the way up to managing a team of 200 officers. He is currently licensed in nearly every aspect of the security industry and is a graduate of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Citizen's Academy. His leadership is the one of the main driving forces behind our success.
Kyle is an excellent trainer, supervisor, and consultant who can identify potential security risks for our clients. In addition, he is able to mold his security officers into professionals who understand civil rights, the use of force, patrol procedures, crime prevention techniques, and the art of treating customers and citizens with the highest level of respect and dignity. Kyle is currently responsible for business development, leading supervisory personnel, customer service, and recruiting new security officers. He serves as second in command at The Securus Group.