About Ron Navarreta

Ron Navarreta is an experienced security operations manager based in Orange County, California. Throughout his career, he has amassed nearly thirty years of experience. His specialty is within law enforcement and private security industries.

Navarreta has mastered many skills required for these fields, including leadership, emergency management, and operational skills. Additionally, Ron specializes in comprehensive security programs, workplace violence and threats, sports and special management, and emergency preparedness, among others.

In his free time, Ron enjoys spending time with his wife and their dog, Milo. Yet even then he finds himself working to stay on top of the latest news and updates within the world of security. Navarreta strongly beleives that continuously educating oneself is the best way to stay alert and aware in his industry.

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Ron Navarreta


Healthcare Security Operations Manager
Healthcare Security and Safety
August 2019 – Present

Liaise with C-suite level clients across California healthcare security portfolio to provide cutting-edge, compliant and culturally conscious security services. Provide general Human Recourses management, including teammate selection and placement, performance reviews, attendance management, conflict resolution, scheduling, and payroll. Business and contract management and development. Direct teams of security officers, site supervisors and program managers throughout the state of California including hiring/selection, training, coaching, development, and support. Track and monitor key performance indicators and prepare security operations performance reports for clients

• Provide leadership for all contracted California healthcare facility’s security teams—averaging over 9K weekly man-hours across multiple site locations.
• Ensure the planned profitability of $10 million California healthcare security portfolio—15% EBITDA monthly average.
• Develop and lead employee recruitment and retention strategies resulting in 80% improved retention rate.

Norvan Mortgage
2005 – 2008

Provided mortgage brokerage services for clients. Managed all aspects of business operations.

-Developed and implemented budgets.
-Successfully secured mortgage financing for clients.

Security Operations Manager
Seaside Solutions Security Consultants
August 2015 – August 2019

Oversee management of security operations and personnel for clients of consulting business. Conduct client meetings and presentations, perform security risk assessments and identify security vulnerabilities and threats. Develop and implement customized standard operating procedures for each client that provides enhanced security protection according to their needs. Track and monitor security performance using analytics and assessments and prepare security operations performance reports for clients.

-Provided leadership for 18 security teams assigned to provide security for clients across multiple site locations, with each team having between three and 12 security personnel.
-Successfully reduced client complaints nearly 50% by developing and delivering regularly scheduled training programs for security teams and doubled client conversions by incorporating training into sales presentations.
-Received client recognition as Workplace Violence and Threat Specialist for successfully improving work productivity for clients by delivering workplace violence and threat program services that resulted in improving worker mental well-being and reducing unscheduled time off.

Police Officer
Inglewood Police Department
August 1990 – 2005

Investigated crimes, responded to incident calls, and prepared reports. Ensured security for sporting and concert events.
• Provided security operations assessments and supervision for special events at multi-million dollar public venues, including Hollywood Park Racetrack and Casino, and Great Western Forum.


University of Denver
Master’s Degree – Security Management
2018 – 2019

Brandman University, Part of the Chapman University System
Bachelor – Criminal Justice/Police Science