LATSC PROTECTS WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO YOU!
LATSC mission is to provide Private Security and Executive Protection services to our customers and protect what’s important to them. We are dedicated to providing “Best in Class” protective services to our customers and a place to excel and grow for our team.
LA Thomas Security Corporation (LATSC) is an IDFPR licensed security company certified by the State of Illinois pursuant to the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of the 2004, 225 ILCS 447 et seq., and whose employees are licensed by the State of Illinois.
LATSC provides armed and unarmed Private Security and Executive Protection services to customers with a focus in the Chicagoland area. LATSC hire trained professional security officers to provide protection to people, property and data.
LATSC is a minority security services corporation, which utilizes “diversity” to strengthen our services we offer to our customers. Our diverse workforce meets the “diversity needs” of our customers. It also allows us to draw upon a myriad of experience & skills that other security companies do not have.
LATSC foundation is built upon a culture focused on our core values of unwavering integrity, diversity, respect, and professionalism.
LATSC Management Team and its Board Members brings over 250 years of combined executive experience in investigations, law enforcement, security, consulting, training, legal, fiscal planning, accounting, and taxes. With our experience, expertise and training, we are able to collaborate and provide strategic growth planning and development; security planning; management consulting; and risk management. Our experience has been tested and our results have been proven in small to large public and private business sectors.
Anthony Thomas, President (CEO/COO) has over 25 years of experience in law enforcement (over 8 years in supervision); 15 years with (DEA –Chicago as a Task Force Officer); 23 years (Gang Investigations and Intelligence); and 10 years (Special Weapons and Tactics (OPPD). Anthony Thomas is a Certified Instructor/Trainer in the areas of gangs, rapid deployments, and crowd control. Anthony Thomas is certified in the State of Illinois as a “Certified Dignitary Protection Specialist”. Anthony Thomas also is certified in electronic surveillance, money laundering/fraud, and financial crimes. Anthony Thomas holds licenses with the IDFPR (Private Investigator, Private Security Contractor, and Agency Licenses) for the State of Illinois. Anthony Thomas holds a BA and MS in Criminal Justice and Public Safety Management.
LaTrenda Thomas, Vice-President (CAO) has over 20 years of project and program management experience — specializing in private and government IT programs and projects with budgets up to $2m. Mrs. Thomas has a Bachelor Degree in Business Management. Mrs. Thomas holds the industry standard “Project Management Certification with the Project Management Institute”. Her project management background is ideal for planning and managing short and long term security contracts. She has experience and successes with building and managing small and large teams to provide successful solutions to customers. LaTrenda Thomas holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management.
Rosalind Thomas, Chief Financial Officer who is responsible for financial planning and reporting. Rosalind Thomas has 20+ years as a Senior Accountant, Budgeting, Grants Management and Financial Planning. Rosalind Thomas work experience includes the Chicago Board of Education, Office of the CFO – Corporate Accounting, which she manages grants and funding for the school districts. Rosalind Thomas holds a Bachelor of Art degree in Business Accounting.
Greg Thomas, Vice President of Sales & Marketing who is responsible for business development, marketing and relationship management. Greg Thomas has over 20+ years in Business Marketing and Project Management. Greg Thomas also has Federal Law Enforcement experience with the United Stated Marshal’s Service and other local law enforcement agencies. Greg Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.
LATSC and its Board Members provide strategic growth planning and development, in consulting or contractual services, and overall risk assessment/management.
Ernest Brown, We are Consulting LLC Chief of Police, Darien, Illinois (current) Former Deputy Superintendent, Chicago Police Department (Retired)
Jody P Weis, Pro Advise, LLC FBI Special Agent in Charge (Retired) Former Superintendent of Police, Chicago Police Department (2008-2011)
Carlos Desarden, Desarden and Associates, CPA’s
Gerald J. Sullivan, Attorney at Law Former Police Sergeant, Oak Park Police Department (Retired)
Thomas Manos, Training Academy for Professional Security, Inc. (TAPS)