The Teachout Management Team brings centuries of combined security management experience to serve our clients.

Executive

Joseph R. Cozart, CST, President and Chief Executive Officer

    • C.S.T. (Certified Security Trainer – Academy of Security Educators and Trainers)
      • One of only two certified trainers in the State of Michigan
    • Active member of the Flint Optimist Club
    • Active member of ASIS International – Flint Chapter
    • Member in the Flint Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Member of the Board of the Flint Boys and Girls Club
    • Member of the Knights of Columbus

 

Joe began his employment with Teachout Security in 1985 as a uniformed security officer, working his way through the ranks until he purchased the company in 1995.

Terry L. Jones,CPP, PSP, CHPA, CHSP, Vice President of Operations

  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, Mount Mercy University
  • Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences, Upper Iowa University
  • Associate of Arts in General Studies, Mott Community College
  • Certified in Security Management by ASIS International (CPP)
  • Professional Certified Investigator by ASIS International (PCI)
  • Certified Physical Security Professional by ASIS International (PSP)
  • Certified in Healthcare Protection Administration by the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety (CHPA)
  • Certified in Healthcare Safety by the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers (CHSP)
  • Certified in Healthcare Emergency Management by the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers (CHEP)
  • Active member of ASIS International – Flint Chapter
  • Member ASIS International Healthcare Security Council
  • Professional Member International Association of Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS)
  • Member IAHSS Credentialing Commission
  • Member at Large IAHSS Greatlakes Chapter Executive Board

Terry has worked in the security industry since 1979 and healthcare security since 1988. He is responsible for overseeing the operations and management of all branches. His areas of expertise are training and consulting in healthcare security, managing disruptive behavior, use of force, strike security and workplace violence.

Management

Bart Bennett, MBA, CPP, CHPA, Director of Special Services

  • Bachelor of Science in General Business from Saginaw Valley State University
  • Masters of Business Administration from Saginaw Valley State University
  • Certified in Healthcare Protection Administration by the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety (CHPA)
  • Certified in Healthcare Safety by the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers (CHSP)
  • Active member of ASIS International – Flint Chapter
  • Member of ASIS International Healthcare Council
  • Senior Member of International Association of Healthcare Security & Safety
  • Certified Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) Instructor
  • Certified in Security Management by ASIS International (CPP)

Bart joined Teachout in 2012 as a Healthcare Security Officer.  In February 2013, Bart was named the Security Manager of a 400 bed hospital facility. In September 2014, he was again promoted to Flint/Saginaw Branch Manager, where he oversaw the day-to-day operations. Bart has been in his current position as Director since December 2015.

Tracy Marsh, CPP Detroit Branch Manager

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Active member of ASIS International- Flint Chapter, current Secretary/Treasurer
  • Member of ASIS International Women in Security Council

Tracy became a member of Teachout Security in 2010 and has since climbed the ranks to National Accounts Manager, which she achieved in 2016. She has worked with Detroit and National Branches and is a member of ASIS International, a leading organization for security professionals worldwide.

 

Derek Loomis, CPP Jackson Branch Manager

  • Responsible for overseeing all operations of the Detroit Regional Branch
  • Active member of ASIS International – Detroit Chapter
  • Over 10 years of Security Operations Management
  • American Red Cross Instructor Trainer for Adult and Pediatric First Aid, CPR and AED
  • American Red Cross Instructor for CPR for Professional Rescuers
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
  • Certified Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) Instructor

Derek joined Teachout Security Solutions in September 2011 as a Security Officer. In July 2014, he was promoted to Site Supervisor where he managed a governmental account. In October 2015, Derek was promoted to Detroit Branch Manager.

Cary Wooster, Lansing Branch Manager

Cary

Patrick Hernandez, Saginaw Branch Manager

  • Responsible for overseeing Saginaw-area operations
  • Active member of IAHSS
  • Active member of ASIS
  • Military veteran, completing 20 year commitment in January 2001.

Pat joined Teachout Security in February 2013 as a HealthCare Officer. He was assigned to first shift supervisor in June 2013, promoted to Security Manager in July 2014, and again promoted to his current position in January 2018.

David Blank, Flint Branch Manager

Dave

Michele Mullin, Accounting Manager

  • Notary Public – Genesee County, Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Accounting from the University of Michigan-Flint
  • Successful completion of the John Maxwell advanced leadership program

Michele joined Teachout in 2005 after spending 13 years in the non-profit sector. Michele oversees our internal accounting department which is responsible for all payroll and invoicing functions.

Mike Steuer, CPP, Client Relations Manager

  • Former President/CEO of his own contract security firm
  • Sergeant (OIC) Northville Downs Police Auxiliary Unit
  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
  • Certified Police Firearms Instructor (NRA)
  • Active member of ASIS International – Detroit Chapter
    • 2007 Award winner of the Criscuoli Volunteer Leader of the Year
    • Currently the Senior Regional Vice President
    • Former Regional Vice President
    • Former Assistant Regional Vice President

Mike has a vast background in security and police training that spans multiple decades. He is also a veteran of the United States Army and is active in local military organizations. Mike’s role with Teachout involves being a client liaison as well as a resource with his vast knowledge of the security industry.

Business Development

Allen Honeycutt, Business Development Manager – Healthcare Division

  • Responsible for business development for the Healthcare Division
  • AA Liberal Arts Saint Leo University in Security Management (Level 1/2/3/4)
  • Active member of ASIS International – Southwestern Michigan Chapter
  • International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)
  • InfraGard member
  • West Michigan Cyber Security Consortium (WMCSC) member
  • US ARMY Officer Retired 20 Year Veteran
  • Disabled American Veterans Lifetime Member since 1998

Allen joined Teachout Security Solutions in 2015 after working over ten years in security business. Working in the Healthcare Division, his role is to develop business through consulting and identifying solutions for client needs. In addition, Allen also plans and supports development for all security operations.

Lanny Valentine, Business Development Manager

  • Responsible for Business Development for Short Term/Temporary Accounts
  • Active member of:
    • Genesee/Flint Chamber of Commerce
    • Saginaw P.E.R.C. Chamber of Commerce
    • I-69 Corridor for Business Development
    • P.T.A.C. Region 6 Government Contracting
  • Current and past member of several charitable boards
  • 17 years as Owner/President of sporting goods store
  • 21 years as Wireless Communications Representative
  • Business Administration/Accounting – Alma College & Flint Jr. College

Lanny joined Teachout in February 2010 and currently manages all short-term accounts. Lanny also serves as the liaison between Teachout Security Solutions and numerous local business to business professional organizations.