Management Team

Larry’s career includes over 35 years of sales and operational leadership success in the service industry in companies ranging from start-up to multi-billion-dollar multi-national corporations. With a career progression spanning the roles of GM, RVP, SVP, COO and now CEO Larry has a deep understanding of what it takes to equip front line leaders and deliver service excellence. 

Larry believes in a hands-on approach to leadership and building integrated cross-functional teams to drive profitable growth through empowerment and an intense customer focus. This combined approach encourages a collaborative mindset when addressing client needs and becoming a trusted advisor by generating a range of options for client consideration and joint implementation. These options are designed to leverage technology, optimize labor utilization, and serve as a “force multiplier” through Prosegur’s “Eyes in the Sky and Boots on the Ground” risk management operating model. 

Larry holds a BA from the State University of New York at Albany and an MBA from Loyola University, Maryland Sellinger School of Business and Management. Larry’s career leadership experience includes Security Staffing in commercial, industrial and highly classified DoD, NRC, and Intel applications, Transportation Staffing, Access Control Services, and the total spectrum of Aviation Staffing Solutions.

N. Paul Brost, was named as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer effective January 14, 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Brost served as the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of UNISYS Federal Systems (NYSE: UIS). From 2001 until 2009, Mr. Brost was the Senior Vice President, Finance for Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB).

Earlier in his career Mr. Brost held various financial executive positions with Textron and is a former Partner with Ernst & Young. Mr. Brost is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Southern Illinois University.

Mr. F. Dane Dodd is an accomplished training professional with successful years of service in the military and both the public and private sectors. Most recently Mr. Dodd headed up training operations for more than 75,000 employees at over 40 locations within North America for one of the largest public venue and event security management companies. Mr. Dodd is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps (Infantry Officer) and received a BS degree from the University of Florida. Mr. Dodd is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP-ASIS) and holder of a DOD SECRET Clearance.

Mr. Rich Klein joined Command Security Corp as Vice President of Human Resources in August of 2015.  Rich brings over twenty years’ experience in Human Resources leadership, most recently as Chief HR Officer for TruGreen Landcare, the second largest commercial landscaping provider in the U.S.  Most of Rich’s career has been in HR leadership roles in the service sector, with a focus on businesses that provide high levels of service using entry level labor, including such marquee companies as Taco Bell (PepsiCo), Gentiva Health Services and Starbucks Coffee Company and, most recently, TruGreen.  Rich has expertise in performance management, organizational development, training, employee relations and legal compliance, compensation and benefits.   He has led HR teams that improve talent and drive economic value to the organizations he has supported.  Prior to his HR career, Rich was a labor and employment lawyer representing management at several prominent Chicago and New York labor law firms.  Rich holds a B.S. degree in Labor Relations from Cornell University, a J.D. from Loyola University School of Law, and various Human Resources certificates and certifications.

Todd D. Pratt serves as Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing and is responsible for developing and managing relationships within the Commercial and Federal Physical Security Solutions marketplace. Mr. Pratt brings over 20 years of sales leadership experience in the areas of business development, teaming agreements, strategic alliances, and key National account management. Mr. Pratt has Commercial, Local, State, Federal Government, K-12 & University, Hospitality and Healthcare industry account experience. Most recently, Mr. Pratt was heading Federal Sales Programs for Thermo Fisher Scientific from October 2006 to April 2012, a $13B provider of hazardous materials detection and analytical instruments products and services. Prior to that, Mr. Pratt has held various senior sales leadership roles since 1993, within the Information Security, Physical Security/Force Protection and Telecommunications space. Mr. Pratt is a Veteran of the U.S. Army and participated in the ROTC Early Commissioning Program. Mr. Pratt received a B.S. from Suffolk University in Boston, MA, and an MBA Summa Cum Laude from Tampa College, FL.

Mr. Layson has extensive aviation services experience in the areas of people management – recruiting, training, retention, safety compliance and injury reduction, contract compliance and service level agreements, multisite operations management, and process improvement.

Prior to his role at Command Security-Aviation Safeguards, Richard held senior level operations roles at ABM Aviation, and Eulen America Aviation.

Richard holds a General Studies Degree from Golden State University – Santa Clara, CA.