Executive Team

Champion National Security, Inc. was founded in 1980 by Jim Carroll and Robert Merino who stood the company’s first posts as security guards themselves. Through 35 years of great strategies and our service-focused approach, we have grown to over 1500 employees in over 10 states. Our outstanding employees and executives are what ensures sustained success and unwavering dedication to our clients. Here are some of the folks that make up Champion’s leadership team…

  • Champion National Security Executive Team Member Jim Carroll

    Jim Carroll

    Jim brings 34 years of security experience backed by a degree in criminal justice. As one of the founders, Jim takes a hands-on approach to building a solid reputation for Champion National Security, Inc. His guidance over the years has taken the company from a locally successful guard contractor to one of the top security firms in the United States. Jim’s marketing savvy and ability to find security solutions that exceed client expectations has been instrumental in building one of the most progressive security contractors in the nation.

  • Champion National Security Executive Team Member Robert Merino

    Robert Merino

    Robert has provided 34 years of guidance and insight building Champion National Security, Inc. to well over 1500 active guards working for a wide range of clients. His degree in Criminal Justice completes the rock-solid founding team. Robert’s contribution to the company’s financial foresight and strength is a testimony to his skills. Robert has built the financial reserves and fiscal integrity necessary to ensure superior client service for years to come.

  • Champion National Security Executive Team Member Bill McCoy
    Executive Vice President

    Bill McCoy

    Bill has applied 20 years of technology and private security experience to constantly redefine the processes and procedures that separate Champion service delivery from the competition. During his 15 years at Champion, Bill’s ability to manage company and client business needs from guard execution to strategic planning/policy/program development has enabled continuous focus on our valued Champion clients while scaling for rapid national growth.

  • Champion National Security Executive Team Member Jason Carroll
    Vice President

    Jason Carroll

    Jason came to Champion with 10+ years of sales & marketing leadership as well as web programming and development. His experience ranges from working in high-tech development and manufacturing companies to founding and running his own tech company. He is constantly imporoving Champion’s efficiency, technology, branding, sales, and strategic efforts.

  • Champion National Security Executive Team Member Scott Merino
    VP & Controller

    Scott Merino


  • Champion National Security Executive Team Member Bobby Davis
    Director of Business Development

    Bobby Davis

    With over 9 years of experience in sales and management, Bobby comes to Champion as our Director of Business Development and has played a vital role in our national expansion. He is also a military Veteran with a secret clearance and led 170 personnel in training, certifications, security, and flight deck operations (CVN-68).

  • Chris Hansen Contract Security Guard Services Specialist
    Contract Security Specialist

    Chris Hansen

    Chris’ 38 years of operational expertise coupled with an ability for developing a strong “team oriented” philosophy around him has provided significant success and a large following in the security industry.