Employee Profile

Brian Cook- Website EditBrian Cook, Chief Executive Officer- Brian founded Cook Security Group in May of 2002. Prior to this time, he worked for Mosler Corporation for 14 years in many different capacities. He began work for Mosler as an apprentice service technician, became a fully licensed service technician and concluded his career with Mosler as the branch manager of the Oregon/Southwest Washington branch. Brian is considered an expert in the security industry and highly regarded in the Pacific Northwest for his knowledge and experience.


Molly Angelo- Website EditMolly Angelo, Chief Financial Officer- Molly Angelo began working for the Company in January of 2004. Prior to joining CSG, she was a representative on the Board of Directors. Molly is a licensed CPA with over 9 years of experience in public accounting. She was a senior manager in the audit department at Deloitte & Touche in Portland, Oregon. Molly graduated from Oregon State University with a B.S. in Business and Accounting in 1994.


Frosty Comer- Website Edit2William “Frosty” Comer, Chairman of the Board- Frosty Comer retired in May 2011, after 22 years of service from his position as the National Vice President, Federal Health Services for Apria and Coram Healthcare, the nation’s largest HME/RT/O2/NPWT and Home Infusion Therapy provider. Responsibilites include the consulting, education, development and implementation of contractual relationships with the military, VA and TRICARE for Apria and Coram services. He now works as a part-time business and clinical consultant for several companies. In addition, Frosty is an Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice at Oregon State University College of Pharmacy and previously served on the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross Pacific Northwest Regional Blood Services, the Oregon Health Forum, the Oregon Coalition of Healthcare Purchasers, the Oregon Quality Corporation, Hospice House and Hopewell House Hospice Center. He was also a member of the Mount Hood Ski Patrol from 1976-1985.


Randy Neu- Website EditRandy Neu, EVP/Chief Marketing Officer- Randy joined Cook Security Group in 2006 after serving 10 years with the Portland Trail Blazers professional NBA basketball team. Randy brings to the CSG team a wealth of knowledge in both sales and service. Having worked in both the sponsorship and ticket department, Randy implemented numerous sales and operational procedures to increase revenue, provide structure and maximize efficiencies. Randy implemented a new employee incentive program for Cook Security Group and understands the importance of staying connected with Cook Security Group’s valued customers. Randy is a graduate of the University of Oregon.


John Brase- Website EditJohn Brase, Vice President of Operations- John brings 13 years of management experience, specifically in the role of General Manager, where he oversaw all day to day sales and operations at Fortune 500 CINTAS for over 135 employees. John has a similar role for Cook Security Group, where he is responsible for all day to day operations.



Scott Reynolds, General Manager Eastern WA/ID/MT- Scott, a 23 year veteran to the security industry specializing in the financial sector, heads up the Cook Security Group’s Eastern WA/Idaho/Montana branch out of Spokane. “I’m extremely excited to work for Cook Security Group as their philosophy and core values of ‘taking care of the customer’ are very much in alignment with my own. I take immense pride in customer service.”


Craig Cook, General Manager OR- Craig joined Cook Security Group in 2010 after 13 years of working in development at Intel Corporation. Craig has focused on improving operational efficiencies and customer experience through the use of automation and currently oversees operations for the Oregon center.


Daniel Smallwood, General Manager, WA- Daniel originally came on board with Cook Security Group as a Senior 2nd Line ATM Technician in 2009 offering over 7 years in the banking industry. Throughout Daniels tenure with Cook, he has received three promotions, first as OR ATM Supervisor, then relocated to our WA office in order to become ATM Supervisor for both WA and OR. Due to Daniel’s great success in 2012, he received a promotion making him our General Manager for WA.


tom weise cook security groupTom Wiese, Vice President, Product Sales & Consultative Services- Tom brings 25+ years of experience in the ATM industry having worked with NCR, ETAdvantage and most recently as a national consultant. His product knowledge & contacts in the industry (nationwide) are welcomed as Tom brings a “C” level presenter to the team.


Larry Sams- Website EditLarry Sams, Vice President, Regional Accounts- Larry brings 17 years of sales and service experience working directly with commercial & financial institutions, credit unions and government institutions. Specifically, Larry is an expert in electronic and physical security, sales, and installation, as well as ATM service and maintenance. Larry was the Branch/Service Manager and ran a large service organization at Red Hawk. He focused on increasing the service agreement base and providing great customer service. Larry also spent 12 years with Mosler where he worked as a resident service technician and ended as an Account Manager. Larry prides himself in delivering excellent customer service and cost effective solutions that help his customer’s bottom line.


charrise cannada cook security groupCharrisse Cannada, General Manager, CA/NV- Charrisse joined Cook Security Group in 2013 after spending 18 years in the banking industry. She spent over 13 years managing a team that dispatched and monitored security equipment service calls for the entire United States. Charrisse can easily identify with the customer and understands what it takes from both sides to build a true partnership.



Levi RV Install-BBCN BankLevi Daily, Director of IT & Managed Services- Levi is an expert in technology, including IP cameras, DVRs, access control, customer training, and most recently Cook’s RemoteView line of services including RemoteView Surveillance. Levi holds a lengthy resume in technology, field holding certifications in Microsoft and multiple product lines. He serves as the key technical integrator and interface for Cook’s financial institution customers providing a full understanding of today’s security needs and blending them with technology.

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