The provider of security services to the commercial real estate market in Southern California recently introduced Steve Claton as its new president. Claton will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the company and developing a long term vision. Universal Protection Service is a division of Universal Services of America (USA).
“Steve offers valuable insight into the commercial real estate market and building operations,” said Brian Cescolini, Chairman and Co-CEO of Universal Services of America, “We are confident that his contributions will help Universal Protection Service continue its tremendous growth and add value to our clients while maintaining our hallmark of high customer satisfaction levels.”
Cescolini and Steve Jones, Co-CEO and COO of USA, will continue to work closely with clients and employees within the Universal Protection Service division while focusing on managing the multiple divisions and expanding operations of USA.
Claton was most recently the vice president of operations at The Irvine Company, which owns and operates a portfolio of about 400 high-rises, shopping centers and campus environments throughout California and previously served in a senior management role with Insignia/ESG and The Shorenstein Company.
UPS is the seventh largest security company in the United States and currently employees 7500 security officers. Universal Protection Service is a division of Universal Services of America (USA) which includes Universal Building Maintenance, UPS Security Systems, and UPS Fire/Life Safety Services.