Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, American Services, Inc.
Henry C. Harrison

Henry Harrison founded American Security in 1975 after retiring from the South Carolina Highway Patrol. He was named State Trooper of the Year in 1967. Since founding American Services, Harrison has been actively involved in working on behalf of the law enforcement community, serves on several local board of directors and is a supporter of numerous charitable organizations. His board positions have included positions with Summit Bank, Union Bank, Customized Companion Care, Herlong-Bates Insurance, Pacific Gateway Capital Group and Tri-County Technical College. He is also a member of the S.C. Sheriff's Association, American Legion (Post 3), Blue Ridge Electric Co-op, and Urban League. Former South Carolina Governor David Beasley awarded Mr. Harrison the Order of the Palmetto which is South Carolina's highest citizen award, for his work and contributions to the state.

President, American Services, Inc.
Jim. M. Ward

Jim Ward joined American Services, Inc. after retiring in 1993 with thirty five years of service with JPS Textiles. Throughout his tenure at JPS Textiles, Jim held numerous roles with managerial responsibility involving various operational aspects of the business. At JPS Textiles, Jim completed his career as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer having responsibility of some 7,000 employees across five states. Today, Jim serves as President of American Services and corporately oversees all businesses including American Security, Action Staffing and ACI Janitorial.

President of Operations, ACI Janitorial, LLC
Bryan Ward

As President of Operations, Ward is responsible for the overall satisfaction of our clients. He maintains weekly contact with all contract managers to determine the health of their accounts. Performing both scheduled and unscheduled visits regularly to all sites to ensure the staff is achieving the quality expected. Ward will also meet with clients and staff to field questions or concerns regarding our service, procedures, or employment issues on a regular basis.

Corporate Operations and HR Director, American Services, Inc.
Carole Ann Owens

Carole Ann has an extensive background in corporate operations with 27 years of management experience including 17 years in the security industry. At American Services, Inc., she oversees the corporate services for all three divisions of the company, including Human Resources and Accounting. Carole Ann is also an officer of the Board of Directors for American Services, Inc. where she serves as Secretary.

Health and Safety Director
Rex Carter

Rex has over 20 years experience in the health and safety field.  At American Services, Inc. Rex oversees the day to day operations of the benefit and safety departments.  He provides safety awareness programs and information to work force, clients and potential clients.  Working within OSHA guidelines and standards to keep employees of American Security, Action Staffing and ACI Janitorial safe, healthy and productive.  He also oversees coordination ADA issues, disability and return to work programs, and FMLA initiatives.  Rex has completed the OSHA Train the Trainer Class from the Georgia Tech Research Institute and holds a national certification as a Certified Workers Compensation Counselor from the Insurance Partners Academy.  Rex drives our open enrollment and insurance product renewals for Medical products company wide and Workers Compensation.

District Manager
Beth Areiza

Ms. Areiza has over 20 years of customer service experience. Prior to joining American Services in 1997, Ms. Areiza held customer service positions with companies such as Piedmont Industries, Greenville Machinery and McKechnie Plastic Components. During her years with American Services, she has worked with Action Staffing as District Coordinator and District Manager in Greenville and Anderson Counties. In May of 2009 she accepted the position of District Manager with ACI Janitorial LLC. Ms. Areiza has received training from the Cleaning Management Institute for which she received certification. She also serves as trainer for OSHA GHS Hazcom standards, Blood Borne Pathogen and Emergency procedures.

District Manager
Ricardo Becerra

As Regional Supervisor, Becerra is responsible for ensuring that all startup operations have a seamless transition. He will review all job specifications to ensure the client requirements are adhered to at all times. He will assist in the placement of all supervisory personnel on each site. He will assist in the initial selection of all personnel and ensure they have the ability to perform the tasks as set forth in the client requirements. He will ensure the equipment and products are up to date and all training and safety has been conducted and documented. He will conduct scheduled and random safety audits regularly. Becerra is responsible for ensuring the training of all new employees, on-going training of current supervisors and employees, product use and safety, equipment use and safety, and workplace safety is conducted as corporate protocol dictates. He will ensure all training is documented and OSHA /safety regulations are adhered to. Becerra came to American Services from the Litton Corporation in Woodland Hills, California where he supervised a team of associates in the cleaning of their 400,000 square foot facility. Approximately 120,000 square feet contained the corporate offices.

District Manager
Charles Williams Jr.

Charles brings 16 years of janitorial experience to the ACI Janitorial team. Throughout his career he has always excelled at both customer and employee satisfaction. He has experience in more than 70 buildings in the upstate area and has certifications in employee hiring, floor cleaning, customer service and CPR.