Gary Cole, a long-time executive in the security business, purchased GCI Security in September of 2011.  Gary served as operations manager for the business since it's inception in 1989.  In addition to his managerial expertise, Gary has received over 240 hours of training with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department as a reserve police officer.

Prior to venturing into the security industry, Gary served a variety of positions with Musial & Biggie's Corporation in its hotel division, including assistant to the general manager of the Park Terrace Hilton at Lambert International Airport and the Inn at the Grand Glaize in Osage Beach, Missouri.

Gary also worked as a manager at The Daniele Hotel in Clayton in addition to working as a security officer for Westside 44 Detective Agency.  He was then hired at the Forest Park Hotel, staying on for Manufacturers of Hanover until a buyer was found.

"I'm delighted to have the opportunity to continue the excellent security service provided to our customers in the past 25 years.  Our full-time and part-time officers provide the finest security professionalism and surveillance in the metropolitan area.  My management team enables us to offer our clients the absolute best in personal security and state-of the art surveillance technology."