Meet Our Team
Meet the Senior Management Team at Damar Security Systems:
President, Damar Security
Dave Currie founded Damar Security Systems in the early 1970’s with a vision of providing burglar alarm systems to the businesses in the Sarnia – Lambton County area of southwestern Ontario. Formerly employed by Bell Canada, Rogers’ Broadcasting and Canadian Motorola Electronics Dave brought a wealth of both technical and business skills to his new venture. All along the way Dave’s wife Marie has been the “lady behind the successful man” and the company’s name is derived from Dave and Marie. Over the years the company has prospered and advanced under Dave’s leadership and is recognized as one of the largest independent and most technically progressive full service electronic security service providers in Ontario.
Vice President, Damar Security
Chris is a graduate of St. Clair College of Applied Arts Technology where he earned a Diploma of Technology in Computer Science Technology – Information Systems. Chris has held numerous positions within the company, starting out as a field technician, moved to IT Administrator, Sales Manager and then to Vice President – Chief Technology Officer. Chris has grown up learning the company that his parents started in 1970 and at 37 years of age, Chris has been working in the Security Industry all of his adult life.
Senior Integrated Solutions Consultant, Damar Security
As the Senior Integrated Security Solutions Consultant with Damar Security Systems, Dave Lavoie takes great pride in assessing clients’ requirements and developing solutions to fulfill their requirements. As the head of Damar’s Integrated Security Solutions Group, Dave is constantly on the look-out for opportunities to incorporate leading edge technology while still maintaining an “ease of use” mentality when developing solutions.
Manager of Finance and Administration, Damar Security
Mike Nicholls is a professionally designated accountant with more than 15 years experience in financial statement preparation and analysis. Mike has a rich history in managing accounting departments and overseeing controls and processes.
As the Finance and Administration Manager, Mike’s role is to create a department focused on the protection of the assets of the company and ensure a strong and healthy relationship with all vendors.
Project Manager – National Accounts, Damar Security
Throughout his 14+ years in the electronic security and life safety industry, Brian Gibbs has been involved in every aspect of the business from bookkeeper to sales representative to various managerial roles. His role as Damar’s Project Manager for National Accounts allows him to utilize all of those experiences to ensure that our team of 15 service professionals and our nationwide network of installation partners provide a world class level of service to our base of nearly 10,000 customers.
Technical Services Manager
Brent began his career in the security industry in 1991, after successfully completing the Electronics Technician Program and graduating from Conestoga College in Kitchener, Ontario. He has held several positions in the technical services field ranging from warehouse experience, to inside tech support, service dispatch, field technician, systems technician and ultimately, service management.
One of Brent’s greatest strengths in his role as Technical Services Manager is the pride he takes in coaching skills that allow Damar Security’s team of dedicated security professionals to excel and provide customers with a superior service experience.
Outside of work, he enjoys camping and playing sports with his son. He also supports the local community through volunteering and serves as a board member for the Forest Hill T-Ball team in Kitchener.
Signal Receiving Centre Manager – Damar Security
Beverley began her career at Damar Security Systems as a Signal Receiving Operator in 1984. Then, in 1985 she took on the position of Manager of the Signal Receiving Center. Beverley is extremely proud in being part of the Damar Team and is excited to offer our customers the most up to date services in alarm communications.