The management team at Ways Security ensures that our operations run smoothly and efficiently, always keeping your interests first and foremost.

Mark E. Gray, Founder and CEO of Ways Security


Mark E. Gray, is founder and chief executive officer of Ways Security.  Previously he was CEO and/or director of two (2) top secret cleared U.S. government services firms which provided cybersecurity, analytics and physical security.  Mr. Gray has held a number of senior leadership positions in technology related companies and has been head of business development, including mergers and acquisitions for most his 25+ year career. 


Outside of work he is a father of one, and has been actively involved with St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospitsal, and he attended Rhodes College (Memphis, TN).

Andrew ("Andy") Westlund, CEO of Dehart Alarm Systems, and Co-CEO of Ways Security

Andrew ("Andy") Westlund, is the chief executive officer of Dehart Alarm Systems, and Co-CEO of Ways Security.  Previously he was CEO of OGC, a $200M distributor based in Oregon.  Mr. Westlund has held a number of senior management positions with blue-chip firms, and was an early hire by Jeff Bezos at Amazon.com where he became VP of Global Operations for Amazon managing thousands of employees.

Outside of work he is a father of 4 and recently a grandfather, and is actively involved in organic, non-gmo farming.. He currently holds a BOD (trust enforcer) position for OGC, a sustainable food and agriculture perpetual purpose trust.  

Mike Perkins, General Manager of Dehart Alarm Systems


Mike Perkins, is the general manager of Dehart Alarm Systems and oversees operations.  Previously Mr. Perkins was Senior Vice President of Bealls (80 department stores and 500 retail outlet stores) where he managed 90 salaried staff and up to 1,600 hourly employees.  Previously, he was vice president of LL.Bean in Freeport, Maine and general manager of Amazon.com  in Fernley, Nevada.   Mr. Perkins is a results oriented senior manager with demonstrated experience in complex operations, cost and safety improvement and project management. 

Outside of work he is actively involved in the community on the Good Shepherd Food Bank Board and Executive Committee.

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