Mr. Gregory Veiga was born and raised in Southern California. At an early age he began working in the family business, the Veiga Robison Mortuaries and the Veiga Family Mortuaries, where he learned all aspects of the business through his involvement in daily operations. This experience eventually led to becoming a 4th generation funeral director. Mr. Veiga often stated, “there is nothing more satisfying than being able to help a grieving loved one through this process.” After 70 years of ownership, the Veiga Family sold the business, at which time Mr. Veiga transitioned into an executive position with the largest funeral corporation in the nation.
In his continued pursuit of additional knowledge and experience, Mr. Veiga took a step back from his career in the funeral business and became a business liaison for the Los Angeles City Council, promoting diversity and acting as a mediator with the Los Angeles Police Department to provide a safe legal council district. As his career progressed, Mr. Veiga accepted positions as Community Outreach Coordinator, Project Manager, Loan Officer, and Account Executive, all in which he oversaw and assisted in expansion efforts, promoted minority project bidding, negotiated contracts with contractors and sub-contractors, and managed large, complex aspects of business. Mr. Veiga is a recent graduate of the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Graduate Program at the Stanford School of Business, stating “[he] was honored to be selected for this prestigious program.” Currently, Mr. Veiga represents The Veiga Enterprise as a Consultant and serves as the President/CEO of Condor Security of America, Inc.
With over 25 years of experience in Business Administration, Management, and Leadership, Mr. Veiga has driven Condor Security of America to success, and continues to help the company expand through contracting efforts in the federal and commercial sector.
Vice President, Government Affairs
Mr. Jose Moya has a total of 22 years of Law Enforcement experience with Monterey County. Mr. Moya studied Administration of Justice through Hartnell College and attended the Police Academy through Evergreen Valley College, obtaining Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced POST Certifications with the State of California. Additionally, Mr. Moya is a graduate from the prestigious Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute (Class 243). After completing his POST Training, served with the Soledad Police Department, where he had participated in Active Shooter Tactics and Practical scenario trainings.
During his tenure he served as a Senior Sergeant and a Command Supervisor for the Department Special Response Team as well as an investigator for Homicide, Narcotics, Gang, and Internal Affairs departments. As a Senior Sergeant, Mr. Moya acted as the liaison between state and federal agencies. He was responsible for conducting internal affairs investigations, conducting daily briefings, handling scheduling and logistical documentation, and generating performance evaluations. After his career with the Soledad Police Department, he obtained his Private Investigator License (License# 29121), conducting domestic, corporate, and criminal investigations for clients.
Mr. Moya has been with CSA, Inc. for eight years as the Vice President of Government Affairs and directs the operations and activities within the company. With his vast knowledge of the security industry, he is a lead innovator at CSA, Inc., developing and implementing security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures. Mr. Moya holds a BSIS Exposed Firearms License (#FQ2618637) among several other qualifying security permits within the State of California, allowing him to create expert training content for CSA, Inc. employees and personalized training curriculums for our clients. In addition to his implementation of security procedures and operations at CSA, Inc., Mr. Moya leads his team in writing and managing security proposals for the federal and commercial sectors. He and his team are well-versed in federal contracting; developing pricing and cost responses, and developing technical and past performance for proposal submission. Mr. Moya regularly attends Small Business Association training to further his contracting education.
Mr. Kennett has been a resident of the County of Monterey for over 22 years and has established himself within the community. He obtained an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice through Cabrillo Junior College and has over 24 years of experience in Security and Public Safety. His experience includes working for the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk as an armed security officer for 3 years (from 1993-1996), serving as a Law Enforcement Officer, and working as a Police/Fire Dispatcher for the County of Monterey Emergency Communications. Mr. Kennett served the City of Marina for 11 years as a Police Sergeant. His duties as Police Sergeant included, but were not limited to, supervising patrol shifts and the traffic unit (also part of the Department’s Major Accident Team). After completing his career with the City of Marina, he completed the POST Dispatcher Academy and subsequently received his Basic and Intermediate POST Dispatcher Certifications. With these certifications, he served as a Dispatcher and Dispatching trainer for 10 years. In addition to Mr. Kennett’s relevant experience, he attended and completed the Basic Firefighter Academy and received a certification to operate and drive fire engines and utilized this training during his Law Enforcement tenure. Mr. Kennett is a highly qualified and valued member of the CSA, Inc. team, serving as CSA, Inc.’s Monterey County Supervisor to ensure our security officers maintain professionalism and the security of our customers.
Juan Busby’s professional career began with his desire to serve our country and enlisting in the United States Marine Corps where he served for three years and earning an Honorable Discharge. While in the Marine Corps, Mr. Busby was assigned to train Marines in the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical warfare. Following his military service, Mr. Busby pursued a career in law enforcement by serving and protecting the citizens of the Golden State in the California Department of Corrections for 28 years. He was also part of the In-Service Training team which provided weekly training for the prison staff. After retiring from CDC, Mr. Busby entered the Senior Care industry and worked at a facility in San Luis Obispo, beginning as Director of Facilities and earning promotions as Director of Risk Management then Director of Human Relations.
Mr. Busby also works as a special consultant for a guidance and management advisory firm and managed two departments with a monthly budget of over 40k. He was also responsible for training employees and implementing the company’s Disaster Preparedness Plan, and provided leadership training for managers. Additionally, Mr. Busby trained company employees on “Safety Awareness for Reception Desk Employees” and “How to Survive an Active Shooter Incident.” In the absence of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Busby would serve as the Acting CEO for the company. As a consultant, Mr. Busby provides training to companies nationwide with Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.
Mr. Ryan Parra was born and raised in Watsonville, CA and has been a lifelong resident of Monterey County. Proudly enlisting in the United States Marine Corps, he graduated top of his class, as company Honor Graduate of Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. During his tenure, Sgt Parra served in a Special Operations Marine Expeditionary Unit overseas in the Persian Gulf, where he received invaluable security and amphibious warfare training experience while serving with 1 st Marine Division, earning an Honorable Discharge upon completion of service. Mr. Parra later enrolled and studied at Hartnell College before entering a career working in the corporate business sector in various Managerial roles.
His commitment to community includes participation as a member with Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership & Advancement (HOLA) and Native American Professional Network (NAPN). Sgt Parra has a California POST certification from South Bay Police Academy, graduating as Class President and was awarded the prestigious Dr. Susan Oliviera leadership award.
Corporate Office Manager
Ms. Sutton has lived in the County of Monterey for several decades, serving as an Office Manager for much of her professional career. Ms. Sutton has over 25 years of experience overseeing Administrative Operations, Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Human Resources, and providing exceptional Customer Service. Currently, Ms. Sutton is the acting Office Manager for CSA, Inc. at our Headquarters Office in Salinas, CA. In order to successfully carry out her duties, Ms. Sutton is proficient in the use of Paychex (payroll processing), WinTeam (workforce management application), and QuickBooks (finance). Through continuous training provided by Paychex, CALSAGA and the Small Business Association, Ms. Sutton is abreast of all labor laws and human resources concerns applicable to the employer, employees, and industry-specific requirements. She works closely on a day-to-day basis with Upper Management to ensure all state labor laws are followed and any business operation concerns are properly addressed. Ms. Sutton’s approach to business operations is hands-on and she enjoys interacting with both employees and customers to maximize satisfaction with our business and our security services.
Executive Assistant to CEO
Ms. Tavarez was raised in Gonzales, CA and is a current resident of the County of Monterey. She attended North Salinas High School and graduated from Hartnell College with an Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice. Ms. Tavarez has been employed with CSA, Inc. since it’s incorporation in 2011 and acts as the Executive Assistant for its Headquarters Office. Ms. Tavarez is proficient in communications, IT, scheduling, logistics, and customer service. In addition to providing support services to Upper Management, she is responsible for Accounts Payable and is an expert in the use of QuickBooks. Ms. Tavarez is cross trained in Payroll and Accounting, as well as Security Operations, holding a current BSIS Guard Card. Ms. Tavarez routinely coordinates morale events with staff and assists in the planning of all corporate functions.
Assistant Project Manager, Government
Ms. Wall is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management. Ms. Wall is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina, and moved to the County of Monterey in 2016. Prior to moving to Monterey County, Ms. Wall worked as an Operations Coordinator for Syneos Health and interned as a Marketing Specialist for small business. Currently, Ms. Wall works as CSA, Inc.’s Assistant Project Manager – Government, positioning the business to submit winning bids to local, state, and federal agencies. She is an active participant in Business Development and engages with prospective customers to promote CSA, Inc.’s professional security service capabilities. Ms. Wall attends yearly Shipley and Associates trainings in Washington, D.C. as part of her continuing education within contract and proposal writing. Ms. Wall has received Shipley and Associates Certifications in Qualifying/Pricing to Win and Managing/Writing Federal Proposals. Ms. Wall currently holds an Active Clearance within the Federal Government. In addition to these qualifications, she holds an active BSIS Guard Card, OC/Pepper spray, and baton permit in order to help understand the duties of her fellow colleagues and remain abreast in administration and operations.
Assistant Project Manager, Commercial
Ms. Rome has over seven years of experience in local government, most recently with the County of Santa Clara as the Records Division Manager in the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors' Office and the City of Salinas as the Executive Assistant to the City Manager in the Administration Department. Prior to working in political administrative offices, Ms. Rome's career was in the legal field as a Paralegal in Monterey County in both the public and private sectors. Her legal experience is in criminal, workers' compensation, employment, and labor law. She served as a Traffic and Transportation Commissioner for the City of Salinas and is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, Institute for Local Government and Municipal Management Association of Northern California. Ms. Rome is the Co-Vice President of the Golden Key International Honour Society through the University of Phoenix. She holds her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies, Bachelor's Degree in Communication with Honors, and Certificate in Leadership Communication in Organizations. Ms. Rome will graduate in August 2020 with her Master’s in Public Administration. Ms. Rome assists CSA, Inc. as the Assistant Project Manager – Commercial, and specializes in commercial contracting, upholding positive and resourceful communication with our customers, and managing overall day to day operations in conjunction with Upper Management and Area Supervisors.