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The following references represent a good selection of security consulting services that we have undertaken:

Steven Friedman – President
Westgate Management Co. Inc.

133 Franklin Corner Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Tel. (609)-895-8890
Cell (609)-647-5803

Project Details: Initially asked to carry-out an extensive Security Assessment of a 30-story, low to moderate income, residential property, (where there had been a fatal stabbing) the property being in Jersey City, New Jersey. Upon presenting full report to Board, then asked Wivenhoe Management Group to design and assist in implementation of a new integrated security system involving electronic access control, IP camera surveillance system both inside and outside the property, new security control center, and full perimeter control system that included entry and egress automated gate system.

System subsequently put out to bid with full bid documentation and has now been completed earning recommendation for firm from both the property management company and NJ Housing Authority. The project also included assessment of guard services, development of an appropriate new guard service RFP, and assistance in the evaluation of all bidders.

Additional projects for Westgate Management Company have included security assessments and design engineering for the following:

  • Westgate-Northgate Apartments – Washington, PA
  • Market Square Apartments – Pottsville, PA
  • Churchview Garden Apartments – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Beaver Falls Plaza Senior Hi-Rise – Beaver Falls, PA
  • Highland Plaza Senior Complex – Toms River, NJ
  • Lawrence Plaza Senior Complex – Lawrenceville, NJ
  • Douglas Plaza Senior Complex – Greater Pittsburgh, PA
  • Valley View Gardens Apartments – Greater Pittsburgh, PA
  • Village of Searights Apartments – Uniontown, PA
  • Summit Gardens Apartments – Carbondale, PA
  • Mountain View Gardens Apartments – Waynesburg, PA
  • Union Gardens Apartments – Uniontown, PA

Walter Kneis, AIA – Principal
NK Architects

95 Washington Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
Tel: (973)-539-5353
Fax: (973)-539-0916

Project Details: Designed and assisted NJ State client with installation of an integrated security system for a new multi-story building and parking center in a high crime city in NJ. Equipment included extensive electronic access control, CCTV camera surveillance and security intercom systems, as well as vehicle control and emergency call station systems.

Second project involved an SVA for a 24-story hi-rise building destined to be Stem Cell Institute of NJ. Wivenhoe Management Group were also selected to carry-out full security system design assignment involving extensive electronic access control, CCTV camera surveillance and security intercom systems, as well as vehicle control and emergency call station systems. Design project currently awaiting funding.

Jose Hernandez – Managing Partner
Caribbean ERM-PR

P.O.Box 192291
San Juan, PR 00919
Tel. (787)-622-0808
Fax (787)-622-1262
Cell (787-413-1360

Project Details: Wivenhoe Management Group organized a group of consultants led by David McCann to train several teams of additional consultants at ERM-PR, and then assist in the performance of some 107 SVA assignments throughout Puerto Rico requiring Sandia National Laboratory RAM-Lite methodology for the PR Water Authority PRASA.
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The SVA assignments had to be completed within an exceptionally tight deadline which was successfully accomplished.

Regan Young, AIA – Managing Partner
Regan Young England Butera Architects

456 High Street
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060
Tel. (609)-265-2652
Fax (609)-265-0333

Project Details: Initially carried-out a Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA) for a sizeable School District in NJ. The SVA document convinced the Dept. of Education to release in excess of $1.5 Million for the design and subsequent installation of what is now considered one of the most advanced K-12 integrated security systems in America. Equipment included extensive electronic access control, CCTV camera surveillance and security intercom systems.

Woodbridge School District

District Offices
40 Beecher Road – South
Woodbridge, CT 06525
Tel. Main Office: (203)-387-6631

Al Pullo – Director of Business
Woodbridge School District


Greg Kula – Facilities Supervisor
Woodbridge School District

Tel. Greg Kula 203-996-3493

Project Details: Wivenhoe Management Group carried-out a full Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA) for the school district, culminating in the development of an outline Security Master Plan, which also took into account new school security legislation enacted by the State of Connecticut following the terrible tragedy that occurred at Newtown, CT, only a few miles away from Woodbridge.

The Master Plan included detailed recommendations for improved camera surveillance, a new security management system (access control and point monitoring), new security communication systems, improvements to parking lots, vehicular traffic flow and bus loading procedures, a recommendation for a central security control allowing the existing community police officer to control all security systems, new monitoring systems and procedures providing significant improvements without additional manpower, advice related to procedures for emergencies, and specifically dealing with any active-shooter situations.

The new Master Plan also included limited structural changes to main entrance areas, and security upgrades protecting the superintendent and district office staff. One major objective was to provide security transparency wherever possible and preserve the openness and exemplary dialogue between district staff, teaching staff, students and parents.

Vincent Shea – Senior Associate
Environmental Resources Management

250 Phillips Blvd.
Suite 280
Ewing, NJ 08618
Tel. (609)-895-0050
Fax (609)-895-0111
Cell (609)-433-1350

Project Details: ERM has an alliance agreement with Wivenhoe Management Group whereby Wivenhoe acts as security sub-consultants for the firm. David McCann performed a security oversight assignment for a former chemical site in Maryland to assess existing security systems and measures, and to recommend improved security for the entire facility which was located in a less than desirable area of a major city. As with the Puerto Rico situation, there was considerable urgency required in completing the report and recommendations.
The existing and new security equipment included electronic access control and point monitoring, CCTV camera surveillance, vehicle control, lighting and emergency communication systems. The assignment was completed within the required timeframe, and a majority of recommended measures have been implemented.

Robert Ventriglia – Director IT, Security & Business Development

Note: At time of project, Mr. Ventriglia was employed with Morris Johnson & Associates, an Engineering Consulting Group responsible for the assignment.
Cell (732)-245-0880

Project Details: Performed full Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA) for a new Emergency Operations Center for Monmouth County, NJ that included recommendations for appropriate security systems and measures to protect the facility and adjoining structures. Equipment recommendations included electronic access control and point monitoring, advanced CCTV camera surveillance, vehicle control, lighting and emergency communication systems.

Nicholas Sheridan – Director of Warehouse Operations
Fedway Associates

20 North Avenue East
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Tel. (908)-394-6440
Cell (908)-720-3707

Project Details: Performed a Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA) covering an existing warehouse complex and a new central warehouse facility followed by design engineering and implementation assistance of a state-of-the-art Integrated Security System involving extensive IP camera surveillance, electronic access control and point monitoring, intrusion detection, perimeter control with automated gate arm systems, IP security intercom, etc.

System brought on-line successfully, despite severe problems with work by other trades at site. SVA completed in record time based on urgent requirements, and major recommendations already being implemented. Study included evaluating existing CCTV camera surveillance, lighting, and physical guard services.

Additional References for David S. McCann (DSM):

The following individuals have first-hand knowledge and experience of DSM’s security consulting expertise and experience having either worked alongside DSM, engaged DSM for specific assignments, or hired by DSM for sub-consulting work on behalf of Wivenhoe Management Group:

Modeste Sobolta, Senior Partner

Tony Ayoub, Senior Associate

ESA Architects
Tel. Office 201-933-5511
Cell 201-694-6863

Steve Wilder, COO Security Consultants
Sorensen Wilder & Associates
Off. (217)-819-3096
Cell (815)-482-2989

Julie Ross, Eastern Managing Director
ERM Consulting Engineers
Off. (484)-913-0300
Direct (484)-913-0431
Cell (610)-745-0761

Maureen Wall, Snr. Associate Consulting Engineers
ERM Consulting Engineers
Off. (484)-913-0300

Rollie Trayte
Independent Security Consultant
Cell (602)-739-0096

Shannon Spence Senior Associate
ARCADIS (Malcom Pirnie)
Consulting Engineers
Off. (914)-694-2100
Cell (203)-858-2828

Debie Jakeman, Business Development Director
The Protection Bureau Security Integrators
Off. (610)-903-4986
Cell (610)-316-0900

Sandy Cipollone Senior, Vice President
Interstate Realty Management
Property Management Company
Off. (856)-596-0500 Ext. 5813

Gerald Munro, Vice President
Labor Management Concepts, Inc.
Security Specialists
Off. (201)-955-2804
Cell (201)-207-1377

Steve Keech, Director of Sales
LCA Sales Co.
Security Equipment Sales
Off. (610)-358-4481
Cell (610)-299-6587

Jay Snyder, Regional Vice President
Edgewood Management Company
Property Management
Off. (301)-562-1650
Cell (240)-678-3127

Qadriyyah Lora, Building Manager
Edgewood Management Company
Property Management
Off. (973)-623-2257
Cell (904)-535-0623

Nick Sheridan, Director of Warehouse Operations
Fedway Associates, Inc.
Off. (973)-394-6440
Cell (908)-720-3707

Marvin Ellis, President
IT Services
Off. (732)-894-9600
Cell (908)-839-3845

Paul Sassani, Regional Property Manager
Interstate Realty Management
Off. (856)-596-0500
Cell (609)-304-5300

Rick Tabakin, Director of Engineering
Voltaix Inc.
Biomedical Engineering
Off. (908)-231-9060 Ext. 225

Louise Fratzola, Building Manager
Westgate Management Co., Inc.
Property Management
Off. (570)-282-6623

Pat Baldt, Senior Regional Manager
Westgate Management Company
Property Management
Off. (609)-895-8890
Cell (215)-284-1190