We're changing the Security Industry

We believe in promoting talent from within our ranks. Our leaders began their career as an operator with Iron Protection Group, from the founders of our company, our directors, down to our site managers, they have all worked on the front lines understanding and securing our clients most valuable assets. If you are interested in joining a security company that offers education, and professional growth in an atmosphere where your contributions are valued and recognized, we would like to talk to you. Iron Protection Groups pay is competitive, our benefits are above the industry standard, including stock options. In addition, the men and women you’ll work alongside are second to none.

80% of our workforce are

The Year of the Guard

We dedicated this year to celebrate our guards. The men and woman on the front line serving our clients, their customers and staff. We recognize that the job of the security guard can at times be demanding, work long hours, often overnight, remaining alert and vigil on post, keeping everyone safe. We believe that creating a place where people want to work and for leaders they want to work for, we are building the future of Iron Protection Group, one guard at a time. Personal and professional development are the pillars of our company’s culture.

We Care About You

We offer benefits to keep you well

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Family Fun Days – Employee Appreciation
  • Employee of the Month Recognition

We encourage you to plan for your future

  • Stock Options
  • 401k Plan
  • Performance based quarterly merit increases
  • Quarterly Performance Review

We Care About Your Future

We Care About Your Success

We want you to grow

  • Employee Development Program allows you to take job related and professional interest courses so you can refine the skills you already have or gain useful skills to help you reach your future goals.
  • Book Club – we carefully select topics that are relatable yet challenge our current way of thinking and encourage us to just be a little bit better each day!
  • Career Path Opportunities - We encourage career exploration by understanding our guards’ unique interests, knowledge and skills that will take them to the next level within our organization.

Open Positions

Employee Spotlight

Ben Lopez

Briefly describe what you do for IPG?

I am a Site Manager. I work closely with our guards and our clients. I write the schedule and conduct training.

What is the best thing about your job?

Meeting new people. Connecting with our clients to help make them, their staff and their customers feel safe.

What do you like to do in your free time?

Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and powerlifting. Playing in the mountains.

What are 3 words you would use to describe IPG?

Support, family, friendships.

Contact Us


Sales Manager

  • 303.919.4576

There is no denying that Blaine loves the State of Colorado. He once left however his heart lead him back and he is now living in the state for good. And, we are so happy he did, as he is a great asset to Iron Protection Group as our Sales Executive.

Blaine’s professional experiences has been primarily based in technology sales, dealing with both public and private sectors. Since returning to Colorado, Blaine used his experience to be an avid advocate of the cannabis industry and has great respect for the hard working professionals that are raising the bar in the industry. Currently, Blaine’s focused on creating and leveraging successful relationships to drive growth and provide a positive experience for IPG’s clients.

When Blaine is not networking and taking care of IPG’s clients, you will find him enjoying his friends and family, skiing, practicing yoga and hanging out in Colorado’s beautiful backcountry. Also, don’t be surprised if you happen to see Blaine in Downtown Denver on any given Saturday morning leading Walking History Tours.

Tim Troxwell

Division Operations Manager | California

  • 916.242.0048

Tim joined the Marine Corps in 2008. He served as a Military Police Officer in garrison at Marine Corps Base Quantico and Camp Lejeune. While serving, Tim filled the billets of gate sentry, patrolman, tactics instructor and accident investigator. After departing the Marine Corps in 2013, he attended the Columbus Division of Police Recruit Training Program in Columbus, OH and served as a police officer with the Dublin, Ohio Division of Police. After exiting the public sector he took a district asset protection position with The Home Depot until coming aboard Iron Protection Group in 2017. 

Glenn Hardy

Director | California

  • 916.936.5750
Glenn joined the United States Navy in 2004 and served as a Master-At-Arms on Naval Amphibious Base, Coronado. During his enlistment, he was tasked as an armed sentry, command investigator, prisoner transport, and force protection leader. After being honorably discharged from the Navy in 2008, Glenn entered the private security sector. He sought to build a well-rounded knowledge base in the industry and worked in many facets to include but not limited to; Personal Protection Officer for Ross Perot (PSC Security), Head of Security for a retail branch of Tiffany & Company, and regional Physical Security Program Manager for Centene Corporation. Glenn created and implemented security policies for multiple Fortune 500 companies and found an incredible opportunity with IPG. Glenn joined the organization in 2018 as the Director of Security Operations for California and executes the IPG mission and commitment to clients by marrying customer service and tailored security solutions in an unprecedented way

Shannon Hansen

Director of Strategy

  • 303.759.1300

Shannon has extensive experience in the apparel retail industry, serving in various upper leadership roles during her 25 years in a corporate specialty retail environment.

During that time, she was responsible for managing operational and HR processes in multi-unit retail settings, creating business strategies to increase market share, drive profitability and increase customer satisfaction. She has participated in several accelerated leadership programs and has served on multiple filed advisory committees where she was able to leverage her analytical expertise to develop business solutions.  Her passion and focus for developing high performing teams and cultivating a customer-centric environment contributed to her many career achievements. She was nationally recognized for her commitment to brand excellence, customer engagement and producing top line results.  

Shannon has managed more than 2500 employees and upwards of $45M in revenue during her tenure in the fast paced, customer service, retail industry.

Caleb Patton

Managing Director

  • 314.399.1863
Caleb joined the United States Marine Corp in 2007 and served overseas four times, which included combat tours to both Iraq and Afghanistan. Soon after School of Infantry Caleb had his boots on ground, patrolling the streets of Ramadi, Iraq. Here, he quickly found out what it took to be a leader of Marines and ran with the responsibility and pride it gave him to bring everyone home safe on each patrol and operation. Caleb led Marines on countless patrols through the streets of Iraq to the poppy fields of Afghanistan and not until a training operation in the States did Caleb meet with tragedy. In 2014 while still in Wounded Warrior Battalion, after long talks with brothers in arms that had exited from the Marines, Iron Protection Group was born. In 2015 Caleb moved to Denver to fully immerse himself into the company. As Iron Protection Group expands into California, Caleb has taken the role of Director of IPG Colorado and continues to drive the leading cannabis security provider in the industry.