Training center in Toronto, ON | Centre for Security Training & Management Inc.

Meet Our Team

Let our team train you and help you land a good job doing meaningful work. We take pride in our fully equipped training facility as well as with our highly skilled and well-experienced staff.

Steven Reesor – Chief Executive Officer

Steven Reesor is an accomplished security professional with many years of experience in policing, corporate security, security consulting, private investigations, and security training. In 2005, Steven retired from the Toronto Police Service after completing 30 years of distinguished service.

During his policing career, he worked in numerous policing areas including Uniform Patrol, SWAT, Internal Audit, and Homicide. He spent the last nine years of his policing career as a Deputy Chief of Police, and while holding that rank, he was in charge of over 4,000 officers in Policing Operations.

Steven holds both a BA from York University and an MBA from the University of Toronto. In 2007, he obtained his CPP (Certified Protection Professional) designation in security management from the American Society of Industrial Security. In 2009, he was accredited as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Steven holds a “Top Secret” (Level III) Government of Canada Security Clearance.

He is a member of a number of associations including the Ontario Association of Career Colleges, American Society of Industrial Security, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, International Security Managers Association, Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the Council of Private Investigators of Ontario.

Mounir (Mike) Ghrawi – Security Guard and Defensive Tactics & Handcuffing Instructor

Mike is a Security Guard Instructor at the Centre for Security Training & Management Inc. He is also the Defensive Tactics and Handcuffing Instructor. Mike is a licensed security guard with many years of experience in working in uniform positions and providing security at nightclubs and special events.

Mike is an accomplished martial arts expert who has reached the distinguished position of Taekwondo Grand Master. In 2007, Mike was inducted into the World-Wide Taekwondo Hall of Fame in recognition of his contributions to taekwondo for supporting its development in the Middle East. 

Mike regularly travels to South Korea and Japan for martial arts events and ceremonies. Mike has many years’ experience teaching martial arts. Mike has provided defensive tactic instruction to many different organizations, including the Toronto Police Service, Edmonton Police Service, and Belgian Special Forces.

Mike speaks five languages.

DOUG SANSOM – PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR AND SECURITY GUARD INSTRUCTOR

Doug is a Private Investigator and Security Guard Instructor at the Centre for Security Training & Management Inc. Doug is dual-licensed as a private investigator and security guard.

In 2012, Doug retired from the Toronto Police Service after completing 30 years of distinguished service. During his policing career, Doug performed in many uniform and detective functions spending his last five years as a detective in the Homicide Squad.

Since retiring from policing, Doug has had teaching assignments in the Police Foundations Program at both Everest and Trillium Private Career Colleges. Doug holds a Certificate in Adult Learning from Durham College.

BEVERLEY CORNTHWAITE – DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Beverley Cornthwaite is the Director of Operations at the Centre for Security Training & Management Inc.

Beverley has many years of experience working in the not for profit and charity sectors. Beverley has a strong background in management, finance and human resources.

Beverley has a Certificate in Human Resource Management from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and a Certificate in Career Counselling from Durham College.

STEPHANIE JOSEPH – ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT AND FIRST AID INSTRUCTOR

Stephanie provides Administrative Support and First Aid Instruction at the Centre for Security Training & Management Inc.

Prior to joining the Centre for Security, Stephanie held a number of administrative and customer service related positions.

Stephanie is a certified First Aid Instructor and licenced Security Guard.

FRED SCHOFIELD – SECURITY GUARD INSTRUCTOR

Fred is a Security Guard Instructor at the Centre for Security Training & Management Inc.

Fred was a Police Officer with the Toronto Police Service for 34 years. During his policing career Fred performed duties in Uniform Divisions, Community Planning and Intelligence Services.

During his policing career Fred spent time as the Auxiliary Police, Chief Training Officer training new recruits to the Toronto Police Service Auxiliary Policing Program.

For inquiries about our courses and our staff, call 416-750-4747 or email info@centreforsecurity.com .