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UEI GC6GN6L8MJK9 CAGE 72JA8Bedrock Protection Agency LLC

No matter whether the threat is physical, cyber or virtual, Bedrock has you covered. We’re enterprise security risk specialists, offering first-class protection for all areas of your life.

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    Paul J Nelson

    Founder & CEO

    Paul Johnie Nelson, an active citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is the founder and CEO of Bedrock Protection Agency LLC. (SBA 8(a) Certified)
    Paul has full-charge responsibility for daily management, legal & compliance issues and serves as the corporate qualifying agent and licensee. He has more than 30 years of security and guard management experience. In 1992, he founded the original company in California, which became the dominant provider of security services in North San Diego County. Between 1999 and 2014, Paul established profitable operations in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Portland, Seattle, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Denver.  
    Brigham Young University Alumnus


Todd McGuire

Business Management & Administration

Todd is the chief management officer (CMO) of business administration, research, and development.
Todd's a dynamic entrepreneur who thrives in the challenge of startups and helping them succeed and grow into established businesses. He has a talent for change management, corporate branding, and human asset development. Todd was instrumental in scaling Bedrock into one of the fastest-growing companies in America, according to Inc 500. After spending nearly a decade working in finance and marketing for multimillion-dollar brands and startups, Todd has found a career scaling up profitable security companies. 
Utah Valley University Alumnus


Gordon Brennan

Government Contracting & Consulting

Gordon is the chief contracting officer (CCO) for government and commercial affairs. 
Gordon is a former U.S. Secret Service Special Agent with experience in executive protection, security advances, protective intelligence, and criminal investigations. His assignments included the New York Field Office and the Presidential Protective Division. He is a veteran of the Army National Guard, Military Police. Gordon has experience in security consulting focused on addressing workplace violence prevention through behavioral threat assessments and organizational integration of prevention methods.
Capella University Alumnus


J Damien Scott

Operations & Consulting

Damien is the chief operations officer (COO) and government liaison.
Damien served as a United States Marine Military Policeman and a Texas police officer. He brings over 25 years of full-charge executive experience providing executive protection, crisis recovery, security management, investigation, and intelligence services for government, private, and international organizations. Damien's experience includes 4+ years of security management for the prime contractor of a Latin-American financial institution and 7+ years living with, training, and working alongside foreign host country security forces.
University of Wales TSD Alumnus


Years in Business


Fortune 500 Clients



“One single vulnerability is all it takes to bring down a powerful organization."

Todd McGuire, Bedrock Special Projects

Core Values

At Bedrock, our corporate vision is to embody the essence of Courtesy, Professionalism, Respect, Honor, Service, and Valor while embracing the time-honored principles of the Cherokee Nation. Rooted in tradition, we strive to create a lasting impact by upholding the following values:

1. Respect for Nature and the Environment: We hold a deep reverence for the natural world, recognizing its importance and fragility. Through sustainable practices and responsible stewardship, we aim to minimize our ecological footprint and contribute to the preservation of our planet for future generations.

2. Connection to Family, Ancestors, and Individual Traditions: We cherish the significance of familial bonds, ancestral heritage, and personal traditions. We foster an inclusive environment that values diverse backgrounds, enabling our associates to honor their individual histories while collectively weaving a tapestry of shared experiences.

3. Celebrating Important Life Events: We understand the value of recognizing and celebrating the milestones and important moments in the lives of our associates. By acknowledging and supporting these significant occasions, we strengthen the sense of belonging, fostering a culture of appreciation and mutual support.

4. Living in Harmony with Others: We firmly believe in the power of collaboration and unity. We cultivate an atmosphere where individuals work together harmoniously, embracing diversity, and leveraging each other's strengths. By nurturing an environment of cooperation and inclusivity, we strive to achieve collective success and benefit the greater good.

Through our commitment to these core values and the cherished principles of the Cherokee Nation, Bedrock aims to be a trusted corporate entity that not only achieves excellence in business, but also contributes positively to society and the world we share.


Industry Affiliations

ASIS International is a global community of security practitioners, each of whom has a role in the protection of assets - people, property, and/or information. The ASIS community is global and diverse.

The International Intelligence Network is a highly experienced group of professional investigators and security consultants with national and international investigative and security capabilities .

Protective Security Council. Protecting People is the reason the PSC exists. Capturing all the various practical aspects of protecting people requires a wide net. There are few if any security topics that are outside the PSC scope.

The International Security Driver Association (ISDA) is a group of protective services practitioners from all sectors of the Executive Protection/ Secure Transportation profession and from all parts of the Globe.