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.

About Bedrock


Paul J Nelson

Chief Executive Officer

Owner & Founder

Paul is responsible for legal and compliance issues plus serving as qualifying agent and licensee for the corporation. In 1992, he founded the original company in California, which grew to be the dominant provider of security services in North San Diego County. Between 1999 and 2014, Paul established operations in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Portland, Seattle, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Denver. Paul is Native American by birth and an active citizen of the Cherokee Nation. 


Todd McGuire

Vice President of Finance

Mr. McGuire is an entrepreneur who thrives in the challenge of startups and helping them succeed and grow into established businesses. Mr. McGuire was instrumental in scaling Bedrock in into what was recognized on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies in 2017 and 2018. After spending nearly a decade working in finance and marketing for multimillion dollar brands and startups, Mr. McGuire has found a career in scaling profitable security companies.


J Damien Scott

Operations and Consulting

Mr. Scott handles operations and consulting for Bedrock. Mr. Scott is a former United States Marine and police officer with more than 20 years of full charge executive experience providing executive protection, security and crisis management, investigation and intelligence services for government, private, and international organizations. 7+ years experience training and working with host country security forces. 


Years in Business


Fortune 500 Clients



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

Todd McGuire, Vice President of Bedrock


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. 

The International Close Quarters Protection Operators Association is a global consortium of qualified specialists actively conducting high-threat executive protective operations in urban and hostile environments.