+1 (801) 997-0989

+1 (801) 997-0989

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Our Strength is in Our People

Our people are empowered by the global resources of a forward-leaning business organization lead by experienced professionals of diverse backgrounds.
Bedrock is a firm dedicated to the holistic protection of your life, reputation, assets, data and privacy.
We will go above and beyond to keep our clients secure, comfortable and successful.

PROTECTION AND SECURITY OPERATIONS - The Security Operations Center (SOC) in Salt Lake City coordinates all protection related assignments and is staffed 24/7/365. All protection details, even solo practitioners, are supported by the Operations Manager and SOC in order to provide oversight and assure quality service in the field. - For protection services, email moc.stcejorplaicepskcordeb%40spo or call 801-997-0989 Extension 0
Our associates are primarily veterans, former or current law enforcement officers and WPPS personnel qualified for diplomatic or high-risk operations. Emergency Services Teams can be deployed quickly to crisis operations during natural disasters, strikes, facility closures or other disruptive events such as hostile terminations. Bedrock has transportation resources and affiliates to provide secure ground and air transportation almost anywhere in the world.
INVESTIGATION AND INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS - A Senior Case Manager running TrackOps case management software coordinates scheduling, service delivery and efficiency. Internal oversight for each matter is provided by an lead investigator with at least 10,000 plus hours of experience. Covert surveillance comprises the bulk of our caseload in addition to criminal defense work, fraud cases, locates, difficult civil process, attorney support services and Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM).- The SIU investigators and case manager share the email moc.snoitagitsevnikcordeb%40uis and can be reached at 801-997-0989 Extension 1.
PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY - We recognize that client confidentiality is not just a function of hardware, software or technology; it’s people oriented so we train and practice strict OPSEC protocols at all times. All associates sign binding Non-Disclosure Agreements and professional conduct directives.
EXPERIENCED, RELIABLE AND SOLUTION OPRIENTED - Experience counts and our core values require honesty, transparency, and responsibility. Our staff is friendly and personable with a sincere desire to deliver an excellent consumer experience and value-added service. We SEEK long-term client relationships based on trust. We provide mission-critical solutions that enable and facilitate our client's success.
SECURITY BUILT ON A STRONG FOUNDATION - Bedrock provides highly skilled professionals, with the resources of an international network of associates, to support our clients globally.

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Our Team


Paul J Nelson


In 1992, Paul J Nelson founded the original company in California, which grew to be the dominant provider of security services in North San Diego County. In 1999, Paul moved to his native Utah and established the company headquarters in Salt Lake City. Between 1999 and 2014, Mr. Nelson established operations in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Portland, Seattle, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Denver. Since then several professional partners joined the team bringing added expertise in depth to the company all leading up to Bedrock Special Projects Group today.


J Damien Scott

Chief Operations Officer

J Damien Scott is a Marine and former police officer with more than 25 years full-charge executive experience providing executive protection, security and crisis management, investigation and intelligence services for government, private, and international organizations. Damien spent 7+ years experience working in post-conflict development zones with host country security forces and international business partners. He has operational experience in Haiti, Iraq, Kurdistan, Afghanistan, Lebanon, South Sudan, Mexico, Colombia, Bosnia and the United States.


Todd McGuire


Todd is an entrepreneur who thrives in the challenge of startups and helping them succeed and grow into established businesses. After spending nearly a decade working in finance and marketing for multimillion-dollar brands and startups, he has great knowledge in SEO and lead generation, financial analysis and executive management. In his time with Bedrock, Todd participated in company growth which has been recognized in 2017 and 2018 on the Inc. 5000 list of top growing companies in America. Todd holds a BA in Business Management from Utah Valley University. 


Tony T Henrie

Chief Investigator

Retired as a Supervisory Special Agent, FBI (23 years). Experienced in a wide variety of investigative matters, including drugs, fugitives, violent crimes, international and domestic terrorism, child sexual abuse, white collar crime, health care fraud, special operations, aerial and ground surveillance, interview and interrogation, et al. Ten years as a FBI Firearms instructor. Certified by the State of Utah as a Concealed Firearms Permit Instructor. Tony is a fluent Spanish speaker.

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Industry Affiliations

Founded in 1955, 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 Close Quarters Protection Operators Association is a global consortium of qualified individuals actively conducting high-threat executive protective operations in urban and hostile environments.

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

The prescient founders of National Council of Investigation and Security Services saw the need for security and investigation businesses to keep Congress and the Administration informed of their interests. 

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

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Years in Business


Fortune 500 Clients