Frank Califano, Sr.
President, Chief Executive Officer and Owner
Frank Califano, Sr. founded FJC Security Services Inc. in 1988 after retiring from the New York City Police Department (NYPD) where he served as a Police Officer (Bronx Warrant Squad, 40th Precinct). With over 30 years of security experience, Frank, Sr. knows first-hand how to create successful security solutions. He continues to take a “hands on” approach at FJC by being available to clients on a daily basis and instilling the service-oriented dedication shown by FJC employees at every level.
Frank Califano, Jr.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
As FJC’s chief operating officer, Frank is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the organization. Frank leads FJC’s national security operations, and through his leadership FJC has delivered increasing year over year revenues during his past 19 years with the organization. Frank has been the leader in planning and implementation of FJC’s important growth initiatives and today, as an owner, oversees the planning behind FJC’s growth and works with industry groups and professionals to advance FJC.
In 2007, Frank Califano, Jr. began growing FJC’s premier security technology company which ultimately enabled FJC’s security guarding business to offer full service packages and later focused on Safety and Fire capabilities which furthered his vision to offer an array of products to the market place. Prior to this, Frank Califano, Jr. spearheaded many of the company’s governmental projects which ultimately placed FJC as one of the premier providers of government security, country-wide.
Working closely with corporate governance, established through best practices, Frank continues to strengthen FJC’s position in the market place as the premier security guarding company whose adherence to compliance and regulatory standards are unsurpassed. Frank Califano, Jr. holds a Degree in Business Administration.
Executive Vice President
Mark Coffino oversees operations for all FJC divisions and support groups and is responsible for maximizing company performance through implementation of the company’s strategic business plan. Since joining FJC in 2004, Mark has had many successes. First, as Vice President, Business Development Group, he re-designed that group leading to its success in creating innovative customer solutions and programs that incorporate excellent customer service. Next Mark was promoted to Senior Vice President with the mission to ensure that all operational and support groups were structured and operated in unison to deliver both high quality service and value to FJC’s clients. Mark furthered that mission by: an initiative to reposition all FJC operations and support team goals on mutually agreed metrics; implementation of a closed-loop, online, quality assurance program; and, alignment of all operating divisions to a corporate mission, ensuring brand and internal process enhancements. Mark reports directly to FJC Ownership.
Senior Vice President of Finance
Stephen Finkel joined FJC as Assistant Controller in 2000, was promoted to Controller in 2002 and then to Vice President of Finance in 2007. Steve created new accounting practices and instituted an online system for accounting, scheduling, payroll, and billing since joining FJC. He played a key role in initiating and managing a compliance and audit division to create self assessment audit programs and analyses of state rosters. Currently, Steve oversees IT services, payroll and Bids and Proposals and serves as the lead on all internal and external audits.
Matthew W. Horace
Chief Security Officer
Matthew Horace became FJC’s first Chief Security Officer (CSO) in 2012 and is responsible for collaborating with executives company-wide and external program consultants in designing and implementing a full-scale internal security program focused on compliance and governance, risk management and brand protection on behalf of FJC. He is responsible for the leadership of organization-wide Continuity of Operations and IT Security Programs and internal audit and investigations specific to FJC brand protection and superior service delivery. A 28-year veteran of Federal, State and Local law enforcement, Matthew recently transitioned from a Senior Executive Service position with the U.S. Department of Justice where he managed local, regional, national and international investigations. During his Federal service, Matthew served in various capacities from leading and developing human capital, IT, Personnel Security, Audit and Compliance, budgeting, and training to critical incident and special event management. A motivational speaker, trainer and leadership consultant, Matthew is also a member of multiple professional law enforcement, security and civic organizations and provides expertise in FJC’s public information strategy. Matthew holds a B.A. in English from Delaware State University and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Training and Development from The Seton Hall University. Matthew reports directly to the Executive Vice President of FJC.
Senior Vice President of Customer Relations, CPP
Robert Hopes is a retired NYPD Detective and former owner of a security company with over 20 years of security management experience. Robert joined FJC in 2000 and serves as Senior Vice President of Customer Relations. As the liaison between FJC and clients from mid-level to upper management, Robert conducts comprehensive client meetings to ensure client satisfaction. Robert develops and implements product roll-out strategies to ensure that the customers are aware, educated, and able to take advantage of new enhancements and products.
As Senior Vice President of Customer Relations Robert develops and implements relationship strategies for national accounts to insure that the customer experience will be a model for retaining new and longstanding customers. Robert is also responsible for national registration and licensure requirements and plays a key role in nationwide client relations. He holds a Degree in Business Administration.
Vice President of Sales
John Graff is responsible for driving FJC’s business development with a focus on expansion into new markets and regions. John joined FJC with an extensive background and success in sales and organizational management. His experience includes running large, national sales organizations and maintaining P&L responsibilities in excess of $250 million while leading the Eastern U. S. sales and operations organization for a division of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries from 2003-2008. Prior to joining FJC, his most recent position was as Vice President of Sales for a leading security services organization. He brings strong business acumen along with expertise in negotiations, cost capturing, training, and mentoring to FJC.
Senior Vice President of Operations, CPP
David Link is a member of the FJC Executive team and is directly responsible for overseeing of the Port Authority of NY & NJ (PANYNJ) Divisions. A former Military Police Officer, David served as a covert Investigator with the USACID (CID) while stationed in West Berlin, Germany, an assignment for which he received an Army Commendation Medal. David holds a degree in Criminal Justice and has been a member of the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) since 1989. In his over 30 years of security management experience, David has held positions of increasing responsibility since 1979 when he began his security career as a frontline security officer. He then became a Field Operations Manager, a Director of Operations, and Regional Vice President for two prominent NY security firms prior to joining FJC in 1998.
Senior Vice President, Federal Services Division
Mark Machi joined FJC in 2008 as a Senior Vice President and is responsible for FJC’s Federal Services Division which serves government clients on a national level, providing services to some of the nation’s most critical infrastructures. After graduating from law school, he served as law clerk to the United States Magistrate Judges Susan Gauvey and Paul Grimm of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Mark holds an LLM degree from the Georgetown University Law Center, a Juris Doctor degree, and the Order of the Coif from the University Of Maryland School Of Law.
Vice President of Operations
William Richard oversees FJC’s Long Island City, NY office, where over 40 employees report to him on a daily basis. He is directly responsible for the day-to-day performance of FJC’s New York Operations. A former Law Enforcement Officer, William has been part of the FJC Team since 1994. He has held various positions in the firm and has over 20 years of experience in the Security industry. William is directly responsible for the delivery of over 140,000 Hours per Week (HPW) of security officer and fire safety personnel, of which 65,000 HPW are attributed to various User Agencies of the City of New York.