John "Chad" Parris , PSP, CSC


Chad is an owner and President of SRMC, LLC. He has more than 25 years of professional security experience.

Chad has extensive experience in long-term security technology master planning, large-scale system designs, and the development of tightly integrated security systems including access control, closed circuit television, alarms, command center (dispatch) design development, and related technologies.

As a recognized expert in security technologies, Chad often speaks and participates in regional and international security conference panel discussions about the application of new and emerging technologies.

Chad holds a Physical Security Professional (PSP) designation from ASIS International (Arlington, Virginia), a certification for those with expertise in conducting threat surveys; designing integrated security systems that include equipment, procedures, and people; or installing, operating, and maintaining such systems and the Certified Security Consultant (CSC) designation from the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (San Francisco, California). 

He is a member of ASIS International, serving in past positions as the Columbus, Ohio chapter Chairman and Secretary, is a member of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC) and serves on the national board of, an international organization that supports the security consulting community through the development of standards, ongoing education and industry-specific information.

I enjoy having the opportunity to engage our clients to fully understand their security concerns and help them formulate a mitigation plan. We look at security from a practical perspective, and we help our clients put in place applications in a holistic manner that both complement and enhance their security posture.
— Chad Parris

Professional Affiliations and Certifications

  • ASIS International
  • International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC)
  • Physical Security Professional (PSP)
  • Certified Professional Security Consultant (CSC)