President and Chief Executive Officer
Throughout his 35-year career in the Security Industry, Aria Kozak has been responsible for conceiving, implementing and operating many highly successful business activities, including growth strategies, mergers and acquisitions, as well as developing, cultivating, and maintaining long term relationships among the senior management of many major companies within the industry.
Mr. Kozak began his career in the Security Industry after completing a distinguished tour of duty in the Israeli Military and migrating to the United States. From 1976 to 1990, Mr. Kozak founded and built Universal Alarm Systems Inc. into one of the nation’s largest and most successful Burglar Alarm and Armed Guard Response companies. Kozak sold Universal to ADT in 1990.
In 1996, Mr. Kozak began a High-End Integration Company called IntelliSec Inc., which engineered, installed, monitored and serviced many of the most complex projects in the nation. In 1999, Kozak accepted a partnership investment by Patricof Venture Inc. to lead the Venture Fund’s efforts to acquire and consolidate other Integration companies with a goal to grow IntelliSec into one of the nation’s largest Integrators.
In an unrelenting effort to develop a new approach to providing security services, Kozak worked and consulted with several major security industry partners from 2002, establishing Elite Interactive Solutions, Inc. in 2007.
With Elite, Mr. Kozak is revolutionizing the security guarding and monitoring industries by implementing a unique, proprietary combination of methodologies, processes and systems to truly differentiate Elite from the industry status quo of failing to provide true loss and crime prevention.
Mr. Kozak possesses proven entrepreneurial intuition and vision.
CFO & COO
Experienced operations executive with 10+ years of senior leadership in private equity and venture backed technology and consumer product companies. Proven experience in determining strategic priorities, corporate team growth, long term planning and leadership team communication.
Senior Vice President of Operations
Mr. Aragon joined Elite ISI in 2009, bringing with him his nearly 20 year experience in advanced security surveillance systems and solutions. Throughout his career, Aragon has demonstrated oversight, planning, design, engineering and delivery of innovative security surveillance systems. Aragon’s experience includes serving in all aspects of the Monitoring and Security Industries, ranging from Client Account Management and Sales Support, Remote Guarding and Video Surveillance Security System Engineering, Product Development and Project Management. His background allows him to easily interface with engineers, contractors and system integrators to ensure product solutions meet customer requirements.
Principal accomplishments include selling, engineering and implementing large-scale government projects for the Riverside Unified School District, Long Beach Redevelopment Agency and Los Angeles Housing Authority.
Vice President of Security Solutions
A high caliber business leader and security consultant with extensive experience fostering client relationships.
Director of the Security Operations Command Center
Law Enforcement Advisory Board
Elite relies upon the expert advisement of law enforcement experts from around the country.