CKNW's Bill Good talks one-on-one with BC's Top CEO's, delving into how they achieved success, what lessons they have learned along the way and what they envision for the future of their industries. In an industry where you're providing security and peace of mind, you have to start from the inside and work out, which is exactly what Ashley Cooper did, now CEO of Paladin Security. Starting within Paladin, Ashley has worked his way up the ranks starting with his first Paladin position in 19-79 providing janitorial services for a site. While completing his degree in commerce, Ashley paid his way as a Security Officer. Today, as CEO of Paladin, Ashley Cooper is able to draw from experience with Paladin to provide a working environment for his employees he knows firsthand, they will appreciate. Having grown within the company has also given Ashley insight into where the security company can grow, which he believes is strongly based in new technologies, and a continued dedication to industry leading levels of training. Leading by shining example and displaying a strong dedication to a his brand, it's our honor to welcome Ashley Cooper, CEO of Paladin Security, today's guest for CKNW's Chief Executive Series. The Chief Executive Series is presented by FortisBC and hosted at the Beedie School of Business (Simon Fraser University). BCBusiness is the exclusive ticket partner.