District Management

SCIS’ national infrastructure is organized into 4 geographic areas.


The purpose of the District Support Center is to guide and support the local program offices that, in turn, support our security personnel in the field.

AD District Overview

Mitch Mervosh

District Director, Central U.S.


Mr. Mervosh joined SCIS in early 2004 and is based in our Kansas City, MO office. Mitch works very closely with his area to develop a better operational plan and savings for both the clients and SCIS. Prior to joining SCIS, Mitch had a successful career in law enforcement including the Wichita Police Department, the FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.


Mitch has been involved in developing and managing Security and Safety training programs throughout his career in the private sector. Mitch has been classified and testified as a security expert in State and Federal Court levels on security matters. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Business/Human Resources from Friends University, Wichita and currently is working on his Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Baker University and on his Certified Protection Professional (CPP). Mitch is an active member of ASIS, NCMS and the Metro Chiefs of Police for the Kansas and Missouri area.

Marvin “Joe” Burke

District Director, Atlantic States


Mr. Burke joined the SCIS team in April 2002 after retiring from the United States Army with 24 plus years of dedicated service.  The diversity of military assignments allowed for growth and the attainment of knowledge in personnel management, training, and customer service along with the ability to manage tasks to completion.


His tenure with SCIS began as a Site Supervisor in Colorado Springs, CO.  He subsequently has served as an Account Manager assigned with Lockheed Martin, then Area Coordinator and Branch Manager until 2013. Following a company restructuring, Joe was promoted to District Director for SCIS’ Southwest region based in Dallas, TX where he oversaw multi-state operations totaling approximately $20M in annual revenue in defense and aerospace business. Joe is currently serving as an interim District Director for the Atlantic District.


Joe’s education includes History studies at the University of Colorado and he completed the U.S. Army Command Sergeants Major Academy.  During his military career, Joe was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and most notably, the Bronze Order of the De Fleury for leadership to the Corps of Engineers. With SCIS, he has several awards including Branch Manager of the Year in 2006 and again in 2012.

Paul Paczek

District Director, Northeast U.S.


Mr. Paczek joined the SCIS in September 2004 as the Program Manager for the United States Postal Inspection Service National Law Enforcement Control Center in Dulles, VA. In the next four years, he went on to manage security operations on our Northrop Grumman and Booz Allen Hamilton contracts. Through his tenure in Northern Virginia, Paul has gained valuable experience in security operations, personnel management, NISPOM compliance, leadership and customer service.


Paul previously served as Branch Manager in Maryland for three years. In his current capacity, Paul oversees SCIS service and business operations in the Northeast states. Prior to coming to SCIS, Paul served for seven years as the Director of Information Services for the Riverdale Police Department in Riverdale, MD. Paul has had operational oversight over four divisions within the department including Communications, Records, Systems Administration and Automated Enforcement. In the management of the Automated Enforcement Division, he worked with the state legislature and judicial system to implement one of the first red light camera systems in the state of MD. For his work at the Riverdale PD, Paul was twice awarded the Prince George’s County Chiefs of Police Employee of the Year Award.

Jonathan Conteh

District Director, Western U.S.


Mr. Conteh has over 8 years of experience in the Department of Defense (DoD) security industry. Prior to his current role as District Director, Jonathan served as a Program Manager with 11 accounts consisting of over 100 employees in the Southern California Area.


Prior to joining SCIS, Jonathan was as a State Trooper. His expertise includes extensive surveillance experience analyzing documentation, tailing suspects, researching legal databases, and interrogations.


In 2003, Jonathan was recognized and published in the National Dean’s List, the largest, most prestigious publication in the country recognizing gifted college students with GPA’s of 3.6 and above. Jonathan’s resourcefulness and excellent oral and written communication skills make him an invaluable asset to his district staff and the SCIS team.

District Support Staff


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