Leadership Team

Anthony L. Sabatino



Tony Sabatino was named Chief Executive Officer of Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services, Inc. (SCIS) in January 2020.  He is based out of the SCIS HQ in Herndon, Virginia and reports to the SCIS Board of Directors.


Prior to joining SCIS, Mr. Sabatino was employed with Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. (SUSA). He joined SUSA in 1991 as a Management Trainee and held various positions with the Company in sales, management, and leadership roles in New Jersey, Texas, New York, and California. While in California, Mr. Sabatino served as Region President of the Pacific Region for over 10 years. Under his leadership that Region grew to become the company’s largest Region with over 15,000 employees.


In 2015, Mr. Sabatino was promoted to Executive Vice President, Securitas North American Division with responsibilities for strategy, marketing, communications, corporate development, and special projects. He has led and/or coordinated multiple acquisitions including companies in guarding, electronic security, and investigation services.


Mr. Sabatino earned a B.S. degree in Economics and Business Administration from Wagner College in 1991 and has had several executive development courses at IMD, Cornell, and Harvard Universities. He held various roles at the California Association of Licensed Security Agencies, Guards and Associates (CALSAGA), as well as served as Board member and Labor Committee Chairman for at the California Chamber of Commerce (2009-2018).

Laura Hagan

General Counsel


Laura Hagan has nearly two decades of litigation and contracts experience, most recently serving as the Vice President of Labor Relations and General Counsel for SCIS subsidiary, Paragon Systems, since 2014.


In addition, Ms. Hagan brings her experience as a business development executive to the role of General Counsel. She also served as Assistant Vice President of Business Development and General Counsel with Paragon from 2011 to 2014. Ms. Hagan’s extensive government contracting experience includes direct involvement in bid and proposal efforts, as well as drafting and negotiating subcontracts, overseeing contract and regulatory compliance, and advising on a broad range of employment and labor issues.


Ms. Hagan has a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Harvard University and a Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law and is licensed to practice law in California and Virginia. She is a contributing author to the Matthew Bender Practice Guide: California Contract Litigation (Lexis-Nexis, 2005).

Robert Rubin

VP Business Development


Robert Rubin has a long and successful track record managing, leading and supporting Government contracting programs both domestically and overseas. As the Vice President of Government Relations for SCIS subsidiary, Paragon Systems, Inc. (Paragon), for the last ten years, Mr. Rubin managed a growth strategy that more than tripled the sector’s footprint. In his role as Vice President of Development for SCIS, Mr. Rubin will remain focused on growth in the federal sector by providing services adjacent to traditional physical guarding and investigative services including Mission Support, Inspection Services, and Cyber Security.


Prior to his time at Paragon, he was President of a $5M commercial security division, promoted to COO of the $50M Government Services division and subsequently promoted into a senior management role of the company as Senior Vice President. The company grew exponentially in a short period of time, reaching $200M, before Mr. Rubin moved on to pursue opportunities as a Government Contracting consultant and founder/investor in a micro bridge fund. He has significant experience in the customer service arena as the senior manager of a concierge firm, the creator of a successful client retention program, and as a certified Quality Control Monitor.


Mr. Rubin has a BA from Skidmore College and an MCR from the NACORE Institute, including a capstone course at MIT in Boston.

Mark Howell

VP Corporate Governance


Mark B. Howell joined SCIS, then Pinkerton Security & Investigations, in 1996 as the District Manager for Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. While in this position he provided direction, leadership, and support for the Cincinnati District Office and over 60 prestigious clients. In 2000, Mark was promoted to National Account Manager overseeing the United Technologies Corporation contract. While in this position Mark developed and implemented performance metrics to drive standardization and best practices within the national agreement. In 2002 he was promoted to the position of the Eastern Region Vice President. During his tenure in this position, he was tasked with the design, planning, and implementation of a new business infrastructure to efficiently support the tremendous expansion in business opportunities.


In July 2006 Mr. Howell was promoted to his current position of Vice President Governance and Compliance with the additional designations of: Secretary to the Corporation, DOE Corporate Facility Security Officer and DOD Corporate Security Officer. In addition to these duties Mark oversees the internal audit process, business licensing requirements and international partnerships.


Prior to joining SCIS Mr. Howell had a successful 24 year career in the U.S. Marines, retiring from the reserves in 2000 as a Lieutenant Colonel. Additionally he held security leadership positions with Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX and Fidelity Investments, Cincinnati, OH.

Ilene Reiter

VP Human Resources


Ilene Reiter joined SCIS in May 2008. She reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and also oversees HR functions for the SCIS subsidiary Paragon Systems, Inc. Her responsibilities include leading all human resources functions as well as the training & risk management departments.


Ms. Reiter has over 20 years HR experience, specialization in employee relations, policy & procedure development, and compliance & labor relations. Prior to joining SCIS she served as Vice President of Human Resources, Voyager HospiceCare and worked in several industries including banking, logistics and healthcare for Vitas Healthcare & Ryder Integrated Logistics.
She is a member of Society of Human Resource Management.


Ms. Reiter has a B.A. degree in Management Psychology from the University of Michigan as well as National SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute