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Canna Security America (CSA) was created in 2009 to meet the growing needs of the evolving medical cannabis industry from a legal, regulatory compliance, and security aspect. CSA was instrumental in the development of Colorado’s legal cannabis market. CSA worked on the rule-making committee in the Department of Revenue and helped to formulate the security regulations for medical marijuana in the state. Currently, CSA is recognized as a leader in security and compliance services for the legal cannabis industry. CSA provides high quality and dependable solutions that are adaptable to meet the constantly changing security and compliance challenges in the industry. CSA offers a full range of high quality services to help clients’ businesses achieve sustainable growth. Thus, CSA is able to assist cannabis entrepreneurs grow and succeed in this young and dynamic market place.
From our inception, CSA has specialized in engineering custom security systems specifically to ensure full compliance with all federal, state, and local laws. We provide effective security solutions to cannabis businesses, including armed and unarmed guards, armored transport, alarms, door access systems, video surveillance, security system design, and state licensing consulting.
Our extensive list of services includes armored transport, armed and unarmed guards, comprehensive background checks, and site risk assessments. CSA’s guards dress professionally with the appropriate identification and have a law enforcement or military background. Our new fleet of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles have been up-armored with the latest bullet-resistant technology, are GPS tracked, and equipped with the a 4-point camera system that transmits live streaming footage to our command center. This guarantees total traceability from pickup to drop-off. CSA can now offer comprehensive security solutions to the cannabis industry that is second to none.
CSA now services over 130 clients in 500 plus facilities in 14 legal marijuana states all achieving and 100% licensing approval rating, and is currently consulting with new clients as regulations continue to change. With an increasing number of states implementing regulated dispensary models, CSA is able to leverage their expertise in complying with different state’s security codes, standards, and guidelines to provide clients with innovated and cost-effective security solutions.
As a national leading security firm, CSA knows where the risk points exists for cannabis businesses, and how to tailor services to ensure maximum loss prevention and legal compliance. We have positioned ourselves as the market leader and brand name in the cannabis security industry.
Tom Siciliano, President
Tom Siciliano is the President of Canna Security America (CSA), the nation’s leading comprehensive security solutions provider to the cannabis industry. Originally hired in 2015 as the Chief Operation Officer, Siciliano was quickly promoted by the Board of Directors to lead the company with organizational change, creating infrastructure for operations and sales growth, and to develop a strategic business plan.
Siciliano has had a distinguished career and an outstanding record of revenue and profit growth. He has a background in sales and operational performance improvement initiatives that have a focus on cost conscious growth, while holding senior roles within startup companies, private equity and Fortune 500 companies.
With a unique blend of expertise, combining both financial knowledge and a tremendous insight into how to improve a company's bottom line, and his vast understanding of process improvement and how to reduce costs by improving productivity, Sicilian has established his reputation as a Turnaround Specialist.
Initially it was Siciliano's goal to make CSA not only the largest but most profitable security company, while offering the highest level of service, has quickly become a reality with the recent acquisition of Big Al’s Security and Precision Operations Group. Setting new industry standards under the leadership of Siciliano, CSA continues its exponential growth while keeping up with the constantly changing laws and regulations.
Siciliano is a recognized as a natural leader and a powerful team builder. He has an uncanny ability to connect key players to winning teams, while using his knowledge and expertise to help coach along the way. He is a recognized author, a loving husband of over 30 years, and dedicates much of his time to community involvement.