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Shallan Spielmaker

Executive Director Of Security Services

 

 

MARK EWING

Security Services Manager

 

Mark began working for Davenport University in July of 2011 as a Security Services Officer at our campus in Lansing. Mark transferred to the W.A. Lettinga campus in April of 2012 and assumed his current role in July of 2013. Mark is responsible for the security operations at our W.A. Lettinga Campus, the Peter C. Cook Center, and our other satellite locations throughout the Grand Rapids area.

 

Prior to working at Davenport University, Mark worked for a contact security firm for over 4 years. There he held various positions including Security Officer, Lead Security Officer, and Security Supervisor. Mark specialized in providing security for transportation operations, and supervised a team of officers at a mass transit center. Additionally, Mark supervised a security team serving an athletic/entertainment facility with crowds in excess of 12000 people. Mark is trained in the incident command system, crowd management, and is certified in the REID Interview and Interrogation Technique. Mark also serves as one of Davenport University’s RAD instructors.

 

In his free time, Mark volunteers with Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the United States Air Force. In addition to mentoring teenagers in the cadet program, Mark is a trained aircrew member for their search and rescue operations.

 

 

Richard Hayward

Security Services Manager

 

Richard Hayward is the Security Services Manager for the Warren, Livonia, Saginaw and Midland campuses.  Richard has been employed by the university since November 2013.

Richard brings 40 years of experience as a certified police officer to his position.  He served as a police officer for Eastern Michigan University and as a deputy sheriff for the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office in Ann Arbor, MI.

 

Richard retired from the Michigan Department of State Police after 25 years of service.  He served as a Trooper, Detective Trooper, Sergeant, Detective Sergeant and Detective Lieutenant.  He served as the manager of a multi-jurisdictional investigative task force for eight years.  Richard earned multiple citations and awards during his career.  These awards include; Lifesaving, Meritorious Service, Leadership, and Community Service.

 

Richard holds Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Public Administration degrees from Eastern Michigan University.  He is a graduate of the Eastern Michigan University School of Police Staff and Command.

 

 

Christopher Schoenberg

Security Services Manager

 

Chris Schoenberg has been at Davenport University since May 2012. He began as a Security Officer assigned the Lansing Campus, and assumed his current role in July of 2013. Chris is responsible for the security operations of our Lansing, Holland, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, and Flint campuses.

 

Prior to coming to Davenport, Chris worked for a contract security firm. There, Chris served a variety of clients, including Davenport University. Chris also served 4 years as a Nuclear Weapons Specialist in the US Air Force. He was stationed in Minot, ND where he maintained the ACM and ALCM nuclear cruise missiles, as well as the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles. Chris earned many awards during his military service, including; Basic Training Honor Graduate, Tech School Distinguished Graduate, Senior Airman Below the Zone, and multiple recognitions for outstanding performance during Inspections and Exercises. Chris is pursuing a Finance degree at Davenport and brings with him a 3.5 GPA from Lansing Community College.

 

 

Flint Campus

 

 

Greg Richardson

Security Services Officer

 

Greg started working for Davenport University on May 2, 2011 as a security services officer at the Flint Campus. Prior to coming to Davenport University, Greg was employed with Loomis Armored Services as an Armed Service Technician.

 

For the past 7 years Greg has worked as a volunteer Firefighter for Mount Morris Twp. Station One. His training and qualifications include Firefighter 1 and 2, Pump operator, and Hazmat training. Greg also graduated Emergency medical technician school.

 

Outside of work Greg enjoys spending time with his Wife and child. He also loves to go hunting, fishing, and sport shooting

 

 

Ron Rutherford

Security Services Officer

 

Ron has been with Davenport University over 23 years as a Security Officer at the Flint Campus. Before coming to Davenport, Ron served 29 years in the Flint Police Department, retiring at the rank of Sergeant and Commander of the Vice Squad.

 

Ron is a graduate from Mott Community College and Northern Michigan University. Ron has been married to his wife for 43 years.

 

 

Holland Campus

 

 

W Larry Hanlin

Security Services Officer

 

Larry has worked for Davenport University since August 2012 as a Security Services Officer at the Holland Campus. He is a graduate of Wayne State University where he earned a BGS degree in Humanistic Studies. Additionally, he earned 25 credit hours at Macomb Community College in criminal justice/law enforcement.

 

Prior to his employment at Davenport, Larry was an officer with the Detroit Police Department for 20 years. He is the recipient of numerous commendations and ribbons including: 2 Chief’s Unit Awards, and a written resolution presented to him by the Detroit City Council for his organization of the Detroit Police Civilian Radio Patrol Program which involved over 1200 civilian volunteer participants.

 

During his career as a police officer, Larry worked in various section of the Detroit Police Department, including: Uniformed Patrol, Mini-Station Administrative Unit, Executive Deputy Chief’s Staff, and Chief’s Staff/Community Services Division. Larry also instructed at the Detroit Police Academy where he taught Crime Prevention Concepts and Police/Community Relations to new recruits. A portion of his crime prevention training was received at the National Crime Prevention Institute, University of Kentucky, Louisville, KY. Larry was an active member of the Michigan Crime Prevention Association for several years while on the Detroit Police Department, and served as a parliamentarian for the 3 years.

 

An avid traveler, Larry has traveled to many parts of the world, including Madagascar, New Zealand, Australia, Brazil, South Africa, Russia, Central America, Hong Kong, and a variety of European destinations. In his free time, Larry enjoys running for charity. “Miles for Hope – Moving Toward a Cure for Brain Cancer”, remains one of this chosen causes. Larry also enjoys food (both consuming and preparing) and has taken culinary classes in Italy and Thailand. 

 

 

Jackie Martinez

 

 

Lansing Campus

 

 

Terry Feichtenbiner

Security Services Officer

 

Terry Feichtenbiner has been a Security Services Officer at Davenport University since January 2014. Prior to being hired by Davenport, Terry worked for a contract security firm, servicing the Lansing Campus.

 

Terry attended Ferris State University and served with the Michigan Army National Guard. Terry completed an apprenticeship program at General Motors for the Sheet Metal Die Maker Trade,  and also worked for GM in computer maintenance management and as an Emergency Response Team Assistant Chief. He has held positions with the Sports Car Club of America’s West Michigan Region, including that of Emergency Services Chief.

 

Terry is married, with two grown sons. He enjoys working on modern firearms, automobile racing and watching ice hockey.

 

 

Livonia Campus

 

 

Michael Zahari

Security Services Officer

 

Mike began working at Davenport University in December of 2005 as a Security Services Officer at our Dearborn Campus. Mike transferred to the Livonia Campus in September 2008, when the facility opened.

 

Prior to working at Davenport University, Mike worked as a Security Officer for Ford Motor Company at the massive Rouge Complex, in Dearborn, MI. Mike also served as personal bodyguard to Henry Ford II, William Clay Ford, and Lee Iaccoca. Mike is a distinguished Vietnam Veteran and Bronze Star recipient. Mike is also a life member of the VFW.

 

In his free time, Mike likes spending time with his family. Mike has a son and daughter, and one Grandson. Mike loves to travel and has seen 26 of the 50 states.

 

 

Saginaw Campus

 

 

Thomas G. Reeder

Security Services Officer

 

Tom has worked for Davenport University, Saginaw Campus, for sixteen years, beginning when the campus was called Great Lakes Jr. College. Tom began his career in Police/Security in 1965 with the Saginaw Police Department. Tom attended Delta College and also served as an instructor.  He taught in the Criminal Justice Program, instructing in the Recruit and Advanced Criminal Investigation Schools. His areas of expertise included; Crime Scene Photography, Crime Scene Search and Seizure, Fingerprinting, Ballistics, and Tool Mark Identification.  Tom is a graduate of the Institute of Applied Science, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Tom was selected as Police Officer of the Year for the City of Saginaw for 1976.  He received the award for solving fourteen homicides, with a closure rate of 100 percent.  A “cold case” murder that he worked on for decades resulted in the conviction of the offender, who is now serving a life sentence.  This case also received national media attention, with coverage on the Discovery and NBC television networks.

After Tom retired from his distinguished career with the Saginaw Police Department, he served as a court officer with the Saginaw County Sheriff Department.  Tom also pursued a career as a licensed private investigator. 

 

 

W. A. Lettinga Campus

 

 

Kim Hartuniewicz

Security Services Officer

 

Kim began working for Davenport University in Nov of 2013 and is assigned to the afternoon shift. Kim brings with her 17 years of experience as a certified police officer. She started her career with the East Lansing Police Department before transferring to the Grand Rapids Police Department. While with Grand Rapids, Kim served in a variety of roles including a tour as a K9 handler.

 

Kim holds an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Grand Rapids Community College. Additionally, Kim is certified in CPR/First Aid/AED, Pressure Points and Control Tactics, Hostage Negotiation, Firearms, and the training of military/police dogs.

 

In her free time, Kim enjoys hunting, fishing, and touring Michigan Vineyards. She also volunteers for Paws With A Cause. 

 

 

Rob Hollemans

 

 

Ronald S. Ortega

Security Services Officer, Davenport University

 

Ron is a Security Services Officer with Davenport University, His varied career includes; Law Enforcement;  Security Supervision; Safety Coordinator; Loss Prevention Management; Executive Protection; Director of Safety & Security. & Management of multi-functional work teams.

 

Ron received his formal education at the Grand Valley State University in the Criminal Justice and Occupational Safety & Health Management Disciplines.; and received his Security Specialist Certification from Grand Rapids Community College.  Ron also served as a Security Curriculum Consultant for Baker College.

 

As a true practitioner, Ron believes in hard work, he motivates himself and those around him to do their best.  He strives to be a positive role model who is dedicated to his work.  Ron maintains high standards for himself as well as those he works with, always quietly providing the necessary support to help his peers succeed.

 

 

BRIAN TAYLOR

Security Services Officer

 

Brian has been with Davenport University since December of 2011, and is currently assigned to the night shift at the W.A. Lettinga campus.

 

Brian has an AAS in Computer Network Systems, and is currently pursuing a BS in Information Systems Security. Brian has 10 years of experience, and worked for Spectrum Health’s security team before coming to Davenport University. He is also a veteran of the United States Army. Brian is certified in Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support, and is trained as a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member. 

 

 

Aaron Wallace

 

 

ERIK ZWOLINSKI

Security Services Officer

 

Erik Zwolinski began working for Davenport University in August of 2011, and is currently assigned to the night shift at the W.A. Lettinga campus.

 

Erik brings with him 8 years of experience in law enforcement and security related fields. Erik began his career with the United States Air Force, where he served as a Military Police Officer and later a Combat Arms Training Instructor. In addition to his normal shift assignment, Erik is a R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor.

 

 

Warren Campus

 

 

Andrew Roman

Security Services Officer

 

Andrew has been a Security Services Officer at the Warren campus since March 2013.  Prior to joining Davenport, Andrew had worked in the security industry for a number of years, affording him the opportunity to perform a variety of tasks and gain a wealth of knowledge.  Andrew is a graduate of Schoolcraft College and Northwood University.  Outside of work, Andrew likes to spend time with his family and also enjoys running, disc golfing and other outdoor activities.