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The Team

Committed to Your Satisfaction

Our dedicated team of experienced professionals are always on the ball, utilizing the latest technology and best equipment to get the job done right. Meet some of our valued staff members below.


Courtney Simpson


Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are a few things about our CEO Courtney. She is on fire for changing the industry, with a strong background in security and an innovative outlook on business and an employee first mindset, Mrs. Simpson is taking this company to the top. She lives in the Millington TN area with her husband of 14 years and their 8 kids.

Debra Simpson

Chief Operating Officer/Founder

It didn’t take long for Debra Simpson to make an impact as our new Vice President. Professionalism to a tee, great creativity and never without a smile, Debra Simpson is a true asset to the growing Black Flag Security LLC team.


Mark Cardona

Chief Financial Officer/Partner

Mark Cardona served in Christian ministry for over 29 years, pastoring churches around the U.S. and for 5 years in Brisbane, Qld, Australia. After resigning from ministry, he and his wife, Jana, bought a franchise of BNI (Business Network International) in 1999, which they operated in the West Tennessee and North Mississippi areas for 22 years.  
He has spoken to audiences across the globe as a pastor and has taught thousands the value of word-of-mouth marketing as a BNI Executive Director. 
His passion now is to work with Black Flag Security to create change in the industry.
He lives with Jana, his wife of 52 years, in the Memphis area with their two children and 7 of 8 grandchildren

Todd Pease

Director of Sales and Training

 Todd Pease comes to Black Flag Security LLC with over thirty years of combined Law Enforcement experience between Southeast Louisiana and the State of Tennessee. Todd Pease began Law Enforcement in 1987 in Southeast Louisiana and served on numerous specialized units, became a Paramedic, and before returning to Memphis, TN, completed his Master's of Science from LSU. After Returning to Memphis, TN his home, he served in Law Enforcement on a specialized high risk law enforcement unit for the State of Tennessee. After 10 years with the state of Tennessee he retired from law Enforcement and came to us here at Black Flag Security LLC as the Director of Sales as well as the Director of our Training Division


Orlando Hope

Executive Assistant to the CEO/ Director of Private Protection/ Partner

Director Hope came to us from managing Memphis City Hall security team. He has worked in Private protection for more than 10 years, traveled extensively overseas with protection work, Director Hope brings a level of professionalism and cohesion to Black Flag Security. We are honored to have him on our team.

Quan Duncan

Field Sgt

Sgt Duncan is a much loved and needed addition to Black Flag. With passion, care and attention to detail, Sgt Duncan has taken our field team to a who new level and we look forward to seeing her thrive.


Robert Fraichard

Field Sergeant

Sgt. Fraichard came to our team with drive, grit and determination. He has shown our team every day what leadership truly looks like. We look forward to watching his career.

Phoenix Harrell

Executive Assistant/Receptionist

Passion and hard work are just a few of the amazing things to our Executive Assistant Phoenix. She entered our company and quickly became a shining star within the company. She lives in Millington TN with her husband.


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