Chris Cronin - President / CEO

Before Chris founded Omni Security Services 22 years ago, Chris was a member of the WinRay International Executive Protection / Secret Service Academy serving in the United States, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Dubai. Chris is a Private Patrol Operator (#12429) registered with the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services in the State of California.


  • Republican National Convention

    • HBO’s “Politically Incorrect” with Bill Maher

    • NBC & CNN Compounds

    • Copley Family International Media Party

      • Worked directly with Secret Service

      • Largest International Media event in Southern California history

  • Van’s Warped Tour

  • NFL Super Bowl Host Committee Security Consultant / Events

    • Superfest

    • 20+ square blocks in Downtown San Diego

    • 600+ Security Personnel

    • Estimated attendance 200,000+

    • Bud Bowl

    • Celebrity & Former NFL Player Flag Football Game (televised)

    • Cathy Ireland/Mike Piazza celebrity golf tournament

    • Dennis Rodman Celebrity Party

  • San Diego Street Scene (annual event)

    • Attendance 100,000+ over 3 day Music Festival

    • Entertainers from Foo Fighters to Jack Johnson

  • Access Control and walk trough metal detectors provided for

    • Dalai Lama

    • Barbara Streisand

    • Snoop Dogg

    • Fifty Cent

    • Bakersfield Business Conference (attendees including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon)

  • San Diego Convention Center

    • Approved Vendor

    • Provided security for an estimated 100 major corporate conventions ranging from Sony to American Association of Anesthesiologists

    • Omni Security Services has overseen the training and management of over 2000 Specialized Security Personnel

    • Provided Consultation for Stadiums, Arenas and Commercial Corporations, Cannabis Facilities as well as celebrities and private citizens.

  • Manager / Director of Security for (including but not limited to):

    • ​San Diego Chargers Home Games

    • Rolling Stones

    • Metallica

    • Green Day

    • Nirvana

    • Red Hot Chili Peppers

    • The Eagles

    • Pearl Jam

    • Bette Midler

    • Blink 182

    • No Doubt

    • Reba McEntire

    • Jimmy Buffet

  • Personal Protection

    • Pete Townsend

    • Drew Brees

    • LaDanian Tomlinson

    • Jewel

    • Also provided personal protection and access control and walk trough metal detectors provided for Columbine survivors media tour in San Diego


Prior to and after founding Omni Security Services, Chris Cronin managed and facilitated security operations for a myriad of clients for over 30 years.  He is considered one of the premier experts in crowd management on the West Coast and an expert in Cannabis Facilities Security, Executive Protection specializing in Celebrity Clientele.


All OMNI Transportation Security personnel are prior, or current, Military / Law Enforcement special operations personnel with experience in low profile secure transportation in high threat environments. PSD/Convoy detail. Most of our personnel have combat experience and have driven in hostile environments in Afghanistan and Iraq.


All OMNI Transportation Security personnel hold current California Guard Card, Exposed and Concealed weapons cards as well as valid driver’s licenses and flawless driving records.


All OMNI Transportation Security personnel have passed in-depth personal background checks through the Department of Justice as well as pre-hire drug screenings and are subject to no notice, random drug screenings throughout their term of employment.

Bill Keller - Director of Operations

Bill Keller has over 35 years of experience in military and law enforcement special operations. He started his military career in 1979 and has served in both the Army and Air Force. This lead to a career in law enforcement where Bill was a member of a multi-jurisdictional SWAT team holding positions as SWAT K-9 handler, SWAT medic and SWAT sniper.

Bill has also worked as a contract government security specialist in the Middle East where he gained experience conducting low profile, high risk security operations in both permissive and non-permissive environments. As a private firearms/tactics instructor he has provided training to a wide variety of clientele from NGOs and corporate organizations to Military and Department of State personnel.

Bill is also a graduate of the Oregon Health and Sciences University’s School of Nursing and Advanced Paramedic Training program holding a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing as well as Paramedic certification. Bill’s medical career has been spent specializing in Emergency/Trauma care with emphasis in Flight Nursing and Tactical Combat Causality Care.

Dean Foster - Assistant Director of Operations

Dean Foster started his career in law enforcement in Oregon more than 26 years ago. He quickly ascended through the organization and eventually joined the SWAT Team. Dean worked investigations as a detective and served as a Detective Sergeant for the Major Crimes Team. He investigated /supervised many different crime scenes including Homicides and Officer Involved Shootings.

Dean is a former lead Sniper Instructor for the SWAT Team. His supervision and vast knowledge of tactics has also earned Dean the title of Oregon Police Academy Defensive Tactics Instructor and Lead Use of Force Instructor.

Dean is the creator of the first Oregon Police Academy Ground Fighting Course and the Chief Instructor for the American Sambo Academy Northwest. Dean developed an intensive 6 week training course for all employees of Omni and was the lead instructor for the course.

Kyle Turley - Consultant

Kyle Turley, an All-Pro NFL Player and one of the most prominent medical cannabis advocates in the country, is a proud consultant for OMNI Security Services.

“Omni is the most dedicated firm an individual or company could contract for security services. As a former employee and current consultant I have seen the intimate dedication Omni has for their clients. If you have security needs Omni will see you through it. In the cannabis industry it is extremely important that you work with qualified individuals whom will protect your assets. Omni security is the only company I would conceive of trusting in this industry. Quality and care matter and the staff at Omni are more than qualified at every level to ensure satisfaction.”
— Kyle Turley