Jerry Prampin grew up in Chicago and attended DePaul University, where he earned a degree in 1998. Jerry has been with Blue Star Security since 2014 and holds the title of Operations Manager. He is responsible for all aspects of daily operations including compliance, insurance, hiring new employees, obtaining new business, contracts, and communication with clients. Jerry has played a key role in the growth of Blue Star Security.
Deb Augustyn is a retired Chicago police officer and has been with Blue Star Security since October 2015. Deb holds an MBA and a master’s degree in Police Psychology. In 2020, Deb moved on from her position as Officer Manager and took on a new role as Payroll Manager for Blue Star Security. Deb now handles the logging of all payroll and tracks every job that Blue Star handles. Deb works with the entire office staff, the field supervisors and lends daily support to the CFO and Operations Manager in helping keep the company operations running efficiently.
James Laska has over 30 years of experience in law enforcement. James is a retired Chicago police officer and also worked with the Cook County Sheriff’s Department for 6 years. James has been with Blue Star Security for several years and is a field supervisor for our Special Operations Division. He assists in numerous aspects of special operations projects to ensure that security agents are following procedures. He also acts as the primary point of contact for our clients during the projects.
Aline Starck is a Certified Public Accountant who joined the Blue Star Security team in 2013 as an analyst for the Special Operations Division. Her duties consist of tracking and invoicing all logistical movement invoices across the country during our special projects. In 2017, Aline’s role expanded to include monthly organizing of all financials related to Blue Star Security’s business.
Denise Andriacchi worked as a licensed hair stylist for over 30 years before taking on a role with the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Department several years ago. Denise joined the Blue Star Security team in 2020 and serves as our Office Manager. She handles the clerical duties of the office, aids in the hiring process of new employees, and assists the Operations Manager in keeping the office running efficiently.