Our Leadership Team


David Smith

Chief Executive Officer

An experienced and accomplished security business leader, David directs ADS' vision and mission, to meet and exceed customers’ expectations. Customer focus and support is the key driver for our business and for the ADS teams that delivers and supports the security solutions that we provide.

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Jeremy Brooks

Vice President of Sales and Business Development

Jeremy joined the ADS company mid 2022 to lead and develop our sales team, grow our enterprise security projects and develop new business revenue streams.  Before joining the ADS team, he worked for some of the top security firms in the nation, starting from sales representative to eventual business owner. Jeremy is a proven sales leader who consistently exceeds corporate goals and improves the overall customer experience.  He was born in Boston, MA and move to Charlotte after graduating college, where his first job was selling residential security services, door-to-door.


Brad Hurst

Director of Operations

Brad joined ADS in 2015 and has directed and managed all projects and operations in the Eastern United States. He began his career in physical security systems in 1989 and has held positions throughout operations and sales for systems integrators, provided systems design and managed manufacturer relationships in security product distribution and owned security solutions businesses.

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Chris White

Business Operations Controller

Chris joined ADS in September 2020 and is responsible for all financial accounting of the company.  Chris began his career with several Controller roles and has been involved in several different types of businesses.  He has used his 30 plus years of financial experience to optimize the operations and efficiency of the businesses he has been a part of.

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Chris Bryant, PMP

Key Projects/Engineering Support Manager

Chris provides direction on our internal and external technology vision to help ensure ADS has the technology and solutions to meet our customers’ requirements, needs and expectations. He holds numerous licenses and certifications that supports the business operations and encourages a collaborative approach to reduce challenges and obstacles in the security projects that we deliver for stakeholders and employees.