Travis Goodreau
Safety and Security Advisor
Travis is a retired Burglary Detective with 5,000+ burglary and theft cases throughout his career. He also served as an Arson Investigator, where he cracked the case of a serial arsonist. He directly arrested and prosecuted the would-be bomber of ABC-7 Studio in L.A. Travis is our lead Safety and Security Advisor, and we couldn’t be happier. Learn more about Travis here
Andrew Garcia
Lead Security Editor
As Lead Security Editor, Andrew strategically guides the direction of and the resources we publish. He holds a B.A. in Business and has 10+ years of experience in content development. Today, Andrew edits and publishes articles, guides, and other resources to meet our rigorous standards. Learn more about Andrew here
Robert McKay
Safety and Security Advisor
Robert McKay is a retired Police Detective with thousands of criminal investigations under his belt. Today, he owns and operates a private investigation firm, and he lends his home security expertise as a Safety and Security Advisor. Learn more about Robert here
Kenneth J. Mahoney
Safety and Security Advisor
Kenneth J. Mahoney has 42 years of law enforcement and crisis management experience. Today, he serves as a Firefighter and Emergency Management Coordinator, as well as trusted Safety and Security Advisor for Kenneth brings a depth of knowledge on alarm system software. Learn more about Kenneth here
Lawrence Scottini
Safety and Security Advisor
Lawrence Scottini brings 30 years of law enforcement experience to the table. During his career, he assisted the FBI, DEA, and FAA in solving complex investigations, having handled 6,000+ cases of burglary. Lawrence knows a thing or two about home and personal security, and we are happy to have him as a Safety and Security Advisor. Learn more about Lawrence here
Nick Breul
Safety and Security Advisor
Burglary, theft, and other crimes are all in a day’s work for Nick Breul. As a former Police Detective of 17 years, Nick served 25 years in law enforcement on the streets of Washington D.C. Currently, he is the Senior Director of Security for the National Law Enforcement Museum. We’re delighted to have Nick as a trusted Safety and Security Advisor. Learn more about Nick here
Ray Walker
Safety and Security Advisor
With 1,000+ burglary and theft cases and 10+ years on a SWAT team, Ray Walker is the consummate home-security expert. He retired after a successful career with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. Today, Ray is a licensed Private Investigator, court expert, and a trusted Safety and Security Advisor. Learn more about Ray here
Gary Lawrence
Safety and Security Advisor
Gary Lawrence served 31 years with the San Diego Police Department. Police Detective and Hostage Negotiator are just two of his numerous distinguished titles. No stranger to criminal investigations, Gary handled 1,500+ burglary and theft cases during his career. We’re glad to have him on-board as a trusted Safety and Security Advisor. Learn more about Gary here
Patrick Conesa
Safety and Security Advisor
Patrick Conesa has 17 years of security experience and hundreds of burglary cases under his belt. With an MBA in Security Management and a B.A. in Technical Management & Security, Patrick offers that rare combination of street smarts and book smarts. Today, he runs Conesa Security Consulting, and he serves as a Safety and Security Advisor. Learn more about Patrick here
Sandy Baker
Home Security Specialist
Sandy has several years of experience reviewing and writing about home security systems. As a professional writer, she is the author of seven books on a range of topics. Sandy is also a proud mother and wife. She enjoys living a holistic lifestyle, gardening, and watching her budding-athlete son compete in sports. Learn more about Sandy here
Tiffany Garden
Home Security Specialist
Tiffany plays a critical role as Home Security Specialist. She has an interest in smart home security systems, and her security expertise shines in the reviews and resources she writes. When not educating readers on security solutions, Tiffany enjoys making jewelry and volunteering at her local animal shelter. Learn more about Tiffany here
Lauren Harrington
Medical Alert Specialist
Lauren is a true expert on alert systems. As’s Medical Alert System Specialist, she reviews products and services that help seniors to live more independently and regain their confidence. Lauren leverages compassion and a pen to write honest reviews, guides, and other resources that benefit seniors and caretakers alike. Learn more about Lauren here
Thomas Eisenbeis
Lead Engineer
A master of his craft, Thomas brings more than a decade of web development experience to the team. He enjoys developing custom solutions and working on unique projects, and his interest in home security and home automation systems is growing by the day. Thomas earned his B.A. in Communications from the University of Colorado. Learn more about Thomas here
Stephen Lovely
Identity Theft Specialist
Stephen is’s trusted voice on all things Identity Theft Protection. As a specialist on the topic, he researches and writes content that keeps our readers safe. Stephen holds a B.A. in English and Political Science from Boston College. In the past, he worked as a Newswire Writer and Senior Editor at a Literary Magazine. Learn more about Stephen here