Senior Management

Senior Management

Doug Emsley, MBA

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Doug is a co-founder of SRG Security Resource Group Inc. Doug is the former President of the Vision Group of Companies and a former member of the executive team for Securitas Canada. Doug has held senior positions in government and in the energy and mining sectors. He also served as special advisor and assistant principal secretary to the Premier of Saskatchewan.Doug is a recent recipient of a Diamond Jubilee Medal for his business and community involvement.

Blair W. Ross, C.Dir.

President and Chief Operating Officer

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Blair is a co-founder of SRG Security Resource Group Inc. Blair is the former Vice President of the Vision Group of Companies. Blair has 27 years’ experience in the private security industry. In those 27 years he has built and managed security operations from the ground up. He has managed the security personnel at large scale events (i.e. the Pan American Games in Winnipeg) across Western Canada.Blair is active in the community having Co-Chaired a high profile fundraiser annually in Regina; the Sandra Schmirler Charity Golf Classic. Blair is also a Regina Big Brothers Honorary Life Time Big Brother award recipient.Blair is a recent recipient of a Diamond Jubilee Medal for his business and community involvement.

Brian Zerr

Director of Cyber Security

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Brian brings over twenty years of experience in the IT industry to his position with SRG as Director of IT Security. Brian began his career in the IT service and sales business with CDSL Canada Limited, filling many roles over his eighteen years there. He then moved on to a position as Delivery Executive for IBM Canada, where he managed and represented them in their Y2K initiatives. From 1998 to 2005, Brian held a position with IBM as a Sales Executive and Territory Services Leader, where he was able to successfully motivate his sales team to great heights in excellence. Mr. Zerr joined Security Resource Group in 2006 in the position of Director of IT Security responsible for the over-all development and management of the division.

Scott E. Paterson

Director of Investigations

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Scott retired in 1989 as a Senior N.C.O. after twenty-four years’ of service in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Scott served in Alberta from 1965 to 1975 as a uniformed member, and for seven years on the Edmonton and Calgary Drug Section performing investigative and undercover duties. He was also on the Vancouver Drug Section from 1975 to 1985 where his duties consisted of joint operations with the Vancouver City Police and Street Law Enforcement as well as International Undercover and Conspiracy Investigations with extensive travels to the U.S.A. and Hong Kong. Scott was in charge of the R.C.M.P. Undercover Unit from 1985 to 1987 with responsibility of coordinating U/C Operations throughout British Columbia. Scott was assigned to Vancouver Integrated Intelligence Unit and the National Crime Intelligence Unit, a joint operation with the Vancouver City Police from 1987 to 1989. Scott was in charge of a unit responsible for Investigating Motorcycle Gangs in British Columbia. Throughout Scott’s career he was also involved in extensive VIP Security and Protection Services. Scott has been with Security Resource Group Inc. since 1989. He is an active Investigator as well as his duties as Director of Investigations.

Pauline Delaney

Director of Protective Services

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Pauline has over 25 years of Retail, Logistics and Corporate security experience. Over those years, Pauline assisted national Clients in developing and implementing their security procedures through audits, physical security and proactive security solutions. As well Pauline has assisted national corporations in developing Corporate Security Audits for office, retail and Distribution Centers. Pauline has attended several Loss Prevention courses and workshops including Kinesic Interviewing. Additionally, while with Cadillac Fairview, Pauline completed Sheridan College’s Shopping Centre Management Program.

Jamie Burgess, CA

Manager of Finance

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Jamie is the Manager of Finance for SRG. Jamie is responsible for upholding strong financial management and accountability while providing timely, accurate and reliable financial information and enhancing internal control. Prior to joining SRG, Jamie served as a senior manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he led audit, assurance and consulting engagements. Jamie is a trained accountant and in 2003 received his Chartered Accountant designation.Board Positions:
Director, Saskatchewan Science CentrePrevious Board Positions:
Director, Regina & District Chamber of Commerce
Member, IIHF World Junior Championship Security Committee (2010)
  • Information Technology Office

    "SRG provides subject matter expertise to the Government of Saskatchewan in a timely, proficient manner. I have enjoyed working with the SRG team and appreciate the adaptability and professionalism they exhibit when dealing with our challenging environment." - Crystal Zorn, Director, Information Security Branch
  • The Manitoba Museum

    "SRG has been a reliable and preferred supplier of security services to The Manitoba Museum for a number of years." - David Thompson, Director of Finance and Operations
  • The Alberta Teachers’ Association

    "The IT security improvement journey for any organization can a large and continuous undertaking. The Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) chose to partner with SRG many years ago to assist us on that journey. SRG continues to add value to the ATA by providing top quality service and resources in an annual security plan. Over the years, SRG has helped us to gain support and commitment from the various stakeholders in the Association and we continue to look forward to a long relationship with SRG." - Dr. Terry Bruchal, Director of Information Technology

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