Michael A. Siedzick
Regional Director of Operations — Security, HSS
Michael “Mike” Siedzick is Regional Director of Operations — Security for HSS, Denver, one of the nation’s leading specialized services outsourcing firms. HSS Healthcare Security develops programs that help hospitals and healthcare providers prevent and mitigate aggression and violence in their facilities and ensure the security and safety of their staff, patients, and visitors.
Siedzick manages approximately 625 HSS employees in over 60 customer facilities in Colorado and Wyoming. He also conducts annual security risk assessments for customers, ensures compliance with The Joint Commission, OSHA, and other regulatory agency requirements, and directs assessment and security design for new hospital construction projects.
Siedzick joined HSS in 1996. After serving in progressively more responsible roles in Healthcare Security, including training/crime prevention, human resources, and operations, and after serving as HSS Corporate Director of Security for Exempla Healthcare, he was promoted to Regional Director of Operations — Security in 2003. Prior to joining HSS, he was the Director of Security at Adam’s Mark Hotel, Denver.
Siedzick has more than 24 years of security management experience—21 of those in the healthcare industry. Areas of expertise include hospital emergency preparedness and ED violence mitigation strategies. He has participated in over 50 Joint Commission surveys. He is board certified in security management with the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation and is a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA).
Siedzick is a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, serving since 1988. He has been deployed in support of Operations Desert Shield/Storm and Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom. He is currently an instructor at the Reserve Component Command and General Staff College.
Siedzick holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Metropolitan State College of Denver and earned his MBA from the University of Colorado, Denver. A native New Yorker, Siedzick has lived in Colorado since he was eight years old. He and wife, Laura, have two sons, Sean and Cameron.
- ASIS International, member
- International Association of Healthcare Security
and Safety (IAHSS), member, National Council
on Membership; Chair, Denver Chapter
Michael A. Siedzick, CPP, CHPA
Regional Director of Operations – Security