Our Leadership

Stanley K. Doobin

Owner & CEO

Stanley Doobin joined Harvard Maintenance in 1984 and was later named President in 1995, succeeding his father. By providing high quality managed services, Mr. Doobin has grown a small private company into an organization with over 7,000 employees and revenues in excess of $350M..

Mr. Doobin’s “Inverted Pyramid” approach has been the foundation of Harvard’s philosophy of supporting employees in the field to ensure a great working environment, and they in turn can provide exceptional service to our clients.

Mr. Doobin, a CPA, holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Washington & Lee University and a Master’s of Business Administration from Emory University.

Mr. Doobin was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2004 by Ernst & Young. He has also served as President of organizations such as the Accident Prevention & Safety League and the Building Services Contractor Association International (BSCAI).

David Alito

Senior Vice President

David joined Harvard Protection Services in 2015. He leads all aspects of the organization (Operations, Business Development, Administration and Support) along with Strategic Planning Activities, Budgeting, and Resource Allocation

With over twenty-five (25) years of industry experience, David previously served as Director of Gateway Security Services for Gateway Group One, and as Vice President and General Manager for AlliedBarton Security Services. He is a member of the following organizations: American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), Building Owners Management Association (BOMA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and numerous Not-for-Profit associations including Big Brothers and the YMCA. He is a graduate of Temple University and Georgetown’s ISMA Leadership Program.

S. Joseph Hall

Vice President – Business Development

Joseph Hall joined Harvard in 2006 and is the executive lead for Harvard Protection Services’ business development and project resource allocation. Mr. Hall has worked with clients throughout the country in developing and implementing risk mitigation strategies since 1995; working in major markets to include San Francisco, Washington DC/Northern Virginia, Philadelphia, Chicago, and New York City.

A graduate of the Wharton School of Business, Mr. Hall has over 20 years of experience in the security industry. Throughout his career, he has assisted clients in market segments to include Commercial Office, Financial, Manufacturing, Industrial, Technology and Entertainment, including many fortune 500 customers on a local and national scale. He is an active member of ASIS, BOMA, and various local security and local law enforcement organizations.

Gabriel Duarte

Vice President – Operations

Gabriel Duarte has worked in the security industry for over 25 years, 19 of them with Harvard. Mr. Duarte was originally hired as an Operations Manager and was promoted to Vice President.

Mr. Duarte is a Senior Fire Safety Director and manages Harvard Protection Services’ Operations. Mr. Duarte is also a certified instructor pursuant to the Security Guard Act of 1992.