Our Corporate Officers
Beau Bradley – Chairman
Beau Bradley opened the doors of Sound Security, Inc., doing business as Sonitrol Pacific, with his wife Deb in 1978. Working together, they established the mission and core values for the company. This drove exceptional customer service during nearly 40 years of growth. Today, Beau and Deb live on their ranch in Montana, have four children and many grandchildren. However, Beau remains very involved in the leadership and vision of Sonitrol Pacific. He lives the philosophy of leading by “getting out of your office and walking around the organization” and values keeping in touch with the clients and employees of Sound Security. Beau flies into the Puget Sound, Portland and Boise several times a month. He exercises his entrepreneurial muscle and satisfies his other passions of flying and ranching through his Montana ventures, Ruby Valley Aviation and Bradley Livestock.
Jim Payne – President / CEO
Jim Payne joined Sonitrol Pacific in 1985 and guides the company’s marketing and security consulting standards. Before his promotion to Senior Vice President, Jim worked as a Security Consultant, Portland Sales Manager, Portland General Manager, Vice President of Sales & Marketing and Senior Vice President. He played a principle role in opening Sonitrol Pacific’s Seattle office in 2000. Jim is a Past President of the Portland Metropolitan Business Association and Past President of Portland Sales & Marketing Executives. He is the Vice President of the Sonitrol National Dealers Association (SNDA) and currently serves on various SNDA committees. He is a recipient of the SNDA “World Class Award” for contributions to the Association, the PSME “Murray Award” for Sales & Marketing Excellence, the MBA’s “President’s Award” for contributions to the Association, and the Oregon Burglar and Fire Alarm Association’s “Bill Thompson Award” for contributions to the Association. Jim received his Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism from the University of Oregon.
Joe Bullis – Vice President of Operations
Joe Bullis has been leading Operations for Sonitrol Pacific since 1991. He began his career with Sonitrol in 1974 with Sonitrol of Spokane as a installation and service technician. In less than five years, Joe was promoted to Installation and Service Manager. He became Director of Operations in 1984. In 1988, Joe accepted a position with Sonitrol’s national organization and became a corporate trainer. He moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1990 to serve as General Manager for a Sonitrol office. A conversation with Beau Bradley convinced Joe that Sonitrol Pacific was where should be. He became Vice President of Operations for Sound Security and General Manager of Sonitrol Pacific Everett in 1991.
Lisa Buckner – Executive Vice President
Lisa Buckner began her career with Sonitrol Pacific in 1991 and currently serves as Sound Security’s Vice President of Finance and the interim Portland General Manager. After graduating from high school, Lisa joined the U.S. Army. This journey started in Fort Dix, New Jersey where Lisa received all of her training and ended in Camp Casey, Korea where she received an honorable discharge. While serving in the U.S. Army, Lisa received the Army Achievement Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon, the Oversees Service Ribbon and a Good Conduct Medal. Lisa began her tenure at Sonitrol Pacific as a Central Station Operator. Within months of joining the team she covered the maternity leave of an accounting department employee. Through this experience Lisa discovered a love for accounting. She never returned to the Central Station and worked in all aspects of the accounting field over the next several years. In 1997 she earned first place in the administrative category of the Sonitrol National Dealers Association “Achievement Award”. In 1998, Lisa became Sonitrol Pacific’s Accounting Manager and was promoted to Sound Security’s Corporate Controller soon after. During this time, Lisa attended college classes and earned her Associates of Applied Science Degree in Accounting in June 2000. Lisa serves as a Past President of the Metropolitan Business Association.