Our Team

Anthony F Varchetto, President

Anthony F Varchetto, is co-founder and partner of Blue Star Security, Ltd. Anthony became a Chicago Police Officer in 2000 and has been assigned to units such as patrol, gang, tactical and narcotics. Anthony currently holds the rank of Sergeant with the Chicago Police Department and is a Licensed Private Security Contractor and Licensed Private Detective in the State of Illinois.

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Jeffrey T Salvetti, VP | CFO

Jeffrey T. Salvetti is co-founder and partner of Blue Star Security, Ltd.Jeffrey was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He graduated from DePaul University in 2000 and became a Chicago Police Officer in 2005. Jeffrey is currently assigned to the Chicago Police Canine Unit. Jeffrey is a Licensed Private Security Contractor and Licensed Private Detective in the State of Illinois.

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Michael D Sapraicone, CEO

Michael D Sapraicone is a former First Grade New York Police Department detective and is a well know criminal justice expert commentator on network TV and cable news programs,He is the founder and owner of Squad Security Inc and Squad Security Ltd and a partner in Blue Star Security, Ltd.

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Jerry Prampin- Operations Manager

Jerry Prampin grew up in Chicago and attended Depaul University where he earned a degree in 1998. Jerry has been with Blue Star Security since 2014 and holds the title of Operations Manager. Jerry is responsible for all aspects of daily operations including compliance..

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Deb Augustyn- Office Manager

Debbie is a retired Chicago Police Officer and has been with Blue Star Security since October 2015. Deb has a MBA and a Masters Degree in Police Psychology. Debbie is the officer manager of Blue Star Security..

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Vincent Stinar- Field Supervisor

Vince has been a Chicago Police officer since 2001. Vince has been assigned to units such as patrol, tactical, narcotics, and intelligence…

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Raul Hernandez- Field Supervisor

Raul Hernandez has been a Chicago Police Officers since 2003. Raul has worked in many units within the Police Department including patrol, gang, tactical, narcotics, and currently is an explosive detection K-9 handler…

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Miguel Mancha- Field Supervisor

Miguel Mancha has been a Cook County Sheriff for 5 years. Miguel joined the Blue Star Security team in 2017 and has quickly became an important part of the daily operations

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Special Operations

John McClure- Special Operations Coordinator

John McClure is the Special Operations Coordinator for Blue Star Security and has been with the company since early 2012. He holds a law degree and served as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1995 through 2010.

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Eric Diaz- Special Operations Supervisor

Eric Diaz has been a Chicago Police Officer for 23 years and currently holds the rank of Sergeant. Eric has been assigned to units such as Patrol, Detectives Division, Fugitive Apprehension, US Marshall’s and Narcotics.

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James Laska- Special Operations Field Supervisor

James Laska has over 30 years experience in law enforcement. James is a retired Chicago Police Officer and also worked with the Cook County Sheriffs Department for 6 years.

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Aline Paggiaro- Special Operations Analyst

Aline Paggiaro is a CPA who joined the Blue Star team in 2013 as an analyst for the Special Operations Division. Her duties consist of tracking and invoicing all logistical movement invoices across the US during our special projects.

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Productions Division

John Folino Jr.- Director of Security, Productions Division

John Folino has been a Chicago Police Officer since 1999. John Currently holds the rank of Sergeant with the Police Department and is assigned to the Bureau of Organized Crime Division.

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Mayday Abdelhadi- Productions Field Supervisor

Mayday Abdelhadi has been a Chicago Police Officer since 2006. Mayday currently works for the Chicago Police Department Bureau of Organized Crime Division.

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Executive Protection

Joshua Wallace- Director, Executive Protection Division

Josh Wallace has been in law enforcement over two decades, most recently with the Chicago Police Department, where he holds the rank of Sergeant.

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