Comprehensive Security Solutions Provider

Our Mission

Since our inception in 2019, Grab The Axe has risen to become a distinguished comprehensive security solutions provider in Arizona. Our primary mission is to empower clients by offering both cyber and physical security solutions, uniquely positioning us ahead of our competitors. In the current, intricate threat environment, we recognize the necessity of a unified security approach.

Our mission at Grab The Axe is centered around providing comprehensive security solutions to individuals, businesses, and organizations, enabling them to protect their assets against diverse threats. By conducting thorough assessments in both the physical and digital spheres, we identify vulnerabilities and offer customized recommendations, ensuring our clients are equipped with a clear strategy to bolster their security stance.

Our Vision

Our vision at Grab The Axe is to create a secure operational environment for businesses of every scale and sector. We believe security is an essential right. As a leading comprehensive security solutions provider, we are dedicated to turning this vision into reality for all our clients, aiming to exceed expectations and ensure a secure and prosperous future.

Meet Our Team

The team at Grab The Axe comprises dedicated professionals with a robust blend of practical experience and scholarly knowledge in the security field. Our leadership team, including Jeff Welch, Marie Welch, Dusten Trounce, and Dr. Mark Smith, brings together a wealth of expertise in cybersecurity and physical security assessments, underlining our status as a comprehensive security solutions provider.

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Jeff Welch

Our team leader, Jeff, is a former Arizona State Corrections Officer with two Master’s degrees in Software Engineering and Cybersecurity. He’s currently pursuing his Ph.D. and has authored books on Artificial Intelligence for business and a book on Ethics, bringing thought leadership to our operations.

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Marie Welch

Marie Welch, co-owner of Grab The Axe, brings a wealth of experience from industries like healthcare, sales, and finance to the security consulting firm. Residing in Phoenix, Arizona, she’s pursuing her Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology while balancing family life. Marie’s dedication extends beyond her professional realm, as she actively volunteers for animal rescues and FEMA’s CERT Organization.


Dusten Trounce

Co-owner and director of Physical Security, Dusten’s background as a former Arizona State Corrections Officer, AZ FEMA Instructor, NRA instructor, and Corporate Data Analyst adds depth to our team. He is also the co-author of a book on Artificial Intelligence.

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Dr. Mark Smith

Our Business Advisor, Dr. Smith, is a UAT Business Chair and Professor. His academic rigor and business acumen enhance the strength of our team.

Our Core Values

 Integrity: We operate with unwavering honesty and transparency.

 Responsibility: Acknowledging the trust our clients place in us, we remain fully accountable.

 Professionalism: Our team epitomizes the utmost standards of professionalism.

 Customer Service: Prioritizing our clients, we strive for their utmost satisfaction.

 Innovation: As a forward-thinking comprehensive security solutions provider, we continuously pursue innovative approaches to stay ahead of security challenges.

Our Expertise

Grab The Axe is adept in offering comprehensive security solutions that encompass both physical security and cybersecurity. Understanding the ever-evolving nature of threats, our expertise allows us to navigate and neutralize modern security challenges effectively.

Physical Security: We understand the importance of safeguarding physical assets.

 Cyber Security: Our experts are well-versed in the latest cyber threats.

 The Modern Threatscape: We recognize that threats are constantly evolving.