Management Team

Amannda Ramsdell


Owner and President  

  • Ms. Ramsdell incorporated Orion in CT and certified the firm as a Disabled Woman Owned Small / Minority Business Enterprise. She has already successfully established the business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the States of Connecticut, Rhode Island and New Hampshire.  Licensed in New England as a security service provider.  Prior to founding Orion Protective Services, Ms. Ramsdell worked as a Certified Firefighter and Paramedic for the City of Utica, NY; responded to over 1,000 911 calls for both Fire and Medical Emergencies during her tenure there. After moving from Utica, Ms. Ramsdell worked for several well-known security firms in operations and management, building her resume as a well-versed security practitioner.  Ms. Ramsdell graduated from Hamilton College with a Bachelors of Arts in History and has a BSN from Goodwin College.  Ms. Ramsdell has been in the military for over two decades and currently serves as a Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer in the United States Army Reserves. She has two combat tours overseas and has previously served at the United States Military Academy at West Point working for the U.S. Army Chaplain’s Corps as a

Ed Ramsdell


 Chief Operating Officer

  • Mr. Ramsdell is responsible for the administration and development for the New England Region, managing day-to-day operations to achieve service and logistical objectives. Prior to joining Orion Protective Services, Mr. Ramsdell was the Chief Operating Officer for Murdoch Security, working with that firm since 2006. In the capacity of COO, he was responsible for the overall management of six branches located throughout the northeast; organization of operations by directing and coordinating sales and service activities.  Prior to 2006, Mr. Ramsdell worked for Command Security Corporation for 16 years and in his last role as Vice President, Special Services he oversaw CSC's Merger and Acquisition, Back Office Service and MIS Programs. Mr. Ramsdell graduated Magna Cum Laude from Connecticut State University with a B.S. in Finance and has an MBA from the University of Connecticut’s Business Sch

Office and Operations Management


  • Our Office Administration and Human Resources Departments are second to none.  We hire the best management professionals to handle our clients needs.  From scheduling to staffing,  our clients always come first.  Our Human Resources and Staffing services make sure your site is being secured by the best  trained and supported officers available.