Star City Six – Spenser Ware
AnyWare Security is a locally-owned security guard service with the mission of providing expert protection to any private or public event in the United States. Spenser Ware is the owner of AnyWare Security.
Tell us a little about your business.
Our team will always go above and beyond our clients’ expectations in providing a safe environment. We’re a huge advocate for showing our work. We want people to see what we can do. While other security companies may flaunt their quantity, we are proud of our quality services that are based on a strict code of conduct in proving leadership, responsiveness, diligence, and training. We are at our best at any given time and we don’t break our client’s bank.
How did you get started in the business?
I’ve been in the security industry for over five years. Originally from Florida, I have worked with a variety of security companies and I have seen the difference that training makes within a security business. A lot of companies that I have worked for did not prioritize training and that made me decide to branch out and start my own business.
What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced professionally?
Being a boss versus being an employee. Learning all of the paperwork has proven itself to be a learning curve, but over time I’ve been able to get it nailed down.
What has been your most important achievement professionally?
Successfully providing secure and safe environments for our clients.
Tell us a little about your family.
I have two children—a son (13) and a daughter (8).
What do you see as one of the biggest turning points in your life?
Moving to Nebraska.
What is your favorite thing to do on a day off?
Spend time with my family.
Who inspires you?
My father. He had three tours in Vietnam. I started my business based off of my father.
What is your favorite quote or the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Never give up, even when times get hard.
If you had a theme song, what would it be?
“Half the Man I Used to Be” by Nirvana.
If you could have a super power, what would it be?
Endless ability to learn more.
What is your greatest talent that you don’t utilize in your daily work life?
If you could choose any other profession to be successful in, what would it be?
What local non-profit organization(s) are you passionate about or involved with, and are there any special reasons why?
I’m not currently involved in any, but I hope to get involved with a non-profit that supports Veterans.
What is your favorite book or the last good book you read?
The Alex Cross series by James Patterson.
What is your favorite movie?
The Expendables 3.
What is your favorite TV show?
If you could have dinner with one famous person from the past or present, who would it be?
Michael Jai White.