Our Core Values

At MAV Event Services, we believe that our reputation is our most valuable asset. Our commitment to customer service is unparalleled and is always placed first.

We are dedicated to providing a secure environment for events, with a special emphasis on threat assessment. Our team is composed of professionals with many years of industry experience, making us one of the largest event services companies in the region.

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Our History

Tracing our roots back to the 1980s, MAV Event Services was officially established in 2009. Our extensive history in law enforcement and event management has shaped us into a diverse and complete event services company.

Our Team

Our team is our strength. At MAV Event Services, we are dedicated to the employee life cycle, ensuring that our team members are equipped with all the tools and resources necessary while deploying.

We value career growth and foster an environment that encourages it. Our team is led by inspired leadership, ensuring that every mission we undertake is successful.


Mark Vucinich

President/Chief Executive Officer

Mark was hired by the Los Angeles Police Department in 1987. For the majority of his tenure with the LAPD, he worked a highly specialized anti-gang task force identified as "OWB CRASH."

He also worked patrol for the Los Angeles Raiders in the Los Angeles Coliseum, off-duty crowd control at various Hollywood movie sets, VIP and dignitary protection details, as well as fraternity parties at the University of Southern California.

In 1994, Mark was hired by the Boise Police Department, where he currently holds the rank of Police Detective within the Special Victims Unit.

In 1995, Mark began working in the field of crowd management for the Taco Bell Arena, the Ford Idaho Center, Qwest Arena, and the Western Idaho Fair, to name a few.

In 1999, he was offered the position of Director of Security for Events at Boise State University. The valuable experience he gained working in this capacity is what eventually led to the formation of MAV Event Services.

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Derrick Shannon

VP of Client Services and Operations

Derrick comes to MAV Event Services after a long career in Corporate Training and Development which began back in the early 1980s when he served in the United States Air Force as a SERE Instructor, training pilots, and aircrew personnel in all aspects of Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape.

That experience grew into a professional career of more than 30 years in Training and Development.

Derrick also had a passion for motorsports and worked in the industry (most notably for NASCAR) part-time for more than thirty years in Marketing, Public Relations, and Event Management.

Derrick earned his MBA with an emphasis in Finance and Leadership along with a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Organizational Leadership, both from George Fox University.

Derrick is also a current Commissioner on the Meridian Rural Fire Protection District Board of Commissioners.

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Amanda Clough

Operations and Training Manager

[email protected]

(208) 994-1188

Amanda started her career with MAV as the Traffic Manager, successfully leading teams year-round in all weather conditions providing Traffic and Parking services for clients.

She is also one of MAV's most experienced supervisors, leading a wide variety of details weekly while also scheduling staff for a majority of all details and shifts.

Amanda is also the MAV Team Safety Officer and client liaison for several long-term clients like Ford Idaho Center, Ada County Parks (Barber Park), and Firebird Raceway.

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Terri Bentley

Staffing and Recruiting Manager

[email protected]

(208) 585-1047

Terri has been with MAV for over three years and has been instrumental on our Staffing and Recruiting team.

Terri's tireless support and contribution have allowed MAV to continue to grow and further establish the company as the premier event services business in the region.

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Mike Doyle


Mike is an All-Star MAV team member who is always first to work a shift (no matter the detail) and delight our customers and guests each and every day!

Mike is a veteran of the United States Navy, serving 23 years as well as retiring from the VA serving our veterans for 15 years. Thank you, Mike, for your service!

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Sue Gross

Office Administration- Payroll Administrator, AR/AP Manager

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Our Commitment

We are committed to providing unparalleled service to our clients and their valued guests. Our team members attend regular training sessions to stay updated with the latest industry trends and techniques.

We are equipped with all the necessary tools and resources to ensure successful mission completion. Your safety and satisfaction are our utmost priority.

Our Services

We offer a wide range of services to cater to your event needs. These include:

  • Security
  • Asset Protection
  • Crowd Management
  • Entry Screening
  • Alcohol Enforcement
  • Parking Services
  • Traffic Management
  • Ticket Taking/Ushering
  • Overnight Services
  • Roaming Patrols

We are your one-stop solution for all event services.