Meet the DP Guardian Team

Jay HagenJay Hagen, Founder | Business Development

DP Guardian’s founder, Jay Hagen, grew up in Mason City, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University in 1980. Following 12 years in the bustling Southern California marketplace, Jay moved to Denver, CO in 1992 to start a business and fill a need for proper and thorough cleaning maintenance in computer and telecom facilities in this part of the US.  As DPG’s first employee, Jay has seen DP Guardian take shape and mature into a full scale data center services and products company. He has also seen the unprecedented evolution of computer facilities and their infrastructure with technological advances as well as the skyrocketing cost of downtime.  In his spare time, Jay enjoys bicycling, competitive league tennis and traveling with wife Lisa and daughter Vanessa.


Rebecca Tully-GustafsonRebecca Tully-Gustafson, Team Lead | Internal Operations

Rebecca began working for DP Guardian in January 2014. A New York native, she obtained a degree in Hospitality Administration from Boston University in 2009, and proceeded to work in the hotel industry for five years.  After moving to Denver, Rebecca joined the DP Guardian team and is currently managing the Human Resources, IT, Legal, and Finance departments.  When not at work, Rebecca enjoys traveling and spending time in the outdoors, hiking and camping.



Amanda SteinAmanda Stein, Team Lead | External Operations

Amanda has been with DP Guardian since November 2015.  Her responsibilities include logistics, reception, and administrative support.  Amanda graduated from the University of Iowa in 2006 with a BA in English.  She has years of experience in leadership roles as well as logistics.  Amanda left the Midwest for Denver in 2014 accompanied by her 2 cats.




Lisa HagenLisa Hagen, Bookkeeper

Lisa Hagen was born in Saigon, Vietnam during the war.  With good fortune, she escaped two weeks before the Communist takeover in April 1975 and settled in London.  A year later, Lisa emigrated to Orange County, California. It was in this beautiful setting that she grew up, went to school, and became a registered nurse.  Her husband, Jay Hagen, convinced Lisa to leave California and move to Denver in 1992. While working as an RN, Lisa also assisted Jay with his startup company.  Preferring accounting, Lisa retired from nursing and became a full-time bookkeeper at DP Guardian in 1997.  In her free time, Lisa enjoys watching the Broncos and tennis idol, Roger Federer in addition to traveling with her husband and their daughter.


Randy ChildersRandy Childers, Supervisor | External Operations

Randy is the cleaning supervisor, and has been with DP Guardian since 2007.  Randy has been in customer service for over 30 years, and in that time has received several service awards for customer service.  Randy has four children and three grandchildren.  During Randy’s free time she enjoys spending time with her family and fur babies.




Dan MasonDan Mason, Supervisor | External Operations

Dan is a Colorado native, born and raised in Littleton, CO.  He has been working at DP Guardian since January 2014. Dan studied business at Colorado Mesa University. In his spare time, Dan loves to watch sports, especially the Denver Broncos and the Colorado Rockies. He also enjoys trips to the mountains, hiking, and working on automobiles.