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Our Approach

Our Approach


Our Story

Our Story

American Automation was founded in 2001 by Ishmail Nassardeen-Buckley, with the purpose of providing technology solutions. The company mission has since evolved from this into total security solutions incorporating people with technology to provide the best service possible.

Meet the Team

Lisa R. Buckley, CEO

Lisa Nassardeen-Buckley


Ms. Buckley joined American Automation, Inc. as President, in November 2002. Immediately she instituted numerous processes in marketing, finance, operations, and quality control. These initiatives have helped to fuel the growth of the Company. Lisa R. Buckley is a seasoned executive that has brought her over 20 years experience in operating multi-billion dollar organizations. She holds a MBA from Michigan State University. She has held executive positions at Ford Motor Company, Maytag Corporation, and First Data Corporation. Her primary goal and initiative is to drive business growth and client satisfaction, in the Government and Commercial markets.

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Ishmail Nassardeen-Buckley

 Founder, President, CTO

Mr. Nassardeen-Buckley has received numerous technology certifications including Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle and numerous more. His major accounts included Disney, Honda, Nissan, Wells Fargo, Citibank and Earth Link. His professional IT and Security experience spans the last two decades.

Key Certifications

DBE/SBE/WBE - City and County of Denver



Small Business of the Year – Society of American Military Engineers ( SAME)

Small Business of the Year – COMTO Colorado

Leadership Award State of Ohio – Lisa R. Buckley

Regional Conference Leadership – SAME

Aurora Chamber Board of Directors – Lisa R. Buckley

Aurora Chamber of Commerce – Defense Council Chair Lisa R. Buckley

ASIS Denver- Chair Governmental Affairs Committee  - Lisa R. Buckley

40 under 40 – Ishmail Nassardeen-Buckley


Trade Group Membership

 American Automation is proud to support a variety of Trade Association Groups  throughout  Colorado through our memberships.  These include the Aurora Chamber of Commerce, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), COMTO Colorado, ASIS Denver, and Hispanic Contractors Association (HSS) .  We support these leading groups to help to allow our employees to share in their educational opportunities but also support the development of a stronger security presence on the local, state and national levels. We work to achieve this through ongoing attendance and support of key meetings, mentoring, conferences, and legislative actions as well.  Through these organizations we serve on a variety of committees, including Safety, Diversity, Mentoring, and Performing Arts.


Next Steps...

To discuss your needs with an American Automation Security professional, please fill out the brief form below, and we will get in contact with you within one business day.  If you would like to speak with someone immediately, please call us at (720) 529-0764.