Meet the Locksmiths

Wayne Younger, CML

Wayne began working as a locksmith when his father, LeRoy, opened LockSafe Systems in 1970. Since then he has worked his entire life to serve the security needs of the Northern Colorado community.

Wayne has owned LockSafe Systems since 1994. He has been a member of the largest Locksmith trade association in the world, the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA), for over a quarter of a century. When he achieved his Certified Master Locksmith certification, he was the youngest to do so in state of Colorado.

Not only is Wayne a long-standing member of the Associated Locksmiths of America, he is also a member of the Safe and Vault Technician’s Association (SAVTA) and the National Safeman’s Organization (NSO). He regularly demonstrates expertise in all areas of locksmithing, from safe opening and repair to automotive lock servicing.

Wayne's widely recognized abilities as a true master locksmith have allowed him to consult for local and federal law enforcement agencies, international corporations, and mom-and-pop businesses alike.

Kristi Collings

Kristi has been in charge of book keeping for over two decades. She keeps the business running smoothly and also supports the shop with locksmith services when needed. Kristi can be contacted by email at, or by phone directly: (970) 484 – 4509.

Joe Harrington, RL

Joe is valuable employee at LockSafe Systems, regularly applying his expertise in the field of automotive security. Joe has experience working with major automotive roadside contracts, gaining years of valuable experience in the field.

An intimate understanding of vehicle locking systems allows Joe to, among other things, expediently unlock car doors and help out customers who loose keys or have other trouble with car locks.

Not only does Joe have expertise with automotive security, he regularly services every type of residential and commercial lock imaginable. These other skills range from installation of deadbolts to the repair of esoteric commercial locksets.

Joe is truly a jack of all trades with regard to different areas of locksmithing and physical security. Joe is a member of the Associated Locksmiths of America and has demonstrated high levels of proficiency by succesful completion of part of ALOA's certification program.

Will Wood

Will, a lifetime Fort Collins resident, runs the shop. He regularly serves all of the walk-in customers with expertise, reliability, and promptness with a friendly attitude. Will has experience with a wide variety of locks from padlocks to door locks to vehicle ignitions.

Will’s formal education as a machinist and years working as an auto mechanic plays a valuable role in his ability to work with locks. With patience and an acute attention to detail, he has no problem tackling any challenge that is brought before him.

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