The APS Way

Committed to providing our customer’s customized solutions with superior service since 1977.

Starting his own company at the age of 17, Russ Scheppmann’s ingenuity and attention to detail have yielded a trustworthy industry-leading company, combining the operational capability and strength of a large corporation with a small company’s commitment to quality service. APS treats all clients with the same level of professionalism and dedication no matter how large or small the request.

Because producing a quality product and service are top priorities, APS partners with reputable companies that are leaders in their respective fields. APS employs only factory-trained technicians, who are specialists in the areas of gate automation, access control, video surveillance, and parking control solutions. All APS technicians are assigned an experienced manager who oversees our installation team and follows through from start to finish.

APS is an active and proud member of the following associations: Better Business Bureau, San Diego Chamber of Commerce, Building Owners & Managers Association, Southern California Builders Association, California Mobile Home Park Managers Association, National Parking Association the Association of General Contractors.


Celebrating over 45 years of superior service

Founded in 1977 by Russell L. Scheppmann, Access Professional Systems, Inc. has been providing quality comprehensive gate automation, access control, video surveillance, and parking control solutions for over 40 years.

Our Partners.

APS partners with leading technology manufacturers to provide our clients with proven gate, access, video, and parking solutions.

Meet the APS Leadership Team

Russ Scheppmann

Founder & CEO


Chris Scheppmann



Al Jenkins

Direct of Gate Operations


Community Involvement

Business is more than the bottom line at APS. We have been in business for over 40 years, and we are proud to be able to give back and be involved in the community that has graciously supported us.

Join Our Team

Looking to be more than just a number? At APS, our employees are our greatest asset. Our passion is customer service, and our commitment is delivering proven solutions to our Clients. To accomplish this, we hire dedicated and passionate employees who are empowered to make a real difference.