Jim Knight is the president and founder of Secured Shred.  Prior to founding Secured Shred Jim had over 25 years’ experience in insurance executive and privacy officer roles for national companies.  He possesses a wealth of knowledge in implementing and sustaining viable document destructions plans and keeping companies as well as individuals in compliance with current legislation.  As a former customer for these services, Jim brings a unique insight into what a business might need to protect both themselves and their customers at the same time.

Jim holds a BS in Business Management from the University of Maryland., College Park, and Graduate studies at The Johns Hopkins University. He also served as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps.

Kim Knight is Vice President of Administration, brings extensive experience in all aspects administration.  Kim holds a BS in Environmental Management & Planning from Towson University.

All of Secured Shreds employees are insured and must pass both a national criminal background investigation and drug screening.


September 15, 2017

Dear Valued Customer:

We are pleased to announce that Secured Shred has officially joined Shred Instead. Together, we are bigger, stronger and better positioned to serve our customers with top-of-the line shredding solutions.

Similar to Secured Shred, Shred Instead is a family-owned document destruction firm that places the utmost value on providing exceptional customer service while delivering on-site secure document destruction services.

There will be no immediate change to the rendering of your shredding solutions. You can continue to count on on-site service and support through Shred Instead’s owner, Chris Chapman, and Customer Service Team which can be reached to answer any questions you may have using the contact information below.


Secured Shred
Kim Knight
(888) 747-3388
(410) 871-1111
Shred-Eco, LLC dba Shred Instead
Chris Chapman | Owner
DUNS Number: 06-6788465
O: (443)288-6375
    Shred Instead Customer Service