We’ve been serving Northern Colorado since 1975.

As a part of Greeley Lock & Key, LockTech has been Northern Colorado’s one stop shop for security needs for the last four decades. But what makes us special isn’t that we’ve been around for 40 years, or that we’re the largest lock shop in this part of the state.

We take our customers’ security seriously and go beyond just installing locksets. We provide peace of mind. Did you know anyone can be a locksmith? Even felons? There are no regulations in Colorado regarding the locksmithing industry, and because of that, locksmithing is plagued by what are known as “trunk slammers.” Many of these individuals have little to no skill in locksmithing and work out of their cars. They have no shop or store front. An unfortunate majority of them can’t be trusted either. Even worse, they disappear the minute you need to get a hold of them!

Without regulations, it’s difficult to stand out from the rest, so we take matters into our own hands. All LockTech employees drive a vehicle wrapped with our company’s information, have been background checked and drug tested, and are required to wear uniforms when they enter your home or business. There’s an element of accountability with us that’s simply not available with other locksmiths in Loveland, or anywhere in Northern Colorado: we have a retail store where you can receive over-the-counter services. You come in when you need us, and we’ll be here. And if you’ve locked yourself out of your home or car, or simply can’t find your keys, we offer emergency services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

If you’re looking for a locksmith in Loveland that takes your security seriously, give us a call at (970) 593-3020!

Meet Our Team

Derek Ellis, Owner

Experience:14 years

Favorite book: Frank Peretti the present darkness

Favorite movie: The Gladiator

When it comes to the security of your property, Derek is a true master of his craft. As an avid gun collector, Derek can recommend some of the best firearm safes available. When he’s not helping customers Derek enjoys Colorado’s outdoors. More specifically, his back yard.


Hillary Ellis, Owner

Number of years in your profession: 5 years

Favorite book: The Mark of the Lion Series-Francine Rivers

Favorite movie: The Little Mermaid

Hillary is a truly driven woman. She handles the office at Greeley Lock and Key, she’s a mother of two, and an active member at her church. Her approach to life could best be summed up by her favorite quote from Henry Ford, “You can’t build a reputation on what you say you are going to do.”


Eddie LinnvilleMaster Locksmith

Experience: 18 years

Favorite book: James Bond novels

Favorite movie: “The Horse Whisperer”

Eddie enjoys camping with his wife, children, and grandchildren near Estes Park. He’s also an amateur photographer.

Brad Todaro, Electronic security specialist

Experience: 33 years

Favorite Book: The Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger

Favorite Movie: Contact (1997) by Robert Zemmicks

When it comes to specialty locks and video surveillance, Brad is a master. Brad is a Creole enthusiast and often frequents Mo’ Betta Gumbo and loves spending time with his wife.


Mike Alba, Locksmith Technician

Experience: 3 Years

Favorite movie: interview with the vampire

Favorite hobbies: camping fishing outdoor activities

Mike is out auto expert and loves making keys to cars! When he’s not at work, he’s a family man – enjoying time with his wife and 3 kids.

Nick Maratas, Locksmith Technician

Experience: 1 year

Favorite Book: The Silent History by Eli Horowitz

Favorite Movie: Lucky Number Slevin

Meet Nick, one of our resident lockout specialists and foodie. Sorry ladies… although Nick is single, he’s taken. Disappointing, we know.

Joelle Lewis, Office Manager

Experience: 15 years

Favorite Book: The Bible

Favorite Movie: Hook with Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams

“Life’s too short to be anything but happy, so laugh things off if you can and keep your head up like your nose is bleeding.” – Sage advice from Joelle

Matt CoyneApprentice Locksmith

Experience: 2 years

Favorite Book: Any Lee Child Novel

Favorite Movie: Armageddon

From spending time in the beautiful Rocky Mountains to relaxing in Cancun, Matt is always on the lookout for his next favorite hobby.


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