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Five Questions: Sean Githens

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12/05/2016

Sean Githens, who was recently appointed to his new role of VP and COO at Redwire, is a two-time National Achievement recipient with more than15 years of industry experience. Since his start with Redwire in 2001, he has served in numerous operational roles, including most recently as vice president, customer services. Prior to that, he was director of client services where he managed multiple central stations. Githens is a graduate of Florida State University and earned an MBA from Phoenix University.

Women in Security: The Protection Bureau, 40 years and going strong

SVP Karen Baker helps sustain family-run business
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11/29/2016

EXTON, Pa.—The Protection Bureau, a national security integration company based here, is a family-run business with more than 40 years of success serving both the residential and commercial security markets.

Women in Security: iluminar's Eddie Reynolds

CEO and co-founder blazing her own path
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11/29/2016

IRVINE, Calif.—Edwina “Eddie” Reynolds is president, CEO and co-founder of iluminar, a manufacturer and global supplier of infrared and white light illuminators, as well as license plate recognition products.

Women in Security: Washington Alarm looks to grow

Company hopes to complete the year's second purchase
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11/29/2016

SEATTLE—Shannon Woodman has been working with family-owned Washington Alarm full-time since 2000. Now in the role of COO, she said the company is focused on growth.

Women in Security: Custom Alarm looks at connected home tech

Company CEO discusses key technologies, educating staff
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11/29/2016

ROCHESTER, Minn.—Custom Alarm’s owner and CEO Melissa Brinkman talked with Security Systems News about the company’s increased approach to smart home technologies.

SSN celebrates women in security

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11/29/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—For the eighth consecutive year, Security Systems News is highlighting women who are making their mark in the traditionally male-dominated world of security.

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SSN News Poll January 2017

Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?