Five Questions: Cassie Weaver
Cassie Weaver was appointed the operation coordinator for Dakota Security, a PSA Security owner based here, in May. She assists with sales and engineering and other duties around the office. Dakota Security has more than 100 employees. Its operations are concentrated in the upper Midwest with offices in Des Moines, Iowa; Omaha, Neb.; Fargo, N.D.; and Chicago. It also has an East Coast office in New York, and a West Coast office in Phoenix. Originally from Iowa, Weaver’s family moved to South Dakota when she graduated from high school. She eventually moved away but then returned to the area. Security Systems News talked with her in November and asked her five questions.
What do you like about Sioux Falls?
It’s friendly. The opportunities are good here. I have a young son, he’s two. We’ve got a children’s museum and a butterfly house.
What do you do in you spare time?
Not a lot. I catch up on cleaning. I spend a lot of time with my mom. We go to different craft shows.
Do you do any volunteer activities?
I do volunteer work through the church at nursing homes and through mentoring and with special needs kids. At nursing homes, I work with my mother, she hands out communion. [The nursing home residents visit] with my son, he is extremely sociable. He sings songs with them.
How did you get in the security business?
First, I got office management experience.
Are you a dog or a cat person?
I used to have a Pug.