Archive for the ‘Security Specifiers’ Category

Specifically Speaking: Charlie R. Pierce

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 11:07 Be the first to comment

Name: Charlie R. Pierce, president Company: LeapFrog Training & Consulting City: Davenport, Iowa 1. You do training in addition to consulting. How much time do you spend on each? Actually, it depends upon the year. The majority of my time through the ’80s and ’90s was spent on training and running my repair company. Then [...]

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Specifically Speaking: Jim Pangburn

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 10:20 Be the first to comment

Name: Jim Pangburn, VP of engineering Company: Big Sky Inc. City: Manassas, Va. 1. You describe Big Sky as a small engineering and design firm that does electronic security and IT systems of all kinds, with a specialty in electronic security for airports. What are some of your marquee projects? What other vertical markets does [...]

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Specifically Speaking: Jim Otte

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 13:29 Be the first to comment

Name: Jim Otte, Data/fire/security department manager, NICET IV Company: SSOE Group How large is the A&E group at SSOE? How long has it been in existence and what kinds of projects do you work on? SSOE Group is an international EPCM firm consisting of over 1,000 engineers and designers who provide architecture, engineering, construction management [...]

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Specifically Speaking: Jerry “Dutch” Forstater

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 13:11 Be the first to comment

Name: Jerry “Dutch” Forstater, PE, owner Company: Professional Systems Engineering, LLC Location: Lansdale, Pa. I can see from your web site that Professional Systems Engineering works in a number of different verticals. What is one of the most interesting projects you’ve worked on and what did you find interesting/rewarding about that project? One of our [...]

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Specifically Speaking: Louis T. DeStefano

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 10:15 Be the first to comment

Name: Louis T. DeStefano Company: Louis T. DeStefano Inc. Location: Springfield, Pa. You recently did some more work at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., which was one of the first jobs you completed in the ’70s. How has specification work for museums changed in the meantime? My initial work at the National [...]

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Specifically Speaking: Lorna L. Chandler

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 11:07 Be the first to comment

Name: Lorna L. Chandler, CPP Title: CEO Company: Security By Design Location: Pacheco, Calif. When was Security by Design founded and what is the company’s focus? The firm was founded in 1974 as Easter Company. In 1982, we incorporated as Asset Protection Consultants Inc., and in 1987, we officially changed our name to Security By [...]

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Specifically Speaking: James A. Francis

Monday, April 2, 2012 11:35 Be the first to comment

Name: James A. Francis Title: SVP, Security Consulting Services Company: T&M Protection Resources LLC Location: New York T&M’s consulting practice is divided into three areas: security, crisis management and business continuity. Can you tell me more about these areas, and how they apply to your average client? When we were formulating and establishing the consulting [...]

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Specifically Speaking: Benjamin M. Butchko, CPP

Monday, March 5, 2012 12:40 Be the first to comment

Name: Benjamin M. Butchko, CPP Title: President & CEO Company: Butchko Security Solutions Location: Cypress, Texas 1. When you’re designing a system for critical infrastructure, do you use PSIM systems to manage the different components? Why or why not? The answer differs with [each] critical infrastructure environment. Pipelines are different than a single location, even [...]

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Specifically Speaking: Sandor Zirulnik

Monday, March 5, 2012 12:17 Be the first to comment

Name: Sandor Zirulnik Title: President Company: Guidepost Solutions Technology Design Consulting (formerly SafirRosetti) Location: New York City Guidepost Solutions (formerly SafirRosetti) has grown a lot the past five years. What has this meant for your consulting group and your local resources around the world? Today’s sophisticated clients are demanding a higher level of management consulting [...]

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Specifically Speaking: Ted E. Wheaton

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 10:42 Be the first to comment

Ted E. Wheaton, VP of technology solutions for AECOM, talks about focusing on a specific vertical as a specifier: airports.

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