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Ackerman sponsors benefit radiothon

December 17, 2013SSN Staff

ATLANTA—Ackerman Security Systems was a sponsor of the Atlanta-area “12 Hours of Hope,” a radiothon that raised $146,822 for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, the company announced Dec. 16. “Ackerman has long been a supporter of Children's Healthcare and we were proud to be a sponsor of this great event,” said Jim Callahan, Ackerman president, in a prepared statement. Children's Healthcare will use proceeds from the fundraiser to purchase a wireless x-ray machine for...

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Ackerman receives Medal of Valor at Honeywell Connect

November 15, 2013SSN Staff

ATLANTA—Ackerman Security Systems received the Medal of Valor Award at Honeywell's Connect 2013 annual meeting, the company announced Nov. 14. It was one of several the company received. Ackerman also received the Life Safety Award, Community Service Award, Dealer of the Year 1st Place Award and Total Connect Camera Award, according to the release. “With so many fine companies and leaders at Connect 2013, we were honored to be selected for this prestigious award recognizing our growth...

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Ackerman golf tourney raises $5k for children's foundation

October 10, 2013SSN Staff

ATLANTA, Ga.—The ninth annual Ackerman Security Systems Charity Golf Tournament raised more than $5,000 for the Children's Wish Foundation International, the company announced Oct. 9. The Children's Wish Foundation provides items, experiences and trips for children with life-threatening illnesses, according to its website. “The dedication of the Children's Wish Foundation continues to create memorable experiences for children and their families in Atlanta and around the world,”...

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Ackerman employees organize women's health fundraiser

February 21, 2013SSN Staff

ATLANTA—Three call center employees at Ackerman Security Systems, based here, organized a “Go Red For Women” day at the corporate headquarters, according to a company statement. The event was designed to raise awareness and funds for the American Heart Association. “Donations go to support research, education and community programs to help women live longer, heart-healthy lives,” said Stephanie Johnson, one of the call center employees who organized the event. Ackerman...

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Ackerman Security Systems wins Kudzu award

January 4, 2013SSN Staff

ATLANTA—Ackerman Security Systems, a residential and commercial company based here, was named a Best of 2012 winner in the Atlanta Security Services category on Kudzu, a consumer research website, according to a company statement. Best of 2012 recipients are awarded based on the number of votes they receive on Kudzu.com. For the contest, over 5 million businesses competed across 30 categories. “Winning this award from Kudzu only strengthens our commitment to our customers,” Jim...

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Ackerman Security closes $75 million credit facility

June 27, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

ATLANTA—Ackerman Security Systems announced this week that it closed a new $75 million credit facility.The five-year financing is led by RBS Citizens. Capital One is the syndication agent and TD Bank also participated.The super-regional, based here, last month announced its plan to double its revenue in five years.“The financing allows for continued and aggressive internal account generation, the possibility of entering new markets and the possibility of acquisitions, which potentially...

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Ackerman launches five-year plan

May 30, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

ATLANTA—Ackerman Security Systems has a new president, plans to expand to a new market within about a year, and has revealed an ambitious new growth plan that calls for doubling its revenue over the next five years.The super-regional, based here, announced on Tuesday that Jim Callahan, the company's COO since 2009, is now president of Ackerman. He joined the company 14 years ago as VP of sales.The goal of doubling its revenue by the end of 2016 is “a pretty aggressive plan,“ Callahan...

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