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Time Warner going retail with IntelligentHome

June 19, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

NEW YORK—Time Warner Cable is joining the new trend of retailing home security by offering IntelligentHome, its home security/home management product, in its several hundred retail stores nationwide, according to Adam Mayer, VP of IntelligentHome.“We have retail stores where customers today can go to either subscribe to our other products—video, voice and data—[where] they can go with customer care issues, [and where] they can exchange equipment, so we certainly plan and we've...

Adam Mayer, American Fire & Security, AT&T, Comcast, home automation, IntelligentHome, Lowe's, SecureWatch 24, Security Options, The Alarm Company


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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

Getting to know the media can improve ROI

June 28, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Erica Wood, co-owner and chief security officer of Dayton, Ohio-based American Fire & Security, said she kept getting turned down by a business newspaper in her community when she tried to get it to publish news about her company. It wasn't until she met with the publication's editor that she found out the paper only wanted stories focused on business growth. Now Wood knows how to tailor press releases about her company to win the interest of that publication. Talking to editors and reporters to...

American Fire & Security, Beth Welch, Erica Wood, ESX, Honeywell Fire Systems, Jay Stuck, Joseph Mitton, Nashville, SecureWatch24, Select Security


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20 Under 40

'20 under 40' 2012 - Erica Wood

May 22, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Erica Wood, 33Co-owner, chief security officerAmerican Fire & SecurityDayton, OhioHow did you get into the security industry?When I met my husband back in the '90s, he was in the security guard business, and I got involved and got really excited about meeting business owners and helping them out with their security. And I began to expand the business out into electronic security, and eventually the electronic security division of our business just spun off into American Fire & Security. A good portion...

20 Under 40 2012, American Fire & Security, Erica Wood


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