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June 7, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

When I arrived in Louisville this week for ESX 2023, one of the first things I noticed while walking to the registration area was a big display with balloons and neon lights celebrating 75 years of the Electronic Security Association (ESA). I said to myself, “Wow, that is quite an accomplishment.” 75 years of ESA serving as the largest trade association in the U.S. representing the electronic life safety and security industry. I’m not exactly going out on a limb to say that...

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Also Noted

Amy Becker named senior vice president at Astute Financial

April 6, 2023SSN Staff

FORT COLLINS, Colo.—Astute Financial Consulting, a security industry financial consulting firm and software developer of business reporting solutions, has announced the hiring of Amy Becker as senior vice president. Becker brings over 30 years of experience in the accounting/finance field, including her time as CFO with two NetOne affiliated companies. “We’re very excited to have Amy on board. Her collaborative leadership style, results-oriented work ethic, and extensive financial...

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General News

Five Questions with Amy Becker, Alarm Detection Systems (ADS)

November 24, 2021Cory Harris, Editor

AURORA, Ill.—Did you know that Amy Becker, Chief Operating Officer, Alarm Detection Systems (ADS), had a grandfather who was killed in the Battle of Iwo Jima? Or that she plays guitar in her church band? Find out more about Becker’s hobbies, her thoughts on what she likes most about the security industry, and more. Are you married? Any kids? I have been married for 27 years to Keith, a Navy Vietnam veteran. We have one son, Gus, who is 26 years old. What are some of your hobbies?...

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SSN Q&A: Alarm Detection Systems’ COO Amy Becker

August 4, 2021Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Alarm Detection Systems, Inc. (ADS) is a family-owned alarm company that has protected homes and businesses for more than 50 years. Based out of Aurora, Illinois, ADS is led by Founder and CEO Bob Bonifas, whose company provides electronic security and fire safety services to businesses and residential customers in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Colorado. Bonifas started ADS in the basement of his father’s grocery store in Aurora in the late 1960s. With a mantra of providing...

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Alarm Detection Systems appoints Amy Becker as COO

May 26, 2021SSN Staff

AURORA, Ill.—Bob Bonifas, Founder and CEO of Alarm Detection Systems, Inc. (ADS), is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Becker as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. As COO, Becker will oversee the company's day-to-day operations, which includes responsibility for all of the functions at the Illinois and Colorado locations. "Amy brings proven leadership both within the alarm industry and at ADS,” said Bonifas. “She has worked tirelessly alongside...

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ADS creates six executive positions

February 13, 2015Spencer Ives

AURORA, Ill.—Alarm Detection Systems, based here, is seeking to strengthen its executive team by promoting six people to new roles.“Of the individuals that are being promoted � a lot of them are on the monitoring side, and [that] has to do with account growth,” John Schwartz, marketing director for ADS, told Security Systems News.In 2013 the company listed about 27,000 accounts, split evenly between residential and commercial. The company has grown since, he said.These new positions...

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