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Signal pathway key challenge for new CSAA leader

December 7, 2011Rich Miller

VIENNA, Va.—Bob Bean, the new president of the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA), learned the value of effective communication early in his career. Currently vice chairman and director of Honolulu-based Alert Holdings Group, he took a simple and direct approach to taking ownership of the company nearly 30 years ago: a lunchtime conversation and a handshake. “I joined the alarm security industry in 1975, serving as the sales manager for a local alarm company,” he told Security...

Alert Holdings Group, Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), Bob Bean, Ed Bonifas

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Monitoring Matters


December 7, 2011Rich Miller

At first it just looked like a big bowl of alphabet soup, but as the “new guy” at Security Systems News, I'm starting to get my head around it. In the first few weeks at my post I've had a chance to hear from some of the organizational leaders in the industry—Ed Bonifas, Stan Martin, Bob Bean—as well as many others who have helped me get my feet wet. There's long list of folks who I haven't talked with, though, and a long list of companies that I'd like to know more about,...

Bob Bean, Ed Bonifas, Stan Martin

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