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Commercial

American Defense Systems acquires Direct Protect Security and Surveillance

August 23, 2019SSN Staff

DALLAS—On Friday, August 16, 2019, American Defense Systems of Dallas acquired Direct Protect Security and Surveillance out of Costa Mesa, CA. Direct Protect has provided smart home solutions to residents and businesses in over 13 states for approximately 10 years.Matt Leibelt and James Melad, principals of Direct Protect, met in the mortgage industry in the early 2000s. After working in a different industry for a number of years, they reconnected to work in the home security space. Leibelt...

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Commercial

American Defense Systems acquires Point Security

July 24, 2019SSN Staff

DALLAS—Today American Defense Systems announced the acquisition of Point Security, a fellow Brinks Home Security Authorized Dealer in Austin, Texas. While the transaction officially closed July 17th, both companies have been working together, installing smart security systems for Brinks Home Security. Curtis Kindred, CEO, American Defense Systems, has worked closely with Todd Fitch, CEO, Point Security for many years before deciding to join forces.American Defense Systems will continue to leverage...

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Residential

American Defense Systems welcomes new team players

July 1, 2019SSN Staff

DALLAS—American Defense Systems, a provider of smart security, automation and surveillance, has appointed John Fox to vice president of outside sales and added Garrett Fiveash into a newly created role to manage commercial accounts and strategic business development opportunities.Fox will be overseeing the dealer development team and bringing his industry knowledge and insight to a nation-wide program that is already rapidly growing. Curtis Kindred, owner, president and CEO of American Defense...

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20 Under 40

'20 under 40' Class of 2018—Curtis Kindred

November 6, 2018Spencer Ives

Curtis Kindred, 35Owner, president and CEO, American Defense SystemsBedford, TexasCurtis Kindred, owner, president and CEO of American Defense Systems, started the company in July of 2010, after joining the industry in 2008. The company now secures more than 35,000 locations across the country and has 200 employees and contractors.American Defense Systems is a Brinks Home Security dealer, with a 90 percent residential and 10 percent commercial account mix.Prior to joining the industry, Kindred served...

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Suppliers

Qolsys' second generation panel ships

August 15, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

SAN JOSE, Calif.—The Qolsys IQ Panel 2, which officially began shipping through North American distribution locations this summer, offers new features and technology designed specifically for security dealers.“The IQ Panel 2 is the culmination of four years of engineering passion to bring leading-edge innovation to the security market,” Qolsys CEO Dave Pulling said in a prepared statement. “The IQ Panel 2 is a realization of Qolsys' best-in-class technology partnerships with...

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