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General News

The challenge of hiring

February 16, 2017Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Many companies, of all sizes in the industry, face the difficulty of finding the most qualified and best fitting candidates to join their team. Security Systems News talked with a few of these companies to hear what the applicant pool looks like, what they look for in new hires and how they bring in the best talent.“[Hiring] is a huge challenge—a completely different challenge than it was even five years ago,” Mary Bauer, VP of human resources at Doyle Security...

Dave Simon, Doyle Security Systems, H&S Protection, Mary Bauer, Mike Horgan, Morgan Hertel, Rapid Response Monitoring, Security Systems News (SSN)

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Five Questions: Dave Simon

October 24, 2016Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—H&S Protection Systems, based in Pewaukee, Wis., in August announced that it hired Dave Simon as the company's director of business development. Simon said that in his new role, “There's a shorter goal and a longer goal. The shorter goal is very sales oriented, digging up leads. … Longer term, it's taking that sales side and sharing some of the things that are learned, along with techniques, for developing the business in new areas.” Security Systems News asked...

Dave Simon, Five Questions, H&S Protection Systems, Security Systems News (SSN)

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Monitoring Matters

Simon says it's time to cooperate with your local PD

June 19, 2013Rich Miller

Giving your customer list to law enforcement makes sense. That statement seems to fly in the face of convention for the alarm industry, which hasn't exactly been cozy over the years with the boys in blue. But Dave Simon, writing recently for the Security Industry Alarm Coalition, makes a compelling case for doing so. Simon argues that there are far more benefits to cooperating with law enforcement than erecting barriers. Despite concerns in the past that sensitive information about customers...

Dave Simon, Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), Security Systems News (SSN)

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Monitoring Matters

SIAC honors Mahler, Malice for service and perseverance

June 12, 2012Rich Miller

Longtime alarm industry leaders Mel Mahler and Maria Malice padded their laurels last week with SIAC's 2012 William N. Moody Award, which pays tribute to those in the industry who exhibit “integrity, fairness and perseverance in the face of adversity.” Mahler, chairman and CEO of Nashville, Tenn.-based ADS Security, was a charter board member of SIAC and is currently co-chairman and treasurer. He oversees daily operations and has helped the group clear a hurdle that long defied it: establishing...

ADS Security, COPS Monitoring, Dave Simon, Jon Sargent, Maria Malice, Mel Mahler, Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), Stan Martin

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Tremendous growth forecast for home energy management

March 26, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

DALLAS—A recent Parks Associates study predicts home energy management will become a huge market during the next 10 years, and security companies are in a unique position to take advantage of that through their close customer relationships, according to an analyst with the market research company.“I think they have a great opportunity to drive the market, at least in the early stages,” said Tom Kerber, director of research on home controls and energy at Parks Associates, based here.Parks...

Dave Simon, EcoFactor, Just Write Communications, Parks Associates, Tom Kerber, Xfinity Home

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Monitoring Matters

Three out of four for Monitronics; Tweets for SIAC

February 29, 2012Rich Miller

Make it three out of four for Monitronics. The Dallas-based alarm monitoring firm was recently named Frost & Sullivan's North American Company of the Year for 2011, adding to similar awards the company won in 2008 and 2010. Frost & Sullivan praised Monitronics for maximizing value to clients by expanding its customer service operations and streamlining internal processes, resulting in record-low attrition for the year. The market researchers also cited the company's “concerted efforts”...

Bruce Mungiguerra, Dave Simon, Frost & Sullivan, Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), Stan Martin

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ESX reinvests $1m in security industry since 2008

October 3, 2011Daniel Gelinas

VIENNA, Va. and IRVING, Texas—AE Ventures, the management company that produces the annual Electronic Security Expo for the Central Station Alarm Association and the Electronic Security Association, announced on Aug. 31 that the show had reached a milestone with the 2011 show, which took place from June 6-10 in Charlotte, N.C. The show has raised more than $1 million in profits since its launch in 2008. The best part, according to association leaders, is that the money went right back into...

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