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ADT acquires Defenders, its largest independent dealer

January 7, 2020SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT announced this week that it has acquired Defenders, its largest independent dealer and only Authorized Premier Provider, for a purchase price of approximately $381 million.As part of the transaction, Defenders founder David P. Lindsey and Jessica A. Lindsey received approximately 16.3 million shares of ADT common stock for 100 percent of their ownership in Defenders, while the remaining $260 million of consideration was paid in cash to retire existing Defenders debt, fund...

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Leading ADT dealer has new president

June 16, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

In 2013, there was a restructuring at the top of DEFENDER Direct, with CEO and president Marcia Barnes exiting and company founder David Lindsey stepping in to take her place. Now, the company announced today, it has a new president, and it's a promotion from within. Lindsey is passing the mantle of president to Jim Boyce, the company's chief operating officer for almost three years. Boyce will also retain his COO title. His leadership has helped the Indianapolis-based company to grow dramatically,...

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Another shake-up at the top for DEFENDER Direct

September 4, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

Just last year, I wrote about leadership changes at DEFENDER Direct, the country's leading ADT dealer, when longtime employee Marcia Barnes took over as CEO and president, replacing company founder David Lindsey, who was stepping down to do philanthropic work. Now, about 15 months later, Barnes is out and Lindsey is back in his old job, according to a recent news release from the Indianapolis-based company. Here's some of what the company had to say: Lindsey replaces Marcia Barnes, who has left the...

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No. 1 ADT dealer: Doing good is good for business

May 11, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

INDIANAPOLIS—David Lindsey, the founder of Defender Direct, the nation's No. 1 ADT dealer, based here, recently stepped down as CEO to focus on philanthropic mission work and encourage other companies to do the same.Lindsey said that will not only help companies do good, but it will do good for their business by increasing things like company dynamics and productivity.Lindsey is one of the founders of Companies With A Mission, which its website describes as “a movement dedicated to helping...

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No. 1 ADT dealer: Doing good is good for business

April 18, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

David Lindsey, the founder of Indianapolis-based Defender Direct, the nation's No. 1 ADT dealer, recently stepped down from his position as CEO to focus on philanthropic mission work and encourage other companies to do the same. He said that will not only help companies do good—but it will do good for their business by increasing things like company dynamics and productivity. Lindsey is one of the founders of Companies With A Mission, which its web site describes as “a movement dedicated...

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Defender has new CEO; predicts strong growth in 2012

April 18, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

INDIANAPOLIS—Defender Direct, the country's leading ADT dealer, announced this month that it has restructured its executive team and has a new CEO.The company, which generates more than 100,000 accounts annually, expects record growth in 2012, according to the new CEO and president, Marcia Barnes.Barnes replaced founder David Lindsey, who has stepped down as CEO to concentrate on philanthropic work and is now chief missions officer of Defender, which is based here. Lindsey founded the company...

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