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New CEO at Electric Guard Dog

August 8, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Electric Guard Dog LLC this week named Mark Wesley as its new CEO. Jack DeMao, who has served as CEO since 2007, will transition to a role on the company's board of directors and remain an investor in the company.“Electric Guard Dog has a great foundation—a lot of momentum and is growing rapidly—as well as a very customer-focused culture and growth-focused culture that Jack DeMao has put in place here,” Wesley told Security Systems News. “I felt...

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General News

Five Questions: Eric Lipson

January 17, 2018Spencer Ives

Eric Lipson started as a regional account executive at Electric Guard Dog in early November. Based in the Charlotte, N.C., area, he covers sales for the company throughout the state. Security Systems News caught up with Lipson in late November and asked him five questions.Are you married, do you have kids?I've been married a little over three years to my wife, her name is Cody. No kids yet, but plenty of four-legged children that keep us pretty busy. [We have] three cats and a dog.What do you like...

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How I Use My System: Jack DeMao

December 21, 2016Spencer Ives

Jack DeMao, CEO of Electric Guard Dog, joined the company about nine years ago. “I am attracted to opportunities that require big change,” DeMao said. “With Electric Guard Dog, there was such a growth opportunity it required a lot of investment in order to be able to grow the way it should grow. That kind of thing excites me.” In late October, Security Systems News talked with DeMao about how he protects his home.What kind of system do you have?[The] panel is made by 2GIG....

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Electric Guard Dog acquires

September 7, 2016Spencer Ives

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Electric Guard Dog, a nationwide provider of electric fencing and perimeter security based here, on Sept. 6 announced its acquisition of Perimeter Security Systems.PSS has 180 locations, mainly concentrated in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, Electric Guard Dog's CEO Jack DeMao told Security Systems News. EGD had about 3,400 locations prior to the acquisition, he added. In addition to gaining PSS's customer contracts, a number of field service technicians joined EGD...

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On The Editor's Desk

Electric Guard Dog has new owner

June 15, 2016Martha Entwistle

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Electric Guard Dog, a manufacturer and installer of a solar-powered perimeter security system that is electrified and monitored by a central station, based in Columbia, S.C., has a new private equity owner as of June 14. Snow Phipps, a PE private equity firm focused on middle-market control investments, targeting platform companies with enterprise values ranging from $100 million to $500 million, has purchased Electric Guard Dog from Ulysses Management for an undisclosed amount. Raymond...

Electric Guard Dog, electric solar-powered security fence, Jack DeMao, Snow Phipps, Ulysses Management


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Industry gives thumbs-up to private equity

December 16, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Private equity has a foothold in security, owning companies like Vivint, Protection 1 and CSG Security, but how does the industry really feel about private equity? Security Systems News' latest poll showed that half of respondents have worked with private equity and most would consider selling their business to a PE group.“Private equity in the security industry can accelerate growth. Most of us are limited to growth through cash flow excess which is slow and often ineffective,”...

Daved Levine, Electric Guard Dog, Femac, Georam Security, Isonas, Joe Rosenthal, Nathan Leaphart, Nick McAmis, private equity, SCI


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Monitoring Matters

Perimeter security provider comments on projected market growth

May 20, 2015Spencer Ives

I couple weeks back, I wrote an article on the perimeter security market—primarily Technavio's projection that it will rise between 2015 and 2019. Jack DeMao, the CEO for Electric Guard Dog, called me today to talk about the report, how it matches up with his company, and trends from his side of the industry. Electric Guard Dog offers solar-powered electric security fences, designed to “deter people at the fence line.” His interest was piqued when he saw exactly that style of perimeter...

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Electric Guard Dog's RMR surpasses $2m mark

February 7, 2014SSN Staff

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Electric Guard Dog's recurring monthly revenue is more than $2 million, a 17 percent increase over RMR at the end of 2012, the company announced Feb. 6. Company CFO Nathan Leaphart said the growth is a result of getting the word out about the company's electric perimeter security service. In a prepared statement, CEO Jack DeMao said, "We've raised brand awareness by hiring outside sales representatives to foster direct, personal relationships with our customers, we've invested...

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Solar-powered security system withstands Sandy

November 26, 2012SSN Staff

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Although power was down in the northeast in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, solar-powered Electric Guard Dog security systems weathered the storm, according to a company statement. Customer service at EGD reported that their two largest customers in the Northeast, who have a combined 15 sites in the affected areas, said their perimeter systems worked without issue at all sites. The day after Hurricane Sandy, Electric Guard Dog technicians across the U.S. were told they might be...

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Who in security topped the Inc. 5000 this year?

August 22, 2012Martha Entwistle

The Inc. 5000 has released its 2012 list, and again, there are a number of physical security companies included. Top among the physical security companies that I saw on the Inc. 5000 list, which was officially released yesterday was VMS Alarms, a residential and small business security company and Monitronics dealer. VMS Alarms ranks #526 on the 2012 List. It had a three-year growth rate of 731 percent; 2008 revenues of $2.3 million, and 2011 revenues of $19.5 million. Here's my blog on security...

Alert Logic, AMP Alarm, Defender Direct, DTT Surveillance Systems, Eid Passport, Electric Guard Dog, EP Technology, Exacq Technologies, Inc 5000 List, Integrity Alarm


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