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ADT reveals latest accolades

April 22, 2024SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. – ADT continued to cement its reputation after brandishing multiple awards from a variety of security organizations including The Monitoring Association (TMA), Electronic Security Association (ESA), and Security Industry Association (SIA). “These accolades underscore ADT's commitment to innovation and customer-centric values, further solidifying its position as a front runner in the field,” ADT wrote in a release. “These achievements come during ADT's...

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ESA launches Empowering Women in Technology Scholarship

March 12, 2024SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) has announced the launch of the Emerging Women in Technology Scholarship, demonstrating its commitment to breaking barriers and fostering diversity in the ever-evolving electronic security and life safety technology field.   The deadline to apply is March 31, 2024, and the winners will be announced April 12. Six outstanding women who have shown a curiosity and drive for installing and servicing electronic security technology will be...

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SIA announces Reps. Moskowitz, Obernolte as 2024 Legislators of the Year

February 27, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Reps. Jared Moskowitz (D-Fla.) and Jay Obernolte (R-Calif.) as the 2024 recipients of the SIA Legislator of the Year Award. The 2024 awardees will be honored during Security Hill Day, an event held March 5-6 during which security industry executives will convene in Washington, D.C., to connect with legislators and their staff about the value of the security industry and the industry’s legislative priorities. The...

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ESA announces call for 2024 Board of Directors nominations

January 30, 2024SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) has announced the commencement of the annual election process for the Board of Directors.  The Leadership Identification & Nomination Committee (LINC) invites integrator and associate members of ESA in good standing, serving as voting representatives for their organizations, to participate in this crucial process. “Those who serve as an ESA director have the industry’s respect.” said Kirk MacDowell, LINC chairman....

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ESA Board of Directors elects Michael Barnes as treasurer

January 11, 2024SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) has announced the election of Michael Barnes as treasurer and will serve as chairman of the ESA Finance Committee. Barnes’ election took place following the ESA Board of Directors meeting on Nov. 30, 2023. He succeeds Kevin Stone, who assumes the role of chairman elect from 2023-2024. “I’m delighted that Michael Barnes will serve as treasurer and Finance Committee chairman for ESA,”...

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Tim Creenan of Amherst Alarm elected SIAC chairman

January 4, 2024SSN Staff

FRISCO, Texas—Tim Creenan, founder and vice president of Amherst Alarm and a longtime leader in the field of electronic security, was recently elected chairman of the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC). SIAC is comprised of four major North American security associations – the Canadian Security Association (CANASA), Security Industry Association (SIA), The Monitoring Association (TMA), and the Electronic Security Association (ESA). Creenan serves as the ESA representative on...

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ESA recognizes 2023 Executive Strategic Partners

December 29, 2023SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association’s (ESA’s) Executive Strategic Partners invest annually in the association to grow important initiatives, improve our members’ businesses, and take the industry to greater heights. Without these partnerships, ESA – a non-profit organization - would not be able to fulfill its mission to provide high-quality resources, advocacy, connections, and education for electronic security and life safety professionals.  “These...

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Pye-Barker acquires two North Carolina-based security and alarm companies

December 16, 2023SSN Staff

ATLANTA—Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, one of the largest fully integrated and full-service fire protection, life safety and security services provider in the United States, has acquired two security and alarm companies based in Greensboro, N.C. – Alarmguard Security, Inc., and Sentry Watch. Pye-Barker remains focused on a rapid growth trajectory supported through strategic acquisitions and organic sales. The company has made numerous acquisitions in the Carolinas in recent...

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ESA appoints Jillian Bateman-McIntosh as COO 

December 13, 2023SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) has announced Jillian Bateman-McIntosh as its chief operating officer (COO).  Bateman-McIntosh steps into the new role with a deep commitment to further expand and update the association’s educational programs and offerings, help improve member benefits, and serve the industry at a higher level of impact.  Having demonstrated exceptional leadership and dedication for the association and its mission for close to seven years,...

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FAST and partner organizations launch security industry compensation study

September 7, 2023SSN Staff

DALLAS—Recognizing the security industry’s need for current and comprehensive compensation data, the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) and four other organizations have partnered to present the 2023 Security Industry Compensation Study. In addition to FAST, this research initiative is produced by the Security Industry Association (SIA), Electronic Security Association (ESA), PSA Security Network (PSA) and Security Sales...

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