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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...

Amherst Alarm, Canadian Security Association (CANASA), Electronic Security Association (ESA), Kirk MacDowell, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Security Industry Association (SIA), Stan Martin, State University College at Buffalo, The Monitoring Association (TMA), Tim Creenan

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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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ESA announces Kevin Stone as chairman elect for 2023-2024

July 27, 2023SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) has announced Kevin Stone, COO and executive vice president of Doyle Security Systems in Rochester, N.Y., as the association’s chairman elect for 2023-2024. As the association’s current chairman, John Loud, finishes his term, Stone will serve as chairman elect from July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024.  “The future of a thriving ESA depends on a leader who can help drive excellence and embrace our members to have...

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Jack Doyle


Doyle Security Systems President/CEO Jack Doyle – ‘I feel incredibly lucky to have this opportunity’

July 18, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Doyle Security Systems has provided safety and security services in Upstate New York and surrounding communities for more than 100 years. Family owned and operated since 1919, the Rochester, N.Y.-based provider of integrated security management products and services recently announced the promotion of Jack Doyle, the great-great-grandson of company founder John A. Doyle, to president and CEO, becoming the fifth generation to lead his family’s company. In this exclusive...

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WeSuite adds industry veteran Julie Sanders Rolles as account executive

June 26, 2023SSN Staff

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—WeSuite, a manufacturer of sales management software for security technology sales and service providers, announced that Julie Sanders Rolles has joined the company in the role of account executive. Rolles will serve as the primary sales contact for those interested in WeSuite’s QuoteAnywhere and the Site Survey sales software. She will focus on members of PSA Security, AiN Group, ESA, and the Resideo dealer network. WeSuite’s platform offers seamless...

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