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Meet the End Users '20 under 40' Class of 2014

December 12, 2014Amy Canfield

YARMOUTH, Maine—As we do each year, we asked readers to nominate their brightest young security up-and-comers, and we hit the jackpot.This year's End Users “20 under 40” Class of 2014 is bursting with tech expertise, professionalism and passion for the industry.Each will be honored at the industry's premier new technology conference, TechSec Solutions, Feb. 3-4 in Delray Beach, Fla.Adam Alford, GameStopDavid Avedikian, Southwest AirlinesChristopher Belden, Duke Regional HospitalZachary...

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End Users '20 under 40' 2014—Nick Weber

December 11, 2014Amy Canfield

Nick Weber, 35Compliance auditor, Western Electricity Coordinating Council, Salt Lake CityAt WECC, Weber is responsible for coordinating and promoting reliability of the electric system in western states from Canada to Mexico. He conducts security audits at power plants, substations and other facilities and provides outreach services to ensure that all critical assets are secured.What inspired you to get into the security industry?First, at 18, I worked for the U.S. Forest Service in wildfires. I...

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End Users '20 under 40' 2014—Jon Victorine

December 11, 2014Amy Canfield

Jon Victorine, 33Senior associate director of administrative services, UMass LowellVictorine runs the UCard, Access and Parking Services (UCAPS), where everyone affiliated with the university's three campuses comes to get their IDs. The card provides access control, debit services for dining and laundry and student print allowances on campus. The card also can be used to make purchases at participating downtown merchants. “There's one card to rule them all,” he says. With a background...

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End Users '20 under 40' 2014—John St-Ilma

December 11, 2014Amy Canfield

John St-Ilma, 39Senior operator, security operations center, Health Canada, OttawaSt-Ilma oversees 30-plus contract guards, the security console, dispatches orders and provides input on upgrade projects and business continuity. In addition, he moonlights as a security guard at the Ottawa Convention Center, as a guard supervisor for special events for Capital Security and as a male model. “If it wasn't for security, I would never have met my spouse. I met her at the club, and four kids and 20...

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End Users '20 under 40' 2014—Jon Shimp

December 11, 2014Amy Canfield

Jon Shimp, 40Vice president of asset protection, Louis Vuitton, Americas, New YorkShimp is responsible for a fraud investigations andphysical security team covering upwards of 2,000 employees and clients in North America and Latin America, along with 10 regional offices, two warehouses and two manufacturing facilities. Inventory and cargo theft and the design and layout of alarms, cameras and card access all are under his purview.What inspired you to get into the security industry?It's a funny thing....

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End Users '20 under 40' 2014—Kimberly Saint Laurent

December 11, 2014Amy Canfield

Kimberly Saint Laurent, 34Site account manager, Pinkerton, on assignment at Pfizer La Jolla, San Diego, Calif.Saint Laurent got her start with AlliedBarton, became a security manager for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and then moved on to Pfizer, where she is responsible for planning and implementing physical, electronic and procedural security for five buildings, upwards of 1,000 employees and a 24-hour command center. She currently co-leads a global security training initiative at Pfizer. She...

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End Users '20 under 40' 2014—Jason Renaud

December 11, 2014Amy Canfield

Jason Renaud, 35Director of security,Royal Ottawa Mental Health Center, CanadaRenaud manages physical security for the hospital's 420,000-square-foot main building and 90,000-square-foot long-term care building on a 30-acre campus. He is in charge of security personnel, access control and video surveillance systems, conducting threat assessments, managing risk, developing safety plans and managing parking operations and fire safety. What inspired you to get into the security industry? In high school...

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End Users '20 under 40' 2014—Brad Reeves

December 11, 2014Amy Canfield

Brad Reeves, 39Director of loss prevention, A&P, Montvale, N.J.Reeves covers loss prevention at A&P's 300 grocery stores from Connecticut to Maryland and at its liquor store division. He manages a 140-member team of district and regional LP managers, store LP managers and LP associates. Recently he has initiated bottom-of-the-basket technology and POS exception reporting systems at some of his stores. A&P has $6 billion in sales per year.What inspired you to get into the security industry?My first...

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End Users '20 under 40' 2014—Bedros Ohanian

December 11, 2014Amy Canfield

Bedros Ohanian, 36Commander, field services division, The Music Center, Los AngelesOhanian, an Army veteran who served in Kuwait during Operation Desert Spring, was a NATO peacekeeper in Bosnia, a reserve police officer in Glendale, Calif., and a federal officer at NASA's jet propulsion labs, manages security technology and 85 armed security officers for his 22-acre facility. The Music Center, one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States, is home to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion,...

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End Users '20 under 40' 2014—Drew Neckar

December 11, 2014Amy Canfield

Drew Neckar, 37Director of security services, Mayo Clinic Health System, Northwestern Wisconsin, Eau ClaireNeckar is responsible for physical security, security officer staffing and investigations. His department of 26 is responsible for providing security services to more than 6,000 staff providing health care during more than 900,000 patient visits annually at hospitals and clinics spread over 3,000 square miles.What inspired you to get into the security industry?It was a little round about. At...

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