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'20 under 40' Class of 2018—Shannon Beritzhoff

November 6, 2018Spencer Ives

Shannon Beritzhoff, 31 Branch manager, First Alarm Richmond, Calif. First Alarm has five locations, and Shannon Beritzhoff is the branch manager of the company's Richmond, Calif., branch. She handles a lot of the day-to-day operations of the branch, including billing, service, fire inspections and installations. Beritzhoff came to work with First Alarm through the company's acquisition of Sentry Alert in late 2010, a company she joined just after college. “I've now been...

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First Alarm readies for acquisitions in 2016

January 4, 2016Spencer Ives

APTOS, Calif.—First Alarm, a full-service company based here, is modernizing its business to prepare for acquisitions, possibly in the new year, company president Dave Hood told Security Systems News.“We have done a lot of acquisitions over the years, but we've been a little quiet the last few years. We're ready to acquire again, but we want to make sure that when we do it, we have better processes in place to grow on,” Hood said.Hood described the ideal acquisition as “anywhere...

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