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First Response acquires competitor

May 6, 2015Amy Canfield

BEAVERTON, Ore.—First Response Systems, an installation, monitoring and alarm response company based here, has acquired one of its competitors, ESDS Corporation, also based here.First Response gained about $5,000 in RMR in the deal, company VP Jesse Foglio told Security Systems News. About 70 percent of the acquired accounts are residential, he said.First Response has customers in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Almost all of the ESDS accounts fall within that territory, “which made the...

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'20 under 40' 2012 - Jesse Foglio

May 22, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Jesse Foglio, 31Systems managerFirst Response SystemsBeaverton, Ore.How did you get into the security industry?First Response is a family-owned business started by my father, Dave, as a traditional guard company. So, when I was about 16, I started working as a security guard. And about two years later, I started working on the electronics side of First Response, working out in the field as an apprentice, installing alarm systems and fire systems and cameras and access control. I joined the state...

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