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Mission 500 supports Kentucky flood victims with aid

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Mission 500 teams with Bates Security to assist Kentucky flood victims

November 3, 2022SSN Staff

MIAMI ­– Nonprofit charitable organization Mission 500, serving the needs of children and communities across the U.S., has teamed up with Bates Security to assist flood victims in Kentucky. The pair worked to acquire and ship more than $200,000 in vital supplies in support of the families affected by severe flooding in the eastern part of the state and are working to provide them with food, water, baby wipes, socks, hand sanitizer, and other valuable necessities. Items...

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Steve Firestone, Jamie Vos join ESA Board of Directors

August 29, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) announced it recently installed Jamie Vos, President of Security Solutions Northwest, and Steve Firestone, CEO of Firestone Strategies Group, on its new Board of Directors.  The purpose of a director on the ESA Board is to work collectively as a team to provide good governance of ESA affairs and to set the direction to optimize the growth and performance of the organization. Each board member has a responsibility for ensuring...

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ESA welcomes two new board members

July 14, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) recently installed two new members on its Board of Directors - Rick Seymour, CEO, CSI Palm Beach, and Michael Barnes, Founding Partner, Barnes Associates, Inc. Seymour and Barnes were installed onto the ESA Board of Directors during the ESA Annual Meeting at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) and began their term on July 1. The purpose of a director on the ESA Board is to work collectively as a team to provide good governance...

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ESA welcomes new members to Board of Directors

July 26, 2021SSN Staff

DALLAS—Members of the Electronic Security Association (ESA) recently voted for several open positions on its Board of Directors. These positions were vacated by outgoing board members, having made significant impact on the association, including Dee Ann Harn, CEO of RFI Enterprises in California; Steve Firestone, owner of Firestone Strategies in South Carolina; and James Lee, owner of Alarmguard Security in North Carolina. “I have had the honor of working closely with these professionals,...

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Commercial

Bates Security expands with HITEC Security buy

November 14, 2018Paul Ragusa

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Bates Security LLC, a commercial and residential security company based here with branches in Prestonsburg, Ky., and Jacksonville, Fla., announced the recent acquisition of HITEC Security of Pikeville, Ky. The deal adds more than 600 accounts to its customer base in Prestonsburg, where Bates does business under the ABCO Security name.Bates Security president Jeremy Bates told Security Systems News that he met HITEC Security company owner Tommy Kidd at ISC West, and realized they...

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Monitoring Matters

ABCO Security announces rebrand

September 12, 2018Spencer Ives

Earlier this year, Bates Security, headquartered in Lexington, Ky., acquired ABCO Security, which is based in Eastern Kentucky. Now, ABCO Security is refreshing its brand with the same name. Jeremy Bates, company president, talked with Security Systems News about the rebrand and what it means for both companies. “The whole … intent was to keep ABCO as its own separate business down there—support them as much as we could from the corporate office, but we wanted to maintain their brand...

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Bates Security acquires ABCO Security

February 21, 2018Paul Ragusa

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Bates Security, a commercial and residential security company based here with a branch in Florida, announced this week the recent acquisition of Eastern Kentucky-based ABCO Security from company founder Robert Welch. This is Bates Security's first acquisition following the $10 million credit facility it secured at the end of October from Capital One. With the acquisition, Bates Security will be adding more than 1,650 customers to its customer base.Jeremy Bates, president of Bates...

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Bates Security and Sonitrol of Lexington secured $10m line of credit

November 1, 2017Spencer Ives

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Capital One provided a five-year $10 million senior revolving line of credit to Bates Security and Sonitrol of Lexington, the financial institution announced yesterday.“We are simply positioning ourselves for … continued aggressive growth,” Jeremy Bates, company president, told Security Systems News. Seventy percent of Bates Security's revenue is from commercial and 30 percent is from residential, Bates said; additionally its customer based is currently 58 percent...

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Bates Security opens Florida branch

September 28, 2016Spencer Ives

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Bates Security, an alarm company based here and focused on central and northern Kentucky, opened a new branch in Jacksonville, Fla.“We had a strong desire to have another location, another branch,” Jeremy Bates, company president, told Security Systems News. “We have built a very successful company in Lexington and central Kentucky, and like any business, we have a strong desire for growth, and one of the ways to grow is geographically.”Bates Security...

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General News

How I Use My System: Jeremy Bates

August 2, 2016Spencer Ives

Jeremy Bates has grown up in the industry, and now serves as the president of family-owned Bates Security/Sonitrol of Lexington. “I have done everything; started out [as] the weekend janitor, all the way up through customer service and sales, central station operator, admin-type work, and been running the company the last 10 or so years,” he said. Security Systems News got to talk with him about his new system.What kind of system do you have?It is the Lyric [from] Honeywell; its their...

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