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Alarm industry mourns Michael Kallio of Mace CS

January 16, 2013Rich Miller

Mace Central Station announced late Tuesday that Michael Kallio, the company's vice president of business development, died Jan. 10 after a battle with cancer. Kallio was a 26-year employee of Mace CS in Anaheim, Calif., and was a member of the California Alarm Association. “Michael was a dedicated, loyal manager and he helped guide the company to be one of the most respected central stations in California and the West,” said Michael Joseph, vice president and general manager of Mace...

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New VP looks to expand Mace CS' footprint nationwide

August 22, 2012Rich Miller

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Mace Central Station has seen its share of change in the past three years, including the acquisition of CSSS, a shift in CEOs and the recent departure of Morgan Hertel as vice president and general manager. As Hertel's successor, Michael Joseph sees an opportunity and a challenge: instill continuity in the company's operations and leverage the Mace name to expand nationwide.Joseph was appointed to his new position on Aug. 1 and is “getting up to speed quickly,” he...

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Rapid Response hires Hertel, plans new central in West

April 4, 2012Rich Miller

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—Morgan Hertel, who recently stepped down as vice president and general manager of Mace CS, has joined Rapid Response Monitoring as VP of operations and is heading the company's effort to build a new central station in the West.Hertel, a 30-year industry veteran, had been with Mace CS since 2009, when he was named director of operations of the company's newly acquired wholesale central station in Anaheim, Calif. He said he left Mace in late January after having “hard conversations”...

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Taking it all in at ISC West

March 28, 2012Rich Miller

Quite the first day for a first-timer at ISC West, and for a first-timer to Vegas to boot. Now I can understand what all the fuss was about leading up to the show. Day One started with a “Meet the Editors” session at the SSN booth—No. 27065, stop by if you get a chance—which was followed by a full slate of media gatherings and meet-and-greets. Here were a few: — I got the lowdown from ASSA ABLOY on what it's doing to fill the “medium security” gap for access...

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Hertel named VP of operations at Rapid Response

March 26, 2012Rich Miller

Morgan Hertel has been named vice president of operations at Rapid Response Monitoring. That information, courtesy of a new posting on his LinkedIn profile, greeted me today as I packed up my laptop and headed out the door to ISC West. It marks a quick turnaround for Hertel, who just two weeks ago stepped down as vice president and general manager for Mace CS. In a March 12 news release from Mace Security International, the company said Hertel's departure was “for personal reasons” and...

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Hertel steps down at Mace CS

March 12, 2012Rich Miller

Morgan Hertel, VP and general manager of Mace CS, has stepped down for personal reasons, Mace Security International announced today. A replacement wasn't named, but a Mace news release said Hertel “will be working closely with Mace CS in a consulting role over the next several months.” Hertel, who was named director of operations at Mace shortly after the CSSS acquisition in 2009, could not be reached for comment. “Our clients remain in the very capable hands of the Mace CS professionals...

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TechSec 2012 preliminary educational program announced

September 22, 2011SSN Staff

ORLANDO, Fla.—Details of the TechSec 2012 educational program were announced by conference organizers on Sept. 20, the second day of the ASIS show here. The eighth annual TechSec conference, sponsored by Security Systems News and Security Director News, will take place Feb. 7-8 in Delray Beach, Fla. "TechSec is the place for integrators, end users, consultants and manufacturers to discuss and debate how new and emerging technology is affecting the security landscape,” said Tim Purpura,...

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Raefield leaves Mace; Smith is new CEO

August 23, 2011Martha Entwistle

HORSHAM, Pa.—The change in leadership at Mace Security International does not signify a change in plans for the company, but rather, a change in the character of the company, Richard Barone, chairman of the Mace Board of Directors and chairman of the executive committee for the Ancora Group, told Security Systems News. Mace announced Aug. 19 that Dennis Raefield has resigned his post as CEO on Aug. 18 and that Michael E. Smith the same day took over as CEO. “Three years ago when Dennis...

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Mace raises $8.3m

August 11, 2011Martha Entwistle

HORSHAM, Pa.—With most of its legacy issues settled, Mace recently raised $8.3 million through a rights offering to existing shareholders, and now has money in the bank to execute its growth strategy. “We're quite happy with the outcome,” Mace CEO Dennis Raefield told Security Systems News. “We settled a whole lot of open issues—as you know the company had a troubled past with problems with the ex-CEO and the Environmental Protection Agency.  We've settled those, and...

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