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NMC hires Mark Matlock as VP of Sales

December 5, 2019SSN Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—National Monitoring Center (NMC) announced the recent hiring of Mark Matlock as vice president of sales, responsible for nurturing key relationships within the industry and driving NMC's growth.“We are very pleased to welcome Mark to the team,” NMC President Woodie Andrawos said in the announcement. “He comes to NMC with extensive industry experience having served in leadership roles in wholesale monitoring for over 20 years.”Demonstrating his deep...

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Former UCC executive Mark Matlock joins Pro-Vigil

January 14, 2019SSN Staff

SAN ANTONIO—Pro-Vigil, a global provider of video-based security solutions, announced the appointment of Mark Matlock to the position of vice president of Indirect Channel Revenue. The hiring follows the 2018 Q3 partnership the company entered into with Lydia Security Monitoring, operator of COPS Monitoring and UCC.“The partnership and Mark's appointment have the full support of the executive team. We all understand it's the right move at the right time for our business's continued success,”...

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Lydia, UCC reflect on deal one year after acquisition

January 16, 2017Spencer Ives

SAN ANTONIO—In January 2016,Lydia Security Monitoring acquired wholesale monitoring center UCC based here. One year after the acquisition, dust is settling and UCC is improving its operations while maintaining its core staff.“In terms of our growth at the company, we're very satisfied with 2016. We finished the year in 2016 very strong, with our sales team closing several fairly large deals—defined as people with at least 1,500 or more accounts transferring into us,” Jim...

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UCC hosts 13th annual 'extreme outdoors' dealer event

November 9, 2016SSN Staff

SAN ANTONIO—United Central Control on Oct. 26 announced its 13th Annual Extreme Outdoors Hunting Extravaganza reached nearly 200 attendees. The popular UCC dealer event was a topic of concern after UCC's sale to Lydia Security Monitoring in January, the company said in its announcement. “One of the most-asked questions from dealers after the acquisition was whether or not UCC would continue to host its annual Extravaganza,” Jim McMullen, Lydia's COO, said in a prepared statement. “Our...

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UCC acquired by COPS' owner Lydia Security Monitoring

January 27, 2016Spencer Ives

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—Lydia Security Monitoring, the parent company of COPS Monitoring, both based here, announced today it has acquired wholesale central station United Central Control.“COPS and UCC are CSAA member companies, and both are well-run and respected monitoring companies. Lydia's acquisition of UCC adds an impressive business to their existing third party monitoring portfolio,” CSAA executive director Jay Hauhn toldSecurity Systems News.In a prepared statement, Jim McMullen,...

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Lowe's goes with UCC for professional monitoring

January 6, 2016Spencer Ives

MOORESVILLE, N.C.—Home improvement company Lowe's chose United Central Control as the professional monitoring partner for Iris, its DIY home automation system, Lowe's announced Jan. 4.“We've been working for a few years with Lowe's on this endeavor,” Mark Matlock, UCC's senior vice president told Security Systems News. “It's involved a lot of really comprehensive due diligence and working together to make sure we had the offering right, that Lowe's fit into the space properly...

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UCC puts focus on dealer education

December 2, 2015Spencer Ives

SAN ANTONIO—Wholesale central station UCC is investing more in its dealers, recently with a new line of regional educational sessions, according to company SVP Mark Matlock.Each four-hour session is basically “a plan of how to grow your company, how to market, how to incentivize your sales force, how to pay commissions,” Matlock told Security Systems News. Controlling attrition is a big part of the session as well, he said.“We've had great traction with attendance in the two...

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General News

There's a bright side for traditional dealers with DIY/MIY, really

August 14, 2015Mark Matlock

First and foremost, I am careful not to plant any stakes in the ground regarding the future of this industry. I have been in the electronic security industry for 30 years, and I have never witnessed anything like the sweeping changes in the industry today, especially regarding DIY/MIY.Never have so many new entrants from other industries entered this space. Never has technology advanced so much, so fast with so many new products flooding the market. It's tougher than ever for the independent alarm...

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Growth and expansions coming to UCC

June 10, 2015Spencer Ives

SAN ANTONIO—United Central Control, a wholesale monitoring center based here, is planning to build an out-of-state back-up central station, possibly in Nashville, Tenn., Mark Matlock, company SVP, told Security Systems News. That news comes alongside other growth developments at the company.UCC currently has a staffed back-up facility here, but Matlock said that an out-of-state back-up station is a company goal. Once the new facility is up and running, the current back-up station would be dismantled.“When...

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UCC names new head of dealer development

May 27, 2014SSN Staff

SAN ANTONIO, Texas—In a move to bolster dealer growth and services, United Central Control, a provider of monitored security services based here, has named Ron Bowden as director of dealer development, according to a news release. Created specifically for Bowden, the position involves consultation with UCC's security dealers to help them explore new ways to grow sales and build profits. This is Bowden's second go-around with UCC. In the 1980s he was a part owner of the company. He's also the...

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