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Deceptive sales practices knocked at ESX

July 13, 2015Amy Canfield, Spencer Ives

BALTIMORE—Diane Pruitt, a resident here, recently had two young men knock on her door, lie to her about her security system and which company they were from, and persistently tried to sell her a different system. Derrick Layton, a retired Baltimore police officer had a similar encounter, even after he told the solicitors they were dealing with a police officer and showed them his badge. Pruitt and Layton shared their experiences at ESX 2015, held here, during a news conference about deceptive...

2015, ADT, Better Business Bureaus, Casey Callaway, David Bleisch, Derrick Layton, Dianne Pruitt, Electronic Security Expo (ESX), Jay Hauhn, Marshall Marinace

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ESA launches career-based website

April 2, 2015SSN Staff

IRVING, Texas—The Electronic Security Association has launched, a website for careers in the security industry—the first site of its kind, it says. “ is a comprehensive and multi-faceted resource for individuals who are exploring career opportunities and want to learn about a hot technology sector, one with which they may not be familiar,” ESA's president Marshall Marinace said in a prepared statement. A “Jobs in Security”..., Marshall Marinace

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Talking panels and keypads with Marshall Marinace

September 8, 2014Leif Kothe

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y.—Marshall Marinace, owner of Marshal Alarm Systems, based here, was installed at ESX 2014 as the new president of the Electronic Security Association. A 38-year veteran of the industry, who has served multiple terms as vice president of ESA, Marinace hopes to follow the legacy of past presidents and make legislative activity a priority for the association. “We need to continue to concentrate on government relations,” he said. “It's key to our industry...

Honeywell, Marshall Marinace, Physical Security

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ESX 2014 draws more than 2,000 security professionals

July 29, 2014SSN Staff

IRVING, Texas—ESX 2014, held in June in the Music City Center of Nashville, drew more than 2,000 professionals and 200-plus exhibitors, according to a news release from the Electronic Security Association. The trade show, jointly owned and sponsored by ESA and the Central Station Alarm Association, focuses on the needs of electronic security integration and monitoring companies. At the conclusion of the event, ESX reported a four-percent increase in pre-sold booth space and sponsorships for...

Marshall Marinace, Physical Security

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Monitoring Matters

ESA taps new president and officers

July 16, 2014Leif Kothe

The Electronic Security Association has installed Marshall Marinace, owner of Yorktown Heights, N.Y.-based Marshall Alarm Systems, as its president for the next two years. Marinace's presidency was one of five new officer appointments announced at ESA's annual membership meeting held during ESX 2014 in Nashville. Marinace has been involved in the security industry for 38 years, and his alarm company was founded in 1976. He also has a longstanding involvement with ESA, serving in several different...

Angela White, Chris Mosley, Dee Ann Harn, Jon Sargent, Marshall Marinace, Physical Security

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Technology still top challenge for alarm companies, new ESA president says

July 3, 2012Rich Miller

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Competition from telecoms and cablecos is drawing a lot of attention in the security world, but keeping pace with technology is still the biggest challenge facing alarm companies, new ESA President John Knox said at the Electronic Security Expo.Knox, owner and president of Life & Property Security Systems in Knoxville, Tenn., was installed as president of the Electronic Security Association during the group's annual membership meeting here on June 28. He has been a member of...

Bill Cooper, John Knox, Jon Sargent, Ken Nelson, Life & Property Security Systems, Marshall Marinace, Robert Michel, Roy Pollack, Security Systems News (SSN)

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