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Industry mourns the loss of Mountain Alarm's Rod Garner

February 21, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

RodGarner.jpg Security Systems News, along with the entire security industry, was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Mountain Alarm's Rod Garner on Feb. 18, 2018, as a result of complications from surgery. Rod's sons, Eric and Josh, reached out to SSN by email, noting that their father, Rodney Grant Garner, of Pleasant View, Utah, “returned home to our Father in Heaven.” Born on June 11, 1948, Rod Garner began working with his father in law at Mountain Alarm in 1973....

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Mountain Alarm opens new HQ

June 21, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

OGDEN, Utah—Mountain Alarm, a national fire protection, security and home automation company, recently opened a new headquarters here that will serve the company's 14 branches in six western states as well as its rapidly growing national DIY business.“This new facility is a giant leap forward—we went from about 8,000 square feet in our old facility to 40,000 square feet in this new one,” Rod Garner, CEO and president of Mountain Alarm, told Security Systems News, noting that...

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20 Under 40

Integrators '20 under 40' 2016—Eric Garner

October 12, 2016Spencer Ives

Eric Garner, 30Chief operating officer, Mountain AlarmOgden, UtahEric Garner described his start in the security industry by saying he was born into it.“My grandpa started Mountain Alarm in 1952, and my dad took it over as the CEO [in 1970]. My first job … was when I was 16; I replaced dated yard signs and stickers on houses and businesses,” Garner said.Garner rose through roles at the company, including installation tech, payroll clerk, sales, and branch GM. He became the company's COO...

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General News

How I Use My System: Eric Garner

July 30, 2015Spencer Ives

Eric Garner is the COO of family-operated Mountain Alarm, an installer based in Ogden, Utah. He has worked full time with the company for eight years, and manages the relationship between the company's offices in Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Arizona and Montana. Security Systems News caught up with Eric and talked about his home system…What kind of system do you have at home?In my home that I built, we hardwired … a DMP XT50. We [also] have a family cabin [where] we actually have a 2GIG with

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20 Under 40

'20 under 40' 2012 - Brad Nye

May 22, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Brad Nye, 34General managerMountain AlarmOgden, UtahHow did you get into the security industry?In high school, I worked part time for a car audio place. I loved wiring car stereos, alarms, building speaker boxes, and putting car alarms in. Then two days out of high school, my dad said, “If you're not going to college, go get a job.” So I applied at a company called Peak Alarm in Salt Lake City, and I worked there about a year, and then moved to Mountain Alarm because I live in Ogden,...

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