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Five Questions: Annette El-Jor

January 26, 2016Spencer Ives

Richmond Alarm is a full-service alarm company, founded in 1947, based in Midlothian, Va. The company monitors about 30,000 accounts from its own monitoring center—two-thirds of which are wholesale. Annette El-Jor recently joined the team as its operations manager, in charge of the technicians, service, installations, fire inspections, and inventory control. In early January, Security Systems News asked her five questions.Are you from Virginia originally?I am, yes. I've been here all my life.What...

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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

Virginia security provider having 'best year ever'

September 12, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

When I wrote about Richmond Alarm last summer, it was having a good year. The Richmond, Va.-based, family-owned, full-service security company had grown its footprint into Eastern Virginia with a new acquisition, making that company the largest locally-owned security provider in the state. But 2012 is turning out to be an even better year for Richmond Alarm. Not only did the company celebrate its 65th anniversary this year, but it also won Chesterfield County's business of the year award this...

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ESTA: An open-book association

January 24, 2012Martha Entwistle

PITTSBURGH—The similarities in the security association names ESTA and ESA cause some confusion, but there's very little overlap and no competition between the two groups, according to ESTA members and Karen Mackey, executive director of the group.ESTA, which stands for the Electronic Security & Technology Association, is based here and has been around for about 20 years. Like the Electronic Security Association, it's a national group, but it's much smaller.“We average around 23 to 25...

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