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ADS makes first buy of year

March 6, 2019Paul Ragusa

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, a regional security and automation company headquartered here, made its first buy of 2019 following a record-setting eight acquisitions in 2018.ADS acquired the customer accounts of security dealer Security Specialists in Lexington, S.C., and will service the new customer accounts out of its Columbia, S.C. branch. Security Specialists' owner, John Kerce, and his team will be joining ADS Security.“Security Specialists is a great company and we are very fortunate...

ADS Security, Paul Dyson, Security Specialists

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PSA announces new board of director members

April 5, 2018SSN Staff

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, one of the world's largest electronic security cooperatives, recently announced changes to its Board of Directors.The following PSA owners were elected to positions on the board:Central regional director: Carey Boethel, president and CEO, Securadyne SystemsMidwest regional director: Skip Sampson, president, KST SecurityNortheast regional director: Terry Rivet, president and CEO, SecuritronicsIncumbents remaining on the board are:Chairman: Paul Thomas, president and COO,...

Bill Bozeman, Carey Boethel, Christine Lanning, Dan Budinoff, Darryl Keeler, Integrated Security Technologies, KST Security, Northland Controls, Paul Thomas, Pro-Tec Design, PSA, Securadyne Systems, Securitronics, Security Specialists, Skip Sampson, Tech Systems Inc., Terry Rivet, Tom Hagen

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Access control now a basic need at schools, but a 'culture of security' tops lists

December 29, 2014Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—Two years after the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. brought renewed awareness to security needs in public school buildings, experts in the field say the most important measure of progress is not new technology or even new applications of existing technologies.The true test of whether a school is taking care of the health and safety of people inside is the extent to which they have created a culture of security awareness.“For a few thousand...

CannonDesign, Capital Fire and Security, Dan Budinoff, Dave Koenig, ESA, F. Patrick Mahoney, Mark Bomber, Security Specialists, Tyco Integrated Security

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20 Under 40

'20 under 40' 2014—Kimberly Kissell Rescigno

October 21, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

Kimberly Kissell Rescigno, 31Director of sales and marketing, Security Specialists, Stamford, Conn.What inspired you to get into the security industry?I stumbled upon it by chance when I relocated from Maryland, where I was in operations management for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, to the greater New York City area. I met Security Specialists' general manager at the time and I was immediately intrigued by the industry, but had very little knowledge of what it really entailed. I researched its trends and...

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Security Specialists expands

July 2, 2013Martha Entwistle

STAMFORD, Conn.—With revenues up 28 percent over last year, Security Specialists, a systems integrator based here, has opened a second office in Hartford, Connecticut.“Hartford is a big growth area for us, with the insurance business and schools,” Daniel Budinoff, president of Security Specialists, told Security Systems News.“I've been saying for years I wanted to [open an office there],” Budinoff said. In January, he hired a general manager who lived near Hartford to...

Daniel Budinoff, Security Specialists, VideoIQ

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