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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


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How Security-Net keeps techs on track

May 25, 2016Martha Entwistle

EXTON, Pa.—Security-Net's president Skip Sampson says keeping techs, customers and partners informed and coordinated is a snap thanks to a new proprietary software the national systems integrator is using.Called SN-APP, Sampson says the software is “a differentiator for us that's about making the client experience with Security-Net better than the experience with other national integrators—which is the reason Security-Net was formed in the first place.”Security-Net is a $375...

Bill Hogan, Security-Net, Skip Sampson, SN-APP


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Feenics 'built by a VAR for VARs'

July 18, 2014Martha Entwistle

OTTAWA—Feenics, a new cloud-based access control platform launched earlier this year, has named Paul DiPeso as VP and GM, and is attracting the attention of some integrators who are demoing or getting ready to install Keep, which is Feenics' first product.DiPeso is an industry veteran who was with Lenel before starting with Feenics in January.The name Feenics is derived from the fact that it's a fee-based (managed) service and “it's also a play on the [phoenix], a rebirth of access control,”...

Anthony Shalaby, Dave Charles, Feenics, Keep, Koorsen Security, Paul DiPeso, Ralph Shillington, Sam Shalaby, Shannon Martindale, Skip Sampson


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Feenics: Led by industry vet, attracting integrators' attention

June 18, 2014Martha Entwistle

Have you heard of Feenics? It's a new cloud-based access control platform that's being run by an industry vet and that attracted the attention of some integrators who are demoing, or getting ready to install “Keep” which is Feenics' first product. Paul DiPeso, who was most recently with Lenel, is running the show for Feenics as VP and GM, and this week he's at the Feenics' office in Ottawa conducting a “voice of the customer” meeting with some integrators, including Alpha...

cloud based access control, Feenics, FST, Keep, Koorsen, managed access, Paul DiPeso, Sam Shalaby, security systems integrator, Shannon Martindale


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Security-Net update with Jim Coleman

September 25, 2013Martha Entwistle

Members of Security-Net, a group of 20 independent integrators that work together as a single national integrator, is having business meetings and doing some celebrating (its 20th anniversary bash is tonight) here in Chicago during the ASIS show. On Monday, I spoke to Jim Coleman, president of Operational Security Systems, and newly elected president of Security-Net for 2014 and 2015. Other new officers include Skip Sampson, VP, Koorsen Security Technology, Steve Morefield, founder, Firstline Security,...

Firstline Security, Honeywell Connect 2013, Jim Coleman, Koorsen Security Technology, Mike Painter Alpha Corporation, operational security systems, Security-Net, Skip Sampson, Steve Morefield


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Integrators' new role

December 5, 2012Martha Entwistle

Did you see the new report out from IMS called "The Changing Role of the Security Systems Integrator"? Here's the link to the abstract. At the root of the role change, IMS's Paul Bremner said, is the move to have all systems on the network. Yup. It's meant more IT integrators entering the market, skinnier margins for security integrators, and the absolute necessity for integrators to be comfortable dealing with networks. IMS says that integrators who adapt to the new reality will reap the rewards...

Changing Role of Security Integrator, IMS, Koorsen Security, Skip Sampson, Thomas Asp, VTI


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Koorsen on target for 23 percent growth

November 5, 2012Martha Entwistle

INDIANAPOLIS—Skip Sampson, newly named president of Koorsen Security Technology, a PSA Security owner, said this integration firm is having a very good year and is on target for 23 percent growth over last year.“We're growing at a pretty good clip,” Sampson told Security Systems News.For Sampson, who served as VP of Koorsen Security Technology since the firm was created as a spinoff from Koorsen Fire & Security in 2010, the title change is really just that: a title change. The former...

Honeywell, Kelly Hoffman, Koorsen Security Technology, Security Systems News, Skip Sampson, WellPoint


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Security-Net: Making national accounts work for everyone

July 18, 2012Martha Entwistle

EXTON, Pa.—In existence for nearly 20 years, Security-Net is a $388 million national integration company made up of 19 independent integrators. Nineteen independent companies working together makes for a formidable national accounts provider, executives from member companies tell Security Systems News.“There are no weak branch offices,” said Matthew Ladd, CEO of The Protection Bureau.The company has an impressive list of national account customers including Sallie Mae, a project...

Cam-Dex Security, Dave Alessandrini, John Krumme, Koorsen Security Technology, Matthew Ladd, Pasek Corp., Sallie Mae, Security Systems News, Security-Net, Skip Sampson


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