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Christine Lanning wins Hawaii SBA Person of the Year award

March 31, 2020Paul Ragusa

HAWAII—Christine Lanning, president and co-founder of Integrated Security Technologies (IST) Inc., a commercial integrator based here, has been named Hawaii Small Business Association (SBA) Small Business Person of the Year for 2020. Lanning, who is an established leader within the security industry, has also demonstrated those same leadership qualities within the community where she lives, as both an individual and small business owner who provides critically important security systems,...

Andrew Lanning, Award, Christine Lanning, Hawaii, Integrated Security Technologies Inc., Small Business Administration (SBA)

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VMS Alarms economic powerhouse

September 14, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

WARWICK, R.I.—VMS Alarms, a residential security company based here, recently received an award that really stands out in these times of high unemployment: The company was honored by the U.S. Small Business Administration for creating more than 100 jobs since receiving an SBA loan in 2009. And Brian Fabiano, company COO, said the eight-year-old VMS—which was No. 573 on the Inc. 5000 list this year, with 572 percent growth and $12.2 million in revenues—is still growing. “We're...

Award, Brian Fabiano, Entrepreneur, Jay Gotra, Small Business Administration (SBA), VMS Alarms

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