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'There's not a wall up for women in this industry'

October 16, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

BROKEN ARROW, Okla.—Jennifer Jezek, president of York Electronic Systems, a low voltage provider here, brings a tongue-in-cheek “rhinestone cowgirl” approach to being a woman in a traditionally male industry.“My team has made me a hot pink hard hat that is bedazzled with “York” on it with rhinestones, and I just sort of embrace it because there's no way for me to go on a job site and not stick out like a sore thumb,” Jezek told Security Systems News. “It's...

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On The Editor's Desk

Women in Security: 2013 Special Report

October 16, 2013Martha Entwistle

The editorial mission of Security Systems News is distinct from other publications in the security industry. We focus on breaking business news (as opposed to products, how-to information or case studies). More specifically, we focus on writing stories that will help our readers make good decisions about their businesses. In our November issue, we will dedicate one story in each section of our publication—Commercial and Systems Integration; Fire Installation; Monitoring; Residential; and Suppliers—to...

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Monitoring America: All for one, one for all

March 13, 2013Rich Miller

TULSA, Okla.—For the alarm company owners who pooled their resources to form the Monitoring America cooperative in 1989, the premise was simple: A sum is greater than its parts, especially when it comes to getting personal service from a central station and a return on your investment.It's a formula that worked then for the 10 small companies that started the co-op—one of only two nationwide, according to the Central Station Alarm Association—and it continues to work today. More...

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Fire Systems Installation

Tribal business is specialty of Oklahoma company

December 26, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

BROKEN ARROW, Okla.—Oklahoma has one of the greatest concentrations of American Indian tribes in the nation, and tribal businesses are an important vertical for York Electronic Systems, which is based here. “We specialize in education, health care and houses of worship and we do commercial and industrial,” said Jennifer Jezek, president of the integration firm founded by her parents in 1984. “We also specialize in Native American businesses,” which range from schools...

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