2023 ESA Board of Directors Election Attracts Major Industry Attention

2023 ESA Board of Directors Election Attracts Major Industry Attention

It’s common for ESA board of director elections to have a modest turnout. We see the association’s most passionate members run and re-run — and their word-of-mouth referral attracts additional folks with new perspectives.   To view both the Associate...
ESA’s Legacy of Presidents and Chairmen

ESA’s Legacy of Presidents and Chairmen

The Electronic Security Association salutes those who have served as Presidents and Chairmen throughout the years. Their leadership and guidance has contributed to the legacy of ESA and provided a strong foundation as we look toward the future.    2022...
Merlin Guilbeau, CEO of ESA Shares Some Thoughts, Goals, & Reflections

Merlin Guilbeau, CEO of ESA Shares Some Thoughts, Goals, & Reflections

With ESA celebrating its 75th Diamond Jubilee in 2023, we sat down with Merlin Guilbeau, the CEO of the Electronic Security Association to ask him some questions regarding his thoughts on ESA’s historical contributions to the industry, his goals as...
The 2023 ESA Board of Directors Election is Underway

The 2023 ESA Board of Directors Election is Underway

Are you Interested in Serving the Industry? The Electronic Security Association is getting ready to elect and fill three Board of Director positions this year. Currently, there are two positions open for Integrator Directors and one open position for an...
Meet Jake Braunger, ESA’s New VP of Advocacy and Public Affairs

Meet Jake Braunger, ESA’s New VP of Advocacy and Public Affairs

ESA is pleased to announce its new VP of Advocacy and Public Affairs, Jake Braunger. With prior experience on the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Advocacy Team and many political campaigns throughout the country, Jake is eager to advocate...
Familiar Faces Return To ESA’s Board In New Capacities

Familiar Faces Return To ESA’s Board In New Capacities

Steve Firestone and Jamie Vos Continue to Serve Association The Electronic Security Association recently installed Jamie Vos, President of Security Solutions Northwest and Steve Firestone, CEO Firestone Strategies Group on its new Board of Directors.  The purpose of a director...
Ken Kocher of Force Security Solutions Appointed To Join FAST Board Of Directors

Ken Kocher of Force Security Solutions Appointed To Join FAST Board Of Directors

Ken Kocher of Force Security Solutions has been selected by The Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) to join the nine-member board of directors drawn from the membership of the Electronic Security Association (ESA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA)...
Meet Incoming ESA Chairman John Loud

Meet Incoming ESA Chairman John Loud

John Loud, president of LOUD Security Systems in Georgia, did not begin his career anywhere close to the electronic security industry. His journey began with a degree in political science, after which he was a flight attendant in training to...
ESA’s Weinstock Person of the Year Steve Firestone on the Meaning of ‘Service to the Industry’

ESA’s Weinstock Person of the Year Steve Firestone on the Meaning of ‘Service to the Industry’

Steve Firestone, as he explains it, has had two terms of service in the security industry. His first tenure began in the mid-1980s after leaving years-long positions in banking and then as a partner at an ad agency. A classified...
ESA Welcomes New Board Members: Rick Seymour & Michael Barnes

ESA Welcomes New Board Members: Rick Seymour & Michael Barnes

The Electronic Security Association recently installed two new members on its Board of Directors. The purpose of a director on the ESA Board is to work collectively as a team to provide good governance of ESA affairs and to set...

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