ESA Members Dominate the SDM 100

ESA Members Dominate the SDM 100

ESA’s member base consists of companies at every step of their growth, and this year the big ones made a strong showing on the most recent annual SDM 100 Report, which outlined performance in 2019 and ranked companies by RMR....
No, I Insist

No, I Insist

“You’re getting it whether you like it or not.”  In a fateful conversation between Lew Schwander – former residential sales manager at ESA Member Company B Safe Security – and his son, the father insisted that his son had to get a monitored carbon monoxide detector installed in his...
Raising a Barn Built to Last

Raising a Barn Built to Last

RFI Enterprises has grown from a mission-town dream at the kitchen table into one of the 50 largest private companies in Silicon Valley in just 40 years. In that time, the company has expanded into eight different companies and consolidated back into...
ESA Member Companies Dominate 2020 SSI SAMMY Awards

ESA Member Companies Dominate 2020 SSI SAMMY Awards

Photo Courtesy of Security Sales and Integration ESA member companies dominated the 25th year of Security Sales & Integration’s (SSI) SAMMY Awards by filling 11 out of 14 award categories.  This one of a kind program recognizes and honors dealers...
Drawn to a Spark in the Industry

Drawn to a Spark in the Industry

Every passion begins as a moment of curiosity – an interest sparked by a reaction to something unexpected or unexplored. For Merlin Guilbeau, CEO of ESA and industry veteran, there have been many moments along the way where his interest...
Brinks Home Security 5K Benefits Community, Mission 500

Brinks Home Security 5K Benefits Community, Mission 500

In four years, one dynamic duo has partnered to raise more than $200,000 for children living in severe need. ESA Member Brinks Home Security, a long-standing security company driven by passionate leaders and staff, not only provides security to one million residents and businesses in the United States, but has teamed up with Mission 500 to serve children and families...
Holmes Security Systems Racks Up Resideo Connect Awards

Holmes Security Systems Racks Up Resideo Connect Awards

ESA Member Holmes Security Systems of North Carolina earned multiple Resideo Connect awards in late 2019. Resideo recognized the company with its Life Safety Award, Community Service Award, Circle of Excellence, Security Marketing Excellence Award and the 2019 Medal of Honor.  According to Stephen Wheeler, president of Holmes Security Systems, his company won these awards because of the team’s dedication...
Emergency Landing: John Loud Trades Turbulence for Closed Circuits

Emergency Landing: John Loud Trades Turbulence for Closed Circuits

John Loud, president of LOUD Security Systems in Georgia and ESA’s most recently elected vice president of the Executive Committee, did not begin his career anywhere close to the electronic security industry. His journey began with a degree in political...
Don’t Sweat the Proof: Moon Security Monitors Alcohol Consumption for Courts

Don’t Sweat the Proof: Moon Security Monitors Alcohol Consumption for Courts

The electronic security industry and its related technologies are increasingly being used to provide novel services in a wide variety of scenarios. One such innovation is offered by ESA Member company Moon Security, which provides a unique service to courts...
The Real Cost: Investing in Employee Engagement

The Real Cost: Investing in Employee Engagement

How connected are you with your company? For today’s security executives, encouraging workplace connections may be a vital element in company success. Retaining satisfied employees is a major concern at a time when the cost of recruiting, training and onboarding...

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