Owners in the News – April 2014

May 15, 2014

We’ve scoured the trade publications for links to articles that feature PSA and its owners. If you’ve been featured be sure to send us information so you too can be included in these headlines.

How to Build Your Security Industry Skills & KnowledgeTEC 2014

If I were a security technician, salesperson or project manager — or an executive responsible for the training of these individuals — I would be energized about the opportunities for industry education taking place this spring and summer.

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At 20, Altec Systems a 'work in progress'

Altec Systems President Tim Feury calls his business “still a work in progress,” even though it’s celebrating 20 years in business this year.

In one sense, Feury is joking: Altec is an established independent integrator with 13 employees. Every year it does 30 to 40 projects outside of its footprint here in Georgia. Most projects range from $10,000 video systems to $100,000 integrated systems; its bread-and-butter projects are $25,000 to $35,000 systems.

>>> Keep ReadingMaking Money on Managed ServicesRob Simopoulos, President of Advance Technology | Wayne Smith, VP of Sales at Tech Systems

Three integrators, of different sizes and expertise, all believe managed services is the way to go-for integrator and end user alike. 

>>> Keep Reading (pg 31)Women and Security TechnologyChristine and Andrew Lanning | IST

I’m here at PSA-TEC in Westminster, Colo., where today I had a chance to catch up with Christine Lanning, president of systems integration firm IST.

Christine and her husband Andrew (CEO) founded IST, a PSA Security owner, in 1998. Here’s a story I wrote about the company a couple years ago. This year, Christine was honored as one of this year’s Women’s Security Council 2014 Women of the Year. >>>Keep Reading