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Who’s afraid of Google?

Smart resi providers should take Google’s move into home security seriously, but could wind up benefitting from it

YARMOUTH, Maine—Google’s venture into home security and automation may turn out to be a very good thing for traditional resi companies, according to providers interviewed by Security Systems News.

Select Security goes to Kentucky and West Virginia with purchase of Secure US and three others

Super-regional expects to hit $1m in RMR by year end

LANCASTER, Pa.—Super-regional Select Security moved into two new states—Kentucky and West Virginia—and added about 8,000 new accounts with the acquisition of Secure US of Morgantown, W.Va., and three companies in Kentucky.

Select Security gets $25m-plus in financing

Super regional has big plans for new credit line

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, based here, has received a $25 million senior secured facility from Citizens Commercial Banking, a division of Citizens Financial Group, also based here.

Select Security calls new ERP system ‘transformative’


LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super-regional based here, received the highest honor at the SedonaOffice annual users conference when it was named Customer of the Year, according to a March 18 news release.

Select Security restructures management team

With a 38 percent increase in RMR and attrition around 5-6 percent, Select looks to do more door knocking and amp up inside sales in 2014

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super-regional based here, is starting 2014 with a restructured management team and goals that include a new inside sales program and additional growth of its summer sales program.

Talking panels and keypads with Patrick Egan


As a senior in high school, Patrick Egan, owner of Lancaster, Pa.-based Select Security, worked at a bowling alley that was broken into one night.

Keynote speaker for ESA summit announced


IRVING, Texas—With chatter from a number of competitors making it difficult for customers to focus, selling is getting harder.

Acquiring thy neighbor?

Best practices according to Jennings, Egan, Loud, Goldstein and Cerasuolo

YARMOUTH, Maine—One of the best ways for security companies to build density is to acquire a local competitor, but there also are potential pitfalls when doing business in your backyard, according to five security company executives who have experience with these kinds of transactions.

Select Security names new executive VP


LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security has appointed Steve Firestone to its newly created position of executive vice president, according to a press release.

Industry asked to support tornado victims


LANCASTER, Pa.—Patrick Egan, president of Select Security, is urging industry members to help victims of the Oklahoma tornado by donating to a nonprofit organization that aids disaster victims.