Stanley CSS Buys National Guardian Retail Branch Business

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Stanley Convergent Security Solutions Inc. (Stanley CSS) acquired the retail branch business from Norwalk, Conn.-based National Guardian Security Services Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, although the purchase includes about 3,500 commercial and residential accounts across the United States.

Along with expanding its electronic security platform, Tony Byerly, COO, Stanley CSS, says the purchase will create additional efficiencies for the company’s existing operations in local markets. The majority of the accounts are located in California, Missouri and Kansas.

“Furthermore, National Guardian has a rich history in the alarm industry, led by George Flagg, a highly respected executive leader and alarm operator,” says Byerly. “We look to continue the excellent customer service that National Guardian’s customers have come to expect.”

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Although Bosch’s name is quite familiar to those in the security industry, his previous experience has been in daily newspaper journalism. Prior to joining SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION in 2006, he spent 15 years with the Los Angeles Times, where he performed a wide assortment of editorial responsibilities, including feature and metro department assignments as well as content producing for latimes.com. Bosch is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with a degree in Mass Communication & Journalism. In 2007, he successfully completed the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association’s National Training School coursework to become a Certified Level I Alarm Technician.

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