PSA Network Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients

Ryan Knoll of Pro-Tec Design; M3T’s Staci Eslinger; Jack Tadych of SecurAlarm; and RFI’s Rich Campbell are the 2024 scholarship winners.

WESTMINSTER, Colo. –  The PSA Network  (PSA), the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators, today announced the recipients of its annual scholarships: Ryan Knoll of Pro-Tec Design; Staci Eslinger of M3T Corporation; Jack Tadych of SecurAlarm; and Rich Campbell of RFI.

“PSA is thrilled to bring back its scholarship program to support the growth of talent at our systems integrators,” says Darryl Keeler, CEO of Tech Systems, Inc. and chairman of the PSA board of directors, in the PSA announcement. “Retaining top talent is a leading issue facing our industry today. PSA knows assisting its members in developing their employees can support integrators in this challenge.”

The PSA Scholarship “provides winning applicants financial support toward education at higher education institutions or industry certifications,” according to the PSA announcement.

Applicants had to submit a 600-word essay and letter of recommendation “that clearly articulated how the funds would be used,” the announcement says.

More About the PSA Scholarship Program

Open exclusively to employees of PSA owner and member companies, the scholarship program “aims to support those looking to further their education at higher institutions, pursue industry certifications or obtain certifications,” according to the PSA announcement.

“This year’s entries were exceptional, and it was inspiring to see how our winners will use their scholarships,” says Brooke Erickson, director of learning and development for PSA, in the announcement. “We hope the program continues to grow so we can support as many PSA owners as possible.”

“Dedication to attracting and retaining talent to the security industry is at the forefront of PSA’s efforts, according to the organization’s announcement.

PSA president and CEO Matt Barnette announced a partnership with the Security Industry Association and the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) to create a program around recruitment efforts for integrators and the industry at PSA TEC 2024.

More details will be shared in the latter half of 2024.

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