Gray & Creech Acquires Bailey Access and Security

Gray & Creech will become fully certified and licensed with the state of North Carolina in low-voltage
electrical and licensed to sell commercial security equipment.

Greensboro, N.C. – Gray & Creech Office Solutions, a company based in Greensboro, N.C., just successfully acquired Bailey Access and Security, LLC, based in Raleigh, N.C. The acquisition became effective July 8. Having acquired Bailey Access and Security, LLC, Gray & Creech will become fully certified and licensed with the state of North Carolina in low-voltage electrical. Moreover, it’ll be licensed to sell commercial security equipment by the North Carolina Alarm Board.

Bailey Access and Security’s owner, Joe Bailey, brings 23 years’ security industry experience and will lead the Gray & Creech security division. He will serve as operations manager.

According to Alec Bean, Gray & Creech’s owner and president, “Over the past three years, our security division has made significant strides. We recognized the need for expansion to propel us to the next level.” He continues, “This strategic move places us on par as a leading security business and enhances our capabilities….” In particular, Bean points to additional resources and specialized expertise for the company’s Triad and Triangle clients.

Gray & Creech to Fold in Bailey Access and Security

The plan is to close Bailey Access and Security offices as the organization combines with Gray & Creech. The entity will continue operations under the Gray & Creech name. The entire team will join Gray & Creech’s office team in Raleigh. No positions will be lost because of the acquisition.

Gray & Creech boasts fully staffed offices in both Greensboro and Raleigh, focusing on the company’s three core pillars: IT, imaging and security. Moreover, the company recently doubled its footprint in Greensboro to a 12,000-square-foot office space on Wendover Ave.

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Dan Ferrisi has been a B2B editorial professional since November 2004, covering the audio, video, lighting and music industries since the beginning of his career. Getting his start with Sound & Communications, he ascended from assistant editor, to associate editor, to eventually lead editor. He served as editor-in-chief of Commercial Integrator from November 2021 through August 2023 before being promoted to group editor, commercial and security, gaining oversight responsibility of the Security Sales & Integration brand, as well.

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