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Select Security Seals 5 Deals to Expand Footprint in 3 Southern States

With purchases in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee, Select Security adds 6,000 accounts to bring its expanding customer base to more than 80,000.

LANCASTER, Pa. — Select Security, a provider of security and life-safety solutions for homes and businesses, has completed the purchase of five security companies as part of its expansion in the Southeast. The purchases added 6,000 customers, bringing the company’s growing customer base to more than 80,000.

The acquisitions:

  • Tennessee Valley Protection, Huntsville, Ala.
  • Southern Security Services, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Interactive Alarms, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Security Consultants, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Alert Alarm Systems, Paducah, Ky.

“As we continue to accelerate our presence in the region, the addition of good customers and great team members to our family play a key role in our success,” says Patrick Egan, Select Security’s founder and CEO,  a 2014 SSI Hall of Fame Inductee. “It has been an honor continuing to build on the community trust and reputation that William Bastian [Tennessee Valley], Albert Barnes [Southern Security], Ben Hardesty [Interactive Alarms], Cecil Hogan [Security Consultants], and Deborah and Jeffrey Brandon [Alert Alarms] created through their years of hard work and dedication, and we are proud to have many of them or their teams as part of our organization.”

“Our commitment to growing in the Kentucky, Alabama, and Tennessee region remains strong,” says Select Security President Steve Firestone. “Experience has shown that there is a lot of opportunity in these areas and we are looking forward to expanding our presence and sharing the Select Security story with the communities.”

Select Security was founded in 2003 and operates local offices across Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, Minnesota, West Virginia, Texas, New Mexico, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The company offers integrated intrusion and fire alarms, video surveillance, access control and home automation systems.

Select Security offers monitoring services through a network of four secure operation centers that are each Underwriters Laboratories (UL) listed, Factory Mutual (FM) approved, and have earned the Five Diamond certification from The Monitoring Association (TMA; formerly CSAA).

The company has been named a finalist four consecutive years for SSI’s coveted “Installer of the Year” award, winning the honor in 2014.

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