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5 Security Industry Greats Join SSI Hall of Fame

Stanley Oppenheim

Current Status: President, DGA Security Systems and Affiliated Monitoring

Why He’s on the List

  • With more than a half-century of experience, he is a nationally known alarm industry figure renowned for his professionalism, knowledge, leadership, integrity, perspectives and trade association involvement
  • Began career in 1964 after purchasing 10 alarm systems from Ademco Founder Morris Coleman
  • In 1969, founded DGA Security Systems in New York, growing it into a nationally recognized leading provider of security system services for high-risk locations with more UL central station certificates in force than any other firm
  • In 1977, launched Affiliated Monitoring, a third-party central station that has become a state-of-the-art CSAA Five Diamond Certified business that serves 1,500+ alarm companies
  • Active in alarm industry trade associations and UL committees for 40+ years, including the past 20 serving on the CSAA Board and 15+ years on the NetOne (formerly Security Network of America) Board
  • Instrumental while vice president of ESA in development of the National Training School (NTS) and the state chapter program

For a more in depth look at Oppenheim’s contributions to the electronic security industry, click here

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