Member News

TMA is pleased to share news from its members. Send all news announcements to lmcguire@tma.us. Photos (high-resolution/300 dpi) are appreciated! Please be sure to have TMA added to your press release list. News will be shared on the TMA website and Dispatch, TMA’s quarterly print newsletter.

JULY 2019

Alarm Detection Systems Donates Robot to Local Police Department

On July 10, Alarm Detection Systems donated a tactical robot to the Aurora police department along with jackets. This gesture was in response to the first shooter event that occurred at customer locations in February of last year.

Per Mar Security Services & the Quad Cities River Bandits accept Proclamation for Child Safety Week and will present Child Safety Night on July 19th  

Mayor, Frank Klipsch, and the City Council of Davenport, Iowa, have proclaimed the week of July 14th– 20th, 2019, as Child Safety Week. During Child Safety Night, Marc Klaas of the non-profit, KlaasKids Foundation, and Per Mar will host a KlaasKids Print-A-Thon to promote and educate families about child safety and fingerprint and photograph children at no cost. Read more.

JUNE 2019

Guardian Alarm Partners with Activits and Business Leader Herman Moore
Detroit-based Guardian Alarm is pleased to announce a partnership with Herman Moore, community activist and former Detroit Lions legend. Moore will serve as spokesperson for the security services provider in Detroit and throughout greater Michigan.

DMP Hires New Director and Manager of Financial Solutions; New Director of Sales, Central
DMP named Sean Cleary, Director of Financial Solutions. Sean comes to DMP with a successful 13 years at Bank of America where he provided strategic leadership at their Security Operations/Analysis Command Center (SOACC). He will work closely with Executive Director of Banking Solutions Pat Tobin to continue growing DMP’s banking relationships. Jonathan Patton has been promoted to Manager of Financial Solutions, U.S. In Jonathan’s new role, he is supporting DMP’s efforts to supply banks and financial institutions with DMP’s integrated solutions most in demand for this market segment.

Derek Ottman transitioned to DMP Director of Sales – Central. Derek has been with DMP for over four years. During his tenure, Derek’s reputation for teamwork, subject matter expertise, and sales leadership made this transition a natural decision. In addition to his sales director duties, Derek continues to serve dealers in the new Upper Midwest territory while DMP seeks a candidate to fill this vacant Dealer Development Manager position.

Watch the New AES Training Academy Video
The new AES NMS Dashboard, Part 1 video shows how to monitor the overall health of your network and how to identify which Subscribers are impacting your health score.

Per Mar Security Services Acquires Stearns Sound & Security of Waupaca, WI
Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, IA, announced it has acquired Stearns Sound & Security of Waupaca, WI. Jerry Stearns founded Stearns Sound & Security 43 years ago and will be retiring. Jerry was the sole employee and will assist Per Mar in transitioning over 400 active customers to our Wausau office before enjoying his hard-earned retirement.