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Guardian Alarm Buys Ohio-Based Executive Security Consultants

The deal marks Guardian Alarm’s second acquisition this year in the Ohio market following its purchase of Sievers Security in April.

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Guardian Alarm, a Midwest residential and commercial fire, security and automation systems provider, announce the acquisition of Columbus, Ohio -based Executive Security Consultants.

This is Guardian Alarm’s second acquisition this year in the Ohio market following its purchase of Sievers Security last month.

Established in 1988 by Doug and Sandy Huey, Executive Security Consultants (ESC) provides residential and commercial alarm services in the greater Columbus area. Guardian Alarm says this acquisition continues ESC’s legacy as both companies provide exemplary, personalized customer service, but also have a family-like culture that exists within their teams.

“Guardian Alarm has been serving the Columbus market for many years and we look forward to welcoming the employees and customers of Executive Security Consultants,” says Brent Uhl, president and CEO of Guardian Alarm. “Executive Security Consultants has delivered reliable customer service in the Columbus metro area for over thirty years. With this merger, we will be able to expand their services to include fire and alarm services to area businesses and municipalities.”

ESC Founders Doug and Sandy Huey adds, “Guardian Alarm has a great reputation in security monitoring services. Since we started Executive Security Consultants, our goal has always been to deliver the best technology and reliable services to our customers. Guardian Alarm has demonstrated they share this vision and will continue this legacy under their ownership.”

“This acquisition in the Columbus market will provide Guardian Alarm with a strong market presence and will allow us to serve more customers in this growing area. As we continue our aggressive growth strategy to increase subscribers and revenue, our existing and future customers will benefit from the expanded services and technology,” notes Uhl.