PSA, the world’s largest systems integrator consortium, announced its president, Ric McCullough, has joined the executive council for the Security Industry Association. McCullough, who has over 35 years of experience in the security industry, has been with PSA for more than seven years and was promoted from the role of chief operating officer to president in July of this year.
PSA, the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators, today announced a restructuring of the senior management teams within its security and pro-AV divisions. Several current PSA executives and directors have assumed new responsibilities as the company heads into the start of its 2020 fiscal year today, July 1.
USAV, a division of PSA, today announced the addition of Patrick C. Whipkey as the director of USAV. In this role, Whipkey will directly impact the success of USAV by cultivating relationships with integrators, manufacturers, service provider partners and associations within the network, as well as managing programs and collaborating with the management and executive teams on the overall strategic direction of USAV.
It wasn’t hard to identify an overall “theme” to TEC 2019, held March 11-14 in Denver. Managed services was a dominant topic throughout the event, with multiple sessions covering different aspects — including how to approach it, finance it, train for it and profit from it. Of course there were also many education programs focusing on emerging technologies, critical issues in the industry, and tool development in a variety of disciplines including business management, sales and marketing, HR and recruiting, project management and operations, and installation and service.
Right off the bat, TEC 2018, the annual conference presented by PSA which was held for the first time this year in downtown Denver, March 12-16, set the tone for the event with a galvanizing keynote speech by motivational speaker Glenn Bill. Bill had attendees stand and shout, “I’m alive! I’m alert! And I feel great!”
Orion Entrance Control Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative optical turnstile solutions, has joined PSA Security Network in a partnership that will offer Orion’s customizable, technologically-advanced speed lanes to the thousands of security professionals in the PSA marketplace.
PSA named Ric McCullough its COO. McCullough has served as the vice president of sales and customer service for PSA since 2012 and was responsible for the daily sales and customer success operations for the company.