Vector Security Acquires Pelican Security Network
Latest acquisition adds more than 17,000
customers and expands the company's footprint into Louisiana and Texas
PITTSBURGH, September 1, 2015 - Vector Security announces the acquisition
of Pelican Security Network, Inc., a regional alliance of independent life
safety and security services providers, fire protection companies, alarm
dealers, and systems integrators based in Baton Rouge, LA. The employees and
over 17,000 customers of the Pelican Security Network will become part of Vector
Security effective September 1, 2015.
Amy Varisco will lead the newly formed Gulf District, which includes the Pelican
Security Network of companies, for Vector Security.
"In Vector Security, we have found the perfect company to transition our valued
customers." says Louis J. Resweber, President and COO of Pelican Security
Network, Inc. "We have been impressed with Vector Security, watching as they
grow and provide exceptional service to their customers, all with a focus on the
regional support that communities want and need. I am confident that Vector
Security will provide the quality products and customer service our customers
have come to expect from Pelican Security Network since 1998."
"Today, we officially welcome the teams and customers from across the Pelican
Security Network as part of the Vector Security family." says Pam Petrow,
President and CEO of Vector Security. "We look forward to introducing the Vector
Security brand to the Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi markets as we focus the
company growth across these regions in the coming months."
Vector Security is committed to the markets they serve and building long-term
relationships with homeowners and businesses across North America. As a Top 10
Security Provider, Vector Security is actively involved in the security
industry. Recently, Vector Security President and CEO, Pam Petrow, was named
Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) President and the company has garnered
a number of awards over the years including SDM Dealer of the Year and Central
Station of the Year.
For more than 40 years, Vector Security, Inc. (www.vectorsecurity.com)
has been a premier provider of intelligent security solutions tailored to the
needs of the customer. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the company offers a full
suite of electronic security services for residential, business and national
account customers across North America and the Caribbean through a network of
branches and authorized dealers. Through its subsidiary, Industry Retail Group (IRG),
the company also offers customized managed broadband services that lay the
foundation for unsurpassed business intelligence. Vector Security is a sister
company of the Philadelphia Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded
in 1752, and currently provides cost-effective, technology-based security
solutions to nearly 300,000 homes and businesses.