SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services

December 14, 2009 08:00 ET

AlliedBarton Security Services Appoints Chris Swecker to Board of Directors

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - December 14, 2009) - AlliedBarton Security Services,, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces the appointment of Chris Swecker, Esq., a retired Assistant Director at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), to the Board of Directors of AlliedBarton's parent company, Allied Security Holdings LLC.

Chris Swecker served 24 years with the FBI before retiring as Assistant Director of the FBI's Criminal Investigative Division. His tenure with the FBI included serving as Acting Executive Assistant Director with responsibility for nine FBI divisions encompassing over half the FBI's total resources. Swecker also served as the FBI's On Scene Commander in Iraq where he led a team of FBI Agents examining counter-intelligence and terrorism matters. Following his career with the FBI, Swecker was Corporate Security Director for Bank of America where he led investigations, physical security, international security and executive protection.

"As the leading provider of security personnel, AlliedBarton is always looking for new opportunities to provide additional value to our clients," said Bill Whitmore, Chairman, President & CEO. "Chris Swecker's deep experience in law enforcement, national security and corporate security will provide considerable insight and value to our company and our clients."

"AlliedBarton's commitment to their clients and providing the industry's best trained security officers is the cornerstone of its success," said Swecker. "I look forward to lending my experience to support AlliedBarton's continued growth and industry leadership."

AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained, responsive security personnel to many industries. Responsive, customer-focused security officers and managers at our client sites are supported by award-winning national resources developed from over 50 years of security experience. More than 50,000 employees and 100 offices service a client base of several thousand which includes approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies across the country. AlliedBarton was the first security services company selected as one of Training magazine's Top 125 training companies and has been recognized with this honor for five consecutive years. For more information call 1-866-825-5433 or visit

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