SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services

February 10, 2011 14:52 ET

AlliedBarton Security Services Earns Sixth Consecutive Training Magazine Top 125 Award

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - February 10, 2011) - AlliedBarton Security Services,, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, has earned recognition as one of Training magazine's Top 125 training companies for the sixth consecutive year. Training magazine, the leading business publication for learning and development professionals, initially honored AlliedBarton six years ago as the first security services company to make the prestigious list. This year's Top 125 training organizations were revealed during the awards gala held February 7 at the Training 2011 Conference & Expo in San Diego, CA.

"Our training elevates our employees to a level of quality and responsiveness unmatched in the industry. Training and development are differentiators for AlliedBarton and this award confirms once again our position as a training leader," said Jim Gillece, AlliedBarton Chief People Officer and Senior Vice President of Human Capital Management. "We are honored to have been given this highly distinguished award for the sixth year in a row."

The Training Top 125 is determined by assessing a range of qualitative and quantitative factors, including financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs and how closely such development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives.

"It is a great honor to be recognized again by Training magazine and by other top organizations that help to spread our message of training excellence," said Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton President and CEO. "We have developed great leaders throughout our organization because of our training. Our core training purpose is to serve and secure the people, homes and businesses of our communities. To do this, we must train our security officers and managers at the highest level possible."

AlliedBarton's professionally designed and executed approach to training and development program, the AlliedBarton EDGE®, provides employees at all levels comprehensive and ongoing training in a variety of formats including eLearning. Delivering world-class virtual and classroom training programs ensures that security officers are professionally trained for the requirements of the sites to which they are assigned. AlliedBarton's training curriculums are continually updated to accommodate the many industries the company serves including chemical and petrochemical, higher education, commercial real estate, financial institutions, government services, healthcare, manufacturing and industrial, residential communities and shopping centers.

AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained, responsive security personnel. Client-focused security officers and managers located across the country are supported by national resources developed from over 50 years of security experience. More than 50,000 employees and 100 offices provide security for several thousand clients in many industries, including approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies. As the most honored security officer services company, AlliedBarton leads the industry in award-winning programs. AlliedBarton has been recognized by Training magazine, ASTD, Corporate University Xchange, Leadership Excellence and the American Business Awards, among others. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit


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