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AlliedBarton Security Services

October 07, 2011 11:00 ET

AlliedBarton Security Services Receives a 2011 ASTD BEST Award

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - Oct 7, 2011) - AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, was recognized with a 2011 ASTD BEST Award during the awards ceremony in Washington, DC, October 6.

The American Society for Training and Development's BEST Awards recognizes organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee learning and development. Award winners show that they are BEST at Building talent, Enterprise-wide, Supported by the organization's leaders, fostering a Thorough learning culture. ASTD's BEST Awards is considered by learning professionals as the most rigorous awards program.

"This and other awards confirm our position as a training and development leader, and are an acknowledgement of the positive results of our Dare to be GREAT culture," said Jim Gillece, Chief People Officer and Senior Vice President, Human Capital Management. "Our employees work hard to support the needs of our clients and help them meet their security goals. High quality and ongoing training helps to prepare our security teams to meet the challenges they face every day." AlliedBarton was previously awarded a BEST Award in 2008 and is the only security company to be awarded twice.

About The American Society for Training and Development
ASTD is the world's largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. ASTD's members come from more than 100 countries and connect locally in more than 125 U.S. chapters and with more than 20 international partners. Members work in thousands of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers.

About AlliedBarton Security Services
AlliedBarton Security Services is a 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 is a leader 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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