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AlliedBarton Security Services

March 31, 2011 15:11 ET

AlliedBarton Security Services Recognized as LearningElite Company

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - March 31, 2011) - AlliedBarton Security Services,, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, has been recognized as a LearningElite Company by Chief Learning Officer magazine. This is the first year AlliedBarton has been awarded as one of the best organizations for learning and development by Chief Learning Officer magazine. Honorees and rankings were announced at the 2011 Learning Evolution: Alignment, Agility and Adaptability Symposium on March 27 in Amelia Island, FL.

"Learning and development are vital to AlliedBarton's training success and leadership culture," said Jim Gillece, AlliedBarton Chief People Officer and Senior Vice President of Human Capital Management. "Our leaders have a commitment to furthering our training best practices within the organization allowing us to provide our customers with knowledgeable and motivated security officers and management. We are honored to be recognized for this award by our peers."

The peer-reviewed ranking and benchmarking program recognizes organizations that have commendable workforce development strategies which deliver significant business results. The program was developed under the guidance of a group of chief learning officers and senior learning and development practitioners and utilizes best practices in evaluation to rank the best organizations based upon their impact, size and industries served.

"This award, and others given to us by top organizations, demonstrates our commitment to employee learning and development," said Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton President and CEO. "We understand learning takes time and dedication and have been fortunate to develop great leaders throughout AlliedBarton. Our core purpose is to serve and secure the people, homes and businesses of our communities. To do this, we must create opportunities for our security officers and managers to learn and develop throughout their careers."

"Chief Learning Officer is proud to recognize organizations such as AlliedBarton who embody the true spirit of employee learning and development, and make it a very real part of their culture," said Norm Kamikow, Editor in Chief, Chief Learning Officer magazine. "This type of commitment is what allows an organization to build strong leaders who can carry out the company's mission and values every day while growing personally and professionally."

AlliedBarton's professionally designed and executed approach to training and development, the AlliedBarton EDGE®, provides employees at all levels comprehensive and ongoing training in a variety of formats including eLearning. The AlliedBarton EDGE goes beyond offering traditional learning tools allowing users to be taught in a variety of learning settings. The convenience and accessibility of AlliedBarton EDGE training ensures the highest level of learning can be achieved.

About AlliedBarton Security Services
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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