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Pinnacle Security

March 01, 2011 13:06 ET

Pinnacle Security Helps Establish Alarm Management Association of Utah

Industry Association to Set and Share Best Practices, Grow Residential Security Industry, Expand Utah's Economy

OREM, UT--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - Pinnacle Security, a leader in the North American residential security market, today announced it will help establish a new industry association. Called the Alarm Management Association of Utah, the group will be a collaborative resource for its members, sharing best practices and providing direction and guidance in the residential security market. Pinnacle, founded in 2001, is one of the most established companies in the space, with a long track record of innovation and growth.

"The residential security industry represents hundreds of millions of dollars to Utah's economy, provides thousands of Utah jobs and helps families across the country protect their homes, businesses and families," said Kelly Walker, CEO, Pinnacle Security. "We are proud of our industry and are creating this association to establish standards and practices that will further build consumer confidence, protect the industry and enable its growth."

Meetings will be held every other month on topics including licensing, installation, tax compliance, technology, customer service, legal issues and attrition.

"Utah is home to many of the top residential security companies in the country," said Jason Knapp, President, Alarm Management Association of Utah. "These companies are the result of Utah ingenuity, entrepreneurism and incredible resourcefulness. More importantly, companies are attracting the attention of major private equity partners across the country, reviewing potential acquisitions and building bridges to converging technology markets that will continue to bring revenue and business opportunities to the Utah landscape. They are a significant asset to economic development in Utah."

The association's core values include:

  • Establishing Best Practices -- Create a culture where best practices are established and followed by association members
  • Sharing Ideas -- Create an environment where ideas and best practices are exchanged without violating the confidence of others
  • Operating ethically -- We demand the highest ethical standards from our members
  • Improve Reputation -- Come together to promote the positive aspects of our industry and establish its professional nature

Membership and structure are expected to be finalized by the end of 2011.

About Pinnacle Security
Pinnacle Security is an industry leader in providing quality residential and commercial security solutions that help individuals realize the peace-of-mind that comes from protecting the things that matter most. Founded in 2001, Pinnacle is headquartered in Orem, Utah and has sales offices throughout North America. For more information, please visit

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