SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services

July 07, 2010 08:00 ET

The White House Presents AlliedBarton Security Officer Jack Alexander With the President's Volunteer Service Award

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2010) -  AlliedBarton Security Services, www.alliedbarton.com, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, is proud to announce that Security Officer Jack Alexander is a recipient of the President's Volunteer Service Award in recognition and appreciation of his "commitment to strengthening our nation and for making a difference through volunteer service." 

Jack Alexander, who serves as a Security Officer for AlliedBarton in Charlotte, NC, was recognized by The White House last month for his volunteerism in the United States Coast Guard Academy, Marine Environmental Protection, which is one of the eleven missions of the United States Coast Guard, and America's Waterway Watch, which is a combined effort of the Coast Guard and its Reserve and Auxiliary components to grow and enlist the active participation of those who live, work or play around America's waterfront areas.

"Jack Alexander personifies AlliedBarton's core values and commitment to a leadership culture that highlights critical characteristics and attributes that we demand of our employees to be successful and achieve greatness," said Bill Whitmore, Chairman, President & CEO, AlliedBarton Security Services. "Jack Alexander has shown his devotion to the service of our country and to causes important to the safety and security of each and every American." 

"Despite a busy and demanding schedule as a Security Officer at Wachovia University Properties, Jack Alexander surpassed over 2,200 hours of volunteer time over the past year, addressing the most pressing needs of the community and our country," said DelMar Laury, Vice President and General Manager for AlliedBarton Security Services in Charlotte, NC.

Born and raised in Charlotte, NC, Alexander enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. prior to graduation from South Mecklenburg High School in 1975. He currently serves as the Flotilla Commander for the Lake Wylie Coast Guard Auxiliary unit where he was awarded the Coast Guard Meritorious Team Medal, Presidential Unit Commendation, Sustain Service Award and other citations. A certified Environmental Protection Officer, Coast Guard Vessel Examiner and Instructor and Communications Officer, Alexander also received training by FEMA as an Incident Commander.

AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained, responsive security personnel to many industries. Responsive, customer-focused police, 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 www.AlliedBarton.com.

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