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July 04, 2015 12:30 AM ET

Diversified Consumer Services

Company Overview of Protection 1, Inc.

Company Overview

Protection 1, Inc. provides electronic security alarm monitoring services. Its services include the installation, maintenance, and electronic monitoring of alarm systems to single-family residential, commercial, multifamily, and wholesale customers. The company offers home security packages, intrusion detectors, cellular backup systems, asset protection sensors, keypads and controls, hazard detectors, and eSecure systems. It also provides small and medium business alarm systems, fire and hazard detectors, access control systems, and video surveillance systems, as well as remote services. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Lawrence, Kansas with additional offices internat...

1035 North 3rd Street

Suite 101

Lawrence, KS 66044

United States

Founded in 1988

2,600 Employees

Phone:

785-856-5500

Fax:

785-368-7646

Key Executives for Protection 1, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Information and Operating Officer
President of Security Monitoring Services Inc
Age: 47
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Protection 1, Inc. Key Developments

Protection 1 Announces Executive Appointments and Promotions

Protection 1 announced that it has hired or promoted several industry veterans in the month of February to complement its field management organization. They include Craig Taylor who has been hired to fill the position of General Manager for Protection 1's Los Angeles market. Taylor will report to William Rickard, Regional Vice President for the West. Taylor continued to serve 10 years as Vice President of Mainland Operations for the organization. Juan Hernandez is now the new Commercial Sales Manager for the Chicago area. Hernandez will report to General Manager Scott Mohr. Prior to joining Protection 1, Hernandez was the sales manager for Alarm Detection Systems, Inc. Tony Pacaccio has been promoted to the position of Commercial Sales Manager for the New Orleans office. Pacaccio joined Protection 1 two and one half years ago as a Commercial Security Consultant. He will report to General Manager Louis Quijano.

Protection 1 Joins USAA in Strategic Alliance Relationship

Protection 1 announced that it has been awarded a contract that gives USAA's more than 10 million members access to security and life-safety solutions through its established partner programs. With the agreement, USAA members can receive the latest in security and home automation technologies from Protection 1, encompassing intrusion detection, fire protection, video surveillance systems, thermostats and locks, with all systems offering interactive remote services. Program options include both Protection 1 professionally-installed and self-installed systems with a range of options members want.

Protection 1 Appoints Simi Gupta as Chief Accounting Officer for Brite Energy

Protection 1 announced that it has hired Simi Gupta, CPA, MBA as its new Chief Accounting Officer for Brite Energy, Powered by Protection 1. In addition to building and leading the new finance and accounting team, Gupta will also manage all aspects of general accounting with overall responsibility for SEC reporting, accounting and external audit compliance functions. She will also ensure timely financial reporting that adheres to GAAP, SEC reporting and Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements. Gupta has over 23 years of finance and accounting experience. Prior to joining Protection 1, she was Controller for Propel Fuels, a leader in clean technology offering alternatives to conventional energy with renewable fuels. She also held the position of Director of Accounting at Tesla Motors, Inc. where she helped manage the company's Initial Public Offering (IPO) process while overseeing the opening of new Tesla locations in the United States and Worldwide.

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