People and Places, August 2012

Aug. 2, 2012

ADI Dealer Wins Mustang Shelby GT500

Rick Manzo, chief operating officer at Maffey’s Security Group in Elizabeth, NJ, has won a brand new Mustang Shelby GT500 from ADI. Manzo was the lucky recipient selected from over 6800 entry forms received last year through ADI’s customer appreciation sweepstakes.

For the past ten years, ADI has awarded a lucky dealer with a brand new car through its customer appreciation sweepstakes. Thousands of ADI customers complete entry forms each year at U.S. ADI Expos and industry tradeshows including ISC West, InfoComm, and CEDIA EXPO.

“At ADI, we understand how important our customers are to the success of our business and we are always looking for ways to demonstrate our appreciation,” said John Sullivan, senior vice president of sales at ADI. “Running this sweepstakes each year is just one of the many ways ADI thanks its customers. We are really excited for Rick, and pleased to provide him with this new car.”

Manzo has been a customer of ADI since he entered the security industry more than 15 years ago, and regularly visits ADI’s South Plainfield, NJ, branch. Manzo and his colleagues take advantage of the value added services ADI offers including systems sales and support, in branch trainings and events, and the Expo Training Series.

“I can’t believe it. This is great news,” said Manzo when he was notified that he won. “ADI has been great to us through the years, and have always provided us with the products and support we need. We look forward to working with them for more years to come.”

ADI offers events and activities throughout the year to express its gratitude to customers. ADI events include Expo training seminars, trade show events, branch customer appreciation days, vendor product demos, training classes and more.

In the spirit of providing its customers with MORE in 2012, ADI will be giving away two high performance vehicles. One lucky dealer will win two Chevy Camaros, and may enter to win by completing an entry form at their local ADI Expo, or visiting ADI’s booth at industry tradeshows including InfoComm and CEDIA EXPO.

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Top Notch Distributes Stanley Products

Indianapolis, IN –Stanley Security Solutions announces a new partnership with Top Notch Distributors, Inc., a leading distributor of residential, commercial and electronic access control products. This agreement places Top Notch as the premier National Wholesale Distributor for the Precision (PHI), Stanley Door Closers (SDC) and Stanley Commercial Hardware product lines, aptly complementing the existing K2 product line currently offered by Top Notch.

The partnership will allow customers the opportunity to purchase Stanley products directly from Top Notch. As the premier distributor of the aforementioned commercial brands, Top Notch will maintain and continue to stock an extensive inventory of Stanley products, parts and accessories in four locations across the country: Pennsylvania, Missouri, Texas and Nevada. The strategic locations of these warehouses ensure timely delivery to anywhere in the U.S.

With the Stanley partnership, Top Notch can offer customers industry-leading services, such as:

  • Same-day shipping
  • 99+% accuracy rate
  • 13 hours of sales and customer service support – 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. (EST)
  • Freight-free policy on qualified orders
  • Full-service keying (keying alike, master keying, construction keying)
  • E-mail/faxed acknowledgements
  • Competitive pricing
  • Hassle-free return policy
  • Account access to My TND via to view all account documents

 “By combining over 87 years of Stanley Security Solutions’ know-how with Top Notch’s excellent reputation as the foremost distributor in the nation, this new partnership will provide unrivaled solutions for all customers’ security solutions needs,” said Leo Hancock, Key Account Manager for Stanley Black & Decker.

 “As a leading distributor of commercial and electronic access control products, we’re thrilled to add Stanley Security Solutions’ product portfolio to our offerings,” said Brad Ashley, Director of Commercial & Electronic Access Control for Top Notch Distributors. “With Top Notch’s reputation for timely, reliable service and Stanley’s forward-thinking products and applications, we hope to better serve and exceed the expectations of our customer base.”

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HID Global’s Carroll Chairs SIA Government Relations Committee

ALEXANDRIA, Va. –Kathleen Carroll, Director of Government Relations for HID Global, is the new Chair of the Government Relations Committee for the Security Industry Association (SIA). The announcement was made at the opening of the SIA Government Summit June 19-20 at the Embassy Suites Washington Convention Center Hotel in Washington DC.

“Kathleen served as the architect of SIA’s Privacy Framework and led the fight against restrictive state legislation to curb the use of security technologies,” said Don Erickson, CEO and former Government Relations Director of SIA. ”Kathleen has been an effective government relations leader for SIA and our industry.”

Carroll oversees HID Global’s radio frequency (RF) technology privacy and policy initiatives, including pending legislation in the 50 states and national and international policies and regulations. She also works to support public policies that address national identity management and cyber-security initiatives. She previously served as the Chairperson of the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) State Policy Advocacy Working Group, which works to educate legislators, business leaders and consumers about radio frequency technology and its benefits across a spectrum of applications, including identity management, physical and logical access control, food and drug safety, child safety, and patient safety. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and a Certified Information Privacy Professional and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Government.

"I am thrilled to accept the Chairmanship of SIA's Government Relations Committee and look forward to continuing the good work of my predecessors.” Carroll said. “HID Global has been a long-time member of SIA and in that time has recognized the value we derive from the GR Committee's policy and legislative work. I would like to carry that message to all SIA members and demonstrate that value by focusing on those issues, national, state and local, that are most important to the membership."

The Security Industry Association ( is the leading trade group for businesses in the electronic and physical security industry.

PSA Names McCullough VP, Sales & Customer Service

Westminster, CO –PSA Security Network has appointed Ric McCullough as Vice President of Sales and Customer Service. Mr. McCullough will be responsible for development and implementation of PSA’s strategic sales plans.

McCullough brings over 25 years of management experience in sales, customer service, support and operations to this role. Prior to joining PSA Security Network, he served as Customer Service Manager for Before that, he served as Director of Sales for IDenticard Systems, managing direct and indirect sales channels and customer service teams, as well as various support departments.

 “I am honored to be joining Bill Bozeman and the team at PSA Security,” says McCullough. “I am truly looking forward to working together as we set our sights on taking PSA to the next level of success.”

“Ric’s extensive experience and depth of knowledge in the sales and service arena will elevate the caliber of PSA. He brings a well-rounded, adaptable set of skills, and a passion for and commitment to people. He will be a great fit in the PSA Security Network culture,” says Bill Bozeman, President and CEO of PSA.