Andy Smith Receives Special Award

May 23, 2013

Shorewood, WI, May 23, 2013 – Wisconsin Electronic Security Association was honored to have the national Electronic Security Association President John Knox as guest speaker at its annual meeting and evening of celebrating member achievements. Over 70 members and guests gathered on May 23, 2013 at the Country Springs Hotel and Conference Center in Waukesha to honor its Members of the Year award recipients, as well as Special Achievement recognition and to add an Honorary Lifetime Membership, one of WIESA’s most prestigious categories.

A Special Achievement award was presented to Andy Smith, as Operations Manager for Per Mar Security Services in Madison, Wisconsin, a well known security firm with offices in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. This award applauded Smith for his highly positive influence to the Madison office and the organization as a whole. With only 4 years of industry experience as an installer, then materials handler he assumed the role of Operations Manager and has excelled in the position and gained the respect of his subordinates, peers and superiors. This designation as Operations Manager of the Year is an acknowledgement of Smith’s dedication to training, his development of both the installation and service teams and as a technical resource for both operations and sales.

The Wisconsin Electronic Security Association (WIESA) is a charter chapter of the Electronic Security Association (ESA) the largest trade association representing the electronic life safety and security industry. Member companies of WIESA, install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. It facilitates communication among those engaged in the security industry by providing a forum for the discussion of ideas and problems. ESA, in cooperation with an alliance of chapter associations, provides technical and management training, government advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools, and services that members use to grow their businesses and prosper. ESA may be reached at (888) 447-1689 or on the web at WIESA may be contacted at 414-459-3260 or on the web at

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Jean Novy
Executive Director
Phone: (414) 459-3260

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