Ackerman Security Systems grows during lean economic times

Company president Jim Callahan discusses how the Atlanta-based dealer has doubled in size over the last five years

"We always objectively look for acquisition opportunities. If we find the right acquisition opportunity we’re not opposed to acquisitions," he said. "Often times we can create an account for less than what we could buy it for so if we found the right opportunity in the right city at the right time, we certainly would incorporate that into our plans. As we begin to open new branches across the country, we’re expecting that we’ll see light growth as we’ve seen in the Washington, D.C. market, so from a company perspective we have a lot of room to continue to grow."