Carol Johnson named president and COO of AlliedBarton

Guard services firm AlliedBarton announced this week that Carol Johnson has been promoted to the role of president and COO. The company said that Johnson will continue to report to AlliedBarton Chairman and CEO Bill Whitmore.

“This additional executive role within our organization will allow for an even greater focus on the implementation of strategic plans and initiatives that support our clients’ evolving needs and the continued development of comprehensive security solutions,” Whitmore said in a statement.

Johnson will oversee the company’s operations and business development. She joined AlliedBarton in 2010 as senior vice president of client experience. 

“The ability to work alongside Bill in the further development of security solutions and our leadership culture is an incredible opportunity,” said Johnson. “The leadership skills of security officers across the country are essential to creating and maintaining safe and secure environments.”

Johnson earned her MBA from Loyola University of Chicago and her bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University. Prior to joining AlliedBarton, Johnson held several successive roles at Kelly Services including senior vice president, global sales. 

“Carol’s immersion in the security services industry has been instrumental in moving our organization forward,” Whitmore added. “Her acute understanding of our client’s needs for contracted personnel, and the impact we can make on their operations, well positions her to help lead our teams to deliver the highest quality standards of service every day, at every location.”