AlliedBarton honored as one of Arizona's most admired companies

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - Sep 8, 2011) - AlliedBarton Security Services has been selected by Arizona Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ as a winner of the 2011 Arizona's Most Admired Companies Awards (MAC). The awards ceremony was held September 7 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix.

Arizona's Most Admired Companies are selected based on how a company has performed in the following areas: Workplace Culture (as voted by employees), Leadership Excellence, Corporate and Social Responsibility (community and environment), and Customer Opinion (as assessed by customers). This is the most comprehensive and most prestigious corporate awards program in Arizona. It recognizes the contributions and impact these most admired companies bring to the state.

"AlliedBarton is honored to receive this prestigious award for the second year in a row. Arizona's Most Admired Companies are judged on their workplace culture, quality leadership and client opinion -- three things that AlliedBarton values the most within our organization," said Randy Dorn, Division President, AlliedBarton Security Services. "Our Dare to be GREAT culture drives our efforts to provide the best service every day to our internal and external clients. Additionally, our culture, leadership and training initiatives have helped to shape an organization we are proud of, and define AlliedBarton as a great place to work, and company to work with."

"I'm proud to recognize AlliedBarton Security Services as one of Arizona's most outstanding companies. AlliedBarton represents what is best about Arizona and provides a strong example of how great companies excel in many different ways," says Denise Gredler, Founder and CEO BestCompaniesAZ.

AlliedBarton will also be recognized in a special editorial report in the September/October issue of Arizona Business Magazine.