Allied Universal

Santa Ana, CA 92705


About Allied Universal

Allied Universal provides unparalleled security services and solutions. Headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif., and Conshohocken, Pa.


1551 N. Tustin Ave
Suite 650
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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Allied Universal, a leading facility services company and the largest security force in North America with over 140,000 employees, provides unparalleled security services and solutions. With headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif., and Conshohocken, Pa., Allied Universal combines people and technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow our clients to focus on their core business. An unrelenting focus on clients’ success creates partnerships rooted in quality and value, and is supported by experience gained from being in business for over 50 years. Through our people and leading services, systems and solutions…Allied Universal is there for you. For more information, please visit

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Allied Universal establishes Global Program Management Office

March 21, 2023
Appoints Marc Hauck VP of Global Programs to lead the effort
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Allied Universal names Tom Rulon vice president of business development for Event Services Division

March 6, 2023
Rulon is responsible for all of the Event Services Division’s business development activities, including managing sales processes, responding to request for proposals and providing...

Allied Universal named 2023 Military Friendly Employer and Military Friendly Spouse Employer

Feb. 3, 2023
Recognizes that Allied Universal has proven initiatives and support systems in place that provide meaningful employment to military members, veterans and their spouses.
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Allied Universal appoints Lori Olin vice president of communications

Jan. 26, 2023
Olin will implement a comprehensive strategy that reaches internal and external audiences to promote the brand and enhance Allied Universal's reputation across North America.
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Allied Universal appoints Lasse Glassen as chief communications, investor relations officer

Jan. 19, 2023
Glassen will be responsible for developing and accelerating communications to the company’s global customers, as well as to its approximately 800,000 employees worldwide.
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Allied Universal President Caress Kennedy receives 2022 Lifeline Humanitarian Award from Covenant House

Dec. 12, 2022
Caress Kennedy, president of the northeast region for Allied Universal, the leading security and facility services company, was honored by Covenant House with its Lifeline Humanitarian...
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Allied Universal announces three acquisitions

June 20, 2022
Purchase of IPSA, CQB Beveiliging B.V and Kronjyllands Vagtservice to fuel company's growth strategy both domestically and abroad
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Allied Universal announces the acquisition of American Security

May 20, 2022
The global leader in security services continues strategic growth in North America and abroad
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Dan Marston has been appointed Regional Vice President for Allied Universal Technology Services Canada.

Dan Marston joins Allied Universal

May 9, 2022
Marston to lead and expand Allied Universal Technology Services in Canada
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Allied Universal acquires Star Protection Agency

May 3, 2022
Company continues its acquisition strategy with purchase of Hawaii-based firm

Articles & News

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Converting a Global Security Operations Center (GSoC) into a managed service is a business model that is rapidly growing, and could prove to be a reliable avenue for integrator RMR.

Emerging Service: Global Security Operations Center as a Service

Nov. 12, 2021
Integrators can offer their own GSOC to enable customers to bring on new services quickly while relying on the expertise of those who do this for a living
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The necessity to maintain operations throughout the pandemic has forced many companies to adopt a variety of security technologies.
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Pandemic drives increased adoption of security tech

Aug. 9, 2021
Technology has helped fill manpower gaps created by Covid-19 in a variety of vertical markets
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The mission of executive protection is to keep people safe, happy, and productive. With safety as a top priority, a program needs to understand and execute on the best practices of protecting another person.
Executive & VIP Protection

Considerations for starting an executive protection program

May 21, 2021
Organizations must weigh a number of factors when it comes to safeguarding senior leaders
Carey Boethel broke into the security industry with Kroll back in 1993, founded Securadyne Systems in 2011, sold it to Allied Universal in April 2019 and is now the President of Allied Universal Technology Services.

Integrator Connection: Exclusive Q&A with Carey Boethel

Nov. 12, 2019
The founder of Securadyne and the current president of Allied Universal Technology Services talks about his new go-to-market strategy, the state of the integration market and ...
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Allied Universal CEO Steve Jones stands inside the company's Monitoring and Response Center (MaRC) in Richardson, Texas, on Monday, September 25, 2017.
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Allied Universal looks beyond guard services to extend its industry reach

Sept. 26, 2017
Company’s top execs discuss how they are combining man with machine at ASIS 2017
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Knightscope patrol units from Allied Universal patrolled the halls outside the show floor at ASIS.
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Editor's Note: Rise of the Machines

Oct. 14, 2016
The paths of robotics and security officially crossed at ASIS

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Industry Spotlight: Allied Universal's Mark Mullison

Sept. 21, 2020
Company’s CIO discusses the state of convergence, the rise of AI

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Darren Pedersen, new President of Allied Universal Canada
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Allied Universal appoints Darren Pedersen to lead and expand Canadian operations

April 14, 2022
Pedersen is now President of AU Canada and comes with 25 years of security experience
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Allied Universal acquires Attenti Group

April 5, 2022
Company to be combined with G4S Monitoring Technologies to create 'Allied Universal Electronic Monitoring Services'
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Allied Universal recently appointed Mike Beregovsky as Chief Merger & Acquisition Officer and Co-Head of Strategy & Investor Relations.
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Allied Universal had hired Tim Brandt as its Global CFO.
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Tim Brandt joins Allied Universal

March 24, 2021
Company taps financial veteran to be its global CFO
Caress Kennedy has been reappointed to the New York board supporting the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which is part of the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Allied Universal’s Regional President-Northeast Region reappointed to New York Board

Jan. 25, 2021
The board supports the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed...
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Allied Universal acquires Atlanta-based SecurAmerica

Jan. 20, 2021
SecurAmerica is a privately held, Georgia-based security company with 49 offices located throughout the United States
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(From left to right): Steve Jones, Chairman & CEO at Allied Universal and Don Tefft, Chief Human Resources Officer at Allied Universal.
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Allied Universal donates 310K meals to nine food banks across the nation

Sept. 9, 2020
Contribution to support each organization's on-going emergency response efforts to combat food insecurity for families impacted by COVID-19