Knight Security Leadership Growing to Meet Demands

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New arrangement of senior leadership shows Knight Security Systems' commitment to technology advancements and organizational culture.

Knight Security Systems growth has allowed us to make these key investments in technology and team building to ensure our future and the continued advancement of our company. We are poised for accelerated expansion.

Knight Security Systems has built its reputation over three decades on the core values of Honor, Integrity and Service. An incremental part of obtaining a reputation as one of Texas’ leading providers of security system solutions is Knight’s employees, the senior leadership guidance and adoption of new technology. To continue above market growth, Knight Security Systems has bolstered its management team to ensure its position as a market leader.

Knight represents the top tier manufacturers in the security industry. These manufacturers are on the leading edge of AI, IOT, cloud-based solutions and cyber security. Knight recognizes the need in the market and the necessity to stay abreast of these integrated solutions in order to provide current technology to enterprise clients. In order to accomplish this key mandate Knight began reorganizing its management Team in 2018.

Trey West, Vice President North Texas, has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer. His passion for technology has been the guiding force behind Knight’s success in providing the latest proven technologies to our growing client base. In Trey’s new role he is dedicated to providing our team and hence our clients with the latest proven technical solutions and service offerings. Trey is our link to the future through his manufacturer relationships, application expertise and understanding of the nature of innovation to market challenges.

Mark Holleran joined Knight as Vice President General Manager Central Texas. In previous roles, Holleran lead teams that consistently exceed their goals. He has driven change and innovation while expanding market reach for multimillion-dollar products and solutions. Mark has a proven track record of leading companies to rapid growth and profitability recently growing a company from $17 million to $100 million-plus, making him a key leader for Knight Security during this time of growth.

Zach Miller CPA was brought in as Vice President of Finance in 2018. He combines extensive technical experience in the construction industry with energetic, people-centered relationship management skills that inspire extraordinary performance by promoting cohesive teamwork, commitment, and passion for achievement.

Alfred Trevino was promoted to Vice President of Knight Security’s Houston office. Alfred is one of Knight's longstanding employees, who has been a valuable team member for more than 8 years. His experience as a Knight employee, operations management, engineering and design and focus of excellence - not to mention the Honor, Integrity, and Service in which is the foundation of the business - has given him the ability to lead a growing team.

Mark Purcell joined Knight as Vice President, North Texas in August 2019. His experience over last 20 years covers the security and hvac markets in enterprise level senior management and sales. Mark is a team builder and has held positions as VP, General Manager, VP Sales and Marketing in multimillion-dollar organizations covering the US and international markets.

Charles Blair is promoted to Director IT. Charles Blair has a passion for technology and how it can be leveraged to help people achieve success. He has a background in development, database administration and IT management. Before joining Knight, he helped Moduslink implement SAP ERP solutions throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. In 2010 Charles joined Knight, where he has managed internal business systems and development of solutions for internal and client needs. Charles studied computer science at the University of Houston and has enjoyed over 25 years in Information Technology.

“Knight Security Systems growth has allowed us to make these key investments in technology and team building to ensure our future and the continued advancement of our company. We are poised for accelerated expansion” says Phil Lake President and CEO.

Knight Security Systems has secured more than 6,000 Texas businesses since 1983, from large-scale security system builds for cities, to oil rig buildouts, to schools, and commercial buildings. With a focus on Honor, Integrity, and Service, Knight is committed to providing outstanding service and solutions to all their clients through their motivated and well-lead employees.

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