Per Mar Announces New President of Electronic Security
March 21, 2019
DAVENPORT, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, IA, announced the hire of Chris Edwards as President of Electronic Security. Edwards brings a passion for developing people to Per Mar. He will be responsible for all aspects of the Electronic Security division, including sales, operations, marketing, the Monitoring Center, customer care, and data entry.
“I am incredibly excited to join the Duffy family and all the fantastic employees at Per Mar who work hard every day to serve their customers. The culture that they have built over the years is one that focuses on people development and to be able to be a part of that is humbling. I look forward to contributing to the company’s growth and customer satisfaction going forward,” Edwards said.
Prior to Per Mar, Edwards held a variety of executive management positions in a variety of industries, including most recently serving as president of Gazette Communications in the media and marketing industry. He has an extensive background in the technology space, also holding management positions in sales and marketing for companies in the wireline, wireless, and data communication spaces. Edwards received his BA from Drake University and has served on a number of local and national industry boards, as well as being an active volunteer with non-profits in Cedar Rapids. Edwards is married to his wife Lisa and has 2 children, Grace and Jackson.
“I am really pleased to bring Chris onboard,” said Brian Duffy, Per Mar, Chief Operating Officer. “He understands how important great employees are to our success, and I expect him to be a wonderful cultural fit. It will also be great to have his input on our senior leadership team.”
About Per Mar Security Services
Established in 1953, Per Mar Security Services is the largest, family-owned, full-service security company in the Midwest with more than 2,400 team members, operating in 22 branch locations and 17 satellite locations. The company provides full-service security solutions for homes and businesses including security officer services, smart home automation, burglar and fire alarms, access control, security cameras, alarm monitoring, investigative services, and background checks.