Midwest Alarm Services Announces New President

December 21, 2015

Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients and the parent company to Midwest Alarm Services, is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2016, Doug Richard will take over leading Midwest Alarm Services. Richard is a 14 year employee of Midwest Alarm Services and has served in several roles from Sales to his recent position as Operations Manager. Richard will work for a few months in transition with current President Dustin Smyth, who is retiring after 18 years.

Richard is a University of Iowa graduate and is excited about being given the chance to lead the Midwest Alarm Services team. When asked about this opportunity he said, “I am fortunate to work with the best team in the life safety industry.”

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 23 branch locations. The company provides full-service security solutions for homes and businesses including security officer servicessmart home automationburglar and fire alarmsaccess controlsecurity camerasalarm monitoringinvestigative services, and background checks

About Midwest Alarm Services
Established in 1950, Midwest Alarm Services is a family-owned company specializing in life safety systems across Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois. The company is a leading NOTIFER dealer, and provides life safety systems and services including card access systemsfire alarm systemsfire extinguishers/hoodsfire inspectionsmaster clock systemsmonitoringnurse call systemsfire alarm system design/layout, and video surveillance