The AlliedBarton|EDGE eLearning courses have been completed by AlliedBarton employees at all levels AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces the completion of two million AlliedBarton|EDGE® training courses since 2009. The AlliedBarton|EDGE eLearning courses have been completed by AlliedBarton employees at all levels and help to develop skills useful in their everyday work environments. This milestone was announced in conjunction with the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits conference at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from September 29 to October 2, 2014. "Learning and Development are critical to the security industry and the services that we provide to our clients on a daily basis," said Carol Johnson, President and COO, AlliedBarton. "The completion of the two millionth AlliedBarton|EDGE course signifies our employees' passion for learning as they continually seek to enhance their knowledge, and demonstrates our comprehensive and ongoing commitment to training that is accessible and engaging. This milestone is a tribute to our learning-based culture that is embraced throughout AlliedBarton and enhances our service delivery." AlliedBarton reached its one millionth course completion on the AlliedBarton|EDGE - Educate, Develop, Grow and Engage - in 2012 and has experienced year-over-year increases in completion since the online learning management platform was introduced. "Many AlliedBarton employees go beyond mandatory training to take classes in areas of professional and personal interest," said Brent O'Bryan, VP, Learning and Development, AlliedBarton. “In an internal survey, 94% of our security officers indicated that training is a critical factor to their success. The ability to respond successfully to any number of security challenges and remain relevant in our evolving world requires continuous learning. Our employees recognize that through training they can expand their skills, and they are always hungry for knowledge. Our clients appreciate the high level of preparedness and responsiveness that is the result of our training." As the most honored security officer services company, AlliedBarton has been consistently recognized for its learning and development initiatives. That includes the LearningElite award from Chief Learning Officer magazine, which AlliedBarton received in 2014 for the fourth consecutive year. Also honored with the Training Top 125, ASTD Best and Brandon Hall awards, AlliedBarton's training has been measured against the top learning organizations across the country. The security leader was also recognized as one of Chief Executive magazine's Best Companies for Leaders. As part of AlliedBarton's commitment to learning and development, the organization also shares best practices with the security community. AlliedBarton presented two educational sessions at ASIS.
Coleman leads AlliedBarton's services to the commercial real estate industry and is a long standing member of BOMA AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, is pleased to announce that J. Michael Coleman, Vice President, Commercial Real Estate, received the inaugural BOMA/Philadelphia J. Michael Coleman award at the association's TOBY awards ceremony. "We are proud to present Mike Coleman with this inaugural namesake award to recognize his steadfast commitment and leadership in the commercial real estate sector," said Missy A. Quinn, Chair, BOMA/Philadelphia. “This award will be presented annually to an associate or regular listed member of BOMA/Philadelphia who embodies the spirit of Mike Coleman's generosity, dedication, knowledge and passion for BOMA and the commercial real estate industry." "We are honored that BOMA/Philadelphia recognises the talent and leadership skills that Mike Coleman has demonstrated at AlliedBarton and within the commercial real estate sector," said Carol Johnson, President and Chief Operating Officer, AlliedBarton. "Mike continues to set best practices in commercial real estate security as well as identify, inspire and nurture future BOMA leaders." Coleman leads AlliedBarton's services to the commercial real estate industry and is a long standing member of BOMA. His career includes 28 years with AlliedBarton and 40 in the security industry. Last year, he was honored with the prestigious BOMA Chair's Award; and in 2012, Coleman was named a BOMA Fellow and elected to the BOMA International Executive Committee.
Catherine will oversee the company's acquisition, retention and growth of client relationships AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces the appointment of Catherine King as Senior Vice President, Client Experience. King previously served as Vice President/General Manager for AlliedBarton's North Central region. "Catherine has a unique blend of security, sales and staffing experience which is a valuable resource for AlliedBarton's clients," said Carol Johnson, President and COO, AlliedBarton. "Catherine will oversee the company's acquisition, retention and growth of client relationships, and help direct the development of tailored security solutions for our new clients." King's role is to ensure that the company continues to deploy the resources, processes and capabilities necessary to deliver consistent and differentiated sales and service delivery experience for AlliedBarton clients. King has over 20 years of sales, marketing and operational experience. Prior to joining AlliedBarton, she served as Country General Manager for the Hudson Highland Group in London. She held executive positions with Adecco Group and Kelly Services.