WISE Panelists to Illuminate California Alarm Association Winter Convention

Women In the Security Resolution

San Francisco, CA – November 22, 2023 – The California Alarm Association (CAA) is excited to announce a landmark symposium at its Winter Convention, scheduled for Friday, December 8th, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm PST at the prestigious Fairmont San Francisco Hotel. This year’s CAA Executive Symposium, moderated by industry veteran George De Marco, will spotlight three esteemed executives from Women In the Security Evolution (WISE) group.

Kelly Bond, Partner at Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Audrey Pierson, Principal at Audrey Pierson Consulting, and Joey Rao-Russell, President & CEO of Kimberlite Corporation dba Sonitrol & Security First Alarm King, are set to share their invaluable insights on industry trends, challenges, and future directions.

George De Marco, the symposium moderator, expressed his enthusiasm, “The Executive Symposium is a special event that I have the pleasure to moderate annually. This year is particularly exciting as we feature three of our industry’s most influential individuals. Their perspectives are crucial in understanding the evolving landscape of the security industry.”

WISE will officially be launched at this year’s CAA Winter Convention and represented in the highly anticipated executive symposium. Cathy Rempel, chairperson for WISE and past CAA president, shared her anticipation for the event: “It’s with sincere gratitude to CAA and George De Marco that three inspiring leaders from WISE will share their perspectives on pivotal industry trends and vision for the security industry’s future.”

The California Alarm Association, known for promoting professionalism and growth within the electronic security industry in California and beyond, organizes the Winter Convention as its flagship event. The symposium serves as a critical platform for professional dialogue and collaboration, reinforcing the CAA’s mission to be an industry advocate and a trusted resource for safety and security information and services.

The symposium is tailored for industry professionals, including alarm dealers and vendors, offering an opportunity to gain insights from leading voices in the industry and to network with peers.

For more information about the CAA Winter Convention and to register for the event, please visit https://www.caaonline.org/winter-convention-2023.

About the California Alarm Association (CAA)

The CAA develops and manages programs to benefit its members and promote professionalism in California’s electronic security industry. The association is committed to the industry’s growth, advocating and liaising with public safety agencies, government bureaus, and regulatory bodies. The CAA is dedicated to enhancing public safety and security in communities across California.