Allied Universal’s Director of Training & Development Chosen as “40 under 40” Class of 2019 Winner by Security Systems News Magazine

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SANTA ANA, Calif./DALLAS -- October 4, 2019 -- Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America, announces the recognition of Ebony Haywood, Director of Training & Development, as a winner of the “40 under 40” Class of 2019 by Security Systems NewsThis award recognizes up-and-coming professionals, under 40 years old, from the integrator and end user side of the security business.

We are delighted that Ebony was chosen by Security Systems News’ as a young and promising leader in the security industry,” said Carey Boethel, President of Dallas-based Allied Universal Technology Services. “Ebony is an accomplished leader who has enhanced our learning management system."

Haywood began her security career with Securadyne, now Allied Universal, in 2009 where she has held multiple roles ranging from Operations Coordinator to Director of Professional Services. As the Director of Training & Development, she developed an enrichment training program for field operations to complete e-learning and obtain certificates and has overseen 50% year-to-year growth in the company’s learning management system.

“I am very excited to be recognized as a security leader in this dynamic and fascinating industry and look forward to continuing to train our company’s phenomenal security professionals,” said Haywood.

All “40 under 40” winners will be featured in Security Systems News’ November print edition and honored at an award reception at the SecurityNext conference to be held February 9-11, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana.


About Allied Universal

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America with over 215,000 employees and revenues over $7.3 billion, provides unparalleled security services and technology solutions. With offices located throughout the nation as well as internationally (Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom), Allied Universal is responsible for protecting client sites covering multiple specialty sectors such as higher education, healthcare, retail, commercial real estate, government and corporate campuses, etc. Supported by vast experience gained from being in business for over 60 years, Allied Universal provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Through world-class customer service, highly advanced systems and cohesive technology solutions…Allied Universal is There for you™. For more information, please visit