We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s US Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs).

The award presentations took place in front of 3,000+ security professionals at a networking lunch held on the 27th September at the ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Dallas.

Award winners were selected by an esteemed panel of industry figures who judged entries adopting criteria which is applied in the same way across the world.   Winners demonstrated that they had performed at an exceptional level and have shown their commitment and outstanding performance in their security work.

Our winners are:

Outstanding In-House Security Team

Bloomberg Security Operations Team

We at Bloomberg are absolutely thrilled to have received this year’s OSPA award. We know that the group of security professionals considered for this award are of the highest caliber and are so honoured to have been selected. Recognition from OSPA reinforces the collective efforts, teamwork and support we receive from our company and our colleagues in both the public and private sectors.

John Brennan, Chief Security Officer

Outstanding In-House Security Manager/Director

Ryan Briones – Security Manager – The Moscone Center

I am extremely honored to be receiving an OSPA. It is such an important award to me. I am earnestly grateful for the recognition I have received for my work, because I am very sure that every other nominee for this award was as capable if not more, of winning this award.

Ryan Briones, Moscone Center.

Outstanding Contract Security Company 

Global Elite Group Inc

Outstanding Security Consultant

James H. Clark, CPP

Outstanding Customer Service Initiative

UCHealth Patient Watch Program / Allied Universal

I am very proud of our honourees and their teams. Their phenomenal accomplishments embody our values of serving, securing and caring for our communities every day. We applaud and appreciate them and all of our 2017 award finalists.

 Steve Jones, CEO of Allied Universal.

Outstanding Security Training Initiative

Situational Awareness – Anthem Corporate Security and Training Systems Design

Outstanding Security Manufacturer

RiskSense

Outstanding Contract Security Officer

Zach Ostergren – Allied Universal

I am very proud of our honourees and their teams. Their phenomenal accomplishments embody our values of serving, securing and caring for our communities every day. We applaud and appreciate them and all of our 2017 award finalists.

 Steve Jones, CEO of Allied Universal.


Martin Gill, founder of the OSPAs comments:

‘The standard of nominations received this year was extremely high and all those that were selected as finalists should be very proud.

‘Our thanks go to our US partner, ASIS International, the judges, and all the leading security associations who supported the awards.’