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Officer Leslie Alvarez has been honored as our So. California Region Employee of the Month for October 2017

Lets all congratulate Officer Leslie Alvarez for being selected as Officer of the Month for of October 2017 for our So. California Region.  Officer Alvarez is now an honored member of our So. California Employee of the Month Club.  This award is well deserved, as Officer Alvarez is one of the most  dedicated and highly regarded members of our growing team.  Her flexibility to adjust to assignments, taking pride in always performing as a professional, and the commitment she never fails to give each assigned task made Leslie very deserving of this honor.   Again, congratulations Officer Leslie Alvarez and welcome to the Club you earned it. 

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Congratulations to Officer Valerie Torres-Hernandez for being awarded Employee of the Month for September 2017

We are all proud of Officer Valerie Torres-Hernandez and honored to present her with our So. California Employee of the Month award for September 2017.  Ms. Hernandez has always taken pride in her position as Patrol Supervisor, and seems to have the instinctive ability, according to our clients and those who work with her, to always look, act and perform in a professional manner.  Congratulations Valerie, and welcome to the “Employee of the Month” club.

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Supplier Clearinghouse Woman Owned Certificate of Eligibility

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Supplier Clearinghouse Certification

The Supplier Clearinghouse is the contract agency that verifies the eligibility of women and minority-owned business enterprises for certification in the Supplier Diversity Program. They also maintain and provide a database of these W/MBE verified businesses and disabled veteran-owned enterprises (DVBE) that is accessed by participating utilities.

 

Participation Program, a unit of the Department of General Services. Verified businesses are entered into a database that is utilized by participating utilities for sourcing opportunities.

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Congratulations to Officer Milton Penuela for being awarded Employee of the Month

Officer Milton Penuela has distinguished himself in his position as a Senior Patrol Supervisor for our Southern Region, including all of Los Angeles and San Diego.  For the dedication to Overton Security and the loyalty and commitment to those who serve under him, we are very excited to have the pleasure in presenting Officer Penuela with the August 2017, Employee of the Month Award.

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Announcing the promotion of Ms. Lupe Marin as SoCa Regional Operations Manager

We are happy to announce the well deserved promotion of Ms. Lupe Marin as Operations Manager out of our Southern California Regional office. Ms. Marin had been previously working as our branch Office Manager, and in her position, she has always demonstrated a great propensity to learn and grow.
Lupe200She was a natural choice when the opportunity of Operations Manager became available. We welcome her in her new position and are very excited we were able to offer Ms. Marin this well deserved promotion.   We are confident that Ms. Marin will embrace her new challenges with the same commitment and passion that we have all come to expect from her.  Ms. Marin will report directly to our Regional Vice President, Mr. David Goldfarb.  With the growth we are experiencing in our Southern California Region, we look forward in offering more career opportunities for those who are employed at Overton Security Services.

Lets all reach out and welcome Lupe to her new position as Operations Manager.  Again, I know I speak for all of us in congratulating Lupe on her well deserved promotion.   – Sandy Overton

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Introducing Mr. Marc Moore as new the Regional Manager for our Central Valley Region

I am very pleased to announce that Mr. Marc Moore has accepted the position as Regional Operations Manager overseeing our Central California Region.  Marc will report directly to Mr. Jason Solorzano, Overton Corporate Vice President of Operations.

Mr. Moore comes to Overton Security with over thirty five years of experience in the security industry.  Prior to joining our team at Overton, Marc was Area Manager with one of the nation’s largest security companies managing the Central Valley division from 2003 – 2007.  Providing security personnel to some of the areas best Marc Moore Largeknown employers, such as AAA, EarthLink, HP, and Verizon Wireless, NEC, Hershey’s , Fed X Ground, VSP and Serrano El Dorado.  During this period Marc was also responsible for the security personnel assigned to four bay area shopping malls, including East Ridge, San Jose, Newpark, Newark, Stones town Galleria, San Francisco, and the West Valley Mall in Tracy.

Prior to relocating to Sacramento Marc was Security and Safety Manager for a high tech company in Silicon Valley for 10 years. Prior to working in the high tech industry Marc was the Manager of the Uniformed Security Operations Section for First Interstate Bank for over 10 years.

I am confident Marc will be an excellent choice for this position and a strong asset to Overton Services.  Marc will be located in our Central California regional office at 9343 Tech Center Drive Sacramento, CA.  Marc may be reached at: (916) 368-2300 or marc@overtonservices.com    -Sandy Overton

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Announcing the promotion of Ms. Lauren Esplana as Director of Operations!

I am very excited to announce the promotion of Ms. Lauren Esplana to the position of Director of Operations for Security Services. I feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Lauren in her new capacity on the corporate level.

DSCN1665Ms. Esplana has been with Overton Security for over 10 years. She came to us as part of our Dispatch Team in our Communications Center.  During her employment tenure, Ms. Esplana has held the positions of Dispatch Manager, Scheduling Supervisor, Hiring and Training Director, Director of the Security Patrol Division and overall supervisor of our field workforce of over 650 employees. Through her years of hard work and dedication she has earned this promotion. We are confident that she will meet the new challenges and demands with the same level of enthusiasm and dedication she has never failed to exhibit during her career with Overton Services. Ms. Esplana will will report directly to Mr. Solorzano. Lets all reach out and welcome Lauren to her new position!

“Ms. Eplana has been a god-send to our company at a time of rapid growth that continually required her to adapt and initiate new procedures to accommodate a complete overhaul of our departmental structure during her tenure.  I know I speak for all of you in congratulating Lauren on her well deserved promotion.”     Sandy Overton

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WBENC Certification

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WBENCE National Certification Number:  2005129345

Certification Granted July 31, 2016. Overton Security Services, Inc., a business specializing in, Security and Janitorial Contract Services, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Astra Women’s Business Alliance regional partner organization, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the regional partner organization is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women. By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations, and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

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Overton Appoints New Regional Vice President

Introducing David Goldfarb as Southern California Regional Vice President

I am not only pleased but very excited to announce that, Mr. David Goldfarb has accepted the position of Regional Vice President of Operations for Overton Services in the Southern California Region, effective September 28th.  David will report to our Corporate Senior Vice President, Mr. Jason Solorzano.

David Goldfarb PortraitWith the operational responsibilities for our Security and Janitorial divisions throughout Southern California, David will oversee our workforce and administer our growing portfolio of regional and national accounts.  David comes to us from two decades of senior management experience in the security and janitorial industries as Executive Vice President of several security guard and commercial janitorial companies with over 2,500 employees.

We view his appointment as a sign of our commitment to become one of the leading companies in our industry in Southern California.  The increase in demand from our customers to service Southern California led us to look for an addition to our team who had the experience and success, not only in our industry, but in the regional service area. It is very fortunate that we were able to find someone of David’s caliber to fulfill this role.    We are confident that David will play a key part in providing and implementing the high-quality business solutions our customers expect and deserve while managing the continued growth of our services in Southern California. David comments, “I am excited to start a new challenge and look forward to working with the Overton’ team to further develop and expand our presence in Southern California.  I feel fortunate to be joining such a respected company that takes pride in the quality of the services they offer.”

I am confident David will be an excellent choice for this position and a strong asset to Overton Services.  David will be located in our Southern California regional office at 1025 W. 190th  Ste 218 Gardena, CA.  David may be reached at: (323)-779-4000  E-Mail: dgoldfarb@overtonservices.com    -Sandy Overton

 

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Overton Security Expands Into Southern California

Overton Acquires American Service Industries, Inc. in Southern California

Overton Security Services is very excited to announce the asset acquisition of American Services Industries, Inc., located in Inglewood, California, effective August 3, 2015.  ASI, a division of Federal Building Services based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, has been providing quality uniform security services to an impressive list of clients in the Southern California area since 2003.  All ASI employees and management have been retained and are very excited about becoming part of the Overton’ team of security specialist.  We all look forward to working together to bring our clients the most professional and responsive security services in the industry.

“Overton Security is the perfect fit for what ASI offers in Southern California,” said Anthony Caminiti, CEO of American Services Industries.  “We are confident Overton will give us the support we need to greatly expand our market share and continue to provide our current clients with the services they expect and deserve.  With the additional technology Overton has developed, we will now have the capability to offer clients real-time accountability of our services from anywhere at anytime.”

The acquisition will greatly strengthen and expand the services we offer throughout California.  We are now able to better accommodate clients we presently serve, and those that have requested our services, in Southern California.  Overton Security looks forward to continuing to provide ASI clients with personalized customer service, cutting edge technology and the most highly motivated, supervised and trained security officers in the industry.