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U.S. Security Associates Acquires ODS Security Solutions

ATLANTA – November 2016 – U.S. Security Associates (USA) announced the acquisition of ODS Security Solutions (ODS), a leading provider of security services based in Richmond, Virginia. The acquisition further strengthens USA's capabilities within the expanding healthcare marketplace.

ODS is greatly admired for providing outstanding quality security services and prides itself on 100% client-retention to the healthcare industry. In addition, ODS has placed a top priority focus on the training of their employees.  These values are highly consistent with USA's client-centric culture and commitment to their Associates' talent development.

Richard L. Wyckoff, President and CEO of USA commented, "We are extremely excited to have the ODS team join with USA as we further enhance our competencies within the healthcare market. In support of our overarching value proposition to provide our clients with 'better outcomes,' ODS brings to us an excellent leadership team with substantial experience. Together, we now have tremendous capacity to develop and provide unique solutions to meet our clients' needs. With fresh insights, and deep expertise, USA now offers a level of service which is unparalleled in the marketplace."

Rafe Wilkinson, former CEO of ODS, will be joining USA and will continue to lead the healthcare market segment's strategic development. He stated, "We are thrilled to join forces with USA.  We share the same passion for customer satisfaction and employee development. Combined, we will now be able to provide an even greater level of fulfillment and expansion of services."

This combination provides further confirmation of USA's continuing commitment to invest in providing market-leading solutions to meet the ever changing safety and security needs of its clients.

About U.S. Security Associates

U.S. Security Associates (USA) is the market-leading, wholly-owned American, full-service safety and security solutions provider. With over 160 locally-responsive offices, international locations and over 50,000 dedicated professionals, they offer the most complete array of physical security, remote surveillance, and global consulting and investigations to ensure better outcomes for thousands of clients and a range of industries. Innovative applications of leading-edge, proprietary technology enable USA to rank annually among the world's best training companies, sustain the highest standards of quality, and underscore world-class customer service with unparalleled accountability. USA's rise as one of the largest innovative security solutions leaders is a natural byproduct of these differentiators and enables the company to provide the most Safe. Secure. Friendly.® environments for people, assets, and brands. For more information, visit www.ussecurityassociates.com.

For more information please contact:

Natalie Fischer, Marketing Manager
Phone: 770.643.7782
Email: nfischer@ussecurityassociates.com

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