ABOUT MacGuard

Your Go-To Electronic Security Industry Expert

Who We Are

Kirk MacDowell and MacGuard Security Advisors are your trusted electronic security experts. We understand the trends that affect your bottom line and the growth opportunities within your reach. We specialize in working with electronic security companies to assess business operations, review short- and long-term business initiatives, and provide blueprints for long-term success.

As a key outside partner of your executive team, we can lead critical projects, mentor operations and sales teams, provide industry analysis, identify growth opportunities including attrition mitigation and new channels to market, as well as strategic alliances and robust M&A candidates.

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About Kirk

A dynamic business leader and 40-year security industry veteran, Kirk MacDowell is the founder and CEO of MacGuard Security Advisors. Bringing insight from his time at industry innovator Alarm.com, top manufacturing and Fortune 50 companies General Electric and United Technologies, a top 50 SDM integrator, and his own electronic security firm – Kirk now offers guidance on how to innovate, transform, and compete in today’s ever-changing electronic security landscape.

A sought-after industry speaker, Kirk also remains active in many associations, having served on the boards of The Monitoring Association and the Security Industry Association. He currently sits on the editorial board of Security Sales and Integration, and he is a founding member of the Global Life Safety Alliance, as well as Chairman of the Security Industry Alarm Coalition and Chairman of the Alarm Industry Research and Education Foundation.