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.
Business leader and 43-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 Fortune 100 manufacturers 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 serving on numerous industry and private company boards. He was the Past Board of Director of the Security Industry Association (SIA) and The Monitoring Association (TMA), past Chairman of AIREF (Alarm Industry Research & Education Foundation), and past president of the Los Angeles County Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (LABFAA). Kirk currently serves as the Chairman of the Security Industry Alarm Collation (SIAC), and Chair of ESA’s Leadership Identification and Nominating Committee (LINC).