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Tim Creenan recognized for service

At the ESA Board of Directors Meeting held in Nashville, Tenn. on June 23, Tim Creenan, CEO of Buffalo based Amherst Alarm, was recognized for his ten years of service on the Installation Quality Certification Program Board of Directors.

July 11, 2014  By Staff

Lynn Comer, current IQ Certification Board chair and president of Shenandoah Valley Security in Waynesboro, Virginia presented the plaque to Creenan on behalf of the entire IQ Board.

“It is an honour and privilege to recognize Tim Creenan’s dedication to the IQ Certification program,” said Comer. “Tim believes in the program and was one of the first companies to become IQ Certified. The industry, is grateful to Tim for his hard work, commitment and dedication to the IQ Certification Program both as an active member company and his service in the program’s leadership.

“During the ten years Tim saw many changes and challenges but without fail, he always brought all of his talents and expertise to generously share with those of us who are dedicated and striving to be the best that we can be,” added Comer. “Tim recognized the true value of quality and consistent practices as they related to his business, Amherst Alarm. He became the best of leaders, one who leads by example.”

Creenan was elected treasurer in 2004. In 2008 he took on the responsibility of chairperson and remained in that position till this year. Today he serves as immediate past chair.


Presenting the plaque were John Knox, ESA President, Lynn Comer, IQ Board Chair and Don Childers, IQ Board Director.
“I was very appreciative and surprised at receiving the recognition,” stated Creenan. “It has been an honor to participate on the board for so long and I know there is a great future ahead for the IQ program.”

IQ Certification provides guidelines and gives consumers a way to identify alarm companies that are committed to providing them with high-quality security and life safety systems. IQ also aims to reduce the burden and risks false alarms place on our police.

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