Barbara Holliday

Barbara Holliday

Executive management and operations professional

Location
Dallas, Texas (Dallas/Fort Worth Area)
Industry
Security and Investigations

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Barbara Holliday's Overview

Current
Past
  • Security Consultant at Westar Security / ProStar Security
  • Director of Administration at Emergency Alert Security
Connections

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Barbara Holliday's Summary

Focused and energetic executive with an accomplished career-track known throughout the electronic security industry for delivering exceptional customer service, inspired team-building and creative solutions.

Barbara Holliday's Experience

Director- Dealer Services

Monitronics International

1998Present (16 years) Dallas, Texas

Security Consultant

Westar Security / ProStar Security

19971998 (1 year) Greater Denver Area

Director of Administration

Emergency Alert Security

19921997 (5 years) Arlington, TX

Barbara Holliday's Honors and Awards

  • Presidential Volunteer Service Award

    USA
    • 2011

    The President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes United States citizens and lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States who have achieved the required number of hours of service over a 12-month time period – or cumulative hours over the course of a lifetime.

  • Presidential Volunteer Service Award

    USA
    • 2012

    The President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes United States citizens and lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States who have achieved the required number of hours of service over a 12-month time period – or cumulative hours over the course of a lifetime.

  • Humanitarian of the Year Award

    Mission 500
    • 2011

    The purpose of the Mission 500 Humanitarian Award is to honor individuals in the security industry who make important contributions to those in need.

Barbara Holliday's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Executive Board Member

      Mission 500
      • Children
      February 2013 present (1 year 8 months)

      Mission 500 launched in the security sector in 2007 as an industry centric charity with a simple goal: sponsor 500 children through World Vision's child sponsorship program. Since that time, Mission 500 has been successful in achieving that goal and is working to continue support and to expand our reach in the coming years. As a member of the executive board, I've been challenged to take a tactical role in advocating for social responsibility and philanthropy within our industry.

      If you haven't participated in the Security 5K during ISC West, please do so.
      Read the industry trade magazines for events and information on ways to engage.

    • Volunteer

      Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
      • Economic Empowerment
      February 2011 present (3 years 8 months)

      Volunteer STAR events judge for Region III and State comeptitons for High School students.

      STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) are competitive events in which members are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills, and career preparation. STAR Events offer individual skill development and application of learning through the following activities:


      ■cooperative – teams work to accomplish specific goals
      ■individualized – an individual member works alone to accomplish specific goals
      ■competitive – individual or team performance measured by an established set of criteria

    • Volunteer Advocate

      The Turning Point Rape Crisis Center
      • Human Rights
      January 2010 December 2012 (3 years)

      The Turning Point is a nonprofit rape crisis center located in Plano Texas whose goal is to provide counseling, education, and advocacy for those impacted by sexual assault. As a Volunteer Advocate for The Turning Point, I was certified by the office of the Attorney General to serve as a rape crisis advocate, working with survivors in Collin County.

    • Adoptions Counselor

      Humane Society of North Texas
      • Animal Welfare
      January 1991 January 1993 (2 years 1 month)

      As an adoptions counselor for the Humane Society of North Texas I provided care and comfort to dogs and cats placed in the adoption center while working to place sheltered pets in permanent homes.

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Animal Welfare
      • Children
      • Human Rights
      • Social Services
    • Organizations I support:

      • Women for Women International
      • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
      • World Vision
      • The Humane Society of the United States
      • KERA
      • Mission 500
      • Humane Farming Association
      • PETA

Barbara Holliday's Skills & Expertise

  1. Team Building
  2. Customer Service
  3. Strategic Planning
  4. Training
  5. Call Center
  6. electronic security
  7. Writing
  8. Leadership Development
  9. Advocacy
  10. Leadership
  11. Operations Management
  12. Coaching
  13. Public Speaking
  14. Account Management
  15. Process Improvement
  16. Team Leadership
  17. Security
  18. CCTV
  19. Sales Operations
  20. Alarm Systems
  21. Call Centers
  22. Sales Management
  23. Customer Satisfaction
  24. Access Control
  25. New Business Development
  26. Security Management
  27. Budgets
  28. Customer Retention
  29. B2B
  30. Contract Negotiation
  31. Business Development
  32. Security Operations
  33. Management
  34. Physical Security
  35. Fire Alarm
  36. Video over IP
  37. Direct Sales
  38. IP Cameras
  39. Corporate Security
  40. Burglar Alarm
  41. Sales Process
  42. Sales
  43. Video Analytics
  44. Loss Prevention
  45. Surveillance
  46. DVR
  47. Life Safety
  48. IPS
  49. Human Resources
  50. Security Audits

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