| About The Leadership Summit
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The ESA Leadership Summit is an executive-level conference that is large enough to meet peers from across the nation and small enough to offer a quality, personalized experience. Owned by the Electronic Security Association (ESA), this is the only conference designed solely by the largest and longest standing trade association in the electronic security and life safety industry.

What You Will Experience

Link. Learn. Lead.

Adapt your strategies to conquer whatever comes tomorrow. The ESA Leadership Summit prepares leaders in the electronic security industry to excel by connecting them with peers, exposing them to fresh ideas from high-profile speakers, and empowering them to keep their companies on the leading edge.



Hear expert speakers from other industries who will offer a uniquely valuable perspective.


Schedule meetings with integrators, dealers, monitoring professionals and sponsors in advance of the event, to make the most of your time.


Forge personal connections at speed networking events, receptions and award ceremonies.


The Leadership Summit is tailored to industry executives from companies of any size who want to grow their businesses. Whether you are an industry veteran or a newcomer, the event will provide invaluable connections and knowledge that frontrunners like you can use to benefit your companies, employees, and customers.

All security industry professionals from across the nation are welcome, including:

• Security business owners/senior managers
• Security industry rising leaders*
• ESA volunteers, committee members and chartered chapter leaders

*Rising leaders must attend with a senior member of their company.

Where and When

The 2019 Leadership Summit will bring its consistently effective networking and education experience to the Live Music Capital of the World – Austin, TX.


Join us as we — for the first time — combine the Rising Leaders Forum and the Leadership Summit for one powerful experience, mixing the leading industry executives with promising leaders of tomorrow.


Don’t miss impactful presentations, interactive sessions and quality interactions January 28-31.


ESA Executive Committee
Angela White, ESA President
Chris Mosley, Vice President
Dee Ann Harn, Vice President
Tim Creenan, Vice President
G. Thomas Eggebrecht, Ph.D, Vice President
Jon Sargent, Secretary
Steve Paley, Treasurer
Marshall Marinace, Immediate Past President

George De Marco, DECO Ventures
John Loud, Loud Security
Jason Lutz, Honeywell
Steve Firestone, Select Security
Brandon Freedman, Wayne Alarm
Chris Johnson, LiveWatch Security LLC
Chris Nobling, Security Force, Inc.