CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2009) - AlliedBarton Security Services' Training department was named "Support Team of the Year" at the 2009 American Business Awards ceremony, held June 22 in New York City. Created to recognize the achievements of American businesses and recognize outstanding performance in the workplace, the Stevies are judged by a distinguished panel of business leaders.

"We are honored to be recognized with a Stevie Award and proud of our accessible and innovative training team," said Jim Gillece, AlliedBarton's Senior Vice President of Human Capital Management and Chief People Officer. "Our Training department worked as a team for the January 2009 roll-out of the AlliedBarton EDGE(SM) which is our professionally executed approach to training. From eLearning through our learning management system to pod-casts and on-the-job training, we offer a variety of learning options to our security personnel. Through the AlliedBarton EDGE, we strive to Educate, Develop, Grow and Engage every employee."

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.

AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel to many industries including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, chemical/petrochemical, government, manufacturing and distribution, financial, and shopping centers and malls. Responsive, customer-focused security officers and managers at our client sites are supported by award-winning national resources developed from over 50 years of security experience. Our more than 50,000 employees and 100 offices service a client base of several thousand which includes approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies across the country. AlliedBarton was the first security services company selected as one of Training magazine's Top 125 training companies and has been on the list for four consecutive years. For more information call 1-866-825-5433 or visit

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