CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2015) - AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces that Nancy Peterson, Vice President/Deputy General Counsel, has been elected to the board of the Committee of Seventy.

"It is an honor for Nancy to join the board of the Committee of Seventy," said David I. Buckman, EVP and General Counsel, AlliedBarton. "Nancy's leadership and integrity will be an asset to this influential group. AlliedBarton is proud of leaders, such as Nancy, who are committed to our communities."

"We are thrilled to be working with Nancy," said David Thornburgh, President & CEO, Committee of Seventy. "She brings a depth of experience to our organization. We know she will help us continue our work dedicated to making government and politics work better."

Peterson oversees contract management and compliance functions at AlliedBarton. She joined the security leader in 2005 following positions with Frankford Candy & Chocolate Company, ARAMARK and Blank Rome LLP, all in the Philadelphia area. In addition to the Committee of Seventy, she is also a member of the Forum of Executive Women, Association of Corporate Counsel, and ASIS's Security Council; and a board member of the Mural Arts Program.

About the Committee of Seventy
The Committee of Seventy is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, civic organization dedicated to making government work better and Philadelphia a better place to live, work and play. Seventy exists to improve the voting process and open up our political culture. We encourage honest, capable people to seek public office, and work with them to help them make government more efficient and effective. Seventy engages citizens in the process of making important decisions about Philadelphia's future. Seventy partners on "joint ventures" with other civic organizations whenever it helps our mission. Seventy's work takes the shape of projects, campaigns, and initiatives, which sit at different places on the scales of "degree of difficulty" and "potential impact."

About AlliedBarton Security Services
For more than 50 years, AlliedBarton Security Services has provided superior security officer services to protect people, homes and businesses. AlliedBarton tailors security programs to meet clients' needs with committed professionals who enhance clients' brands. The most honored security services provider, AlliedBarton consistently delivers exceptional service which creates a differentiated experience for clients and the people they serve. More than 60,000 employees and 120 offices serve thousands of clients with levels of protection that anticipate needs and build enduring relationships. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit


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