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Allied Universal Global Chairman and CEO Steve Jones Receives 2024 Excellence in Executive Leadership Award

IRVINE, Calif. – May 6, 2024 – In an awards ceremony held today at California State University, Fullerton, Allied Universal® Global Chairman and CEO Steve Jones received the 2024 Excellence in Executive Leadership Award from the university’s Giles-O’Malley Center for Leadership

“I am honored to be recognized for the innovative strategies Allied Universal has implemented to further the security industry,” Jones said.  “Leadership and innovation have always held a steadfast place at the core of our company’s mission and remain the primary focus of our growth strategies. This award is a testament to the hard work of the entire Allied Universal team.”

Under Jones’s leadership, Allied Universal has developed and implemented several cutting-edge technology platforms that have revolutionized the security industry, harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to automate certain aspects of recruitment and hiring, as well as the implementation of security strategies.

The Excellence in Executive Leadership award recognizes outstanding Orange County or Southern California executives who have demonstrated exemplary success in one or more of the following: community engagement, cultural change, growth, innovation and/or strategy.

The vision of the Giles- O'Malley Center for Leadership is to develop the leadership capacity of students and the Orange County community through education, training, and outreach.  The center’s mission is to develop leaders by planning and delivering cutting-edge curriculum and leadership development experiences to undergraduate, graduate and executive-level students, alumni and organizations in Orange County. For more information, visit

About Allied Universal 

The world’s leading security and facility services provider and trusted partner to more than 400 of the FORTUNE 500, Allied Universal® delivers unparalleled customer relationships, innovative solutions, cutting-edge smart technologies and tailored services that enable clients to focus on their core businesses. With operations in over 100 countries, Allied Universal is the third-largest private employer in North America and seventh in the world. Annual revenue is more than $20 billion. There is no greater purpose and responsibility than serving and safeguarding customers, communities and people. For more information, visit  

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