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U.S. Security Associates acquires oldest security firm in America, McRoberts Protective Agency
According to Richard Wyckoff, President and CEO, acquisition of McRoberts supports USA’s strategy for growth and strengthens presence in multiple strategic markets
Acquisition brings state-of-the-industry capability to McRoberts’ clients and adds expertise in certain specialised vertical niches to USA portfolio

U.S. Security Associates (USA) announced the acquisition of McRoberts Protective Agency, Inc., the oldest security firm in America and a venerable brand synonymous with quality and innovation. The acquisition brings state-of-the-industry capability to McRoberts’ valued clients and adds expertise in certain specialised vertical niches to the USA portfolio.

Richard Wyckoff, President and CEO of U.S. Security Associates commented. “We are excited to bring McRoberts Protective Agency into the fold. McRoberts has a core competency in superior customer service and forming partnerships with their clients to deliver customised security solutions. This acquisition supports our strategy for growth and strengthens our presence in multiple strategic markets.”

“McRoberts is renown in the industry for their maritime knowledge and industry advancements. This provides a great national opportunity for our company to further augment in-house maritime capabilities,” stated Alton Harvey, Senior Vice President of National Accounts of U.S. Security Associates. “Our comprehensive training academy already includes a rigorous training and certification program to ensure our security officers meet the federal and international requirements set forth by the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) and the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code.”

Meredith McRoberts, fourth-generation CEO and majority shareholder of McRoberts, said, “U.S. Security Associates (USA) is clearly the best security company in the industry today and we are thrilled to be able to offer our external and internal clients USA’s capabilities and opportunities. McRoberts has always been committed to delivering maximum value to our stakeholders and this move is consistent with that commitment.”

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