News & Events

Stop by here for Gallaher company and employee news and events, plus the latest updates around the low voltage industry. For real-time feeds and announcements, please check out our Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages often.
Employee Recognition & Promotions

Jared Roberts Joins Gallaher as Alcoa Sales Manager

In his new role as Sales Manager for Gallaher, Jared Roberts is responsible for helping focus and train the company's Alcoa, Tennessee sales team.

Read the full article here.

COO Breck Ellison Named to Integrators "20 under 40" List 2017

 Our Chief Operations Officer, Breck Ellison, has been named to the 2017 Integrators "20 under 40" List by Security Systems News. Breck joined Gallaher and Associates in late 2015 as its Director of Operations and was promoted to his current role as COO in July 2016.

Read the full article here .

Beth Boutwell Promoted to Director of Purchasing and Special Projects

Beth Boutwell is moving to a new role from Director, Human Resources to Director of Purchasing and Special Projects.

​This will allow her to better utilize her skill sets for our organization to make an even bigger impact on our team. 

Company News & Events
  1. Red Nose Day 2018

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    May 24, 2018 - Gallaher annually supports Red Nose Day, which focuses on raising awareness and helping combat hunger for children worldwide, through a series of fundraisers including donations from Friday jean days.

    This year, Gallaher employees wore red noses and posed together with their departmental teams. 

    If you would like to learn more about Red Nose Day please visit RedNoseDay.org.

    Gallaher Participates in Job Shadow Program

    April 11, 2018 -  Gallaher will host a Junior Achievement Job Shadow Program Wednesday, April 11th from 9:00 - 11:30 for Eagleton Middle School.

    Approximately 15 students will be present to learn about Gallaher and the different functions each department serves. Gallaher employees also commit their time to serve as class instructors in various schools in the area.

    ​Junior Achievement's Purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. JA's unique delivery system provides the training, materials, and support necessary to bolster the chances for student success.

    To learn more about JA, visit their website at www.juniorachievement.org

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    Gallaher's "G Force" Team Participates in 5K Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon

    March 24, 2018 -  A team of Gallaher employees, dubbed the "G Force" team, participated in the annual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon's 5k race on Saturday, March 24th.

    Although it was a wet and rainy morning, everyone had fun and enjoyed the camaradiere and fellowship, and are looking forward to next year!


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    Gallaher COO Breck Ellison Tapped as Security Expert in WATE-TV Panel Discussion, KNS Column

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    November 14, 2017 - Gallaher COO Breck Ellison recently participated in a security expert panel discussion on church security in reference to the recent tragic shooting in Texas. The panel was hosted by WATE-TV Channel 6 in Knoxville, TN and consisted of area security experts as well as a local pastor.

    Breck has also been a guest columnist in recent months with the Knoxville News-Sentinel newspaper, and published a relevant column entitled "Five Ways You Can Improve Security At Your Church" that was part of the Monday, November 13th edition.

    The video for the WATE panel can be viewed here, and the KNS guest column can be found  here.



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Industry News & Events

Low Voltage But Not Low Risk

The good news is that the electrical current through low-voltage cabling—such as telecommunications, security or video—is not strong enough to cause a fatal electric shock. The bad news is there still are very real safety risks when performing low-voltage installations.

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Is it Time for Security Drones & Robots?

As drones and robots become more popular, they will become a part of the security industry, but in what capacities and to what extent? If you were to poll security systems integrators across the country, you would probably find few if any that are selling or promoting drones and robots as a solution or a means of profit. You’d be wrong, however, to assume there is little to no interest in the technologies by the security community.

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