Leroy Walden of McKenney's, Inc. Named Secretary of the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance

Leroy Walden of McKenney's, Inc. Named Secretary of the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance

Online PR News – 14-November-2013 – Atlanta, GA – The InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, an international alliance of independent building automation contractors, has elected new leadership, including Leroy Walden of McKenney's, Inc. as secretary. Other new board appointments include Frank Rotello, president of the Alliance; Tommy Reed, operations chairman; and Scott Derby, energy chairman. All InsideIQ alliance members are independent, local contractors specializing in building environmental and security-system controls and services.

Walden is vice president of McKenney’s Automation & Control Solutions (ACS). Rotello, who is CEO of Alpha Controls & Services in Rockford, Ill., previously served as vice president of InsideIQ; Reed is president of Louisiana Controls based in Baton Rouge, La.; and Derby is vice president of SmartEdge, headquartered in Tonawanda, N.Y. More information about the members can be found here http://www.insideiq.org/news/InsideIQ%202013%20Board%20Press%20Release%20FINAL.pdf

The InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance had recently joined forces with Cylance, Inc., a global leader in cybersecurity technology and services. McKenney’s, the Southeast’s leader in building automation and security and a proud member of InsideIQ, also recently joined forces with Cylance to ensure its customers have the deepest expertise at their disposal to ensure their facilities are protected.

“Each member of the InsideIQ board is also a leader of an independent, local building automation company dedicated to providing excellent service for its customers,” said Rotello. “They volunteer to serve InsideIQ because they value the way our members pool a broad array of business and technical experience from thousands of client projects and more than 5,200 employees worldwide. Thanks to our collaborative communications, ideas are shared and perfected so that InsideIQ Members can provide best-in-breed products and solutions that reduce customer risk and increases value.”

About McKenney's
McKenney's is the Southeast's most trusted name in facility construction, operation and maintenance. For more than six decades, our proven approach has ensured high-quality, energy efficient solutions at every stage of a building-Design, Build, Manage and Maintain. McKenney's offers expertise in HVAC, process piping, plumbing, and building automation and control systems, as well as service and maintenance. Our in-house engineering, fabrication, installation and commissioning resources ensure cost-effective delivery of the highest quality solutions. For more information, please visit www.mckenneys.com.

About InsideIQ
InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance is an organization comprised of 49 independent commercial building and facility automation companies representing common automation and security system platforms. Members specialize in the design and implementation of facilities and process control systems, systems integration, enterprise security systems, facilities maintenance services, energy services, and the representation of other value-added products and services. InsideIQ is the largest independent organization of its kind. Member companies provide consistent applications, coordination, and support for commercial facility owners across North America, Canada and parts of Europe. More information is available online at www.insideiq.org.

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