From the President

Focus on the Future

By | 2017-10-12T23:15:31+00:00 September 15th, 2017|From the President|

Focus on the Future Here we are on the eve of our second ESA of Missouri Fall Conference. We couldn’t ask for a better venue, The Tan-Tar-A Resort at Osage Beach, Missouri. Last year’s conference was an enormous success with fantastic speakers, beautiful early October weather and most importantly, all of you that attended.

The Cost of Not Embracing the Future

By | 2017-10-03T20:50:35+00:00 June 24th, 2017|From the President|

For more years than I care to recall I have been asked the same question: How does this association benefit my business and why should I be a member? Let me tell you why. Over the past several years our association has addressed several critical legislative issues as well as sponsored NTS training classes

From the President – History Lesson

By | 2017-08-11T16:55:42+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|From the President|

In July of 2008 our state association sponsored one of the most successful product shows and training events in its history. Our treasury at that time was at an all-time high at nearly $33,000. The following April in the Online Communicator Jim Morris, our President at the time expressed his concern regarding the effects our

From the President – Fall Conference Huge Success

By | 2017-08-11T16:55:42+00:00 December 18th, 2016|From the President, Newsletter|

Our First Annual ESA of Missouri Fall Conference was an amazing success and one for the record books! We had three fantastic blockbuster Speakers: Merlin Guilbeau, Angela White and Ron Davis, The Tan-Tar-A Resort was beautiful, however most of all was the support of more than 20 of our members and guests. Additionally , we

From the President – Dance with the one who brung you

By | 2017-08-11T16:55:42+00:00 March 21st, 2016|From the President|

I think most if not all of you will agree with my observation that we have seen more changes in our Industry in the past 5 years that the previous 20 years combined. When we look back 25 years dealer programs were just beginning to have a minimal impact on “entry level” security system pricing. Internet sales were non-existent and the only door-to-door work

Upcoming Quarterly Meetings

By | 2017-08-11T16:55:42+00:00 March 10th, 2016|From the President|

As many of you may be aware we have decided to change 3 of our 4 ESA of Missouri Quarterly Meetings. These 3 Meetings will be Teleconference Calls rather than Meetings that have required Travel and Time away from your Business and Family. We feel that by scheduling the Teleconference Calls Mid Week and at

From the President The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

By | 2017-08-11T16:55:43+00:00 December 21st, 2014|From the President|

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly For the past few years our focus seems to have been primarily on issues at a state level. Although state legislative issues can have a huge impact on our members businesses we can’t ignore the damage that can occur when a municipality acts with and/or without involving our