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Author Profile -  Bruce A. Westphal


Bruce A. Westphal is a Fellow of The Business Forum Institute and, before he retired, was President and Chairman of Bay Alarm Company. Bruce graduated from San Jose State University in 1962 and attended executive development programs at Stanford University.  He also completed the Owner President Manager Program (OPM) at Harvard University.  He has also been active in Northern California including being Founder, President, East Bay Alarm Association, 1975 - 1982. Founder, Chairman, President and CEO, Security Network of America, 1988 - 1995. Certified Protection Professional, American Society of Industrial Security, 1977 - Present. Chairman, Member of Governor’s Private Security Advisory Board, 1981 - 1993. President & Board Member, Western Burglar and Fire Alarm Association, 1975 - 1993. Councilor, Save The Redwoods League, 1999 - Present. Board Member & Trustee, Oakland Museum of California, 2005 – Present.  Bruce also served as a member of the board of directors, Chairman of the audit committee and member of the compensation committee for Central Garden & Pet Corporation and he served as Chairman for 8 years, of the State of California’s Private Security Advisory Board.

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