About Us

About Us

Smart Solutions For Your Business and Home

At Arkansas Security, it is our passion to find security and home automation solutions that fit your lifestyle.


We are a locally owned and operated business based in Springdale, Arkansas for over 20 years. We have been serving the Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri area since 1995 providing Home and Business security, Smart Home Automation, Camera Surveillance/CCTV, Fire Protection Systems, and more.

Here at Arkansas Security we offer equal - and often superior - quality and service as large national companies. The difference and our advantage is that we are local and probably just a few miles away from your home and business. You can stop by and visit with us and you won't have to wait on hold to speak with us.

When you call, we answer.


How Can We Help You?

Ken Hagerty

Ken Hagerty

Ken is our illustrious CEO and owner, with over 20,000 video and alarm customer. The companies he owns have been voted #1 in Northwest Arkansas for over 11 years. Ken has been selected for the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal's "40 under 40" list, is a member of Rotary Club, and is active in the community.

Ken's passion and enthusiasm for cutting edge technology trickle down throughout our company. Our highly trained technicians take your home and commercial business security seriously. We make it our priority to keep your home and business safe with the latest and most powerful technology available.

Meet Our Team

Sherry Dowdy_Operations-Manager
Sherry Dowdy
Operations Manager 

Born in Mena, AR where most of her immediate family still resides, Sherry has worked for several large companies, such as IBM, USPS, and Fox TV. At Arkansas Security, she has implemented some of the best practices she learned at these companies. She has a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, with a minor in Management. She enjoys the entrepreneurial spirit and comfort level at Arkansas Security, where she says she can truly make a difference in customers lives.
Jim Dixon Security Consultant and Regional Manager
Jim Dixon
Security Consultant - Regional Manager

Jim has been protecting homes and businesses for nearly a decade, joining Arkansas security in 2007. He understands all facets of the industry, bringing knowledge to his clients regarding intrusion and fire alarm systems, surveillance systems (CCTV), access control, and home automation. He is a conference speaker, services on the Ambassadors Committees of two area Chamber of Commerce, is on the Board of Directors of another Chamber, and is Chief Chaplain of the Benton County Sheriff's Office. He also serves on the pastoral staff of his church. Jim is a busy man, but never to busy to help his clients keep bad things form happening to them!
Tracy Clark Video Products Operations Manager
Tracy Clark
Video Products Operations Manager

Originally from Portland, Oregon, Tracy moved to Northwest Arkansas as a teenager with her family. Tracy joined our team in September 2013, and manages the Arkansas Satellite office while helping assist the Arkansas Security office.  Before joining our team, Tracy worked in Hotel/Restaurant Management and as a Divisional Assistant in Asset Protection at the Wal-Mart Home Office.
Lisa Banta Administrative Assistant
Lisa Banta
Administrative Assistant
Lisa was born and raised on a Dairy Farm in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. She moved to Northwest Arkansas in June 2015 and married soon after. She enjoys her job wrasslin' phones, processing paperwork, and solving your daily issues, and genuinely cares about the company and ALL our clients. Lisa has been a proud member of the Arkansas Security team since November 2015.
Dave Hadsell Security Consultant
Dave Hadsell
Security Consultant 

A graduate of Boulder Colorado High School and Wesleyan University in Oklahoma, Dave was a pastor for 34 years in the Wesleyan Methodist Church and a chaplain for nine years with the Rogers police and fire departments. He is also the head chaplain for Benton County. Dave loves the Ozarks and the people of Northwest Arkansas. His own security system has saved him from fire and smoke damage twice. "A monitored security system works for me and it will work for you."
John Brauer Security Consultant
John Brauer
Security Consultant

John has lived in Northwest Arkansas for 40 years. As a Arkansas Security representative and consultant, he has thousands of clients across the area. John graduated from Fayetteville High School and owned his own multiple location business by the time he was 21. "I only sell a product and service that I really believe in and can stand behind."
James Burroughs_Technician
James Burroughs
Technician

James is a Colorado native with 15 years of experience in the CCTV, access control and intrusion/fire alarm systems space. 
Landon Standley VP of Engineering
Landon Standley
VP of Engineering

Landon is a native of West Fork and still lives there to be close to his family. He's done security work for the last 10 years, specializing in fire and intrusion alarm systems as well as camera and access control systems. "I love the variety of projects I get to be involved in at Arkansas Security."
Bob Gorham Security Consultant
Bob Gorham
Security Consultant

Bob has worked as a technician in Northwest Arkansas Region for the past 10 years. He is an expert when it comes to modern technology and has provided installations for several large local businesses and schools.
Desaree Perry_Customer-Outreach-Specialist
Desaree Perry
Customer Outreach Specialist

Desaree is a native Northwest Arkansas and graduated from Fayetteville High school. She has been in the security business for the last eight years. She has 12 years of marketing experience and utilizes those skills to help run our inside lead generation team and assists in the continued growth of business development. Her knowledge of the inner workings of the security industry continue to grow everyday as more and even greater technology emerges. Desaree has a passion for working with animals, but found her home away from home at Arkansas Security.

Dwayne Minor_Lead Technician
Dwayne Minor
Lead Technician

A Native Arkansan and graduate of Farmington High School, Dwayne has been in the security industry for almost 10 years. He is experienced with alarm installation, CCTV cameras, DVR/NVR's, and networking. "Arkansas security is a great company to work for and the other technicians are some of the most knowledgeable people that I have ever worked with."
Mike Leuchtenberg_Advanced-Products-Manager
Mike Leuchtenberg
Advanced Products Manager

Mike Relocated to Northwest Arkansas from Southern Illinois where he was a career firefighter. He enjoys working with and deploying the latest technologies, and is an expert when it comes to CCTV, Access Control, and Home Theater & Networking. Mike loves the NWA area where the scenery is so beautiful and the people are amazing. He enjoys making businesses and families safe and secure with projects he is involved with at Arkansas Security.
Bonn Lauhoti_Internet Marketing & Graphic Design
Bonn Lahouti
Digital Marketing Director

Bonn runs the show regarding all things Digital at Arkansas Security. He has been in the web development and software space for over 9 years and the Corporate IT space for 5 years before that.  He’s a tech addict and loves to be on the bleeding edge of tech toys. Bonn works hard every day to make sure his daughter Jasper grows up to be as nerdy as he is. 

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