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What is RISE?

Launched by the Security Industry Association (SIA), RISE is a networking group tha​t fosters the careers of young professionals in the security industry. The group is available to all young professionals, under 40, or individuals who have been in the security industry for less than 2 years, whose company is a member of SIA.


​The RISE program is led by the RISE Committee, a group of SIA member volunteers who champion the role of young professionals in our industry.

Committee chair:

Mairin Priestley, Allegion

Vice co-chairs:

Brendan McFall, Northland Controls

Tim Wenzel, Facebook

SIA staff contact:
Bryan Miller​, 301-804-4717

Announcing the RISE Scholarship - $30,000 in Scholarships!

SIA is pleased to announce that for 2017, $30,000 worth of scholarships will be available to RISE members seeking to take coursework related to professional development. Learn more about the RISE Scholarship​ and APPLY TODAY.​

Why Should I Join RISE?

  • Fun, in-person networking events held during top tradeshows and in major cities across the country

  • Career-growth webinars on topics of interest

  • ​Internship job board as part of the Security Industry Recruitment Center​

  • Scholarships for education and professional development

  • Career tracks at ISC West and East


​Join RISE Today!


Where Can I Learn More?