Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award

Recognizing Leaders in Industry Collaboration

About the Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award

The Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award is named in honor of Jay Hauhn. During his tenure as SIA’s chairman of the board, Hauhn demonstrated a steadfast commitment to fostering cooperation among industry trade associations, and this award recognizes a leader who embodies that spirit of collaboration in the industry. The Hauhn Award is presented at SIA Honors Night.

SIA 2022 Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award: Kim Hooper, Bobby Louissaint, Ron Martin, Eddie Reynolds2022 Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award Recipients: Kim Hooper, Bobby Louissaint, Ron Martin and Eddie Reynolds

SIA has selected Kim Hooper, regional loss prevention manager at Amazon; Bobby Louissaint, global program manager of technical business development, global security services and technology at Meta; Dr. Ron Martin, professor of practice at Capitol Technology University; and Edwina "Eddie" Reynolds, CEO and president of iluminar Inc., with the 2022 Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award.

Hooper, Louissaint, Martin and Reynolds are dedicated SIA members who have been actively involved in the development of SIA’s Talent Inclusion Mentorship Education (TIME) program, which is designed to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) and empowerment of underrepresented identities in the security industry by creating a well-defined pathway for learning and development. Supported by their leadership, TIME connects early and mid-career professionals and students with established industry professionals to foster career development, skill enhancement, recruitment and executive leadership development. Additionally, all four Hauhn Award honorees are board members of the International Organization of Black Security Executives (IOBSE) and have worked with the organization in support of SIA and other diversity initiatives, including recruiting 30 new student SIA members from historically Black colleges and universities and other institutions to participate in SIA’s internship fair pilot program.

[See official press release.]

Previous Jay Hauhn Excellence in Partnerships Award Winners

  • 2020: Min Kyriannis
  • 2019: Andrew Lanning
  • 2018: Larry Folsom
  • 2017: Steve Van Till
  • 2016: Tim Eckersley
  • 2015: Ray Coulombe
  • 2014: Mike Howard and Tom Cellucci
  • 2013: Jay Hauhn