SIA Chair's Award

Recognizing Leadership in the Association

The SIA Chair's Award is an award presented annually to a SIA member selected by the current chair. The Chair's Award recognizes the member's diligent efforts in furthering the SIA mission and the member's overall commitment to the association's future.


2022 SIA Chair's Award: Antoinette King, founder, Credo Cyber Consulting2022 SIA Chair's Award Recipient: Antoinette King

SIA has named Antoinette King as the 2022 recipient of the SIA Chair's Award. King, founder of Credo Cyber Consulting, LLC, has 21 years of experience in the security industry. She has held roles within the industry that include engineered systems specialist, operations manager, regional sales manager and key account manager in both integration and manufacturing companies. King founded Credo Cyber Consulting in 2020 with the goal of providing clients a holistic perspective on security, bridging the gap between the physical and cybersecurity domains with a focus on data privacy and protection. She holds the Physical Security Professional (PSP) and Data Privacy Protection Specialist (DPPS) certifications and SIA’s Security Industry Cybersecurity Certification (SICC), as well as a M.S. in cybersecurity policy and risk analysis, a B.S. in managing security systems and an A.S. in criminal justice. King has published and presented on various security topics in several capacities, including articles, white papers, keynotes, webinars, panel discussions and corporate talks.

Antoinette King at The Advance

Antoinette King accepting her award with 2020-2022 SIA Board of Directors Chair Pierre Trapanese

King is an active member of SIA who serves as the vice chair of SIA’s Cybersecurity Advisory Board, a board-appointed group of industry cybersecurity experts who guides SIA members ahead of potential cybersecurity issues related to electronic physical security measures. She has been a contributor to the SIA SICC program, SIA’s student outreach and key SIA RISE community offerings and has served as a SIAcademy LIVE! course instructor and presented at ISC East. King is a member of SIA’s Data Privacy Advisory Board, which provides information and best practices to help SIA members handle sensitive data in a safe and secure manner to protect the personally identifiable information of their employees, partners and customers from potential breaches, and through her role with the advisory board she has presented during SIA webinars, helped develop papers and spoken at ISC West on privacy topics. She also serves on SIA’s Ethics Working Group.

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Previous Chair's Award Winners

  • 2021: Craig Sharman
  • 2020: SIA RISE Committee
  • 2019: SIA Women in Security Forum
  • 2018: Richard Brent
  • 2017: Ken Mills
  • 2016: Lynn de Séve
  • 2015: Scott Schafer
  • 2013: Laurie Aaron and Rob Zivney
  • 2012: Jim Gingo and Bill Taylor