Security Industry Association unveils 2023 SIA Chair’s Award honourees


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The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Kim Loy and Brendan McFall as 2023 recipients of its SIA Chair’s Award.

The award – which is presented annually and selected by the SIA’s Board of Directors’ Chair – recognises members’ diligent efforts in furthering the association’s mission and commitment to its future. Loy and McFall will receive the prestigious award at the SIA’s annual membership meeting (The Advance), taking place 28 March during ISC West 2023.

Kim Loy, a security industry veteran with more than 25 years’ senior management experience, has achieved significant success within a wide variety of global enterprises.

In her most recent role as Chief Product Officer for ACRE, she oversaw the company’s brands, strategic product planning and cybersecurity strategy and provided direction for messaging strategy and communications development.

Brendan McFall began his career in 2014 as Executive Assistant for Northland Control’s CEO, Pierre Trapanese. Since then, he has taken on a number of different roles at Northland, most recently becoming the East Coast operations manager in 2022.

“I’m grateful to be selected as a 2023 SIA Chair’s Award Honouree,” commented Loy. “I’ve been fortunate enough to have a number of people who I look up to as mentors and leaders who have helped me grow into the professional that I am today.

“I’m also very thankful for the opportunities that have allowed me to take on leadership roles and make decisions about the innovations being developed in the security industry.”

“I am deeply honoured to be recognised as a 2023 SIA Chair’s Award Recipient,” added McFall. “It has been an absolute pleasure working with the team at SIA. They are an incredible group of hardworking, genuine and selfless individuals who are making our industry a better place to work.

“I encourage anyone interested in making a broader impact to reach out to SIA and find a way to get involved!”

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