Our portfolio of services is provided by a team of skilled and qualified experts, who have in-depth knowledge of security principles and processes, a comprehensive understanding of your vertical, experience in developing intricate projects, and adherence to Security 101’s core values of fanatical customer service and integrity.



Protecting People, Property & Profits

Security 101® is nationally-recognized as a leader in the security industry and viewed as one of the fastest growing commercial integrators in the US. From system design, engineering, and installation — to servicing electronic security systems, Security 101 offers a full range of services to our clients. Our business systems, specialized business operations software, and extensive training allow us to deliver the highest quality security systems and positive customer experiences.

As a true systems integrator, Security 101 is the only call you’ll need to make.

“Complete” design & engineering

Intercom & tele-entry systems

Custom programming

Mass notification systems

Project management

Wireless solutions

Visitor management systems

Access control systems

Video management systems

Intrusion detection systems

Unique software solutions for market-specific security challenges

Security system integration (video, access control & intrusion detection)

Extensive Service Portfolio

Security Reimagined

A comprehensive, purpose-built security environment is essential for businesses of any size to thrive. By partnering with Security 101, we can create an intelligent and integrated system that incorporates advanced video, access control, alarm monitoring, and visitor management solutions to help you maximize safety, efficiency, and productivity and detect and mitigate threats on time. 

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Our Team


Chicago, IL - Our local team is comprised of seasoned security professionals who are ready to handle any size commercial electronic security systems project or service needs you may have. At Security 101 our expansive network of industry talent is deep — and our unique business model allows for every team member to stay connected. Here are a few key TEAM101 members in your local area. Get connected, follow us on Linkedin®, and join the conversation. Our dedication to security excellence is second-to-none and we are ready to start earning your trust today.


Brent Sherman
Owner & General Manager

Brent Sherman brings over thirty years of sales and management experience to Security 101. His work experience in the professional healthcare sales industry include: Area Sales Director in the Midwest, Commercial Business Director on the West Coast, and Sales Manager in the Midwest. Brent has a proven and consistent track record of success throughout his career. He received numerous awards as a Professional Healthcare Sales leader in the pharmaceutical and rare disease markets. These awards include the leadership excellence award, Regional Director of the Year, Circle of Excellence, and consistent rankings in the top 10% of the nation with several top tier pharmaceutical companies.

Brent is a highly accomplished Sales Leader with extensive experience in a wide range of vertical segments. He has a proven track record of performance, maximizing revenue, developing talent, and building high performing teams. He has expertise in resource deployment, accountability, hiring and coaching, skill development and coaching, and strategic leadership to drive performance. His experience and expertise include large account management, marketing, training, sales operations, and market planning. He is also an accomplished cross-functional team leader with significant collaborative experience in product launch and collaborative performance complemented by strong communication and tactical deployment skills.

Brent received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University and his MBA degree from the University of Michigan, Flint. During his career, Brent has lived throughout the Midwest and West. He currently resides in the Chicago area with his wife Nancy.


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Security 101® Careers


Being a part of TEAM101 has a special meaning to our dedicated personnel. At Security 101, we are continuously seeking qualified, highly-motivated individuals who demonstrate our guiding principles of fanatical customer service, integrity, and fun. Grow with us and thrive within an organization dedicated to excellence.

We are actively seeking top talent for the following position(s):

Account Executive

Security 101 – Chicago is now recruiting an Account Executive that can identify, qualify, and develop new customer opportunities by creating market awareness of Security 101 products and services. As an Outside Sales Representative in a B2B sales role, the ideal candidate will be actively seeking new business and building relationships with prospects while maintaining relationships and connections with their existing clients.


Lead Technician

Security 101 – Chicago is now recruiting a Commercial Security Technician that has experience installing commercial electronic security devices primarily IP network systems and overall security systems.


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