The Executive TeamWe've got a well-seasoned team at the helm.
Acadian's leadership has the knowledge necessary to assist you with your security needs whatever they may be. It's our passion for helping our customers that sets us apart from our competition.
Brandon NilesManaging Director
As Managing Director, Brandon is responsible for the management and oversight of all Acadian Total Security departments and will lead the strategic development of the division.
Brandon has been with Acadian since 2010. In 2013, he was named a department manager, overseeing the monitoring centers in Chicago, Illinois, and Lafayette and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was promoted to operations director in 2016 and managed the day-to-day operations of Acadian Total Security’s various departments.
Brandon holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Iowa and a Juris Doctorate from the University of St. Thomas. He is currently licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and working on his license for the State of Louisiana. He holds security licenses in Louisiana, Arizona and Delaware, and serves as a director on The Monitoring Association's board and is a co-chair of its education committee. Brandon is also a graduate of the 2013 Leadership Lafayette class and was selected as a Security Systems News Top 20 Under 40 honoree in 2018.
Angela LaGrangeOperations Manager
As an Operations Manager, Angela provides oversight to the division’s financial operations including: accounts receivable and billing, accounts payable functions, fiscal budgeting, sales commission tracking, and financial reporting. Angie is responsible for sales and operational reporting as well. She performs data mining and analysis, establishes KPI’s and metrics, and creates and maintains statistical dashboards and automated reports that drive our business.
Angie serves as the Software Administrator of our Accounting and Business Management application and our Sales CRM. Since joining the Acadian team in 2007, she has held positions in the central monitoring station, customer service and inside sales, and the billing department. Angie is known for telling bad accounting jokes, they usually don’t add up!
Al LanclosDirector of Operations
I have a passion for helping people and a knack for working well with others. I enjoy sharing my knowledge and experience to make our entire team stronger while providing the best Total customer experience.
AL Lanclos, Director of Operations, manages all security technicians, customer service teams and our Medical Alert division. He also designs customized security systems to fit the needs of high-end residential and various commercial clientele. Al ensures proper installation and implementation methods and oversees all research and development of all current and potential security product offerings as well as reviewing quotes for accuracy.
Lanclos has been employed with ATS for 3.7 years. He began his career in the security industry in 1995 – 2007 for ADT Security where he worked as the Special Systems Technician. From 2007- 2015, he was employed with Electronic Protections Services as their Lead Commercial Technician before moving to the sales department and eventually securing the role of Service Manager during his last year with the company. In 2015, Al changed course and accepted a position as Security Manager for a large oilfield company where he managed 50+ locations nationwide. Al then joined the Acadian team in 2015 as the Security Ops Manager.