Brian Coulombe Named to Security Systems News’ “40 Under 40”


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Top 40 Under 40

November 5, 2019

Brian Coulombe, Principal, was recently named to Security Systems News’ inaugural “40 Under 40” class of 2019. The class is ‘made up of a diverse and talented mix of young professionals representing the next generation of leaders in security.’ This is the first time the award was opened up to consultants. 

“I am honored to be recognized among my peers as a security industry top 40 under 40,” said Coulombe. “In an industry that has historically found it challenging to attract young talent, this award helps provide visibility into the wide range of exciting opportunities that exist in security, from consulting and design to manufacturing and end-user practice. Further, I’m thrilled that the award committee has chosen to include security consultants for the first time ever, and it is a privilege to be part of the inaugural class of consultants to receive this award.”

Brian serves as principal for Ross & Baruzzini. He is a professional engineer with 15 years of experience in the design and implementation of low voltage systems, fiber optic transmission systems and secure Ethernet networks. He is responsible for leading projects involving the security program development and design of video surveillance systems, access control and alarm point monitoring systems, intrusion detection systems, copper/fiber Ethernet networks, vehicle interdiction and control systems, physical security information management (PSIM) systems and digital voice communication systems. Some of Brian’s more notable projects include work for: Sandy Hook Elementary School, New York Stock Exchange, the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Skyrise Miami.

About Ross & Baruzzini, Inc.

Founded in St. Louis in 1953, Ross & Baruzzini is an international engineering consulting and design firm continually ranked among the top companies in the nation. It provides advanced solutions in healthcare, government, higher education, transportation and mission-critical sectors. Earlier in 2019, the firm was cited as a “best place to work” by the St. Louis Business Journal. It is also a recurring Zweig Hot List company for fastest growing design firms in the U.S. 

Ross & Baruzzini, which has more than 400 employees, executes projects in more than 30 countries. It operates from headquarters in St. Louis with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Kansas City, Miami, New Haven, New York, Seattle and Mexico City.

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