About Syncomm


30+ Years of Publishing & Management Experience

Syncomm Management Group is the Publisher of three monthly magazines THE WATCHMAN, THE SENTINEL, and THE SENTRY which serve the Electronic Security Industry.  SMG has conducted integrated marketing communications activities for a wide variety of national and regional non-profit organizations and corporations. Since 1991, SMG has provided clients with quality public relations, marketing communication services and management services.

jerry lenanfer

Jerry Lenander

Founder / Director

Ryan Makovsky

Business Development Manager
Paul Udell

Paul Udell

Senior Consultant

Our Clients

Among the organizations and companies we have developed and managed programs for are (partial list):

California Alarm Association

The CAA is a non-profit trade association of security alarm dealers, integrators, manufacturers, suppliers, central stations, and other service providers operating or servicing the California market.  The CAA focuses on strong consumer awareness, public policy, law enforcement & first responder advocacy through the Youth Scholarship Program and legislative presence at the state's Capitol through funded lobbyists.

New York Electronic Life Safety Association

NYELSA represents the interests of the New York Electronic Life Safety & Security Industry. NYELSA is the premier and only state wide trade association for the New York Alarm Industry. NYELSA represents Security Alarm Companies, Manufacturers, and Distributors that do business in the State of New York.

Western Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (WBFAA) Unilateral Apprenticeship & Training Committee

The WBFAA UATC is an approved Apprenticeship & Training Program for Fire/Life Safety Technicians in the State of California.  The WBFAA UATC provides college accredited courses of related supplemental instruction to Apprentices, and also provide online based CEU courses for Journeyman Certification Renewal.

National Training Program

The National Training Program delivers more than 200 hours of online based training focused in the Electronic Security & Fire/Life Safety Industries.  The diverse catalog of courses was developed by industry professionals and offers content for all skill levels, from new hires to experienced field technicians.

Ohio Security & Fire Alarm Association (OSFAA)

Whether you’re an Electronic Security Provider, your primary business is dealing with Electronic Security Providers, or you’re a code official or a consumer in the Electronic Security Industry, we’re here to help you. The Ohio Security & Fire Alarm Association (OSFAA) is pleased to help people in the Electronic Security Industry find the resources they need.

Pennsylvania Association of Fire Equipment Distributors (PAFED)

PaFED was founded in 1988 by several fire extinguisher professionals who saw the need for an organization. Membership was open to legitimate companies who have the desire to upgrade our industry to the high standards that are required. Today the organization is stronger than ever and working to educate the membership in the ever-changing regulations that effect us.

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