IAHSS President-Elect, Roy Williams III, will add to PalAmerican Security’s growth, strength, and success in the US healthcare security sector.
August 20, 2019 – PalAmerican Security is pleased to announce the addition of Roy Williams III, MBA, CHPA, to our healthcare security management team.
Roy Williams III, who is the current President-Elect of The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS), joins PalAmerican Security as the National Healthcare Program Manager. In this role, Williams will oversee the quality of PalAmerican’s healthcare program. He will focus on enhancing our training and compliance programs, and ensure we develop and maintain PalAmerican’s high standards for relevant and effective training for Healthcare Security Officers.
Williams joins the PalAmerican team bringing more than 22 years of healthcare security, safety, emergency management, and law enforcement experience to our healthcare program. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Western Kentucky University, and an MBA from Columbia Southern University.
We are delighted to welcome one of the best healthcare security management talents in the industry to our PalAmerican family. Roy is an experienced and respected leader, who has worked tirelessly to support continuous improvement in the healthcare security field.
- Don MacAlister, COO
Recently working at the Baptist Healthcare Systems Inc., the largest not-for-profit health system in Kentucky, Williams was the Regional Director of Security and Emergency Management for the Louisville and La Grange markets. He was responsible for directing and continuously developing the Security and Emergency Management programs, and implementation of these programs with all departments, to ensure overall operational effectiveness. Williams was also responsible for providing administrative leadership to those for the facilities, in order to achieve a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians, and staff.
It is already clear that PalAmerican’s growth in the healthcare sector has been making a noticeable difference these last six months. Roy is truly aligned with the philosophy of PalAmerican, and he will be key in expanding and growing our program as we move forward.
- Jason Begin, EVP
Prior to working in healthcare security, Williams served 11 years as a municipal police officer, where he served various roles with the department and community. He then held the position of Director of Security for Hardin Memorial Health in Elizabethtown, Kentucky for eight years, before joining Baptist Health in 2015.
Williams is currently the IAHSS 2019 President-Elect and has been a member since 2008. He will continue to serve as President for the association in 2020, while previously serving as:
- KY Chapter Chair
- Resident for Region 2
- Membership Committee
- Board Liaison for Commission on Certification (Ongoing)
- Board Liaison for Council on Guidelines
- Governance Council
Roy will further strengthen an already formidable healthcare security management team in our company and, having worked with Roy on IAHSS initiatives in the past, it is clear his dedication, strong interpersonal skills, and wonderful manner will fit very well in the PalAmerican culture.
- Don MacAlister, COO
As a rapidly growing company, it is imperative we continue to focus on the fundamentals and work to strengthen the foundation on which PalAmerican’s excellent reputation has been built. Williams’ extensive experience in the healthcare industry is invaluable to help us ensure we remain both current and strategic to address the ever-evolving regulations and requirements in the US healthcare environment.
Learn more about our approach to Healthcare Security: https://palamerican.com/industries-served/health-care/
About PalAmerican Security
PalAmerican now has a presence in 22 states across the USA and growing. As one of North America’s largest independent security superfirms, we take the time to understand the security challenges our clients face. We then develop security programs, which work to suit their unique needs and budgets. It is why we have developed the most responsive and talked about customer service programs in the industry. Our decades of experience combined with exceptional security personnel training and innovative solutions, give our valued patrons access to knowledge-based skill sets, which cover all aspects of security.