Convergint, a global leader in service-based systems integration, today announced the acquisition of Smith Hamilton, Inc., a nationally recognized provider of equipment and security solutions for financial institutions. This acquisition will further deepen and expand Convergint’s presence within the financial market in the United States.
Smith Hamilton, Inc. each brings over thirty years of critical industry expertise, an enduring dedication to serving customers with integrity, and a strong commitment to fostering innovative solutions. As part of Convergint, Smith Hamilton, Inc. will have access to Convergint’s global network of expertise, allowing them to broaden their service offerings and solutions to current and future clients.
“What made Smith Hamilton such an easy decision for Convergint was their unwavering commitment to company culture and being their customers’ best service provider,” said Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies. “We are excited to work with their colleagues, customers, and partners and to expand the work we provide in the financial industry with the addition of this exceptional company.”
Smith Hamilton, Inc. is a leading installation and service provider for physical security, electronic security, and advanced solutions across the financial industry. With particular expertise in retail bank branches and credit unions, the company delivers innovative solutions to drive efficiency, reduce operational costs, increase revenue, and enhance overall customer experience. Smith Hamilton, Inc., currently operates 11 offices and services over 800 financial branch operations across the southern portion of the United States.
“In our first meeting in Chicago, Ken Lochiatto stated that if our cultures didn’t line up, this would never work,” said Jeff Braselton, founder of Smith Hamilton Equipment. “After that meeting, we all left the table knowing that this was a perfect fit for our team. Many have come to the table throughout the years, but none like Convergint. In the last three years, they have proven to be a company committed to their colleagues, their customers, and their word.”