Open Options Appoints Steve Wagner as President

Addison, TX (January 8, 2019) – Open Options (acquired by ACRE, LLC on December 17, 2018), the leader in open platform access control solutions has appointed Steve Wagner as the company’s new President.

Steve began his career in the industry in 1986 as VP of Sales & Marketing for Checkpoint Systems. He moved on to become the COO with HID Global for 8 years. In 2009, Steve became the President of Mercury Security and successfully grew that business which was eventually sold to HID Global/Assa Abloy. Steve brings a wide breadth of knowledge and experience to the Open Options team.

“Open Options has worked with Steve for a number of years at both HID and Mercury.  Steve is a well-respected professional and Open Options will benefit from his long and distinguished career in this industry”, said Steve Fisher, Open Options Founder and CEO.  “We look forward to having Steve join us as we continue our growth path and as a new member of the ACRE family.”

About ACRE
ACRE is a global leader in the delivery of integrated technologies and services. Since its formation in 2012, ACRE has played an instrumental role in the development and implementation of security technology initiatives on a global scale.  Today, ACRE employs more than 325 employees in more than 20 countries.  For more information, visit www.acre-co.com.

About Open Options

Since its founding in 1997, Open Options has been a pioneer in the open platform community. Today, the company continues to be a leading provider of innovative access control solutions with the best service and support teams in the industry. Open Options’ flagship access control platform, DNA Fusion, interfaces seamlessly with leading security technologies — including video, biometrics, wireless locks, and more — to provide customers with a best-of-breed security solution. Our open business culture and dedication to customer service is what sets us apart; when you do business with Open Options, you’re doing business with real people who care about your experience. To learn more about Open Options and our solutions, visit www.ooaccess.com.