Avon’s Nolan Security expanding Facility to add 300 certified jobs

John_NolanHendricks County Economic Development Partnership (HCEDP) today announced that Nolan Security an emerging leader in private security services has announced plans to expand its operation in Avon, Indiana. Due to an expanding need for services and the creation of local, regional and statewide partners, Nolan Security is expected to create an additional 300 jobs.

Said Jon Nolan, owner:  “As part of this expansion, we will be providing a variety of private security services, allowing us to better serve our customers. This expansion will create 300 credentialed new jobs and position Nolan Security well for the future. Thanks to the hard work of the Hendricks County Economic Development Partnership Excel in Hendricks County program partners including the Small Business Development Center and the Hendricks College Network this project has become a reality.”

“Along with our partners in the Excel in Hendricks County Program for small business, we are excited to see Nolan Security’s continued growth and success,” said Cinda Kelley-Hutchings, HCEDP Executive Director. “While we work to attract new investment in Hendricks County, we also keep a keen eye on fostering a climate that helps existing firms grow and startups come to fruition.”

Marti Chestovich ISBDC Advisor Hendricks County concurred: “We were very impressed with Jon Nolan’s business model and growth potential. NSI is the type of company that the Small Business Development Center really likes to help with business planning and financing.  They have the potential to be a profitable enterprise and an asset to the community for years to come.  I applaud Jon and his team for their continued dedication and success.”

Nolan Security & Investigations is celebrating a move to new office space at Prestwick Point 5250 E. US Hwy 36, Suite 170. This move has been prompted by a dramatic growth in staff, clientele and revenue in 2011, as well as many new prospects for 2012. NSI is taking advantage of a busy winter calendar to springboard the advancement of its Event Based Staffing Division. This is a big winter for football in the Indianapolis area, and NSI’s new space provides them the room necessary to plan logistics and to staff the full scope of the events coming their way.

Looking into the future, NSI seeks to be a sustainable source of jobs for the people of Hendricks County and Central Indiana, as well as a contributor to the general economic health of the region by partnering with great organizations such as the HCEDP, the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Hendricks College Network, and a number of other groups, societies and associations.

NSI continues to become a respected leader in the security staffing field throughout Central Indiana”, Brian Simkins NSI Director of Operations.
Cathy Bastin, Executive Director of the Hendricks College Network states, “Quality jobs with flexible hours are critical to our adult college students, and NSI will be a great fit for many of them. HCN is facilitating partnerships with our local college partners to recruit students, which is a win for everyone involved!”

Avon has experienced unprecedented growth since incorporating in 1996, growing from a population of 4,882 to a population of 10,523 in 2010. Avon is committed to improving their quality of life and is home to the IU Health West Hospital and the new Hendricks Regional Health YMCA. Consistently recognized for their Four-Star schools and high standardized testing scores, Avon’s state-of-the-art schools offer students opportunities to work with the latest technology in education. To learn more about Avon, please visit their website at www.avongov.org.

The Hendricks County Economic Development Partnership (HCEDP) is a public-private agency and is the primary agency responsible for attracting new jobs and new investment in Hendricks County, Indiana. New business investment in Hendricks County since 2001 totaled $1,087,671,747.00 with the creation of more than 12,733 new jobs. Information on available development sites, buildings, workforce training, incentive programs, community profiles, small business development and other resources is available at www.hcedp.org or by calling (317) 745-2400.

Edited press release by Cinda Kelley-Hutchings, HCEDP