Scott R. Elkins
Scott Elkins is CEO of Zeus Fire & Security, providers of the most technologically advanced fire and security solutions in the industry. Zeus recently expanded its security-industry footprint through the acquisitions of Alert Alarm of Hawaii, SMG Security of Chicago, and UAS of Philadelphia. Elkins is the former owner and a 30-plus-year employee of UAS, a national provider of integrated security services that protects more than $15 billion in commercial and residential assets. A recognized security industry leader, Elkins developed successful new business models to introduce and implement technology products and services. He created the UAS National Accounts Division, a business unit that grew substantially by leveraging its unique centralized management structure. Under Elkins’ leadership, the UAS National Accounts Division developed strategic business relationships by targeting a wide variety of vertical markets, including food service providers, convenience stores, and retailers. A board member of The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia and former Chairman of Valley Forge Educational Services, Elkins also co-founded Catavault and served on its Advisory Board. He was a principal inventor of United States Patent No. 7,155,739: "Method and system for secure registration, storage, management and linkage of personal authentication credentials data over a network." Scott studied at Villanova University and earned a Master of Science degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. Elkins and his family reside in Bryn Mawr, Pa.