Press release

Raptor Technologies® Bolsters Security Solutions with Acquisition of LobbyGuard® Solutions, LLC

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Raptor Technologies®, the market leader in U.S. K-12 school security
solutions, today announced that it has acquired LobbyGuard Solutions,
LLC, a visitor management and front office automation system provider.

“The combination with LobbyGuard is a tremendous step forward in
achieving our goal of protecting every student in every school, every
day” said Jim Vesterman, CEO of Raptor. “Seventy-five percent of schools
use pencil and paper for visitor management, and 95% of schools use
pencil and paper for emergency management. This creates a great
opportunity for Raptor and LobbyGuard to offer a full line of visitor
management products including self-service kiosks for the K-12 market as
well as corporate and government markets. LobbyGuard and Raptor
employees share a common passion for protecting students and visitors
and have the resources to provide advanced, innovative solutions to

“We are excited to join Raptor and contribute to its rapid growth
serving the K-12 market with its best-in-class visitor, emergency and
volunteer integrated solutions,” said Kevin Allen, President of
LobbyGuard. “This is a fantastic opportunity for two leaders in security
solutions to join forces and help schools and businesses around the
country stay safe. The combined organization will serve nearly 30,000
K-12 schools and will have a footprint in the very large commercial
market. Our talented, experienced employees are looking forward to
joining the Raptor team.”

LobbyGuard will operate as a division of Raptor based in its current
location in Raleigh, NC. LobbyGuard President Kevin Allen will remain in
his current position and all employees will continue in their current

About Raptor Technologies®

Raptor Technologies helps schools protect their students and staff with
innovative visitor, volunteer, and emergency management solutions that
instantly screen for registered sex offenders, manage custody issues,
run background checks on volunteers, and aid in the preparation,
response and recovery from emergencies. Since its inception, Raptor has
identified and alerted officials to more than 50,000 instances of sex
offenders attempting to enter Raptor-protected schools and issued more
than 250,000 custody alerts. The Raptor system has also been credited
with the arrests of numerous absconded sex offenders that crossed state
lines. For more information, visit

About LobbyGuard Solutions

LobbyGuard was one of the first companies to introduce products in the
visitor management sector and was the first to offer a self-service
kiosk. LobbyGuard software and products are designed to increase
building security and reduce workload on front desk personnel by using
the self-service convenience of kiosk and smartphone-based applications.
LobbyGuard handles over 1,000,000 visitor sign-ins each week at school,
corporate, government, and medical facilities worldwide. LobbyGuard is a
division of Raptor Technologies. For more information, visit