GuardTexas is a Texas born and raised company. Our 700 dedicated employees are committed to helping provide the best and most effective security for our clients across Texas.
FoundedJanuary 1, 1976
Larry R. Hardtner founded the business as Executive Security Systems, Inc. of America in Dallas.
AcquisitionAugust 13, 1991
Acquired Charter Security Group, with offices in Austin, Bryan, Dallas and Waco. This signaled a commitment to mobile patrol and response services.
San AntonioJuly 10, 1997
Opened the San Antonio office.
HoustonSeptember 13, 2006
Opened the Houston office.
Fort WorthMay 1, 2014
Opened the Ft Worth office.
Command CenterMarch 19, 2016
Proprietary technology and processes developed with professional expertise, to launch our Virtual office. The Command Center now oversees operations in Athens, College Station, Edinburg and Waco.
New Brand: GuardTexasAugust 25, 2016
Executive Security Systems is renamed GuardTexas. Same company, leadership and commitment to security, with an emphasis on our Texas heritage and pride!