Universal Protection Service is the largest private security company in the United States. Universal Protection Service was founded in 1965. It was started out as a janitorial company, expanding into security by 1969. In 2015, it acquired Guardsmark, thus becoming the largest privately owned security contractor in the US. Guardsmarks founder, Ira A. Lipman, joined UPSs board as vice chairman.
Highest paying job titles at Allied Universal include Enterprise Account Executive, Director of Operations, and Cyber Security Analyst