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Aiden O’Brien

Executive Director

Foundation for Advancing Security Talent

Aiden O’Brien brings experience in association management and government affairs to his role as executive director of the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST). Aiden is dedicated to fulfilling FAST’s mission, which revolves around connecting highly skilled individuals with careers in the security industry. His leadership plays a pivotal role in advancing workforce development within this vibrant and growing industry.

Before taking on his current position, Aiden served as the director of the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Foundation, demonstrating his commitment to the growth and success of nonprofit organizations.

Aiden holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from the University of New Hampshire. He resides in the beautiful state of New Hampshire.


SIA 25 on the RISE Awards

Wednesday, October 18th

The SIA 25 On the RISE award program, presented by the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) RISE community together with Brivo and the Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST), recognizes 25 new and emerging security leaders each year for their impactful contributions to advancing the security industry. SIA 25 on the RISE awardees represent the industry’s leaders of today and tomorrow who influence their companies, their communities and the industry at large in terms of diversity, impact and innovation.

SIA 25 On The RISE Awards 2023