Our Team

Rick Jolet/ Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Rick Jolet brings a unique combination of security and technology experience to the role of CEO. Jolet began his career as a field support technician for Digital. During his 26 years with the company he designed, sold, supported, and managed network systems and technology projects for industry leaders such as GE Capital, Compaq, and Hewlett Packard.

Jolet also has an impressive record of making technology fit the needs of important clients. At GE Capital, he was the Project Manager responsible for Mobil Oil. Compaq, later acquired by Hewlett Packard, made him their Lead Engineer responsible for Hibernia National Bank.

Having witnessed how advances in networking and communications technology were coming together to change the security industry, Jolet is ensuring that AMS and our dealers are positioned to take full advantage of this revolution.



Dera DeRoche-Jolet/Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Dera DeRoche-Jolet is the founder and now CFO of Alarm Monitoring Services, Inc. DeRoche-Jolet built AMS from a scratch operation into one of the industry's most recognized and respected monitoring facilities. With a business degree in accounting and over 35 years of hands-on experience, she is focusing her efforts today on the jobs she loves most: finance and business development.

Over the course of her career, DeRoche-Jolet has been a leader and innovator in the security industry. She spearheaded the establishment of the Louisiana Chapter of the NBFAA, served as an NBFAA Associate Board Member, contributed to the creation of the Central Station Operator Course, a training course designed by SIA in conjunction with Association of Public Communication Officials Institute, Inc. (APCO) and represented the monitoring and alarm industry in special sessions before the United States Congress. DeRoche-Jolet is a national instructor of the Train the Trainer CSOC Course and has taught across the United States.  It is no wonder that in 1992, the New Orleans Times Picayune chose her as one of the year's "Women to Watch."