Alfred Washington

Top Notch Security is one of the fastest growing security companies in the United States providing professional security guards for Industrial, Commercial, Residential, Government facilities, and Executive Protection to clients globally. With the one-on-one business counseling assistance provided by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at Southwest Tennessee Community College (SWTCC), 2014 was a banner year for the business according to Washington. Top Notch Security was able to create 53 jobs in the region, increasing the company’s workforce to nearly 250 employees.

Under Washington’s leadership, Top Notch Security earned SBA Tennessee 8(a) Graduate of the Year, and was recognized as “Small Business of the Year” by the Minority Business Development Agency in 2015. Alfred was also recognized as top 40 under 40 by the Memphis Business Journal.

Jonel Turner