Our History

From guarding Frank Lloyd Wright's "Fallingwater", and the original "wax" print of Elvis's "Love Me Tender", to being the security provider for high-profile multi-national weapons and weapon system manufacturers, AM-GARD has been delivering the right level of service and best value for over 40 years.
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AM-GARD Ownership

Edward M. Boczar
Edward M. BoczarPresident
Ed took over the firm in 1976 and continues today as AM-GARD's highest-seated official.

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Jennifer L. Boczar
Jennifer L. BoczarChief Operations Officer
Jennifer became an owner in 2006, making AM-GARD a third-generation, woman-owned, family business.
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AM-GARD In The Community

AM-GARD has been recognized for the past 14 years for being the Women Owned Business’s in Pittsburgh with the most employees. AM-GARD received a Certificate of Achievement from the American Legion in 2009 for being the small business in Pennsylvania who hired more veterans than anyone else. We are very proud of America’s Veterans and our Achievement in the Employment of Veterans Award, and we continue to strive to employ as many qualified veterans as possible.
AM-GARD is also a large supporter of the organization, Amen’s Corner. Annually, Amen’s Corner recognizes police officers throughout Western PA for acts of heroism and honors fallen comrades. Animal Friends of Pittsburgh, The Wounded Warrior Project, Cystic Fibrosis, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America, Salvation Army, Junior Air Force ROTC, many local youth sport programs, and organizations who promote anti drug use in the community all receive annual support in meaningful ways from AM-GARD.