Member Resources

BFAAM provides members with a wide range of benefits and resources. First and foremost, BFAAM provides members with representation in Lansing to ensure that Michigan lawmakers, regulators and policy leaders are made aware of the concerns and issues that affect the alarm industry. BFAAM proudly offers our members numerous training and safety resources throughout the State.  BFAAM created the BFAAM Apprenticeship Program to meet the industry needs and requirements and to ensure a future of trained professionals for our industry.

In addition, BFAAM also offers a full range of services and programs to meet your company, employee and personal needs with the goal to help you and your company to continue to be successful and profitable.

Below are some of the benefit programs obtained through your membership investment in the BFAAM.

Accounting & Tax Services
Valley Oak is an innovative certified public accounting firm of forward-thinking entrepreneurs and business advisors. We strive to creatively integrate traditional values, practical solutions, and intelligent change by focusing on your unique needs.  Established in June 2006, and based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Valley Oak provides accounting, tax planning and preparation, business advising, and wealth strategy financial advising to individuals and businesses.

Member benefit: all clients who engage us for tax planning receive our 2 times guarantee on tax planning; meaning whatever fee is paid, you receive double the fee in returned tax savings; also, if you hire us for ongoing administration services, such as tax preparation and bookkeeping, you will receive a 10% discount on those services for life. Call 1-844-368-6554 for more information.

Credit Card Processing Services
Quantus Solutions has designed a group benefit programs for the MPGA that provides aggressive solutions and reduces your bottom line with excellent customer support. Choose the right solution for your business. Our program options include: 1.00% qualified rate for Visa, MasterCard and Discover or Interchange Plus. American Express offers their latest program called Opt Blue. Receive Next Day funding of your deposits, Free desktop terminal; Gateway/ Virtual Terminal; Mobile Solutions as well. All solutions are EMV and PCI compliant. ZERO start up fees to enroll and MORE. For more information call (800) 698-5150 or visit at


Financial Planning
Michigan Wealth & Risk Management is able to provide you with all of the financial planning tools you and your company need. From investment advice to financial planning to estate planning and accounting services, Michigan Wealth & Risk Management can meet your needs. Their financial professionals specialize in providing customized plans for commercial clients. Contact Greg Hardy at or 866-574-8279.

Registered Representative securities offered through Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Advisor Representative, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser. Cambridge and Michigan Wealth & Risk Management, LLC are not affiliated.

Financial Planning
Gasaway Investment Advisors, Inc. is an investment advisory firm with a unique expertise in working with small and medium sized companies on qualified retirement plans for their employees.  Our team of experienced professionals will work with your company’s leaders to develop a plan that is tailored to meet your company’s goals and then periodically review the plan to make sure that it continues to meet the needs of your company.  This benefit provides discounted third party administration fees.  Call 1-844-368-6554 for more information.


Health Insurance
Our agency has put together a team of Insurance, Human Resources and Technology professionals to provide our clients with the necessary resources to survive in today’s world of Employee Benefits.  Our background, education, knowledge and experience puts us in a unique position to suggest solutions that are proven to work.  Call 1-844-368-6554 for more information.


Insurance Programs (Personal and Commercial)
The BFAAM has teamed with Beckwith Financial Group to offer you complete insurance coverage and financial planning services.  From personal lines to life, health, commercial and everything in between, Beckwith Financial Group can help any BFAAM member company or BFAAM member employee with their insurance needs.  Simply visit them online at and find out how “the big B” can help you enjoy exclusive benefits offered only to BFAAM members.  Click here for more information. 


Mortgage Lending
Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., the Smithville Ohio division, is a licensed lender in 49 states.  Our division is a full service operation with all the aspects of the loan process being handled by our staff.  Thus eliminating the loan package being distributed to other location for final approval.  Through this benefit you will receive a $1250 discount on your closing costs.