LVI’s Approach To Building Wealth

We help our clients increase financial strength, create more customers, develop better sales teams and become better managers.


  • LVI develops a relationship with you, the owner, and represents you at all times.
  • We provide advice on strategy, business plans, marketing plans and sales plans.
  • We help you decide which actions would be best to take now.
  • After you decide, we take charge of and execute engagements to:
    • Raise capital,
    • Generate more leads,
    • Implement digital marketing programs,
    • Develop the sales team or, if necessary,
    • Sell the business.
  • We also provide coaching and senior advisory services for owners.

About LVI

Our team includes executives who were founders, owners, presidents, vice presidents and entrepreneurs in the alarm, electronic security, fire alarm and fire protection industries. This team provides unique and superior advisory capabilities to our clients.

We have founded, sponsored or been top-level executives in:

  • Three security companies (American Home Security, Protection One and Alarm Security Group, “ASG”),
  • One fire alarm manufacturer (Viking Electronic Services) and
  • A hosted video security services business (Secure-i).

LVI has also completed hundreds of financing, digital marketing, customer creation, sales team development and owner coaching engagements for our clients.

LVI is a California corporation, incorporated in 1985, and has been continuously active in the security business for more than 32 years.

By working with LVI, you receive a level of personal attention and expertise unmatched by any other firm, large or small, and your business will benefit from our many years of industry experience, sales and marketing skills and executive management backgrounds.


  • Preparation: LVI does the thorough preparation that’s vital to your success
  • Feedback: LVI alerts our clients earlier to upcoming hurdles that might arise
  • Persistence: LVI sticks to the tasks until the goals are accomplished
  • Advisory: LVI is a trusted coach and senior adviser
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Meet The Team


President, CEO
In 1984, William (“Bill”) Larrabee founded Larrabee Ventures, Inc. (“LVI”) to serve the financial and strategic development needs of the electronic security industry. Bill is a highly-qualified management consultant, entrepreneur and executive manager with more than 40 years experience in the Security Industry.


Vice President
Bonnie Larrabee has over 35 years of executive management and consulting experience in the electronic security industry. Prior to LVI, she was a founder, VP and administrative manager of American Home Security where she managed the central station and supervised operations and administration.


Managing Director
Michael Carter is a 30-year veteran of the electronic security, fire alarm and fire protection industries. He held senior sales and marketing leadership positions with Wells Fargo, SecurityLink, Viking Electronic Services, SimplexGrinnell and Alarm Security Group. He has extensive experience in sales and management consulting, Internet marketing and web development.

Larrabee Ventures, Inc. is a member of The Security Industry Association (SIA)
Larrabee Ventures, Inc. is a member of The Electronic Security Association (ESA)
Larrabee Ventures, Inc. is a member of The Electronic Security Association (ESA)
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15165 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 450
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Larrabee Ventures is here to help you meet your objectives:  

  • Raising capital for growth
  • Expanding lead generation
  • Digital marketing programs
  • Building your local brand
  • Sales management coaching
  • Exiting your business

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