About MBS

The Best Family legacy in access control started in 1925 when Marshall Best's grandfather, Frank E. Best, first invented the interchangeable core locking system. Marshall Best has continued his family's creativity and commitment to excellence in the security industry by combining innovation technology with electronic and mechanical access control systems.

Typical security solutions offered by MBS include:

  • Complete Line of Door Lock Hardware
  • Interchangeable Core Locking
  • Customized Masterkey Systems
  • Electromechanical Locking Solutions


A Family Tradition

Frank E. Best
Frank E. Best

Walter E. Best
Walter E. Best

From the President...

Marshall W. Best, President

Corporate ownership in America changes over time, but the customer's need for personalized services does not.

Marshall Best Security Corporation provides the security industry with unequaled customer service and quality products at competitive prices, with timely delivery tailored to the customer's schedule.

As solidly experienced security solutions providers, we know that by using innovations of today, guided by principles of the past, we will serve well the specific needs of an ever-changing future.

Marshall W. Best, President





MBS Management Team


Michael Risden - V.P. of Operations Michael Risden - Executive Vice President

Mike was hired by Marshall to develop an operations team that will be able to support the sales and marketing team nationwide. He has been hard at work in the implementation of our inventory control, developing nomenclature for over 2,000 parts, building relationships with all of our manufacture’s and partners.

Mike has a strong background in this field after 25 years of service to Best Access Systems/Best Lock Corporation, managing several departments including, Assembly and Materials Management (Master scheduling and procurement, production planning and others).

Mike strives for excellence in all that he does and is excited about the opportunity he has to serve customers and getting back to the basics of providing true customer service.