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Russ Ackerman   Russ Ackerman
President, Proven Sales Strategies


rackerman@provensalesstrategies.com

Russ is the President of Proven Sales Strategies, a company that does consulting for alarm companies and holds seminars to train sales leaders and sales consultants. He just published his new book, Successful Security Sales Leadership. Russ has received a variety of industry awards including the prestigious Honeywell Medal of Honor in 2015. He is a noted speaker at various seminars and training programs throughout the country. He is also a contributing editor for Security Sales and Integration Magazine.

   
Tim Baker   Tim Baker
Director of Marketing, Small to Medium Businesses, Honeywell


timothy.baker@honeywell.com

Tim Baker is an accomplished marketer with 19 years of experience in marketing and product development. He has spent the last 5 years with Honeywell's Security and Fire division, helping to enhance the company's fire, video, access control, and cloud-based solutions to better meet customer needs.

   
Tammy Biel   Tammy Beil
Chief Growth Officer, TABeil, LLC


tammy.beil@tabeil.com

Tammy Beil is the Chief Growth Officer of TABeil, LLC, a marketing consulting company. Tammy is a senior marketing executive with experience at Fortune 100 companies, such as AT&T, Lucent Technologies and FedEx, as well as private equity backed firms, My Alarm Center and owning her own business. She’s now using that experience to help fast-growing businesses meet their goals.

   
Corey Boggs   Corey Boggs
General Manager, Richmond Alarm Company


cboggs@richmondalarm.com

Third generation co-owner of Richmond Alarm Company. Richmond Alarm was founded in 1947. Along with our Sales and Operations, we own and operate Security Alliance Command Center, a TMA 5-Diamond and UL Listed Central Station. I serve as the President of the Electronic Security and Technology Association (ESTA), and teach Electronic Security classes to Law Enforcement across Virginia.

   
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Melissa Brinkman   Melissa Brinkman
CEO, Custom Alarm


melissa@custom-alarm.com

Melissa prides herself on putting the customer first and finding ways to be the trusted security provider of choice. Melissa’s passion has always been customer service focused and giving back to the community. She began her career at Custom Alarm in 1998 in sales and working her way through various departments in the company before becoming CEO 2014. They pride themselves on actively volunteering and engaging in various organizations, some that are the Minnesota Children’s Museum-Rochester,United Way,Chamber,Lourdes Foundation,to name a few.

   
Jerry Camarillo   Jerry Camarillo
Operations Manager, Dillard Alarm Company


tech2@dillardalarm.com

Mr. Camarillo started his career in the electronic security industry in 2010 after returning home from two tours in IRAQ. With no prior experience in this field he started as a part-time technician at Dillard Alarm Company. Over the last seven years he has played a significant role in the overall growth of the company. His skill set has been utilized in every functional area of the company. He now oversees the Sales Department and Daily Operations of the business. In 2016, he was awarded Honeywell’s Commercial Sales Person of the Year.

    
John Cerasuolo   John Cerasuolo
President/CEO, ADS Security


jcerasuolo@adssecurity.com

John is the President and CEO of ADS Security, the 2014 SDM Dealer of the Year. John graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1983. He later earned an MBA from Clemson University. Upon graduation John served in the Engineering Department of the nuclear powered cruiser USS Virginia. In 1988 he joined Michelin Tire Corporation as an industrial engineer. John was then VP at Alcoa Fujikura Ltd. until 2008 when he joined ADS Security. John is board chairman of the Beacon Center of Tennessee and serves on the Advisory Council of the Atlas Network.

   
Jamie Clark   Jamie Clark
Marketing Coordinator, Alarm Protection Services


jamie@securitybyaps.com

Jamie is passionate about the security industry having grown up it in. From a young girl, she learned how security could make a difference in people’s lives. During the 2G/4G conversion, Jamie created a marketing campaign that increased RMR. In our unique market, Jamie continues to build her company's RMR and vertical markets through her creativity in marketing.

   
Dr. Shane Clary   Dr. Shane Clary
Vice President, Codes and Standards, Bay Alarm Company


smclary@bayalarm.com

Dr. Shane M. Clary has been in the intrusion and fire alarm industry since 1974. He has worked for Bay Alarm Company in a number of capacities since 1984. Shane has been a member of a number of NFPA Technical Committees since 1996, including ten years as chair of the NFPA 72 Fundamentals Committee and six years on the NFPA Standards Council. Dr. Clary has is also a past president of the California Automatic Fire Alarm and past Chairman of the Automatic Fire Alarm Association.

   
Carletta Clyatt   Carletta Clyatt
SVP, The Omnia Group Inc.


Carletta@OmniaGroup.com

Carletta Clyatt, Senior Vice President at The Omnia Group, brings over 17 years of business-to-business consulting experience to help companies effectively select, manage and engage their people. She believes that the more you invest in their success, the more you get back. Carletta frequently speaks and consults on topics such as authentic communication, creating a sale’s culture and power Interviewing. You can expect to gain employee selection, retention and development guidance to take your team and business to the next level.

   
Steve Crespo   Steve Crespo
Security 101


screspo@security101.com

Mr. Crespo is a 20+ year industry veteran with extensive experience in sales, sales management, marketing and leadership. Prior to his current role as CEO of Security 101, Steve served as the President of Security One Systems, Inc. Steve is an energetic and collaborative leader who builds highly successful teams and forges strong partnerships while inspiring people to be their best. This simple recipe has resulted in one of the fastest growing national systems integration firms in the industry.

   
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Ilan Dee
  Ilan Dee - Director of Product Management, Alarmnet and Total Connect, Honeywell

ilan.dee@honeywell.com

Ilan leads product management and marketing for both Alarmnet 360 and Total Connect. Named by Accenture / Forbes as a Top 40 IoT Thought Leader in 2017, Ilan brings a vast amount of software development experience from companies like Microsoft, Nokia and Facebook.

   
Howard Deskin   Howard Deskin
Director of Strategic Accounts, WebStrategies


howard@webstrategiesinc.com

Howard focuses on business growth opportunities for clients, specifically Security Alarm companies, helping them increase revenue through digital marketing & sales/marketing automation enhancements. The former CEO and Co-Owner of Impression Marketing, Howard orchestrated a merger with WebStrategies in Dec. 2016. He is a former CPA with more than 30 years experience managing strategic business and technology initiatives for major financial services firms He has a B.S. in Acctg. from LIU & an MBA from Virginia Tech.

   
Sean Dickinson   Sean Dickinson
Video Offering Manager, Honeywell


sean.dickinson@honeywell.com

Sean is an Offerings Manager for Honeywell Security and Fire focusing on Enterprise Video solutions covering MAXPRO Video Management and recording solutions, Video and Data Analytics, Enterprise PTZ and Fixed camera solutions. He has fifteen years’ experience with Honeywell. This includes 5 years as a Field Technical Manager and 10 years in Product Management. Sean graduated in 1999 from Natal Technikon, South Africa and holds an NDip in Electrical Engineering (Light current).

   
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Tom Echols   Tom Echols


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Nick English   Nick English
National Sales Manager, Kwikset


nick.english@spectrumbrands.com

Nick English joined Kwikset's RAS team in March 2016, bringing with him over 15 years in the security and home automation industry. English previously held positions with Director and National Manager responsibilities with ADT. English achieved certification as a Six Sigma Black Belt, received a BS in Business Administration from the University of Dayton, as well as earned an MBA from the University of Denver.

   
Barry Epstein   Barry Epstein
President, Vertex Capital


bepstein4@sbcglobal.net

Barry Epstein, President of Vertex Capital, represents buyers and sellers throughout the Life Safety sector. With nearly 20 years of industry experience, he has completed numerous acquisitions in areas that include monitoring, integration, fire, guard and medical alert. He is a frequent industry speaker on growth through acquisitions, exit strategies and the current state of the acquisition marketplace. Vertex represents buyers ranging from public companies and private equity to super regional and local buyers. The company represents sellers

   
Cat Fleuriet   Cat Fleuriet
Co-Owner, HR Specialist, PR Director; Alarm Protection Services


cat1301@aol.com

Cat Fleuriet, or “The Who Dat Cat” is from New Orleans, LA Some of the leadership positions she has held are: VP of LA chapter of NBFAA, President of St. Pius Mothers' Club, Pres.of Cabrini High School Alumnae Assn, and Pres. of East Jefferson Business Assn. She has been recognized as Member of the year for LA Chapter of NBFAA, and inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH as #1 Saints fan. She is very passionate about community service/fundraisers. Cat has 30+ years experience in the security industry.

   
Larry Folsom   Larry Folsom
President, I-View Now


lfolsom@i-viewnow.com

Larry Folsom has eighteen years of industry experience. He is the former owner of American Video and Security out of Las Vegas, NV. With four acquisitions and strong organic growth, American Video and Security was selected by Security Dealer and Integrator magazines 2012, 2013, and 2014 Fast 50. American Video and Security was sold in 2016. Larry is a past President of the Nevada Security Association (2013 - 2014), was a member of Crime Stoppers of Nevada Board of Directors (2010 - 2015), and the ESA Government Relations Committee (2014 - 2016)

   
Joe Gallagher   Joe Gallagher
Executive Vice President, B-Safe Security


jgallagher@bsafealarms.com

Joe joined the security industry in 1987. Currently the Executive Vice President of B Safe Inc, he oversees all sales, marketing, licensing, engineering & customer service. He is member of NFPA, ESA, ASIS, & state alarm associations of & past President of the Delaware Alarm Association & currently Secretary. He’s served on numerous committees regarding verified response & works closely with law enforcement & state legislators. NICET certified in fire alarm engineering technologies, he holds professional security & fire alarm licenses.

   
Philip H Gardner   Philip H Gardner
President, B Safe, Inc.


phgardner@bsafealarms.com

Philip H Gardner is President and Chief Executive Officer of B Safe, Inc. In 1999 Mr. Gardner and his partners created Matrix Security Group, LLC. Through the assimilation of over 100 acquisitions and organic growth he grew Matrix to over 45,000 customers with 1.4 million in RMR, over 200 employees with 13 offices in 8 states. Matrix was named in SDM Magazine’s top 100 Security Companies 5 times. In 2007 Mr. Gardner and his partners divested Matrix Security Group, LL and with his business expertise he has successfully expanded B Safe, Inc.

   
JoAnne Goldma   JoAnne Goldman
HIS Channel Marketing Manager, Honeywell


joanne.goldman@honeywell.com

JoAnne Goldman is the Channel Marketing Manager for the Honeywell Integrated Security (HIS) business. In her role, JoAnne is responsible for marketing initiatives that support the growth and health of the HIS Dealer and End User communities. JoAnne has been with Honeywell for twelve years and has held a variety of positions in Communications, Brand and Product Marketing. She holds a BA from Trinity College and an MBA from UMASS Dartmouth.

   
Eric Green   Eric Green
Sr. Global Product Manager - Enterprise Access Software, Honeywell


George.Green@Honeywell.com

Eric’s primary responsibility is to drive new Product Development and manage the life-cycle of Honeywell Security & Fire Enterprise Access Products. This is done by utilizing extensive Voice of Customer input and analysis of current and future market drivers. As a 20+ year security industry veteran, he works with Honeywell Application Engineers, Support Groups and Sales Teams to ensure Honeywell’s Global End Users needs are being met. Prior to his current role he managed the Pro-Watch Engineering team and has held other technical positions.

   
Sonny Grover   Sonny Grover
Executive Vice President, Senior Managing Director, alliantgroup


sonny.grover@alliantgroup.com

Sonny Grover is a Senior Managing Director/Executive Vice President based out of alliantgroup’s Orange County office. Sonny is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 25 years of experience providing tax, mergers & acquisitions, structuring and operational consulting to corporations, partnerships and individual business owners. As alliantgroup’s leading tax advisor, he specializes in identifying tax credits and incentives for security system integration business owners, executives and solution providers across the country.

   
Quentin Gunther   Quentin Gunther
Business Development Manager, Honeywell


quentin.gunther@honeywell.com

Quentin has been in the security industry for 27 years with 19 spent at the dealer level in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He started out as a service technician, moving his way up to vice president of sales and marketing, where helped drive the success of the company as they achieved #54 on the SDM Top 100 List. He has extensive hands-on experience in every aspect of a dealer’s business. As a Business Development Manager for Honeywell his function is in recruiting new dealers, converting business to Honeywell, helping to drive organic growth for our authorized dealers through sales, leadership training, recruiting, hiring and motivational training and business consultation to spread best practices among the authorized dealers.

   
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Ronald D. Haught Jr.   Ronald D. Haught Jr.
President and CEO, Alarm Systems Inc.


rdhj@alarmsystemsinc.com

Ronald D. Haught Jr., a long time business owner in the technology industry, joined the security industry in 2013 with the purchase of Alarm Systems, Inc. and quickly propelled to a Honeywell Platinum HIS dealer. In 2016 he expanded his security business with the purchase of Associated Technical Services, Inc. in Milwaukee WI. Ronnie currently serves on the Honeywell Integrated Services Dealer Advisory Council. In addition to his businesses, Ronnie has served many years in law enforcement and is currently a chief deputy in Missouri.

   
Kevin Hendershot   Kevin Hendershot
ASSA ABLOY


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Scott Hightower   Scott Hightower
President, Verified Security


Scotth@verifiedsecurity.com

Scott Hightower is President of Verified Security, a company based in Atlanta specializing in providing managed physical security services for its customer base. He works closely with his team to deliver physical security and life safety solutions to a variety of commercial customers in the healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and office verticals. These solutions include hosted video management systems, cloud-based access control systems, and remote-managed intrusion and fire alarm systems. Hightower launched Verified Security in March, 2007.

   
John Holder   John Holder
President, President, Holder Inc. Security Integration Systems


jholder@eholder.net

John Holder is the owner and president of Holder Inc., a security company in the Denver Colorado metro area. John began his career in security with Rollins Protective Services in the early 1980's as a security consultant. After graduating from college with a Degree in Business Administration In 1990, John took a detour in Retail management with Walmart and Toys R US, spending time in Colorado, California and Wyoming. In 1997 he opened Holder Security in Broomfield Colorado.

   
David Hood   David Hood
Director of Business Development, EPS Security


dhood@EpsSecurity.com

With 20 years of experience in the Security Systems industry, David has been with EPS Security for more than 8 years. In 2013 David was moved into a new role at EPS Security with emphasis on the development and implementation of marketing and community engagement initiatives for the company. David is responsible for new business development, major account management, marketing, fostering strategic relationships and external communications while assisting EPS Sales department with growth.

   
Jordan Jackson   Jordan Jackson
President, Security Central


jordan@securitycentralinc.com

Jordan Jackson is the second-generation owner of Security Central in Denver, CO. Jordan has led and managed Security Central for over 25 years on its path to becoming Colorado's premier local provider of security, fire, and monitoring services. Jordan's NICET Level III certification along with his decades of operational experience give him a valuable, real-world perspective on delivering proper and profitable fire alarm systems and services.

   
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George Janelis    George Janelis
Channel Manager, Honeywell Security and Fire


george.janelis@honeywell.com

George is currently a Channel Manager for Honeywell Security and Fire. He has been in the security industry for over 20 years, supporting Honeywell dealer programs and distribution. Prior to Honeywell, George worked for NEC and Panasonic in business development of new platforms in the telecommunications industry. Currently he is responsible for managing and developing the New Home Construction Market (Builders), and also supports NPI activities across the HSF business.

   
Pierre Kirby   Pierre Kirby
Applications Engineer, Honeywell


pierre.kirby@honeywell.com

Pierre works as a Senior Applications Engineer for HSF. He develops, designs, and implements security solutions for many organizations. As an applications engineer, Pierre focuses on solving simple or complex business problems that impact organizational risk. He understands the balance of integrating people, processes, and technologies to manage risk and threats to business continuity. Pierre has 30 yrs.of experience in physical security. He holds a BS in Computer Information System and an MBA with a focus on Technology management.

   
Kim Kornmaier   Kim Kornmaier
Program Leader, Honeywell


kim.kornmaier@honeywell.com

Mr. Kornmaier has deep experience in the security industry and his responsibilities include supporting Honeywell’s Consulting, Integrator & End User Channels. This includes development of strategies that bring value and align appropriate security and business solutions to the market place. Kim has led many of Honeywell’s initiatives including sales & support activities and development of on-line design tools. Kim is a Certified Protection Professional as governed by ASIS International.

   
Philip Kujawa   Philip Kujawa
Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP


pkujawa@hinshawlaw.com

Philip Kujawa's national law practice is focused on the representation of alarm and security service companies in catastrophic claims and contract matters. He serves as lead defense counsel for the largest exposure cases leveled against alarm companies. Mr. Kujawa's clients include Fortune 100 companies and national and regionally based alarm and security service companies. He serves as lead national counsel for all alarm and security companies for a major insurance company.

   
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Tracy Larson   Tracy Larson
President and Partner at WeSuite, LLC


tracy.larson@wesuite.com

Tracy Larson, President of WeSuite, producer of innovative sales management software for systems integrators, focused on sales process automation. Tracy’s career highlights include: VP Real Estate & Facility Management, CA Technologies; President, ITG Larson, a design and project management firm; COO, Antar-Com, Inc., a leading security systems integrator, VP Enterprise Security Systems, Diebold, Inc. An SIA CSPM instructor and sales expert, Tracy is recognized at numerous industry conferences.

   
Chris Lay   Chris Lay
Sales Manager, Honeywell


robert.c.lay@honeywell.com

Chris has been with Honeywell Security since 2007 in several sales capacities. He previously worked for a security dealer in sales and operations. Prior to the security industry, Chris was a police office for 3 years and prior to that, he served in the military as a US Army Ranger. He has a BA in Criminal Justice from UNC-Charlotte.

   
Jenna Lehning   Jenna Lehning
Channel Marketing Manager, Honeywell


robert.c.lay@honeywell.com

Jenna Lehning is a Channel Marketing Manager for Honeywell Security and Fire, Small to Medium Businesses. Jenna is currently supporting the commercial business for the Honeywell Authorized Dealers and National Accounts. Jenna joined Honeywell in 2014. She holds a BA from Canisius College and a Masters in International Business and Marketing from London Metropolitan University.

   
Marcus Logan   Marcus Logan
Global Product Management Leader, Honeywell


marcus.logan@honeywell.com

Marcus Logan is a Global Product Management Leader for Honeywell Security and Fire. His primary responsibility is the ideation and delivery of solutions that meet customer’s needs for the commercial security space centered around Electronic Access Control. Marcus has a passion for ensuring that Honeywell is delivering the right product, at the right price to meet customer needs and expectations; whether they are explicitly known or unknown by the customer. He has been with Honeywell since 2007.

   
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Derek Masterson
  Derek Masterson
Global Product Management Leader, Honeywell


derek.masterson@honeywell.com

A 13 year tenure that includes both dealer and end-user facing sales roles. Three time President's Club winner. Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Sullivan University. Currently live in Louisville, KY.

   
Dave Meurer   Dave Meurer
President, Armed Response Team


dmeurer@armedresponseteam.com

Dave is a relative newcomer to the alarm industry (11 years), but he uses his other business experiences to create success by innovating in their market. ART has grown from a start-up the the largest locally owned RMR producer in New Mexico. ART is also a Platinum Honeywell dealer for the second year in a row.

   
Bruce Montgomery   Bruce Montgomery
Business Development, Honeywell


bruce.montgomery@honeywell.com

Bruce Montgomery is a Business Development Manager for Honeywell Integrated Security. Bruce works closely with the Honeywell Integrated Security loyalty dealers, Honeywell End User Group and the Architect & Engineering groups in effort to create, specify and build the best electronic security system and experience for the end user. Prior to joining the Honeywell team, Bruce was a sworn police officer for 25 years in the Chicago area as a Criminal Investigator and SWAT Tactical officer. Bruce spent fourteen years training school administrators.

   

Donna Namorato
  Donna Namorato
Sr. Manager Cloud Services, Honeywell


Donna.Namorato@Honeywell.com

Donna Namorato is the Senior Cloud Manager for Health, Fire & Security Software for North America. Donna is responsible for leading and defining the channel and marketing communication strategies for Honeywell Total Connect® Remote Services and AlarmNet 360. Donna joined Honeywell in 2007 and supported the marketing efforts in Security before joining the Security Software team. She holds a BA from Monmouth University and an MS from Long Island University.

   
Chris Neumann   Chris Neumann
Director of Corporate Strategy, Security ONE Alarm Systems


cneumann@securityonealarm.com

Chris Neumann is the Director of Corporate Strategy at Security ONE. Chris is a graduate of Canada’s top ranked Business School, the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario where he graduated with honors. Prior to Security ONE, Chris worked in the Merchant Acquisitions group at American Express and more recently as a Management Consultant with Accenture Toronto. Chris is a recipient of the Security Systems News “Top 20 under 40” award, and has most recently been appointed to his regional members council of CANASA.

   
Crystal Newton   Crystal Newton
Marketing Director, Bates Security


cnewton@batessecurity.com

Crystal Newton joined the Bates Security team in 2010 and since then, has devoted her job duties to creative digital marketing, content and social media management, public relations and promotional event planning for the company. Crystal volunteers with Bluegrass Crime Stoppers, the Lexington Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association and is an ambassador for Commerce Lexington. She enjoys bourbon, running and spending time with her family.

   

Daniel Oppenheim
  Daniel Oppenheim
Executive Vice President, Affiliated Monitoring


daniel.oppenheim@affiliated.com

Oppenheim is on a mission to help entrepreneurs grow profitable alarm businesses. He is the Executive VP of Affiliated Monitoring, one of the first, largest and most innovative providers of alarm monitoring. From world class facilities in New Jersey and Texas, Affiliated powers the growth engines of many of the country’s fastest growing alarm companies. Daniel has worked with hundreds of companies and knows what drives success. A recognized industry leader, he regularly conducts workshops on sales, operations and technology.

   
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Mike Riley
  Mike Riley
Client Partner Connected Solutions, Verizon Wireless


mike.riley@verizonwireless.com

Mike has over 11 years experience with Verizon (Wireless Business Group) and working with some of the largest manufacturing companies in the US. His main focus is the Internet of Things and how Verizon's networks and ecosystem of internal and external solutions can address customers needs. He has collaborated with Honeywell over the last several years on various projects, including with Honeywell Security & Fire.

   
Richard Roberts   Richard Roberts
Industry Affairs Manager, Honeywell


richard.roberts@systemsensor.com

Richard Roberts is Industry Affairs Manager at Honeywell Security and Fire with over 30 years in the fire alarm and carbon monoxide market. His experience spans the installation, sales, and product development of products. Currently, He is a member of ten NFPA Technical Committees, member the UL CO Technical Panel and participates in ICC Fire Code Action Committee (FCAC) Working Groups. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) and Chair of National Electrical Manufacturers Association.

   
Corey Robertson   Corey Robertson
Director of Marketing, Security ONE


crobertson@securityonealarm.com

A 5-year veteran on the Security ONE team, Corey Robertson brings 18 years of marketing and media experience to the table. A staple in his community, Corey is the President of his local Chamber of Commerce, sits on a local hospital foundation marketing committee, and volunteers his time and talents to hosting community events. Corey recently delivered a marketing best-practices presentation to Honeywell Authorized Dealers at MyCE in Toronto earlier this year, and is a Dale Carnagie Innovation Award winner.

   
John Robuck   John Robuck
Managing Director, Capital One Bank


john.robuck@capitalone.com

Mr. Robuck is Managing Director of the Security Finance Lending practice, leading a team in underwriting & structuring of senior asset-based & cash-flow financing for middle-market businesses. Areas of focus include alarm monitoring, access control, video surveillance, bundled managed service, & systems integration businesses. With over 12 years of security industry experience, he has an established presence in physical & government security markets, is a frequent security industry conference panelist & is often quoted in publications.

   
Paul Romanelli   Paul Romanelli
President, Suffolk Security Systems


paul@suffolksecurity.com

For nearly 20 years Paul Romanelli has been leading Suffolk Security Systems as a technology leader. Located on Long Island's North Fork, the company has created a unique demand for remote services and takes advantage of Honeywell's Total Connect offerings. Paul's decision to sell only Internet and/or GSM monitoring in 2007 has resulted in "cutting the cord" for more than half of the company's client base and a significant attachment for Total Connect subscriptions.

   
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Adam Saper   Adam Saper
Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP


asaper@hinshawlaw.com

Adam Saper helps companies protect their interests in business disputes in state and federal courts throughout the United States. His practice focuses on business litigation, securities litigation, lending and servicing litigation, litigation in the alarm and security service industry, and class action litigation. Mr. Saper represents medium and large businesses in prosecuting and defending claims for breach of contract, tortious interference, unfair competition, commercial disparagement, fraud, conversion, and breach of fiduciary duty.

   
Dan Schowerer   Dan Schowerer


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Robert Shore
  Robert Shore
CEO, Systems Design


RShore@sdg-security.com

Robert Shore has been a professional in the security business for over 35 years. As the CEO of Systems Design Group, he is always making sure his companies are on the cutting edge of technology, using the highest quality equipment and the latest installation techniques.

   
Tommy Smith   Tommy Smith
President and Owner, KMT Systems Inc.


tommy@kmtsystems.com

Tommy Smith, Owner of KMT Systems, Inc., started the business out of his basement 12 years ago. KMT Systems has become one of the leading companies in the residential new construction market and received Commercial Installation of the Year Award at Connect 2016. From its humble beginnings, KMT now employs more than 25 people and attributes the company’s successes to instilling a family culture through company events, supporting charitable organizations and being a part of the community.

   
Deanna Smith   Deanna Smith


deanna.smith@honeywell.com

Deanna Smith is the Inside Sales Manager for the Honeywell Integrated Security (HIS) business. In her role, Deanna is responsible for managing the inside sales group, the HIS programs and provides Integrators and End Users with their system design and quote of products and services. Deanna has been with Honeywell since 1996. She holds a BS from the University of Wisconsin- Stout in Business Administration with a Minor in Marketing.

   
Steve Sopkin   Steve Sopkin
President, Mijac Alarm Inc.


steve@mijacalarm.com

Our company was founded in 1971. We care for 6000+ security systems in Southern California. My experience includes becoming a subject matter expert for the State of California helping to re-write the State exam for new alarm company entrants. When my father started our company over 46 years ago I assisted making keys and pulling stock. My first service call was completed on my 10-speed bike at 15 years old. My daughter and son-in-law are now 3rd generation owners and have helped us grow into the top 100 alarm companies in the US.

   
Mathew Stastny   Mathew Stastny
Sr. Product Manager, Honeywell Total Connect, Honeywell


mathew.stastny@honeywell.com

Mathew Stastny is the Senior Product Manager of Honeywell Total Connect for Honeywell Health, Fire & Security Software. He is responsible for managing the development of the mobile applications, the website and the expansion of the ecosystem with partner integrations. Mathew joined Honeywell in 2010. Originally from Switzerland, Mathew moved to America in 2015 and holds a Master Degree in International Management from the HEC Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland

   
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Greg Tomasko   Greg Tomasko
Applications Engineer, Honeywell


greg.tomasko@honeywell.com

Greg Tomasko is an Applications Engineer for the Integrated Security Division of Honeywell, Inc. He serves as the sales and technical resource to the global, national and local project teams responsible for integrated system design, access control, video system design, and product sales. He has participated in various strategic product launch teams for access control, cameras, and recording devices.

   
Andrew Thomas   Andrew Thomas
Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, SkyBell


andrew@skybell.com

Andrew Thomas is an entrepreneur and speaker. He is a co-founder of Internet of Things (IoT) company SkyBell Video Doorbell. Andrew is a leading entrepreneur and influencer in the IoT industry, leading SkyBell’s business development as Chief Revenue Officer. Andrew is a contributing writer to Inc.com and the Huffington Post. Twitter: @andrewthomas

   
Michael Thomas   Michael Thomas
CEO and Owner, Integrated Security & Communications


cconklin@isc-world.com

MCSE, MCDBA Michael founded Integrated Security & Communications in 2007 with the sole purpose of providing a new model for electronic security products and services to its clients. Bringing 25 years of experience to the company, he maintains a unique perspective of having worked in both a corporate and smaller entrepreneurial environment. This perspective has helped guide ISC’s philosophy of customer service and the development of additional value added products and services.

   
Erik Varney   Erik Varney
Senior Manager, IoT Technical Consulting, Verizon Wireless


erik.varney@verizonwireless.com

Erik has been engaged in the wireless space for the last 20 years, first starting in the paging industry at the very birth of wireless data solutions. Most recently, Erik has been instrumental in deploying and architecting 2G, 3G and 4G LTE wireless networks along with their complementary products and services for Verizon Wireless. Erik has helped over a thousand companies integrate Verizon Wireless’s network and technology into their products and services, enabling them to drive millions of dollars of new revenue for their core business.

   
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Bobby Wilbanks   Bobby Wilbanks
General Manager, KMT Systems Inc.


bobby@kmtsystems.com

26 years in the business, I currently manage the daily activities of the company which includes Access Control, HD CCTV, IP CCTV, Intrusion and Fire for our business at KMT Systems Inc. located in McDonough GA. We are a Residential and Commercial low voltage integration and installation company. We specialize in creating solutions that will meet our customers’ needs today while creating a platform that can be expanded upon in the future.

   
Tony Wilson   Tony Wilson
President, CMS


tony@cmsn.com

Tony Wilson is President of Criticom Monitoring Services (CMS). CMS, established in 1984 serves more than 3,800 security companies and 800,000 customers. As one of the original founders of CMS, Wilson has worked in all areas of the company, serving in many roles before being named President in 1991. Tony received his bachelors of business administration, with a major in finance, from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida.

   
Shannon Wilson   Shannon Wilson
Marketing Manager, Honeywell


shannon.wilson@honeywell.com

Shannon is a marketing professional with 20+ years in the security/building automation industry. She has held a variety of Marketing and Marketing Communications roles varying from contributor to leader. She has had roles as Technical Writer, Marketing Communications Manager, Senior Marketing Analyst, and most recently Marketing Manager for the Honeywell Authorized Dealer programs. She has spent most of her career with Johnson Controls and Honeywell. She makes her home in Louisville, KY.

   
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