NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Stephen Spinelli as NAPCO Senior Vice President of Sales, for all its corporate divisions – NAPCO Security, Alarm Lock, Marks USA & Continental Access. Spinelli comes to NAPCO with a long, successful career as a sales driver and leader in security and access companies, Nortek Security & Controls and IEI, as well as with considerable experience in distribution. Security-dedicated experience Jorge Hevia, Chief of Marketing, said, “We are pleased to welcome Stephen onboard, and look forward to working with him to help shape NAPCO’s future and today’s dynamic security space.” Stephen will be responsible for all NAPCO Security Technologies’ division sales, distribution channel partnerships, key accounts & dealer relationship programs, working closely with his complementary sales teams, and each division’s Executive Sales Management, Dave Sheffey & Duane Warehime for NAPCO & StarLink Security & Communications, Bill Sporre for Alarm Lock & Marks USA Locking Solutions, and Scott Schramme in Continental Access. Based in the greater Atlanta Metropolitan Area, Stephen’s strong background includes 25-years security-dedicated experience and a B.S. in Business Management & Marketing from Plymouth State University.
Marks USA also stands behind its products with a Lifetime Mechanical Warranty Marks USA, a division of Napco Security Technologies, Inc. announced its cylindrical and mortise locks have received a Notice of Acceptance (NOA) from the Miami-Dade County Regulatory and Economic Resources Board and Code Administration Division, and have been tested to comply with Florida Building Code, including the High Velocity Hurricane Zone—known to be some of the toughest standards in the country. Rigorous testing With Miami-Dade County Product Control Approval, these Marks USA products have undergone rigorous testing and have been approved, as lockset hardware devices for use on commercial steel doors, in the county and, the state, that is, other areas where allowed by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ): 95-Series Survivor Grade 1 Cylindrical Locksets, 175-Series Economy Locksets, 5-Series Nova Mortise Locksets and 130-Series Defender Locksets. Extreme durability While Marks USA has long promoted the fact that many of its popular products have been proven to meet or exceed tough standards for durability, by as much as 3-times, for as many as 3 million cycles, that is, BHMA ANSI Grade 1 Rating,156.2, Bill Sporre, Marks VP Global Sales & Marketing said, “It’s gratifying to see that our locks stood up to these tough NOA tests for large missile impact, air filtration, cyclic wind pressure loading, forced entry and static pressure. I tell customers all the time, ours is the last lock they’ll need to put on a door.” Marks USA also stands behind its products with a Lifetime Mechanical Warranty, an industry first.
Marks USA appoints Jeffrey Holbrook and Thomas Masterson as eastern and western regional sales managers Marks USA, a division of NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc., Amityville, NY, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Holbrook and Thomas Masterson as Eastern and Western Regional Sales Managers, respectively, reporting to Marks VP Sales, Bill Sporre. Jeffrey Holbrook joins Marks USA as its Eastern Regional Sales Manager, having worked prior in the architectural door and hardware industry for 20 years, and beginning in contract hardware distribution. In 2004, Jeff joined an independent manufacturers’ representative agency as a Territory Sales Manager, working in sales and marketing, focusing on territory sales growth with contract hardware distributors, wholesalers, and OEM customers. Jeff is happy to support to Marks USA’s contract hardware professionals, distributors, locksmiths and end users, and along with eastern US region Independent Rep Agencies, consult on application needs for Marks mechanical and electrical locking solutions. Thomas Masterson, Jeff’s west coast counterpart, joins Marks USA as its Western Regional Sales Manager and will likewise also provide new product introductions, trainings and manage western independent rep agencies who provide specification writing, RFQs and equipment proposals for multi-tenant high-rise buildings, educational & healthcare campuses, corporate and retail businesses, etc. Tom comes to Marks with over 30 years’ experience in the door and door hardware/security industry. Since 2003, he has worked as Territory Sales Manager, covering Southern California, representing commercial and residential door hardware and door and frame manufacturers.