Security 101, one of the fastest-growing, privately-held commercial security integration providers, announced security industry veteran Carl Stark has been appointed president of the Global Accounts team. The team provides integrated security solutions for enterprise organisations with multi-site facilities throughout the U.S. and in 14 other countries. Stark has been with Security 101 as a national accounts sales executive for the past two years. He previously served as business development manager for Tampa-based Convergint Technologies. In 2006, Stark started Qualified Systems Contracting in Florida, which he grew into a multi-location organisation with more than 40 employees before selling it to a national security integrator. Previously, he served 10 years as senior sales advisor for Fort Lauderdale-based Security One Systems. Stark began his career as an electronic technician specialising in security systems for the U.S. Navy. With his more than two decades of proven leadership within the security industry, Carl is prepared to take our Global Accounts team to the next level"Two decades of industry experience “With his more than two decades of proven leadership within the security industry, Carl is prepared to take our Global Accounts team to the next level,” said Steve Crespo, chief executive officer, Security 101. “Through his career, Carl has held virtually every position you can with a security integrator, giving him an incredible understanding of client needs and technology solutions.” “We’re going to grow our business around our core values of ‘fanatical’ customer service, always maintaining our integrity, and having fun when we can,” Stark said. “I also want to create a positive environment that affords opportunities for every employee to advance and provide support, where needed, for our 40+ locally owned Security 101 offices across the country.” Growing franchise business model Since its inception in 2003, Security 101 has been growing a dedicated team of security professionals who have a strong desire to positively impact the security industry. With a goal of having 101 locations, Security 101 is attracting top industry leaders and always looking for highly-motivated professionals, who follow the organisation’s guiding principles to continue expansion efforts in local markets through a franchise business model.
Security 101, a fast-growing commercial security integration provider, announced that three top operations, sales, and management executives have joined the global accounts division. Since its inception in 2003, Security 101 has been growing a dedicated team of security professionals who have a strong desire to positively impact the security industry. The global accounts team which helps facilitate integrated security solutions for companies with multi-site facilities throughout the United States is expanding to support projects in 14 countries. New team members Dave Torgerson as director of operations: Torgerson is responsible for coordinating installations and services of Global 101’s national and global customers. He has more than a decade of industry experience including serving in ownership, general manager and project manager positions with well-respected Florida firms. Carl Stark as global account executive: Stark is tasked with new business development on a regional, national and global scale. A U.S. Navy veteran, Stark owned and sold a successful integration business in the Tampa, Fla. area and has held senior sales and business development roles with other large integrators. Quincy Bontrager as project manager: Bontrager has assumed responsibility for managing some of Global 101’s leading enterprise customers. He served for more than five years as a project manager in the security industry and is also a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard. Competitive advantage with security veterans “We want to keep the momentum going,” said Tom Echols, global accounts director. “Our people give us a competitive advantage and our ability to provide global reach with consistent, quality service is what makes Security 101 unique. Dave, Carl and Quincy all have proven industry successes. Their experience will benefit our global accounts team and 37 locally owned offices enormously.” With a goal of having 101 locations, Security 101 is attracting top industry leaders and always looking for highly-motivated professionals, who follow the organisation’s guiding principles to continue expansion efforts in local markets through a franchise business model.