Published on 21 July, 2015
|Mendoza will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations for commercial and residential sales activities
Protection 1, the largest full-service business and home security company in the U.S., recently announced that it has named John Mendoza to the position of general manager for its Wichita branch. Mendoza will report to Regional Vice President Robert Kerr.
”John has been a valuable part of the Protection 1 family for the past 12 years and during that time he has consistently advanced his career, holding a number of positions that exposed him to both our residential and commercial sales strategies and field operations,” stated Kerr. “I look forward to his leadership as he joins the award winning Wichita branch team as the new general manager.”
Mendoza’s experience in security industry
Mendoza entered the security industry in 1995 as a piece rate installer for ADT in Riverside, CA, after being honourably discharged from the United States Navy. While at ADT, he advanced his career and held the position of residential team manager for installation before joining Protection 1 as its residential operations supervisor in Riverside. Mendoza has also served as residential sales manager and operations manager for Protection 1 during his tenure.
During his military career, Mendoza received several accolades, including the Southwest Asia Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon and the National Defense Medal.
Mendoza’s responsibilities as general manager
As the general manager, Mendoza will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations for the branch, which has both commercial and residential sales activities. He will also oversee the quality and production of management/non-management personnel and will be responsible for attaining all financial and operational objectives.
“I believe that I’m in a people business. No matter what our individual role is in the company, we have the opportunity to do something good for someone else,” commented Mendoza. “I love seeing individuals succeed at their job. Chances are, I’ve experienced their role and, from successes and failures, can offer support to help them succeed. I’m excited to share what I’ve learned and to learn from other great team players.”