DEFENDERS announces executive changes

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS—DEFENDERS, a provider of residential security and smart home solutions, recently announced two executive promotions. Robert Freeman has been named chief operating officer, and Bart Shroyer has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer.

As COO, Robert Freeman now leads DEFENDERS' Sales, Field Services, and Customer Experience organizations. He ensures these teams are properly focused and working closely together to deliver on DEFENDERS' operational, financial and strategic goals while maximizing value for team members, customers and ADT. 

"For more than a decade at DEFENDERS, Robert has built an impressive track record of personal growth and delivering results," Jim Boyce, DEFENDERS president and CEO, said in the company’s announcement. "He has proven himself to be a successful executive that grows and inspires leaders who love and serve people."

As EVP and CFO, Bart Shroyer leads Finance, Accounting, ADT Relationships, Information Technology, and Legal/Risk. Most recently, he served as the company's chief financial officer.

"This new title more accurately describes the breadth of Bart's responsibilities, as well as his influence and impact on the company's business, culture and relationships," Boyce said. "Importantly, Bart Shroyer and Robert Freeman are homegrown DEFENDERS executives and I couldn't be more proud of them."