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Five Questions with Brivo’s Steve Van Till

September 23, 2020SSN Staff

Did you know Founder and CEO of Brivo, Steve Van Till, has a furkid? Yep, it’s true; a Goldendoodle named Ginger! SSN Managing Editor, Ginger Hill, thinks that’s awesome! Learn more about his family, current industry trends, his favorite book and podcast, and more. ARE YOU MARRIED? ANY KIDS? ANY PETS? Yes, married to wife Robin now for just over 11 years. We have three children between us, plus our fourth child, a Goldendoodle named Ginger. WHAT’S SOMETHING INTERESTING ABOUT...

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Five Questions with Christopher Sterle

September 9, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

LAS VEGAS—Founder and CEO of Acoustic Design Systems, Christopher Sterle, started skateboarding at 40. Daring, huh? We think so! Learn more about his family, how he got started in the industry, his favorite books and more. ARE YOU MARRIED? ANY KIDS? ANY PETS? I am in a long-term, happily committed relationship of 14 years. I have a daughter, 19, and my partner has a son, almost 20. We have two dogs who have become our new kids and serve as unofficial company mascots by hanging out in the...

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Five Questions with VMP’s Keith Fulmer

July 22, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

STEVENSVILLE, Md.—Did you know President of Video Mount Products (VMP), Keith Fulmer, can play the spoons? Yeah, neither did we! Learn more about Fulmer’s family, trends he’s seeing in the industry, his favorite books and more.ARE YOU MARRIED? ANY KIDS? ANY PETS? Very happily married (2nd try) and we have three boys (28, 25 and 22). They couldn’t be more different, except when they are together and then they are all the same “ goofballs.WHAT’S SOMETHING INTERESTING ABOUT YOU...

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Five Questions with VIVOTEK’s Alan Green

July 8, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

SAN JOSE, Calif.—VIVOTEK’s Director of Sales, North America, Alan Green, shares about life, best advice ever received, how he got into the industry and more with SSN.ARE YOU MARRIED? ANY KIDS? ANY PETS? Married to a highly intelligent woman who works for one of our local Sheriff’s Departments as a 911 Communications Officer. We have a college-aged daughter majoring in math, minoring in education at the University of Florida…Go Gators! We also have two rescue dogs at home along with our...

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Five Questions with Kara Pelecky

June 24, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

INDIANAPOLIS—STANLEY Security’s Chief Information Officer, Kara Pelecky, shares her love of horses, the advice her dad imparted to her, her favorite movie and more with SSN. Get to know more about her!ARE YOU MARRIED? ANY KIDS? ANY PETS? Yes, I’m married with four children in high school and college. I am an avid equestrian with big dreams and moderate skills, and am looking forward to growing my riding skills and possibly buying a horse.WHAT’S SOMETHING INTERESTING ABOUT YOU THAT YOUR...

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Five Questions with Oncam’s Jon Marsh

May 20, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As VP Product, Oncam, Jon Marsh’s mission is to bring innovation and an entirely customer-focused perspective to the future of our industry. Here, he gives us some insight into his life and the industry.ARE YOU MARRIED? ANY KIDS? Yes, I’m married to an amazing woman, Cath, who has expertly balanced me, our family life and a demanding career for 11 years now. I’m also a very proud dad of two bold, confident and athletic girls of 10 and 7, who I learn from every day.HOW...

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Five Questions with Bob Appleby

April 22, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

AUSTIN, Texas—Recently appointed as Vice President and General Manager, ADI North America, Bob Appleby has 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical distribution industry, working to ensure patients and healthcare providers had access to the drugs they needed. He now uses his talents in the security industry to help protect families, companies, employees and assets.Are you married? Any kids? Pets? I have been married for more than 26 years to my college sweetheart. We have two daughters,...

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Five Questions with Nigel Waterton

April 8, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

IRVINE, Calif.—Nigel Waterton recently joined Arcules as chief revenue officer, having led winning sales and operations teams for more than 22 years. Waterton is a 10-year veteran of Aronson Security Group (ASG). Security Systems News caught up with him to ask him Five Questions.Where are you from originally and how does it compare to where you live now? I'm originally from South London, but I live in the Seattle area; the weather is certainly the same: glorious.Is there something interesting...

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Five Questions with David Barnard of RS2

March 4, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

Security Systems News recently caught up with David Barnard, executive vice president of sales and marketing, RS2 Technologies, to chat about life and the industry, including the rise of the millennial workforce, data security and privacy.Are you married? Any kids? Pets?Yes, I am married to my wife of 13 years, Dee. We have three children: Emily Barnard, Benjamin Barnard and Christian Fredericks. Emily did her OB/GYN residency, and is currently doing an infertility fellowship. Her husband Ross is...

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Five Questions with Rich Reidy

February 12, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Rich Reidy, acting security segment head, Siemens, recently chatted with Security Systems News about life, the industry and new trends that are impacting and shaping security today.Are you married? Any kids? Pets? Yes, I'm married, coming up on 25 years. I have two daughters, both of them in their early 20s, and, at present, I have two animals — a dog and a cat — but sometime in the relative past, we were a family that had five animals.What's something your coworkers might not know about...

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