PITTSBURGH – December 9 — Guardian Protection announced the following staff promotions aimed at expanding and strengthening sales, dealer, and leadership functions.
April Maloney has been appointed to the new role of Vice President – Dealer and Inside Sales. In this position, she will oversee the growth and strategic development of the Authorized Dealer program, Residential Inside Sales Group, and Residential Sales Operations. Maloney joined Guardian Protection in 2012 in the Finance division and was most recently its Director of Sales Operations. She is credited with leading a transformation in Guardian’s Authorized Dealer program, making it more successful than ever before. Prior to joining Guardian, Maloney worked at Crown Castle, the nation’s largest provider of communications infrastructure. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from State University of New York, Buffalo.
Kevin Santelli has been promoted to the role of Director – Builder Sales with responsibility for the activity of the builder sales team, builder partner acquisition, go-to-market strategy, and overall division profitability throughout Guardian Protection’s footprint. Santelli worked for OnQ Legrand for eight years and was its Northeast Market Manager before joining Guardian in 2006 as Builder Sales Manager for the Pittsburgh region. Most recently he was the Area General Manager for Guardian’s Pittsburgh and Cleveland regions. Santelli served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Corporal and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi.
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Guardian Protection is a premier provider of smart security and automation solutions for residential, commercial, institutional, and multi-site customers. Hundreds of thousands of customers trust Guardian’s award-winning monitoring services and in-house, U.S.-based customer care specialists. Founded in 1950, Guardian Protection is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 security companies in the U.S. and is the first company in history to be recognized twice as Security Company of the Year.