Russound an-nounced three new appointments as part of a major expansion of the company’s department of education. Industry veteran Joel Rosenblatt was tapped for the newly created position of director of education, while Roger Soucy was named education manager. Also transitioning to the education team is George Gavutis, who has served in Russound technical sales for two years. Mr. Gavutis joins Ron DeMille who were both named education specialists. Russound also announced three new appointments as part of a significant enhancement of the company’s sales and support departments. Named were Charlie Porritt as national sales manager, Chuck Fortier as customer support manager and Dee Farr as channel development manager for the custom/hi-fi markets.

Professional Security Technologies LLC recently named the organization’s executive staff: Richard Arnesman, executive vice president; Roy D. Pitcoff, vice president and general counsel; Kathleen Lynch, vice president – marketing; Gary Fox, vice president – professional security systems; Matthew Schwartz, vice president – professional security monitoring; Ann Longendyck, general manager – professional security systems; Adam Joss, assistant vice president – finance; and Michael Gallipoli, general manager – central station services. Richard D. Rockwell, the company founder, is the chairman.

SAFE (Security Alarm Financing Enterprises LP) announced that Randy Perkins has joined the SAFE staff as director of operations.

ADT Security Services Inc., a unit of Tyco Fire & Security, named Randy Dunn as director of sales and marketing for its radio frequency identification (RFID) line of solutions. Dunn is assembling a team of RFID specialists to work with retailers and consumer goods manufacturers to bring RFID solutions to the retail supply chain.

Fire Systems Design, Hurst, Texas, has been selected to furnish and install a new Notifier analog fire alarm system for Macy’s Department Store at the Galleria in Dallas. The installation will include a complete fire alarm system retrofit that will include ADA upgrades, point addressability, and interconnection to the existing fire sprinkler system.