Protection 1 appointed Keith Moreman as area vice president for national accounts on the West Coast. “Keith brings with him a thorough understanding of many facets of the security business,” said Protection 1 senior vice president of sales, Bobby Dale. “His extensive management experience and industry knowledge will be a tremendous asset as we continue to grow in this area.”


The Protection Bureau, Exton, Pa., welcomed Marc Petrucelli as sales manager. Petrucelli specializes in developing new client relationships, sales and expanding market share. He has more than 25 years of experience with a solid track record of initiating, developing and growing security integration companies in complex and diverse corporate environments.


Neil Atha joined Atronic Alarms Inc. in Lenexa, Kansas as vice president. Neil graduated from SMU in Dallas in 2007 with a degree in Economics with an emphasis in Financial Applications. He joins Atronic having worked three years as a regional account manager for a national security integrator.


AMAG Technology, Torrance, Calif., welcomed Matt Vellek as its new central north regional sales manager. Vellek supports existing Symmetry™ authorized resellers with sales initiatives in Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky.


Protection 1, Romeoville, Ill., appointed Alicia Scheffler to the new position of director of organizational development and training. Alicia oversees the company’s training programs. She has 15 years of training and organizational development experience.


FST21 expanded its operations with its division in the Americas. The recently opened office of FST21 America Inc., located in Burlington, Mass. is a subsidiary of Israeli-based FST21 Ltd. and is headed by industry veteran, Avi Lupo. The new office is located at 25 Burlington Mall Road, Suite 402. The company also has new telephone numbers, 866.950.7219 or 781.328.4502 and a new fax, 877.320.2573.


Women’s Security Council Inaugurated

The Women’s Security Council (WSC), a newly formed network of security professionals promoting the success and growth of women in the industry, held its kick-off networking reception during ISC West. Roughly 100 attendees congregated at the posh V Bar at the Venetian to see the WSC come alive.

Rhianna Daniels (third from left), a member of the WSC’s founding committee, gave an introduction to the program’s goals and support tools, which will include e-newsletters, webinars and networking opportunities, as well as plans for recognizing outstanding women in the industry and their achievements during future ISC events.