NEW YORK, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry veteran and well-known security systems expert David Gonzalez has joined SW24, the company announced today. The move is a significant step in fulfilling SW24's expansion plans to penetrate municipal, state and government markets as well as key vertical markets the company said.
"As Vice President, Public Sector Operations, David's highly-respected experience will allow SW24 to offer a comprehensive array of security services and products to city and local governments, especially the education and healthcare sectors," said Des Smyth, president and founder of SW24. "David brings extensive knowledge about how government purchasing works and the standards necessary to meet in developing winning proposals. He is a key addition to the leadership team."
Smyth pointed out that SW24 has moved aggressively in the past 24 months to become one of the fastest-growing dealer/integrators in the country. The addition of Gonzalez, combined with the enterprise level expertise and business continuity experience already in house at SW24, will make the company a potent force to fully address customer applications and bring a solid security system design "backbone" to customers, Smyth added.
Gonzalez was most recently Area Director of Business Development for Tri-ed/Northern Video Distribution Center, Inc. He has served with Elcor International, Inc., as Director of Branch Operations, Systems Design Specialist and Director of Government Sales. He has extensive experience in design of large scale security networks for city governments, schools and hospitals. He has received the Schechter Long Island School Security System Award in 2013, a 2012 Homeland Security Award from Congressman Peter King (NY) of the House Committee on Homeland Security, and numerous industry and employer awards and recognitions. He is also Sergeant at Arms of the Long Island, NY chapter of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS).
About SW24: SW24 is a recognized leader in technology-based security services. Offering a holistic security solution to its customers, SW24 specializes in property protection and management utilizing 24/7 enterprise class integrated video surveillance, video streaming and analytics, wireless monitoring, license plate recognition, access management and home intrusion prevention and detection systems. SW24 also offers its clients a wide range of additional services, including armed and unarmed guards, criminal and civil investigations, business continuity consulting and criminal event management. Headquartered in midtown Manhattan, SW24's team of professionals includes decorated veterans of the New York City Police and Fire Departments. SW24 also maintains a state of the art national monitoring and operations facility called the Fusion Centre. www.sw24.com
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