Brivo expands staff with seven new-hires
Brivo Systems, a provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) applications for security management, has added several new staff members in key roles.
Mike Taylor joins Brivo in the newly-created position of director of business development. Located in Atlanta, Ga., Taylor will be responsible for driving new business development though various sales channels across North America. Taylor has more than 16 years’ experience in the security industry. Most recently, he served as vice-president of sales for North America at AMAG Technology.
Brivo’s new director of sales operations is Lee M. Odess. In this new position, he will be focused on organizing and leading the Sales Services team. His portfolio will also include reseller programs, field sales support, online demonstrations, training and internal processes. Odess has 13 years of technology experience in working for large manufacturers, in addition to owning his own integration company.
Charles Wheeler is the company’s new director of network engineering. Wheeler has 15 years of experience in information technology, supporting private and public sector clients. For the past five years, he served as a contractor to the federal government supporting mission critical infrastructure within a secured environment. Prior to that, Wheeler worked as the IT operations manager for Family Health International, supporting a global computer network with nodes in over 50 countries.
The company’s new marketing communications manager is JuliAnn Tuleya. JuliAnn has seven years experience in marketing communications management including LifeNet Health and Spirit Cruises.
Jim Sheahan assumes the position of product manager, in which he will be responsible for product management and the restructuring of product management at Brivo. Previously, Sheahan was the owner at Sheahan Consulting Services. His experience in the security industry includes director, technical services at Siemens Building Technologies; national director of technical services at Security Technologies Group; manager of technical information services at Sensormatic; and Director of Research and Development at Glen Industrial Communications.
Joining the Inside Sales team, Eric Litorja is the company’s newest sales service representative. Litorja started in the security industry with Kastle Systems International, where he provided support to various government agencies and property management companies in the D.C. Metro area. Litorja will be providing support to the respective regional sales managers for the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Northeast, and Central territories, and he will also be performing online demonstrations and handling inbound/outbound calls.
Emily Medina joins Brivo as a staff accountant. She has more than 10 years of accounting experience and most recently served as controller for Rose and Womble.