CSAA is pleased to announce that Ron Rothman, Senior Vice President of Sales & Business Development at AFA Protective Systems, Inc., is the new chair of the CSAA Marketing and Communications Committee. This important committee creates, coordinates and disseminates targeted information to the industry and general public to advance CSAA goals and strengthen its brand.
“I’m looking forward to leading the Marketing and Communications Committee at this pivotal time in the association’s history – as we transition to our new name, The Monitoring Association, and the next stage in our mission to advance the professional monitoring industry,” said Rothman.
Rothman joined AFA in 2015 and is responsible for Sales, Branch Development and M&A. AFA was the country’s first Central Station fire alarm business having been established in 1873. A full service commercial security company, AFA is a leader in the installation, monitoring, test and inspection of Fire, Access, Intrusion and Video systems through its 18 East Coast offices.
Prior to joining AFA, Rothman most recently served for 5 years as President of Honeywell International’s $3B Global Security and ADI Distribution Business. He started his career with ADEMCO (a division of the PITTWAY CORP) in the 1980’s. Subsequently, PITTWAY was acquired by Honeywell in 1999. During his 32-year career with the company, he had a progression of Sales, Marketing and Management roles with the industry-leading businesses ADEMCO, First Alert Professional, AlarmNet, Northern, FBII and Genesis Wire in addition to many international brands.
He currently serves on the Board of ADS in Nashville and previously served on the Boards of CSAA and SIA. He is a member of the SSI Hall of Fame, is a recipient of SIAC’s William N. Moody award and ESA’s President’s Award.
–– Elizabeth Lasko, February 22, 2017