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Ed Keiser to Serve East Coast as New X1 Regional Sales Manager

Ed Keiser has joined DMP as the regional sales manager for X1 East. He will provide ongoing service and support to DMP dealers throughout the East Coast, Great Lakes and Upper Midwest, specifically focusing on X1 products.

Keiser has over 30 years of experience in the security industry, from installing systems and managing projects to selling large integrated systems and working with national accounts. Owning and operating a security company for over a decade gave him additional entrepreneurial experience.

He was always impressed with DMP products, services and support. “The products, people and culture were a great fit for me,” said Keiser. “The opportunity to help grow the X1 product and contribute to the company also was attractive to me. I’m excited to be a part of a company that prides itself on quality, customer support and responsiveness.”

X1 is a standalone access control system with simple installation and locally stored programming.

Contact Information:

Ed Keiser | Regional Sales Manager X1, East
Direct Cell: (417) 340-5038
Email: EKeiser@DMP.com

Larkin to Serve Ohio as New DMP Regional Sales Manager

Reid Larkin has joined DMP as the regional sales manager for Ohio. He will provide ongoing service and support to dealers across the state. This addition represents a restructuring of DMP sales regions, designed to further elevate personalized service to dealers. Larkin is a native of Ohio and grew up in Cleveland.

“The main reason why I chose DMP was because I saw the impact DMP was making across the industry for both its dealers and its users,” said Larkin. “I became aware of DMP through connections within the industry who have always praised DMP for being top notch in the way they conduct business and design their products.”

Larkin is excited about the company’s strong commitment to continuously improving products, especially when the values and culture align so closely with his own.

Before joining DMP, Larkin spent five years in sales, including roles in account management and business development across numerous industries. His Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Dayton focused on improving organizational effectiveness and efficiency. His passion is helping businesses identify solutions and methods of growth.

Contact Information:

Reid Larkin | Regional Sales Manager, Ohio
Direct Cell: (417) 340-4902
Email: RLarkin@DMP.com

Josh Simon to Serve Los Angeles as New Regional Sales Manager for DMP

Josh Simon has joined DMP as the regional sales manager for Los Angeles. He will provide ongoing service and support to dealers throughout LA and the surrounding area. Simon’s experience in the security industry led to his interest in becoming part of this team.

“I chose DMP for several reasons, but primarily because throughout my years in the industry, every encounter I’ve had with a DMP representative has been marked by genuine enthusiasm and kindness,” said Simon. “They consistently demonstrated honesty regarding their objectives with their dealers, and they genuinely cared about fostering growth in their businesses.”

Simon’s expertise gives him an excellent understanding of dealer needs. He spent two years in product management and three years in sales and account management. Additionally, he worked as a low-voltage installer for six years. He has firsthand experience installing DMP products, appreciating their consistent quality and success.

Contact Information:

Josh Simon | Regional Sales Manager, Los Angeles
Direct Cell: (417) 399-0358
Email: JSimon@DMP.com

Belisle to Serve New Role as DMP Director of Key Accounts

Dean Belisle has moved into a newly created role at DMP to serve as director of key accounts. He will work closely with regional sales managers and directors of sales to bring consolidated efforts to dealers that would thrive with the service of a team.

“With the knowledge and experience Dean brings to this role, it will create the perfect opportunity for DMP to offer the most unique support in our industry,” said Rick Britton, CEO. “I am excited to see what this focused approach will bring to our customers.”

Belisle’s background in the security industry provides an ideal blend of expertise for this position. Prior to this role, he served as national sales trainer at DMP. For nearly a decade, he has focused on professional sales training, consulting and public speaking. Belisle has been mentoring, providing insight and training in this industry for nearly three decades.

Contact Information:

Dean Belisle | Director of Key Accounts
Direct Cell: 417-299-7027
Email: DBelisle@DMP.com

Warren Hill to Serve as DMP’s Executive Director of Product Management

DMP is pleased to welcome Warren Hill to DMP as the executive director of product management. He will oversee the product management team through all aspects of development.

Hill has been in the security industry for over 15 years. He started in 2003 with GE Security, where he spent three years as a global product manager responsible for wireless panels and sensors. Fate brought him back to the security industry in 2011 as the product marketing manager at UTC Fire & Security (Interlogix). A few years later, he led the intrusion and smart property product management team prior to becoming vice president of partner solutions. Most recently, he was vice president of marketing at Alula.

“DMP is a highly respected and innovative leader in the professional security solutions industry. I am excited to add my experience and skills to such an incredible team,” said Hill. “I appreciate the comprehensive product and services portfolio that DMP has developed and am excited to be part of a team focused on keeping people, businesses, properties and assets secure and protected.”

Hill enjoys building relationships with people, especially alarm dealers and integrators who are looking for ways to build profitable businesses. His rich experience in product management and product marketing makes him a valuable addition to DMP’s leadership.

Contact Information:
Warren Hill | Executive Director of Product Management
Email: WHill@DMP.com

DMP Hires Joshua Waldram

Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) is pleased to welcome Joshua Waldram as the Dealer Development Manager for the Southwest. Waldram will provide ongoing service and support to DMP’s dealers across Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and parts of Texas.

Waldram’s career in security began over four years ago with video surveillance manufacturing. He advanced to a veteran Inside Channel Manager who gained experience in sales and business development.

“We are very excited to have Waldram as part of the DMP family. His security expertise will help our customers create the right solutions for their residential and commercial customers,” says Jeff Spatz, Director of Sales for DMP.

Waldram says he favors this industry and DMP’s long history of providing innovative and quality products because of the importance of security and its impact on families and businesses. He is looking forward to the opportunity to use his experience and skills to provide DMP dealers with the products and support to help take care of their customers.

DMP Releases The New 7-Inch Touchscreen Keypad

Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) announces the release of their latest touchscreen keypad designed for residential and commercial applications. Compatible with all DMP’s XR and XT Series panels, the new keypad is fully loaded with high-functioning features such as:

  • View live and recorded video from connected cameras
  • Integration with the V-4061video doorbell allows someone to see and speak with visitors
  • An onboard camera that captures snapshots of who’s arming and disarming the system
  • Easily arm areas all on one screen
  • Enhanced Z-Wave control for thermostats, lights, and door locks

According to Matt Dean, Product Manager for DMP, “This new keypad provides security, video, and automation, all in a large-format touchscreen. Utilizing large text, icons and intuitive graphics, the new keypad delivers the same exceptional image quality and ease of use one would experience with a smartphone.”

In addition, firmware updates are pushed to the keypad remotely via DMP’s administrative portal. When connected to wi-fi, the keypad will remain up-to-date with features and functionality.

“A 7-inch keypad is a standard across the security industry and has frequently been requested by our dealers. Expanding DMP’s Touchscreen Keypad Series with a 7-inch model allows our dealers to increase their business among customers who prefer a large-format interface with best-in-class intrusion,” said Alee Rouhani, Director of Marketing.

The 7-inch keypad will be part of DMP’s popular Touchscreen Series in addition to the high-security and wireless 5-Inch keypad models. For more information and full capabilities of the new keypad, watch the spotlight video at www.dmp.com/7inchkeypad.

DMP Promotes Sean Cleary

Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) announces the promotion of Sean Cleary to Executive Director of Strategic Accounts. Cleary began his new role February 20th.

Cleary joined DMP in 2019 as Director of Financial Solutions where he’s served dealers and financial industry customers for nearly four years. In this role, he has created incremental revenue in pull through sales exceeding each year’s goals in the financials vertical and worked with both consumers and integrators to develop a pipeline of future revenue opportunities.

The focus of Cleary’s new position is to lead the sales efforts of vertical markets comprised of government, retail, and banking, along with strategic accounts including ADT Commercial, Convergint Technologies, Johnson Controls and Securitas Technology. Reporting to Cleary will be Pat Tobin, Executive Director Financials, Jamie Brennan, National Account Director for ADT Commercial, Jonathan Patton, National Account Director for Securitas Technology, Jim Hawthorne, Director of Retail Solutions, and Chad Hall, Director of Government Solutions.

Prior to DMP, Cleary led Bank of America’s Security Operations Team where he established, trained, and developed a multi-disciplined organization responsible for the tandem operations of two 24-hour command centers, complex security technology solutions, response and engagement strategies for security and continuity-related events, false alarm mitigations, access control administration, and intrusion alarm response. In this role, he excelled in leadership, strategy, operations and engagement with complex processes and security solutions.

Mark NeSmith, Vice President of Sales at DMP had this to say about Cleary, “Sean is a consummate professional – attentive, knowledgeable, and committed to serving our customers with excellence. I look forward to seeing him step into this new leadership capacity.”

Dean Belisle to Serve as DMP’s New National Sales Trainer

DMP is pleased to announce Dean Belisle has accepted the position as our new National Sales Trainer. Dean will work to help enhance the sales skills of DMP authorized dealers, leading to higher levels of support and in turn, increased dealer success.

“I can’t say enough to express how excited we are to bring Dean into our team,” said Mark NeSmith, Vice President of Sales. “He’s bringing a lot of knowledge to the table; we know he’ll be able to elevate our dealers’ expertise and provide valuable insight.”

Before accepting his role at DMP, Dean worked in a similar capacity in training and consultation. He started in the security industry working at his family business, gaining a deep understanding of management and sales, as well as installation and technical knowledge.

“I joined DMP because I wanted to make a difference,” said Dean. “Working alongside dealers and their sales teams on the frontline is an exciting challenge. My goal is to provide the training and expertise to take them to the highest level of effectiveness and success.”

Contact Information:
Dean Belisle | National Sales Trainer
Direct Cell: 417-299-7027
DBelisle@DMP.com

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DMP® Owners Forum Spotlights Industry’s Best Dealers With Annual DMP Awards

To mark the start of the ISC Show in Las Vegas where DMP showcased its new and existing products, DMP hosted its annual Owners Forum at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas for its top dealers.

“We’re excited to welcome the finest professionals in our industry to the 2022 Owners Forum. We expect another year of great insight and education,” said DMP Vice President of Marketing Mark Hillenburg.

This invitation-only event creates an opportunity for like-minded executives and owners to network and listen to acclaimed speakers share ideas on how to grow their businesses. The forum also spotlights this year’s DMP Award recipients.

This year’s Owners Forum featured two panel discussions with over 20 of the security industry’s biggest names discussing “Five things alarm company owners should do to increase the value of their company.” Panelists followed up with real-life tactical ways to put these items into practice. Keynote speaker, Scott McKain, gave an insightful presentation on the Ultimate Customer Experience.

The annual DMP Awards was initiated to recognize select outstanding dealers. Recipients are selected based on various criteria, including recognized milestones as a DMP dealer, sales-volume recognition and Dealer of the Year Awards in various categories.

Since 1975, DMP has been built on a foundation of innovation, integrity and responsiveness, Hillenburg adds. “As DMP continues to grow, we rely on our dealers for help in that advancement. Their insight and professionalism are vital to us, which is why we look forward to recognizing them at Owners Forum.”