CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protection 1, the premier full-service business and home security company in the U.S., today announced that it has hired Rick Speidell to serve as its Regional Vice President, North. Speidell will report to Donald Young, Protection 1’s Chief Information and Operating Officer.
”Rick has spent more than 20 years in the security industry between his time with Stanley Security, ADT and Honeywell,” said Young. “He has held various positions ranging from sales to operations to leadership roles, focusing his time on growing a profitable business while building long-term relationships with his customers.”
Prior to joining Protection 1, Speidell most recently held the position of vice president of government programs for Stanley Black and Decker/Stanley CSS where he lead a team responsible for sales and delivery nationwide. During his tenure in this role, sales to government agencies grew by more than 400%. He also held District General Manager positions for Stanley in Lorton, VA and Portland, OR; as well as District Sales Manager in both Portland and McLean, VA. During his career, he has been named Sales Manager of the Year and District General Manager of the Year.
As regional vice president, Speidell will be responsible for the operations of the branches within the North region from both a residential and commercial perspective. He will also provide direction and oversight to the various general managers in the region in order to attain all financial and operational objectives.
”I have built my career on delivering profitable growth in every role I have held,” stated Speidell. “I am a sales-minded leader with an operational focus on delivery and building strong customer relationships.”
About Protection 1
Protection 1, the premier full-service business and home security company in the U.S., provides installation, maintenance, and monitoring of single-family home security systems, business security systems and multi-family security systems.
Protection 1 serves over 2 million customers and employs over 4,000 people in more than 90 office locations and five UL Certified monitoring centers across the country. The company has a 97.3% customer satisfaction rating and an A+ Better Business Bureau rating.
Protection 1 also offers network management services through its Network Operations Center and is the only company in the security industry to hold Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Express Partner Certification.
The company has been recognized by leading industry publications and agencies for its commitment to its customers, the industry and the communities it serves. For other Protection 1 news, visit P1newsroom.com