PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medical Guardian announced today that Robert Smedley has joined the growing organization as vice president of sales. A seasoned sales executive, Robert previously spent eight years as vice president of sales and counseling at Nutrisystem, Inc. In his new role at Medical Guardian, Robert will oversee the inside sales team and upsell division. He will be responsible for strategically driving growth and expansion through sales performance.
“Robert’s passion for developing talent and creating a sales team that continues to strive for excellence made him a natural fit for the culture we’ve established at Medical Guardian. We’re thrilled to have him onboard,” said Medical Guardian CEO, Geoff Gross. “His experience in building and fostering a successful call center is unmatched. We’re looking forward to his leadership as we continue to expand the inside sales team and upsell division at Medical Guardian.”
While at Nutrisystem, Inc., Robert was charged with driving the performance of a 400-person call center and was responsible for sales growth of $38 million annually to over $775 million annually. Robert has also previously served as senior vice president of sales and member services at eDiets.com, as well as vice president of sales at Lifeshield, a home security company.
Robert is an RCCSP Certified Call Center Manager. He’s also completed the Ken Blanchard Situational Leadership II Training and the Wharton School of Business Executive Development Program.
About Medical Guardian
Founded in 2005, Medical Guardian is a leading provider of Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa. Medical Guardian provides reliable, affordable medical alert devices and superior support to individuals who want an independent, active lifestyle. The company serves more than 200,000 clients across the country, providing them with renewed sense of independence, and their loved ones with peace of mind knowing that help is just a push of a button away. Learn more about Medical Guardian by visiting www.medicalguardian.com, Facebook and Twitter.