HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc., (OTCPK:AITX), today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) is pleased to announce the hiring of Christopher Almonrode, CPP, as Vice President Security & Industry. Almonrode will be participating in the organization’s long-term business plans and the implementation of RAD's business development strategy throughout the security industry and related channels.
“Chris’s visionary leadership will be an asset in RAD’s continued growth and development of new clients and new sales initiatives,” said Steve Reinharz, President and CEO of RAD. “The addition of Chris to RAD’s executive team gives us added muscle, smarts and enthusiasm as we secure our place as the market leader in the Autonomous Response Services industry.”
Almonrode is an ASIS board Certified Protection Professional, current Global Security Leader and former law enforcement manager with consistent success in delivering complex initiatives. Prior to joining RAD, Almonrode was a consultant with CBRE Global Workplace Solutions, supporting dozens of Fortune 500 companies and their security solutions. Prior to CBRE, he spent several years with G4S (now Allied Universal), managing a team of over 900 helping clients improve security and control costs. From 2000 to 2010, Almonrode was held the position of Professional Standards Sergeant with the Roanoke Texas Police Department. Almonrode is also a member of the ASIS International Security Services Community which serves as the leading resource for education, outreach, and best practices for all services—security officers, alarm monitoring, investigations, security design and implementation, and other contracted services in support of a security program.
“We are honored to have Chris join us,” said Mark Folmer, COO of RAD. “We are expecting great contributions from Chris to our executive team’s efforts, and for supporting RAD’s massive growth agenda.”
“I want to thank Steve and the entire team at RAD for giving me the opportunity to be part of their explosive growth, said Almonrode. “When I look at my career in law enforcement and the security industry, coupled with the amazing things RAD is doing, this is my chance help shape how all security services will evolve over the next few years.”
Mr. Almonrode is expected to start with RAD Monday, April 12, 2021 and will be based out of North Richland Hills, Texas.
Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) is a high-tech start-up that delivers robotics and artificial intelligence-based solutions that empower organizations to gain new insight, solve complex security challenges, and fuel new business ideas at reduced costs. RAD developed its advanced security robot technology from the ground up including circuit board design, and base code development. This allows RAD to have complete control over all of design elements, performance, quality and the user’s experience of all security robots whether SCOT™, ROSA™, Wally™, Wally HSO™, AVA™, or ROAMEO™. Read about how RAD is reinventing the security services industry by downloading the Autonomous Remote Services Industry Manifesto.
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About Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions (AITX)
AITX is an innovator in the delivery of artificial intelligence-based solutions that empower organizations to gain new insight, solve complex challenges and fuel new business ideas. Through its next-generation robotic product offerings, AITX’s RAD and RAD-M companies help organizations streamline operations, increase ROI and strengthen business. AITX technology improves the simplicity and economics of patrolling and guard services, and allows experienced personnel to focus on more strategic tasks. Customers augment the capabilities of existing staffs and gain higher levels of situational awareness, all at drastically reduced cost. AITX solutions are well suited for use in multiple industries such as enterprises, government, transportation, critical infrastructure, education and healthcare. To learn more, visit www.aitx.ai and www.roboticassistancedevices.com, or follow Steve Reinharz on Twitter @SteveReinharz.