Guardian Protection Promotes Sales Duo
April Maloney has been appointed to the new role of vice president – dealer and inside sales, while Kevin Santelli has been promoted to the role of director – builder sales.
PITTSBURGH — Guardian Protection announces a pair of staff promotions it says is aimed at expanding and strengthening sales, dealer and leadership functions.
April Maloney has been appointed to the new role of vice president – dealer and inside sales. In this position, she will oversee the growth and strategic development of the authorized dealer program, residential inside sales group, and residential sales operations.
Maloney joined Guardian Protection in 2012 in the finance division and was most recently its director of sales operations. She is credited with leading a transformation in Guardian’s authorized dealer program, making it more successful than ever before, according to the company.
Prior to joining Guardian, Maloney worked at Crown Castle, the nation’s largest provider of communications infrastructure. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from State University of New York, Buffalo.
Kevin Santelli has been promoted to the role of director – builder sales with responsibility for the activity of the builder sales team, builder partner acquisition, go-to-market strategy and overall division profitability throughout Guardian Protection’s footprint.
Santelli worked for OnQ Legrand for eight years and was its Northeast market manager before joining Guardian in 2006 as builder sales manager for the Pittsburgh region.
Most recently he was the area general manager for Guardian’s Pittsburgh and Cleveland regions. Santelli served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Corporal and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss.
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