NMC Appoints Western Sales Manager for Proactive Video Monitoring
Norm Barton joins National Monitoring Center to support new Proactive Video Monitoring dealers in the Western United States.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. — National Monitoring Center (NMC), a leader in the alarm monitoring industry and member of the Netwatch group, have appointed industry veteran Norm Barton as Regional Sales Manager West, Proactive Video Monitoring.
The appointment supports the growing industry demand for proactive video monitoring services, according to an announcement.
Barton will report to Nicola Oakie, director of national sales.
“We are delighted to welcome Norm as we continue to expand our team to support this important growth segment,” Oakie says. “Norm has extensive industry experience as well as a passion for the market and will be responsible for executing sales strategies in the western region of the United States.”
Barton comes to NMC with more than 28 years of increasingly responsible team leadership experience in management and operations, including having been president and CEO of FDS Integration for several years.
“Norm’s outstanding leadership skills, deep industry knowledge, and impressive record of building long-term customer partnerships make him a perfect fit for this pivotal role,” Oakie adds.
Barton says he is pleased to be joining the NMC team and has enthusiastically taken on this role.
“It is a pleasure to be joining such a well-respected organization, and one that builds its reputation on truly serving its dealers with forward-thinking services and support,” he says. “This is an incredibly dynamic, focused, and competitive industry in which dealers can thrive. I am excited to be working with our current customers to support their growth and equally excited to cultivate new relationships throughout the western region.”
Founded in 2001, NMC operates two redundant monitoring centers in Lake Forest, Calif., and Irving, Texas. Most recently, NMC merged with three major monitoring companies to form one of the most global and technologically diverse monitoring companies in the world. Along with NMC, the newly formed company, Netwatch Group, includes monitoring companies Netwatch, CalAtlantic and Onwatch.
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