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Nortek Security & Control Adds 4 Regional Sales Managers to Linear Pro Sales Team

The new hires strengthen the group’s capabilities throughout the Northeast, Central Atlantic, Southwest and Southeast regions of the United States.

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Nortek Security & Control (NSC), a provider of wireless security, home automation, access control and health and wellness technology, announces the appointments of four regional sales managers on the Linear Pro Channel sales team.

The new hires strengthen the group’s capabilities throughout the Northeast, Central Atlantic, Southwest and Southeast regions of the United States, according to the announcement. They are:

Mike Paglione, Northeast, covering New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Eastern Pennsylvania. Paglione has 25 years of sales and management experience in the construction industry, most recently as business development manager at KP Building Products. Prior to that role, he served in numerous sales management and sales representative positions at Lansing Building Products, Certainteed and Clopay Building Products.

Ryan Kosterow, Southwest, covering Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. Kosterow previously served at Accounting Principals as national sales account manager where he oversaw development and management of North American accounts such as Ajilon Professional Staffing, Parker+Lynch and Paladin. He formerly implemented a sales plan to drastically increase non-U.S. sales as International sales director at Nexus 21 Concealment Systems.

Steve Swanda, Central Atlantic, covering Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Swanda previously served as business development manager for Northeast Security Solutions. Over the past 34 years, he has honed his skills as account manager, sales engineer, systems analyst and network consultant for a variety of technology companies including Forsythe Solutions Group, Bell Labs Lucent Technologies and Wayne-Dalton Corp.

Matt Reasor, Southeast, covering Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. Reasor has been in the access control and gate industry for more than 20 years, with roles as a welder’s helper, gate fabricator, installer, service technician, gate department manager, gate department salesman, distribution branch manager, and distribution outside sales rep. He served in the United States Air Force in Operation Desert Storm in 1990 and Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001-2002.

Joe Schenke, Nortek Security & Control vice president of sales, access group, states that all four team members bring decades of industry experience and knowledge that add to the Linear brand’s reputation as the leading provider of perimeter access control solutions.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mike, Ryan, Steve and Matt to the Linear Pro Channel sales team and leverage their extensive experience in sales and the technology industry to deliver best-in-class products and service to customers across the country,” Schenke said.

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