PSA, the systems integrator consortium, announces the hiring of Allen Riggs as its new Chief Financial Officer. Riggs comes to PSA with over 20 years’ executive and management experience and most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of The Synergy Company, a manufacturer of nutritional supplements. “Allen is an excellent addition to PSA’s leadership team and has already made an impact in the short time he has been here,” said Matt Barnette, CEO of PSA. “He immediately dove in to assist us in strategic planning and will play a large role in meeting our aggressive financial targets as PSA continues to expand.” Senior financial roles In addition to his time at The Synergy Company, Riggs held senior financial roles for the global cleaning equipment manufacturer, Alfred Karcher, as well as VSMPO-Tirus. He previously worked in the fire & safety industry, specifically with SimplexGrinnell, a subsidiary of Tyco, and brings experience from the manufacturing, transportation, distribution, and service industries to PSA. “The opportunity to work with Matt and the PSA team is second to none,” said Riggs. “As a CFO, it is exciting to come into a thriving organization that is poised for continued success. I look forward to playing a role in the organization’s growth.” Riggs replaced longtime PSA CFO, Steve King, upon his retirement in early September.
PSA Security Network (PSA), the world’s renowned systems integrator consortium, has announced a structure change among its executive leadership team, which affects both PSA Security and USAV. PSA Security Network’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Matt Barnette made the adjustments to the executive leadership team to reflect his belief that each team member’s role should be focused. Executive leadership change “We have an extremely talented team at PSA. Over the past six months, I have been evaluating the team structure to ensure we have our vital employees in the correct roles,” said PSA Security Network’s CEO, Matt Barnette, adding “After much consideration, I have made these changes that will help poise PSA for 2022 and beyond. I’m excited for the upcoming year and know this team can accomplish great things.” PSA’s leadership team structure is as follows: Matt Barnette, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ric McCullough, President Stephen (Steve) King, CFO (retiring in September 2021) Candice Aragon, Vice President of Marketing and Events Anthony Berticelli, Vice President of Operations Tim Brooks, Vice President of Sales Carol Philp, Vice President of Accounting and Finance Chris Salazar-Mangrum, Vice President of Technology Partners Patrick Whipkey, Vice President of USAV New hire in HR division Tim Brooks, previously responsible for Sales and Vendor Management, will now focus efforts solely on Sales, while Chris Salazar-Mangrum, previously Vice President of USAV, will now focus on technology partners for both PSA and USAV. This change also represents a promotion for Patrick Whipkey, formerly the Director of USAV. In addition to the leadership changes, PSA Security Network has also made a key hire in Human Resources, with the addition of Cate Jenkins and has promoted PSA’s Project Manager, Katie Blough, to the role of Customer Success Manager. These changes reflect the importance of relationships to PSA, both internally on employee well-being and externally on the experiences of members, owners and partners.