SALTO Systems North America is excited to announce the appointment of Preston Grutzmacher to Vertical Business Leader - Residential and Rob Wengrzyn as Business Leader for Distribution. “As SALTO focuses more on vertical markets and expands our distribution partnerships, we have sought seasoned professionals who know the SALTO hardware and software suite of innovative electronic access control products and bring the expertise to deliver real world solutions,” said Steve Burk, SALTO North America Director of Marketing and Vertical Business. CCTV system design “We’re thrilled that Preston will be leading our residential efforts and we welcome Rob to the SALTO family. Rob has extensive security and distribution experience, and we are excited he will be leading our distribution efforts.” Prior to taking this new role, Grutzmacher served as SALTO’s distribution lead and as a Regional Sales Manager. He has previously served as a Branch Manager for security sales for Anixter and has an extensive background in access control, CCTV system design, and infrastructure design. He has a Bachelor’s in business from the University of Florida. Mechanical key management Wengrzyn joins SALTO from WESCO Distribution, where he served as General Manager “During my time with SALTO, I've helped reseller partners grow, technicians commission systems, and end-users specify various SALTO solutions. I'm passionate about helping customers deploy access control while solving the problem of mechanical key management,” said Grutzmacher. “I'm thrilled to apply my experience and enthusiasm to the new residential vertical position.” Wengrzyn joins SALTO from WESCO Distribution, where he served as General Manager. He has also been Director of learning and development for Mobile Mini, Inc., and Area Sales Manager for Datacom Products. He has held positions as Director of sales, operations, and training for Audio Video Resources and as Director of sales and employee development of Electric Supply, Inc. Advancing access systems For the last 11 years, Wengrzyn has served as an Adjunct Instructor for Grand Canyon University, Northern Arizona University, and Southern New Hampshire University, teaching leadership, marketing, and business courses. Wengrzyn is a doctoral candidate in organizational leadership with Grand Canyon University, has an MBA from Western International University, and a Bachelor’s in marketing from the University of Phoenix. “The focus that SALTO has on continuously improving and advancing access systems is unmatched. SALTO leadership allows their employees to own their role and results, and that is so refreshing in the modern business world,” said Wengrzyn. “SALTO is positioned to grow this year – and beyond – and I look forward to my new role and spreading the word and technology of SALTO.”
SALTO Systems is delighted to announce the promotion of Beth Kahwajy Zdrojewski to North America Vertical Business Leader-Hospitality. Prior to taking on this new role, Zdrojewski served as SALTO National Account Manager for Hospitality. "I'm excited to move into this new role with SALTO. As the hospitality vertical team leader, I'll focus on business development and integrations in conjunction with our hardware solutions for the variety of hospitality properties found throughout North America. I look forward to the new challenge as well as adding new business and partners for continued growth,” said Zdrojewski. Electronic access control SALTO North America Director of Marketing and Vertical Business Steve Burk said the hospitality industry is an important vertical for electronic access control as they continue to leverage added security, operational efficiencies, and guest satisfaction. Steve Burk said the hospitality industry is an important vertical for electronic access control “The hospitality vertical understands more each day how, in addition to improving physical security, access control can help them enrich guest experiences while also improving operational efficiencies. Contactless check-in, mobile solutions, integrations such as with HVAC and room lighting and the like are really driving increased interest in electronic locking solutions,” said Burk. Driving improved operations “Beth has exceptional knowledge of how SALTO hardware and software solutions can improve the guest experience and drive improved operations and we are excited that she is leading these efforts for SALTO North America.” Prior to joining SALTO, Zdrojewski served as Manager of Strategic Accounts for Current powered by GE and has also been a Strategic Accounts Manager and Lighting Sales Representative for GE Lighting. She also has experience as a Senior Design Consultant with California Closets and a Marketing Associate for SYSCO.
SALTO Systems, a manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has named Ron Shaffer as the North America Vertical Business Leader-Education. "From my first day in 2006 to now, SALTO continues to be a technology leader within the world of access control. I have held many positions during my time with SALTO and am still amazed with the depth of SALTO’s product line, attention to detail, and commitment to research and development. I’m excited to be part of the next phase as vertical business leader for K-12 and higher education," said Shaffer. Access control positions SALTO North America Director of Marketing & Vertical Business, Steve Burk, said access control for education not only makes students, staff, and campuses more secure, it will also drive operational efficiencies, not to mention that it can also be a very attractive draw for students and staff. Ron’s technological knowledge of access control positions him well to be the customer’s trusted adviser" “Ron’s technological knowledge of access control positions him well to be the customer’s trusted adviser and to develop solutions for them that deliver the value they expect. We look forward to great things from Ron as we expedite our growth in this important vertical.” Access control positions Shaffer has previously served SALTO as a Business Development Manager and Solutions Architect Technology Director. Prior to joining SALTO, Shaffer was a Training and System Implementation Manager for Onity and a Technical Onsite Trainer for TESA Entry Systems. He has earned management certification from Emory University; network & communications management from Devry Institute of Technology; and A+ computer certification and network+ certification from New Horizons Computer Learning Centers.
SALTO Systems, a globally renowned manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has named Laura Turman as Retail Vertical Leader for North America. “We are expanding our vertical focus across all the verticals we serve and are very excited to have Laura leading our retail vertical business,” said Steve Burk, SALTO Systems North America Director of Marketing & Vertical Businesses. Access control solutions in retail space SALTO’s offerings in the retail space provide much more than world class access control" Steve Burk adds, “SALTO’s offerings in the retail space provide much more than world class access control, they also drive operational efficiencies that customers can leverage to improve their businesses.” Steve further stated, “With her strong security experience and deep insight, Laura is well-equipped to deliver SALTO’s best-in-class access control solutions deeper into the retail market. We are thrilled to have her join the team.” Security solutions expert Laura Turman has extensive experience in the security industry and has previously served as Regional Sales Manager for Senstar, Regional Security Expert for Schneider Electric, Regional Sales Manager for Open Options, and as an Account Executive for Anixter. She has also held the coveted profile of Vice President of Operations for Ashland Integrated, Inc. “SALTO’s product set is uniquely suited to find unlimited success in the retail space. I am intensely honored and incredibly excited to be given the opportunity to help SALTO expand its footprint in the retail vertical,” said SALTO Systems’ Retail Vertical Leader for North America, Laura Turman. Laura Turman adds, “I’m also looking forward to working with the established and amazing SALTO team to achieve our shared goal of blazing new trails.”
SALTO Systems teams with Amazon Key for Business to provide a cloud-based solution that eliminates package delivery issues for building managers by providing safe and secure entry for Amazon delivery drivers. SALTO is a manufacturer of electronic access control solutions. Amazon Key for Business is a convenient, authorized entry service for Amazon deliveries. “Commercial and residential building managers have long spent too much time receiving and managing deliveries for residents and tenants. And that time can add up since Amazon delivers seven days a week.” Residential and commercial buildings SALTO and Amazon Key for Business are collaborating to develop a seamless solution" “We're excited to work with SALTO to install Key for Business in multi-unit buildings to streamline the delivery process and help to improve building and package security," said Kaushik Mani, Global Head, Key for Business. “SALTO and Amazon Key for Business are collaborating to develop a seamless solution that can address and reduce these issues, freeing up property management to tend to more important tasks,” said Steve Burk, SALTO North America Marketing Director. SALTO provides secure access control via electronic locks and supporting software for numerous residential and commercial buildings. To incorporate the use of Amazon Key for Business, building management installs a free smart device that communicates with the SALTO controller and the Amazon delivery app. Security of package delivery To deliver a package, the Amazon delivery driver requests access to a building upon arrival via the Amazon Key for Business app. Amazon then validates the driver’s credentials using their ID, route, GPS location and time of request, and temporary access is granted to complete package delivery to common areas of a building – like halls or mailrooms. “SALTO has long provided access control solutions that not only improve security, but also add convenience,” said Steve Burk. “We’re honored to work with Amazon Key for Business to help property managers operate more efficiently and to help ensure the security of package delivery for the buildings that rely on our electronic locks.”
SALTO Systems, a manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has appointed Steve Burk as the Director of Marketing for the United States. Based at the U.S. headquarters in Atlanta, Steve will report to Bill Wood, President of SALTO North America. In this new role, Steve will oversee marketing efforts that guide the continued growth and expansion of SALTO’s electronic access control hardware and software security products. With more than 25 years of experience as a sales and marketing professional and a demonstrated track record of success, Steve is the perfect choice for the position, said Wood. Vast Amount Of Marketing Experience Steve's specialties include leading direct and channel marketing, strategic planning, operational effectiveness, channel sales, and key vendor relations“Steve is a self-starter that is results driven with a strong skill set that combines creative, strategic, and tactical capabilities focused on excellent customer service,” Wood said. “We all look forward to working alongside Steve as SALTO continues to grow and expand.” Before joining SALTO, Steve’s career included marketing and sales leadership with Delta Material Services, Avaya, Inc., and IBM Corporation. His specialties include leading direct and channel marketing, strategic planning, operational effectiveness, channel sales, and key vendor relations. He has had great success in revenue growth through new customer acquisition and customer lifecycle management. Steve has earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Arizona. "I am delighted to join SALTO and work with such a strong and dedicated team,” said Burk. “SALTO's strong and unique value proposition truly sets us apart in the industry and I am looking forward to helping customers solve their security needs."