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Smarter Security Systems Names New Western Region Sales Manager

Shawn McFarlane Brings More than 10 Years of Sales Experience in Security and Surveillance Industries to Role with Optical Turnstile Leader
Austin, Texas – October 20, 2011

Smarter Security Systems, provider of premium, innovative entrance control and outdoor security solutions, today announced that Shawn McFarlane has joined the company as the Western Region Sales Manager. McFarlane is responsible for selling Fastlane optical turnstiles, Door Detective, and Smarter Outdoor products to help organizations better secure their perimeters and internal building access points in 15 states in the western half of the United States.

“Shawn is a terrific addition to our sales team and we are pleased to have her on board,” said Ralph Spagnola, Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Smarter Security Systems. “She has rich and varied sales experience in the security industry working with or for consultants, integrators, and end users, and her long time in southern California brings deep roots to relationships that will help us share the value of our security solutions with many out west. She made an impact to our presence at ASIS last month, and we are excited because the Western region is an important and growing geography for our business.”

McFarlane worked recently as a Regional Manager with Nuuo, driving sales in the west of its digital surveillance solutions. She has also been a National Account Manager for Tyco Products working closely with various groups at ADT to fuel sales for both companies. In other roles, such as Director of Sales for Vigitron and Commercial Security Consultant with SecurityLink from Ameritech, she routinely exceeded sales objectives through careful relationship management. McFarlane has a B.A. from San Diego State University and still resides in San Diego. She can be reached at (512) 578-6869.