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A Partial List of Clients and References

Richard Ginsburg
CEO, Protection One
I have worked with Peter on a number of projects over the past few years. I have always found Peter to be very knowledgeable, insightful, and a pleasure to work with. I would be more than happy to discuss Peter if needed. He is a real pro.

Darius Nevin
CFO, Protection One
In my position as CFO of Protection One, I worked closely with Peter when we acquired Criticom Monitoring Services, the largest wholesale monitoring operation in the U.S., and can attest to his deep knowledge of alarm monitoring operations and the security alarm industry. He is an acknowledged expert in central station operations and is well-respected by the independent alarm dealer community. In addition, he was instrumental in arranging a strategic marketing relationship for Protection One's Retail business. I highly recommend Peter for any company seeking expert advice about the security monitoring business or needing an experienced operating executive.

Hank Goldberg
Vice President at Secure Global Solutions, LLC
Over the past 20 years Peter was a key liaison with customers using our software. He demonstrated keen understanding of his business and the processes needing automation. Jointly, we tackled major development projects that, in turn, set the trend for the entire security industry. I know Peter as a forward thinker with the grounding necessary to get the job done.

Dennis Raefield

I had the pleasure of working with Peter for almost a year, on several projects. His in-depth industry knowledge, high level people connections, and deliverables were always first rate. An excellent consultant and advisor to have at your side! 
Please contact me directly for a more detailed recommendation of Peter.

Ronald Walters
Director of Field Operations at Security Industry Alarm Coalition

I have known Peter for over 20 years, first as someone who serviced my company and more recently as a peer in the electronic security industry. Peter is of the highest integrity and a great ambassador for our industry. He balances his in-depth knowledge with his communication skills to serve both his clients and the industry. I would recommend Peter without reservation.

Gary Rones
Chief Operating Officer, BrickHouse Security

Peter is extremely knowledgeable in the home automation and security industry. His vast experience and attention to details were invaluable to helping us launch our home automation and alarm business. We could not have accomplished this without him. Additionally, Peter is an astute business man and would be a valuable asset to any company.

Todd Morris
CEO, BrickHouse Security

Peter knows the Alarm business inside and out. He understands the operations and financial side at a deeper level that anyone I have encountered. I enjoy working with Peter and would recommend anyone in the Alarm or PERS business take the time to get to know Peter and work with him whenever possible. 

Anthony Bartolo Sr
Director of Sales, New York Merchants Protective Company

Peter, is truly an Industry Leader in Security Services Industry. His breath of business and technical knowledge is second to none. His P&L knowledge along with his acquisition experience has enabled him to be considered an expert consultant in the field. I would highly recommend Peter to anyone who is seeking to grow, develop and or sell their security business. 

Bobbie Hunnicutt
VP Brand Licensing at Smith & Wesson

Peter consistently exhibited deep knowledge about the security industry and insight into upcoming trends that proved very valuable for our company. In addition, Peter was tireless in his efforts on our behalf, and we benefited greatly from his dedication and integrity. I strongly endorse Peter as a consultant or business leader.

Raymond Joseph Menard
CEO, Founder, Impact Investor, Startup/Early Stage Development Executive, International and Developing Nation Leadership

Peter is a great thinker who was connected with the detailed needs of dealers and their customers. He had a wealth of information about the security industry at his fingertips and knew who to talk to at any notable company in the industry. He was a pleasure to work with and he's the kind of person who stays in touch over time, as well.