People and Places March 2012

100-Plus Attend Tri-Ed / Northern Video Sales Meeting Over 100 regional and branch managers, corporate staff, and credit, operations and purchasing managers gathered together for Tri-Ed / Northern Video Distribution ’s annual national Sales...

Tim Gilger of Frisco, TX, has been named Territory Sales Manager for SALTO Systems, responsible for the company’s Central Region.

Before joining SALTO, Gilger served in regional sales for Ingersoll-Rand, responsible for Schlage electronic security products and Xceed ID readers and credentials.

Michael J. Mahon, Senior Vice President at SALTO said, “Tim Gilger’s background is ideal for this new assignment. His territory is ripe for SALTO’s networked lock system which drastically reduces installation costs of access control.”  SALTO’s access control systems are found in over 1 million doors on more than 8,500 projects in 70 countries.


Bianchi USA Adds To Management Team

Bianchi USA Inc. recently promoted Chad Winland to deputy general manager of its operations in Noth Olmsted, Ohio. Winland brings more than 12 years of experience in product management, logistics and business development and has been with Bianchi USA since its inception in 2003. Winland assumed responsibility in September 2011 as part of the company’s continuing growth initiatives.

Bianchi USA is the North American division of the Bianchi 1770 Group and specializes in precision key cutting solutions, keys and transponder servicing tools. More Info:


Anthony Named Secura Key Sales Director

Charles Anthony has been promoted to the position of Director of Sales at Secura Key, a leading supplier of RFID and access control products, responsible for all company sales functions.

Prior to his promotion, Anthony was the national sales manager for access control sales, responsible for developing sales of existing distributors, working with system integrators, adding new distributors and strengthening OEM relationships.

“Charlie is highly-driven, and has demonstrated excellent leadership and sales skills in his previous role,” commented Secura Key Vice President Martin Casden. “We anticipate that he will develop a motivated and capable sales team”.

Commenting on his promotion, Anthony said, ”I am very pleased to be associated with Secura Key whose market reputation for quality products is highly regarded throughout the industry. We will continue to position and develop the Secura Key brand to provide high quality solutions for both the access control and RFID markets. I look forward to the coming year.”

Secura Key, a division of Soundcraft, Inc., manufactures a broad range of access control and identification products and systems, which are sold worldwide through distribution. Located in Chatsworth, CA, Secura Key has just celebrated its 40th year of business. More


Staiano Joins Lockmasters

With more than 30 years of experience, Joe Staiano brings a wealth of industry knowledge in locksmithing and door hardware to the Lockmasters Inc. Government and Industrial Department. In 1981, Staiano began his career working in a builder’s hardware shop located in Arlington, Texas. Then in the early 1990s, he managed a lock shop in Long Island, NY. In 1994, Staiano moved into locksmith distribution for American Lock and Supply. He then spent more than 17 years with Clark Security Products, specializing in government and industrial sales. More Info:






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