SALTO Systems North America announced 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,” says Steve Burk, SALTO North America director of marketing and vertical business. “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.
Before taking this new role, Grutzmacher served as SALTO’s distribution lead and as a regional sales manager. He 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.
“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,” Grutzmacher says. “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 also has been director of learning and development for Mobile Mini 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.
For the past 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 has a bachelor’s in marketing from the University of Phoenix.
“The focus that SALTO has on continuously improving and advancing access systems is unmatched,” Wengrzyn says. “SALTO leadership allows their employees to own their role and results, and that is so refreshing in the modern business world. 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.”