Dayton, Ohioâ€”(Jan. 5, 2009)â€”Bruce Canal, C.P.P., a former consultant and security director with 30 years industry experience, has been named Senior Director of Operations for Matrix Systems, a Dayton, Ohio-based turnkey access control and security solutions provider.
Canalâ€™s responsibilities include coordinating relations between Matrix project managers and clients, while also maximizing customer services from an operational standpoint. Canalâ€™s experience in physical and procedural policy security broadens Matrix into a comprehensive security provider.
Canal is a former Corporate Director of Security for Redcats, a New York-based clothing manufacturer/catalogue/retailer with factories and 500-plus stores in 12 states. He is also formerly president of Canal Consulting Inc., Indianapolis, Ind., a security consulting firm serving the K-12 school, library and government building categories. In addition to 12 years of security industry experience, Canal also served the Indiana State Police for 18 years, and has a B. S. in Criminal Justice from Indiana University and a M.B.A. from Indiana Wesleyan University.