Charlotte, N.C. â€“ February 23, 2009 â€“ SFI Electronics, Inc. (SFI), a leading commercial security systems integrator in the southeast United States, has announced that Tom Fogle has taken over as its new president. Fogle succeeds former president Larry Oâ€™Brien, who remains as chairman and chief operating officer.
"Tom has many years of experience in the security industry," said Oâ€™Brien. "His work in both the public and private sectors will ensure that he can continue to lead the company to future success."
Fogle gained broad security operations and leadership experience as a manager and business executive in the military and private sector. After graduating from American University with a Masterâ€™s degree in Administration of Justice, Fogle served as an officer in the military intelligence branch of the United States Army. Prior to joining SFI, Tom advanced through operations and management assignments to senior vice president of a national security provider over the span of a 20 year career. Since 2004 Fogle has served as director of the executive committee for SFI Electronics and its parent company, Security Forces, Inc., a role in which he will continue to serve.
Fogle is an active member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), and is a former member of the American Society of Criminology and the national public affairs honor society Pi Alpha Alpha.
"I look forward to the challenge of building on SFI Electronicsâ€™ solid foundation of strong customer service and support, and ensuring that SFI remains a leader and financially strong partner in providing integrated security solutions that add value to our clientsâ€™ business enterprises," he said.