Entrance Controls, a provider of comprehensive commercial security and monitoring systems and management, hired Scott Ferguson as vice president of sales and marketing. A member of the executive management team, Ferguson will assist in Entrance Control's aggressive growth initiatives. His responsibilities include overseeing sales and marketing efforts out of the company's three West Coast locations â€“ Seattle, Los Angeles and Portland, Ore. Ferguson is based in the company's Portland, Ore.-area office located in Vancouver, Wash.
"We are pleased to welcome a sales and marketing professional of Scott's caliber to Entrance Controls," said David Pelkey, president. "Scott has a compelling track record in management, business development and sales, and, is an exceptional asset to our organization."
Ferguson has more than 20 years of sales experience, with 15 years of expertise gained in the security industry. He most recently served as vice president/general manager of a security systems integration company in Portland, Ore., where he nearly doubled sales revenues over a three-year period. Additionally, Ferguson held sales and management positions at RFI Communications & Security Systems, Selectron Inc., Best Access Systems, and Pinkerton Systems Integration. He is a member of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety, the Strategic Account Management Association and the American Society for Industrial Security.