PSA appoints director of vendor management

Craig Patterson to be responsible for all contracts and coordination with suppliers, vendors and manufacturers


Westminster, CO – June 4, 2012 – PSA Security Network announces the appointment of Craig Patterson as Director of Vendor Management.

Mr. Patterson will be responsible for all contracts and coordination of the suppliers/vendors/manufacturers and leveraging the existing base of PSA vendor partners and integrators to achieve improved pricing, delivery and quality.

"I am proud to be joining the PSA family,” says Patterson. “This position plays to my strengths and expertise and PSA’s cooperative culture is an atmosphere in which I feel confident I can both thrive and contribute greatly.”

Patterson brings 20 years of security industry experience including extensive vendor management expertise to his new role. Prior to joining PSA, he served as Director of Franchise Relations at Stanley CSS, supporting the Sonitrol franchise network in all phases of their business from management, to sales and marketing, to operations and franchise standards. As the dealer’s primary point-of-contact, this role also included overall customer responsibility for manufacturing, distribution, product management and financial reporting for a business segment that generated $10M in product, royalty and licensing revenue annually. Patterson’s previous positions at Sonitrol and Advantor also included similar responsibilities, from establishing and managing third party vendor programs, to supervisory roles in both customer service and training.

“Craig’s proven track record in building and managing quality relationships will create a win-win for PSA integrators and vendor partners,” says Bill Bozeman, CPP, CHS, president and CEO of PSA. “We plan to leverage his skills to the benefit of all PSA Security Network