Arecont Vision continues expansion across the Americas

Nine new hires and four promotions focus on customer support and new business development


Chicago, IL (Sept. 24, 2013) – Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP megapixel camera technology, today announced four promotions and nine new hires within the expanding Americas division. The announcement, made by Carole Dougan, Vice President of North American Sales, Arecont Vision at ASIS 2013, reflects the company’s uncompromising commitment to industry leadership, innovation and continued growth.

New hires include Christie Walters as Director of Strategic Accounts; John Callahan as Field Distribution Sales Manager; John Keltner as Northern California, Northern Nevada Regional Sales Manager; Ritz Dreyer as Northeast Regional Sales Manager; David Ellis as Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager; Eric LaValley as Great Lakes Regional Sales Manager, Carl Huntsman as Regional Sales Manager for the Southwest United States, Kyle Kayler as Northwest Regional Sales Manager and Kyle Parker as Central Region Sales Director.

Promotions include Mitch Fagundes to Director of Business Development; Ethan Maxon to Regional Director for the Western United States and Western Canada, John Bujarski to Director of Sales for the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions and Geoffrey Stoliker to Director of Sales for the Southwest and Mountain West Regions. 

“Our sales and development teams play a critical role in engaging customers and advocating the benefits of Arecont Vision’s megapixel camera technology,” said Carole Dougan. “We are fortunate to have such an experienced group of professionals on our team as they provide an invaluable resource to both customers and to Arecont Vision.”

In his new role as Director of Business Development, Mitch Fagundes has responsibility for pursuing growth opportunities and implementing initiatives to drive Arecont Vision’s megapixel camera technology worldwide. He joined Arecont Vision in 2010 as the Northwest Regional Sales Manager. 

New to the company is Christie Walters, who has been appointed Director of Strategic Accounts. Christie is responsible for driving sales with Arecont Vision’s top national systems integrators and national distributors. She previously held senior level sales positions at
VideoIQ, Pelco and Brivo.

John Callahan joins Arecont Vision as Distribution Field Sales Manager. Previously, John held sales and sales management positions with ADI, Anixter and Windy City Wire.

Ethan Maxon was Arecont Vision’s Regional Manager for the Southern Hemisphere prior to his promotion to Regional Director for Western United States and Western Canada. He retains responsibility for Australia and New Zealand.

John Keltner comes aboard as Northern California, Northern Nevada Regional Sales Manager. Having previously spent four years with CV Reps as Arecont Vision’s regional manufacturer’s representative, John has been actively involved in sales and marketing efforts with distributors, systems integrators and end users throughout the region.

Carl Huntsman joins as Regional Sales Manager for the Southwest United States. He will be leading the company’s efforts in the Las Vegas area, Arizona and Southern California. Carl joins Arecont Vision after recent positions with Network Appliance (NetApp), Nice Systems, Global Surveillance Associates (GSA), Mirage and Caesar's Palace resorts.

Kyle Kayler joins Arecont Vision as Northwest Regional Sales Manager with responsibility for Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, as well as Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. He is an industry veteran of 20 years with experience with systems integrator and manufacturer’s representative firms. 

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