WILLIAMSTOWN, NJ, July 17, 2018 – COPS Monitoring, the largest provider of professional alarm services in North America, announced today the promotion of Kat Tallman to VP of Software Development. In her new role, Tallman will oversee the COPS team of programmers for ongoing software development and will be responsible for project management to support internal and external customers.
“We are very pleased to announce Kat’s promotion,” said COPS Monitoring’s President & COO Jim McMullen. “Her talent and contributions have been invaluable to COPS. Kat has an impressive work ethic, and her innovative thinking and leadership will continue to enhance the direction of our software platforms and service offerings.”
Tallman began her career with COPS in 2000 as an alarm dispatcher and grew through the ranks in various roles including Dealer Support Representative, Dealer Support Manager, Operations Floor Supervisor, NJ Site Manager, and Director of Special Projects. She most recently managed the programming team for COPS exclusive Generations UL listed monitoring platform and MPower Dealer and Subscriber account management systems. Tallman is a previous winner of the COPS Chairman’s Award for Excellence – the company’s top award. Kat was also recognized by a leading trade publication as a young leader in her field.
“I’m so fortunate to work for a company that places such a high value on its employees and promotes from within whenever possible,” said Tallman. “The work we do here supporting thousands of alarm dealers and being a lifeline to millions of their customers is both important and fulfilling. I’ve gained a wealth of knowledge in my different roles over the years, and I’ve had the opportunity to work with various software platforms. I look forward to leveraging my experience and our team of programmers to continue delivering industry-leading solutions that maximize the benefits we offer our dealers and subscribers.”