Nortek Security & Control Strengthens Linear Pro Channel Sales Team with Appointment of Four Regional Sales Managers

Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC), a global leader in wireless security, home automation, access control and health and wellness technology, today announced the appointments of Mike Paglione, Ryan Kosterow, Steve Swanda and Matt Reasor as Regional Sales Managers on the Linear Pro Channel sales team, thereby strengthening the group’s capabilities throughout the Northeast, Central Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast regions of the U.S. According to Joe Schenke, Vice President of Sales, Access Group, all four team members bring decades of industry experience and knowledge that add to the Linear brand’s reputation as the leading provider of perimeter access control solutions.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mike, Ryan, Steve and Matt to the Linear Pro Channel sales team and leverage their extensive experience in sales and the technology industry to deliver best-in-class products and service to customers across the country,” Schenke said.

Mike Paglione joins NSC as Linear Pro Channel Northeast U.S. Regional Sales Manager, covering New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Eastern Pennsylvania. With 25 years of sales and management experience in the construction industry, most recently as Business Development Manager at KP Building Products, Mike brings expertise and knowledge that benefit NSC’s clients and business performance. Prior to that role, he served in numerous sales management and sales representative positions at Lansing Building Products, Certainteed, and Clopay Building Products. Mike received his B.S. in Business Administration and Management from Western Maryland College.

Ryan Kosterow joins NSC from Accounting Principals, where in his role as National Sales Account Manager he oversaw development and management of North American accounts such as Ajilon Professional Staffing, Parker+Lynch and Paladin. Ryan now serves as the Linear Pro Channel Regional Sales Manager for Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.  Prior to his position at Accounting Principals, Ryan implemented a sales plan to drastically increase non-U.S. sales as International Sales Director at Nexus 21 Concealment Systems. Ryan received his M.A. in Business from Clark College in Washington.

Steve Swanda joins NSC in the role of Linear Pro Channel Regional Sales Manager for Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina, following his successful tenure as Business Development Manager for Northeast Security Solutions, Inc. Over the past 34 years, Steve has honed his skills as account manager, sales engineer, systems analyst and network consultant for a variety of technology companies including Forsythe Solutions Group, Bell Labs Lucent Technologies and Wayne-Dalton Corp. He received a degree in Electronic Technologies from Hennepin Technical College.

Matt Reasor joins NSC as Linear Pro Channel Regional Sales Manager for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Matt has been in the access control and gate industry for over 20 years, with roles as a welder’s helper, gate fabricator, installer, service technician, gate department manager, gate department salesman, distribution branch manager, and distribution outside sales rep. Matt proudly served in the United States Air Force in Operation Desert Storm in 1990 and Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001-2002.

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