John Fox & Garrett Fiveash to join American Defense Systems

OUTSIDE SALES: Dealer Development


Dallas, TX - American Defense Systems; a leading provider of smart security, automation and surveillance, has appointed John Fox to Vice President of Outside Sales. Overseeing the Dealer Development team, and bringing his industry knowledge and incite to a nationwide program that is already growing, every day.  




Curtis Kindred, owner, president and CEO of American Defense Systems, is excited to bring John on board. 


"Adding John to our Outside Sales team will allow us to really grow this program. We can do more recruiting, and provide a broader level of support to our partners that are already working with us" Kindred said. 


John Fox graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1996 where he played baseball and earned his bachelor's degree. 


John began a career in sales knocking doors, selling alarms door-to-door in 1998. After years of success selling, John worked his way up into management in 2005.



He later left to start his own company, Lifeline Security and Automation. In 2013 he sold his company to GHS Interactive Security, and was promoted to President of Sales before joining American Defense Systems.

John lives in Frisco, TX with his wife, Miranda and two children, Georgia and Lincoln. Together they love to play golf and cheer on Dallas Cowboy football!



COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS: Business Development


American Defense Systems will also be adding Garrett Fiveash into a the newly created roll to manage Commercial Accounts, and strategic business development opportunities. With experience in business development, sales, operations and even installation and fulfillment, Garrett brings a deep understanding commercial fire, alarm and surveillance solutions. 




Curtis says "We've made a name for ourselves in the residential space, and have done a number of commercial accounts, nationwide, but American Defense Systems has never put our focus on those larger scale commercial opportunities. Garrett is the perfect person to take this on, and take our commercial installations to a whole new level".



Garrett Fiveash is joining us after a long tenure with Vault Smart Home. He started his career in the security industry in 2008 as a technician. Garrett excelled quickly, developed and learned new skillsets over the past 11 years, and has experienced the smart home security business from the first call, to the install and everything in between.



Garrett’s commitment to keeping up with the latest technology in the smart home industry, has taken him through various roles in field services and allowed him to obtain various coveted state licenses.




Transitioning from a lead tech, to manager, to Vice President of Technicians, Garrett was working as Logistics Manager with Vault Smart Home. His determination, and tech savvy capabilities have prepared him to take on the task of creating a commercial vertical for American Defense Systems and we are thrilled to welcome him to the team!


To learn more about joining our affiliate partner program, or connecting with our Commercial Accounts division, call today! 877-287-3077




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