Protection 1 Names Erik Isakson General Manager for its Seattle Operations
Isakson has over 35 Years' Experience in the Security Industry
operating his Own Alarm Business
Chicago, IL - August 16, 2016 -
Protection 1, the premier full-service
business and home security company in the U.S., today announced that it has
hired Erik Isakson as its new General Manager in Seattle. Isakson will report to
Regional Vice President Joe Longfield.
"Erik brings 30+ years of local sales and operational expertise to the Seattle
office," said Longfield. "Erik has a strategic approach to the business and
develops strong, long lasting customer relationships. Erik will help build on
the strong operational delivery and sales growth in the Seattle market."
During his career, Isakson has worked for a number of security companies
including Alarmex, Guardian Security and Stanley Security. He owned and operated
his own security business in the Seattle area, North County Alarms. His
experiences span many disciplines across the industry ranging from sales manager
and branch manager to director of sales and general manager. Isakson's
experience working with both the sales and operations teams has helped him
develop solid security solutions for a variety of customers.
In his new role as General Manager, Isakson will be responsible for managing
day-to-day operations for the branch, which encompasses both commercial and
residential sales activities. He will also oversee the quality and production of
management and non-management personnel and direct and supervise effective
procedures to maintain or exceed all Field Operations metrics while attaining
all financial and operational goals.
"My greatest satisfaction has come from watching those around me reach new
plateaus in success. I hope to be able to empower those I work with to
understand their objectives and think of creative ways to reach their goals,"
stated Isakson. "I have been blessed to work with many great people, and look
forward to working with and leading the fantastic team at the Seattle branch!"