SSI: Arecont Vision Costar Announces New Hires for Sales and Technical Resources

Original source: Security Sales & Integration Magazine.  See original article here

Arecont Vision Costar, a leading provider of network-based video surveillance solutions, announces the addition of sales and technical resources with two new hires.

Matt Bernfeld has been appointed as the regional sales manager for the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region. Mark Wicinski has joined the company as a field application engineer for the U.S. East and Canada regions.

“We are committed to providing outstanding pre- and post-sales support to our customers and partners across the country, and we are focused on bringing onboard new field team members who can help deliver both,” says Kyle Parker, vice president, Americas sales. “With the additions of Matt and Mark within the Eastern area, I believe those buying and selling our Total Video Solution products will notice an immediate improvement in our support and assistance.”

Bernfeld joins Arecont with a background in sales and government, most recently holding a sales assignment at Vidsys, and previously with memoryBlue. He earlier served as a legislative assistant with Capitol Hill Consulting Group, and as a public affairs staff member with the US Department of Defense. Bernfeld is a graduate of George Mason University, with a bachelor’s degree in Government and International Politics.

“As a new company with a very large product family of industry-leading megapixel cameras, video recorders and Cloud-enabled VMS and web services, we have much to offer our customers that they can greatly benefit from,” says Bernfeld. “I look forward to assisting our partners to across the Mid-Atlantic region in bring Arecont Vision Costar to new and existing customers.”

As Arecont’s newest field application engineer, Wicinski brings a wealth of technical skills and experience in video, IT and related disciplines, according to the company.

Prior to joining Arecont, Wicinski’s career included technical assignments with Aimetis, 3VR and DVTel in both individual contributor and management roles. He has earned numerous certifications for surveillance cameras as well as Cisco CCNP, Microsoft MCSE and Comptia A+ ratings.

“Arecont Vision Costar has a long legacy of megapixel technology leadership, and its newest products are providing to be outstanding in terms of features, designs and reliability,” states Wicinski. “Bringing this technology to our customers and working to ensure that they get the most from our megapixel cameras, video recorders, VMS and Cloud services is going to change how many use, administer and support their surveillance systems.”

Based in New Jersey, Wicinski’s territory will provide technical assistance across much of the eastern United States and Canada.