What is your background in the industry?
I've been an install tech, a service tech, an install manager, a service manager, an operations manager, a branch manager, and now I'm a training specialist.
What would you consider to be your specific area of expertise?
Fire alarm systems, both residential and commercial, interpreting legislative codes for determining licensing and certification requirements for different states.
Why have you invested your time in being a NTS Instructor?
It's a win/win for ADT since it gives us the flexibility to schedule classes at times convenient for us, plus I enjoy teaching.
What does it mean to you to teach others your craft?
A great deal of satisfaction, and the knowledge that personnel fairly new to the industry are going to have a better beginning in their careers.