Columbia, S.C. Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Electric Guard Dog, LLC, the #1 Theft Deterrent ServiceTM, named Mark Wesley the new Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Jack DeMao, who has served as CEO since 2007, will transition to a role on the Company's Board of Directors and remain an investor in the Company. Electric Guard Dog is a portfolio company of Snow Phipps Group, LLC.
Wesley is a veteran of the document security industry and was most recently the President of Recall Corporation, North and South America. The $850 million business services company provides outsourced information management services to companies worldwide. During his tenure, Wesley made improvements to operations, developed and implemented a new strategic plan for salesforce growth, and improved employee satisfaction. Wesley is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He served for five years as a Logistics Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.
View the literal "transfer of power" from Jack DeMao to Mark Wesley below.
"We're pleased to have someone with Mark's successful track record join Electric Guard Dog," said Electric Guard Dog Chairman and Snow Phipps Group Operating Partner John Kenny. Kenny continued, "We also want to thank Jack for making Electric Guard Dog what it is today. His leadership has transformed the Company as it grew from a family business to SDM's Dealer of the Year in 2016."
DeMao significantly transformed and grew Electric Guard Dog during his tenure as CEO, professionalizing the infrastructure of the Company and building on the Company's footprint until it grew to approximately 4,000 installed electric security fences nationwide, on behalf of more than 1,000 unique customers. Today, The Company enjoys a Net Promoter Score above 95 and a 4.8-star rating on Glassdoor, while DeMao himself managed to achieve and maintain a 99% approval rating as CEO on the same platform.
"I look forward to watching the Company's continued success as a member of the Board of Directors. Mark is a great fit for the customers and employees of Electric Guard Dog," said DeMao.
Wesley will now lead the Company as it seeks to grow in new industries and markets while protecting its customers from crime and providing exceptional customer service.
"I couldn't be more excited to be joining Electric Guard Dog," Wesley said. "The company offers a unique service that works when everything else fails. I look forward to the opportunity to serve our fantastic customer base in new ways and work with the great people that make Electric Guard Dog an extraordinary company."
About Electric Guard Dog
Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, Electric Guard Dog, the #1 Theft Deterrent Service™ in the U.S., is the market leader in electric security fences and perimeter security in the country. As a security partner for approximately 4,000 commercial and industrial locations across the U.S., the Company protects businesses from theft and provides a safer work environment for employees while reducing total security costs. For additional information, please visit www.electricguarddog.com.
About Snow Phipps Group
Snow Phipps is a private equity firm focused on lower middle-market control investments with $2.4 billion of total capital commitments raised since its founding in 2005. The firm generally focuses on companies in attractive sub-sectors across the Industrials, Services and Consumer industries and targets platform investments with enterprise values ranging from $100 million to $500 million. The Snow Phipps investment team collaborates with its Operating Partners and portfolio management teams to create value through an operationally focused strategy often led by organic or acquisition-driven growth. Snow Phipps has made 23 platform investments and over 45 add-on acquisitions. To learn more about Snow Phipps, visit www.snowphipps.com.