RESTON, Va., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce the recent addition of Mr. Paul C. Retzbach to CertiPath as the Chief Operating Officer. He is a vibrant leader with over 20 years of experience in the global security and software markets. He has led teams in business development, project management, business process improvement and P&L management for many business segments in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. He has garnered a reputation for consistently improving operating efficiency and bottom line results for companies.
He began his career with ADT Security Systems/Tyco International. He spent many years moving quickly through their ranks holding a variety of roles last of which was Director of Operations. In 2003, he relocated with his family to the United Kingdom where he was responsible for offices located across southern England. He eventually repatriated back to North America through Tyco's SimplexGrinnell division becoming the Regional Manager for the branch offices in Eastern Canada.
Mr. Retzbach has also worked for United Technologies Corporation (UTC), where he drove all North American operations which included procurement, Six Sigma/Lean initiatives, installation and customer services. He then joined the privately held M.C. Dean organization just outside of Washington, DC. He was responsible for the capture and overall program management of integrated security systems in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community markets.
As a Vice President at Stanley Security Solutions, a division of Stanley Black and Decker, he stood up the Government Vertical Market Solution Group. It was established to increase revenue across the multiple Stanley business units. Most recently he served as Vice President of Customer Services for VidSys, Inc. In this position his team was responsible for assisting in the sales capture, contract review, solution deployment, technical troubleshooting, maintenance and end user support.
Mr. Retzbach earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland – College Park and has his MBA, with a concentration in change management, from Johns Hopkins University. He is a certified Physical Security Professional (PSP) through the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) and a Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI).