Proven leader to direct IT strategic plans and network infrastructure design and planning.
PITTSBURGH, September 13, 2016 – Vector Security, the leading provider of intelligent security tailored to the needs of its customers, announces the promotion of Steve Womer to Director of Network Design for Industry Retail Group (IRG), the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary that provides customized managed network services for multi-site enterprises across North America.
In his new role, Womer directs information technology strategic plans related to the development of product offerings, strategic partnerships, vendor management, and other IT projects to accomplish corporate goals and objectives. He is also responsible for managing the design and planning of IRG’s network infrastructure, complex customer solution development, and engineering staff operations.
“Congratulations to Steve on his well-deserved promotion,” said John Taggart, Senior Director and General Manager. “We look forward to Steve’s leadership contribution as we continue to strengthen our position as the single-source provider of managed network services and physical security solutions for North American multi-site businesses.”
Womer joined IRG in 2009 as a network engineer and was promoted to manager of network engineering in 2013. In 2015, he was named Employee of the Year by his peers at IRG. He is based in the Washington D.C. metro area.
About Industry Retail Group
Industry Retail Group, Inc. (IRG), a Vector Security company, is a Gartner-recognized, and VISA PCI DSS validated, provider of customized managed network services, offering a comprehensive portfolio of broadband and broadband-centric services targeted to retailers and other multi-site companies. IRG is single-source purveyor of managed IP communication, application and turnkey professional services; plug-in IRG applications such as hotspot and enterprise Wi-Fi solutions, mobility, hosted VoIP, and IP-based video surveillance to further leverage customers’ broadband investments. IRG’s client base includes Fortune 1000 retailers, quick-serve restaurants and convenience store chains. IRG was acquired by Vector Security in August 2013.
For nearly 50 years, Vector Security, Inc. (www.vectorsecurity.com) has been a premier provider of intelligent security solutions tailored to the needs of the customer. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the company offers a full suite of electronic security services for residential, business and national account customers across North America and the Caribbean through a network of branches, authorized dealers and their ADS Security division. The Vector Security Networks division offers customized physical security and managed network services to multi-site commercial customers. Vector Security is a sister company of the Philadelphia Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded in 1752, and currently provides cost-effective, technology-based security and automation solutions to nearly 386,000 homes and businesses across 58 branch locations.