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Company : Executive Team

Bruce Rogoff, Chief Executive Officer
Bruce Rogoff is an investor and executive with more than 20 years of legal, C-level operating and private equity experience. The founder of The Staten Group, his vision was to build a firm concentrated on rebuilding market-leading companies and brands through laser-focused leadership, deft financial management and the addition of growth capital. For eight years, Mr. Rogoff served as a partner at Mintz Levin, a national law firm based in Boston with more than 300 attorneys. From his experience there, he moved to the $200 million international marketing services company, Trans National Group, where he served as CEO and Vice Chairman for six years. From Trans National, Mr. Rogoff was recruited to Great Hill Partners, a $2 billion private equity fund focused on business services, media, communications and healthcare, where he served as a partner until the founding of The Staten Group. Mr. Rogoff has served as CEO, member of the Board of Directors or consultant for the following businesses: Cloverleaf Transportation, Duro Communications, Dental Economics, GroundLink, Healthfair, HeliFlite,, Language for Industry, LECG Consulting, LiveBridge, M3 Crane, Mergent, Progressive International, Saker Aviation, Security Source, Summit Golf Brands, TNCI, Trimark Sportswear and TriVin. Mr. Rogoff holds a B.S. from Cornell University and a J.D. from Boston University.

Stephen Mills, Vice President of Financial and Operations
Stephen Mills is Vice President of Finance and Operations at SGI Matrix. In this role Mr. Mills is responsible for all accounting, finance and operational activities. Mr. Mills brings more than 20 years of extensive finance and operational experience in primarily early stage or rapid growth environments. Formerly, Mr. Mills served as CFO of Isabella Products and VP, Finance & Operations for Avotec, Inc. Mr. Mills hold a B.S. from Florida State University.

Jeff Stout, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Jeff Stout is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Frontier product line as well as SGI Matrix’s integration business. He is responsible for helping to develop, maintain, and support the Solutions Partners that deliver the Frontier solution and working with the SGI Matrix sales team to provide technology based integrations throughout Ohio and South Florida. With over 20 years’ experience in the security industry, most recently as Director of National Integrator Sales at Tri-ed Distribution, Jeff has worked with some of the largest security integrators and end users in the country.

In addition, Jeff has overseen Business Development, National Training, and Product Management in the IP Video space in his career. He has trained 3,000+ dealers, developed ESA-accredited CEU training curriculum on Networking and IP Video, and published several IP-related trade articles. Prior to joining Tri-Ed / Northern Video, Jeff worked for 12 years in sales/sales management with large regional integrators in the design and sales of commercial/industrial systems.

Peter Jekel, Vice President of Engineering
Peter is responsible for product development at Frontier. His primary focus is the development of new products, as well as sustaining and enhancing the current line of products, all using the latest software and hardware technologies. Peter brings 30 years of software development experience, spanning several industries and a wide range of platforms including Telecommunications, E-Commerce, Mobile Devices and Multi-Media. Prior to joining Frontier, Peter was the founder and CTO at Convergence, focusing on the development of an OS-agnostic development environment.

In addition, Peter was a senior manager at Nokia, Director of Engineering at Stratus Technologies and CTO at Logica Wireless Networks (now CGI).