Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) has named Derek Ottman as Dealer Development Manager for the Midwest Region, which includes Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and eastern Iowa. He will be responsible for developing new sales and providing on-going service to DMP authorized dealers throughout the region, helping them to grow their businesses.
“Derek cut his teeth on military technology while serving his country in the Navy,” said Jim Hawthorne, DMP Director of Sales, East. “Since then, he’s continued to expand his skills, primarily working with sophisticated systems for commercial installations. His strong technical skills combined with his dedication to helping customers understand and get the most from their security systems will make him a valuable resource to the DMP authorized dealers he will support in the Midwest Region.”
Prior to joining DMP, Derek was a Security Integrator with JSM Secure, a family-owned and operated, full-service security dealer located in Sheboygan Falls, WI. Derek was the lead commercial and industrial sales representative who was also responsible for programming more-complex installations. He acquired many of his technical skills as an Electronics Technician while serving in the United States Navy.
Derek has extensive experience with DMP technology and is an Entré-certified technician. He also earned certification as an Electronic Security Association Level 1 Technician.