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Jeff Cahill is a 35-year industry veteran with extensive backgrounds in both the mechanical locking and electronic access industries. He began his career by establishing a start-up distribution business selling commercial locking systems and built it into the number one sales/distribution office for Best Access Systems (later Stanley). Jeff followed this success by becoming one of the founders/partners for XceedID Corporation, an RFID card and reader company in the access control industry specializing in contactless smart card technology. XceedID was eventually sold to Ingersoll-Rand Corporation. More recently, Jeff has accelerated his entrepreneurial experience by purchasing majority ownership of Marlow White Corporation and holds minority and board positions in StreetWise CADLink and DATA, Inc. (Software Developers).
Ownership and board positions in several companies and past management positions with Best Access and Ingersoll-Rand uniquely qualify Jeff to build a team of experts in the RFID electronic security, locking hardware, and software industries.
Robert Schorr is a 27 year integrated security solutions architect and enterprise integrator. He has developed and managed hardware and software solutions for several enterprise access control companies, including InfoGraphics\GE, LINX\Diebold, MDI and Paxton and has built both U.S. and international integration companies. Robert has experience in all major verticals, including sectors within transportation and utilities, government, military, banking, K-12 and universities. Robert has experience and takes pride in elevating sales teams to deliver solutions customers require most.
Robert is also the access control design committee member for PASS K-12 (Partner Alliance for School Security), a SIA (Security Industry Association) and NSCA (National Systems Contractors Association) sponsored organization.
Ed Meltzer is a security industry leader with more than 30 years of proven success in creating value for security integrators and end-user communities. His career began as a field technician for Wornall Electronics, Inc., a family-owned security systems integration company, which he developed into the leading integrator in the Kansas City area and later sold to Securitas. He has led key corporate initiatives in the areas of national business development, cloud computing, global sales, and service automation program development for Securitas Security Systems, Niscayah and most recently as Global Sales Director for Stanley Security.
Ed has subject matter expertise in RF technologies for controls and automation, and electronic access technologies. His experience as a business owner, developing sales and product development teams, as well as work in nearly every vertical market in NA, EMEA, APAC and LATAM, gives him an uncommon capacity for problem-solving and a passion for applying what he has learned in order to elevate others.
Dave brings over 40 years of successful business experience to the Proxess team. He took over as President of Center Rental and Sales in Denver, Colorado in 1979 when the business had one storefront and three employees. Over the next 20 years, Dave built Center Rental into one of the premier construction rental companies in the country, with 14 branches across the western United States. In 1997, Dave sold Center Rental to RSC Equipment. He served on the board of directors for RSC for several years helping it attain unprecedented growth in the late 1990s.
Currently, Dave is the founder of equity group, Lanoha Ventures, LLC. He is also a principal investor in Coulton Creek Capital and holds a seat on their investment committee.
The Proxess engineering team is an exciting, collaborative group that averages ten years of experience in software development, wireless and embedded technologies, mobile solutions, electro-mechanical products and IT security. Their leading edge backgrounds coupled with industry experienced designer input has led to fresh perspectives on IT technology and use case development. Streamlining both the end-user and installer experience, in a secure environment, Proxess engineering assures our great ideas thrive in the real world.
This project was not begun until a “Dream Team” of developers was assembled and committed to creating the most advanced, high-quality locking product ever created in the industry. The result is a new access control architecture system with futuristic features at a price that rivals traditional lock and key systems.