Resumes of key personnel                    

Robert A. McCabe, President

After completing his studies in Business Administration, Mr. McCabe joined the ElectroProtective Corporation of America in a sales capacity. From 1971 to 1982, Mr. McCabe held numerous positions with EPC including Branch Manager, National Sales Manager and finally, General Manager. From 1982 through 1992, Mr. McCabe was employed by Custom Video Systems, a small CCTV provider. In 1983, he started the Integrated Systems Group for Custom Video Systems and under his leadership, the company became a leading integrator in the New York metropolitan area.

That portion of the business became so substantial that in 1989, they changed their name to CVS Security Systems to better reflect the true nature of their business. Mr. McCabe brings to the CSS team an extensive background in the design and management of large scale electronic security projects.

Some of his past projects include twelve locations for The Bank of New York, seven locations for UBS/Paine Webber, Mellon Independence Center, Credit Lyonnais, Hoechst Celanese and Blue Cross/ Blue Shield of New Jersey. Mr. McCabe is currently a member of the American Society of Industrial Security, The National Association of Chiefs of Police, The Security Industry Association Committee on Architectural Standards and The International Association of Narcotics Enforcement Officers.


Michael Manna, Vice President - Engineering

Mr. Manna Received his Bachelor of Science degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. In 1981, he joined Pyrotronics as an applications engineer. In this role, he was responsible for technical support and product development. The following year, Mr. Manna was placed in charge of Pyrotronics product line of security systems called Sentracon.

In this position, he controlled new sales, product development, system support and manufacturing. In 1983, Mr. Manna joined PVL Enterprises as Engineering Manager. Here he was responsible for all engineering on design/build projects including Merrill Lynch in Somerset, NJ; AT&T at ten locations including the world headquarters; Bell Research and Pennsylvania Power & Light. From 1986 through 1992, Mr. Manna was with Custom Video Systems as Engineering Manager.

With his proven track record, he helped elevate Custom Video from a small CCTV firm to one of the most successful security system integrators in the New York/New Jersey region. While at CVS, his projects included Midlantic National Bank, Newport Office Tower, and Citibank. Mr. Manna is currently a member of the American Society of Industrial Security, The National Association of Chiefs of Police and The National Fire Protection Association.


Pat Gagliardi, Vice President - Operations

Mr. Gagliardi received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the New York Institute of Technology. Following graduation, he joined Consolidated Edison as an engineering technician. At Con Ed, he supported the design team for electrical system layouts. He used his CAD skills to maintain a database for Con Ed's electrical mapping system.

In 1995, Mr. Gagliardi joined Electronic Systems Associates, a division of Syska & Hennessy, as a Security Consultant/Engineer and then Engineering Manager. As such, he was responsible for all projects designs including systems for The Equitable, The National Football League Headquarters, The Pentagon, The DanaFarber Institute and the UN International School. In 1997, Mr. Gagliardi received a diploma in Construction Management from New York University.

Since that time, he has engineered and managed some of CSS' largest projects including UBS/Paine Webber, Bear Stearns and Morgan Stanley.


William J. McKool, CPP, Vice President - Business Development/Consulting

Following the completion of his Masters Degree in Criminology in 1979, Mr. McKool was employed by Mellon Bank as Security Manager for their headquarters. There, he rose to the position of Assistant Vice President of Corporate Security. While at Mellon, he received the premier achievement award and served as chairman of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Society of Industrial Security.

In 1988, Mr. McKool joined Schiff & Associates which was acquired by Kroll in 1999. Originally hired as a senior consultant, he ended his tenure as Vice President and Manager of the New York area office of the Security Services Group. While at Kroll (Schiff), Mr. McKool consulted on over 250 projects with systems valued at a combined $100 million.

Major clients included: IBM, Bear Stearns, Goldman Sachs, Avon and Master Card, among others. Mr. McKool is recognized as a Certified Protection Professional and is considered an expert in his field. In addition to publishing a number of articles, he has been featured in Interiors and GRID magazines. He has provided expert commentary to ABC News, Good Morning America, and The Discovery Channel.


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