Welcome Keith Schanks: Security & Fire Alarm Sales

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As a leader in the fire and security technology space, we are not just a bunch of wire pullers. Our mission is to find the best life safety technology that is right for our clients and what they need; after all, not all technology is relevant for all solutions. We also use technology to enhance the client experience because we know that technology is only as good as the person who is willing to use or if it fulfills the mission our customers and enhances their customer’s experience.

Because of COVID, today’s way of doing business has changed and, simply put, is unusual. Yet the challenges of COVID haven’t changed our commitment to embrace new and creative ideas and strengthen our team to provide more service to our existing and future client base.

One way we’ve strengthened our team is by adding Keith Schanks as an outside sales associate in our fire alarm/security division. He’s the right person for this newly created position to develop new business and new clients in the Twin Cities corporate market. His sales strength will benefit you, our customer, as he builds a client base and works directly with you on solutions. Make no mistake, Keith doesn’t sit around waiting for the phone to ring, he is actively engage with his customer base and bringing the right products and technology to the right solution.

Here to Serve You Best with the Best

Keith has been selling in the security industry for over 15 years and is one the best. He has received top sales awards with previous employers, including multiple President’s Circle Top Producer Awards. Keith is a Club 1 winner in the commercial division, finishing eighth out of 208 commercial reps. Now that’s impressive! He also served as a Commercial Security Consultants board member.

Keith’s job duties complement his expertise in designing and selling integrated engineered systems including access control, surveillance, intercom systems, intrusion detection, building automation and fire alarm systems. He’s a strong believer in our “bundle and save” philosophy and works directly with end markets where higher margins result in lower maintenance. He has considerable experience with project management software, such as Primavera Expedition, Salesforce, and iSell; as well as Avigilon, Honeywell, American Dynamics, Panasonic, Silent Knight and Motorola systems.

Keith has hit the ground running full speed ahead with duties that include:

  • Estimating and/or bidding new projects, contractual and service work, monitoring and inspections.
  • Developing new customers, new construction, daily calls and follow up.
  • Promoting upgrades to existing systems and additions.
  • Designing and presenting system recommendations.
  • Monitoring and project management through communication with the customer and installation teams.
  • Promptly resolving customer concerns by investigating problems, assisting with solutions and making recommendations to appropriate personnel.

I’m confident that he’ll do a great job for Brothers Fire & Security, and more importantly, he’ll do a great job for you—our customer.

About Brothers Fire & Security

As one of the premier providers of fire and security solutions in the Upper Midwest, Brothers Fire & Security strives to build long-term, value-added relationships. We work with business owners and property management companies, as well as all types of public institutions to solve fire and security needs. By taking advantage of our integrated bundled services, many of our clients find that they can save 25-30% on their safety services, annual inspections and more. From a single location to franchises throughout the region and the country, our integrated approach saves our clients valuable time, money, and stress. We provide fire protection systems, security systems, fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, 24-7 monitoring, fire extinguishers, card access and kitchen hoods. And coming soon, our new Online Academy: Life Safety — Made Simple with eLearning courses designed to help you get and keep your staff trained and your business fire and security code compliant.