Marat Sedenkov is the CEO of LaMarco Systems … Read More
Marat Sedenkov is the CEO of LaMarco Systems Inc. Marat has been in the security industry for over 25 years, he has gained experience from working for some of the largest corporations in the field. Marat received his degree in electrical engineering from the technical college of industrial automation. Marat’s expertise in the electronic security field covers all systems ranging from Fire Alarm, Burglar Alarm, CCTV, Door Access, and others.
Marat has spent many years establishing partnerships with the leaders in the industries such as Edwards Systems Technology, Bosch, and S2 so that LaMarco Systems can offer its customers the cutting edge security products in the market.
Marat’s vision for the direction of LaMarco System is to stay at the leading edge of technology, and to keep finding the best ways to provide world class service for all of LaMarco Systems customers. His exceptional marketing and networking skills helped to create extensive customer portfolio of end users, builders and developers.
Alex Ratner is the Vice President of LaMarco Systems… Read More
Alex Ratner is the Vice President of LaMarco Systems, Alex has been with LaMarco systems for 15 years and his dedication and experience have helped bring LaMarco Systems from the ground to current level. Alex has over 25 years of experience in the fire alarm and security industry. Working for 10 years for one of the world leaders in this industry, provided him with great experience and enable him to work on any size and complicity of projects. Alex has a BA in electrical engineering with a major in electronic instrumentation from Moscow Polytechnic Institute.
Alex is NICET level III certified and has a deep knowledge and understanding of NFPA Codes. Over the years he established close contacts with the City of Chicago Fire Prevention Bureau and Fire Departments of Chicago Metropolitan area. His great experience and understanding of the City of Chicago Building Code allows LaMarco Systems provide any type of fire alarm systems: high-rise, Class I for schools and daycare centers, Class II for hospitals and nursing homes.
His responsibilities encompass technical support to sales personal during bidding process, overseeing design and submittal process, assistance to operation team in project management and closing the projects. Being certified on most of the EST systems, he provides valuable technical support to the customer service and operation team. Alex is very instrumental in value engineering for design-build project, which allows customer to reduce cost of the projects.
His main goal is Customer satisfaction, building long and mutually beneficial relationships with electrical contractors and end users.
Director of Sales
Kevin Velene is the Director of Sales for LaMarco Systems.. Read More
Kevin Velene is the Director of Sales for LaMarco Systems, this year Kevin celebrates his 20th year in the Life safety field. Kevin’s expertise is in all fields of electronic security ie: Fire Alarm, IP Camera systems, Door Access, Intrusion Detection, Biometrics ect.
He is instrumental in overseeing the growth of LaMarco systems through its direct sales and marketing programs; Kevin has expertise in the implementation of a security and life safety design for customers ranging from Hi-Rise building, Government facilities, manufacturing etc. Kevin holds a NICET 2 certification, National Institute for Certification in engineering technologies.
Life Safety Consultant
Matthew J. Coscino is a Life Safety Consultant… Read More
Matthew J. Coscino is a Life Safety Consultant with over 14 Years of Security Industry experience. Matthew joined LaMarco Systems in April, 2014. Prior to working at LaMarco, Matthew’s experience within the Security Industry ranges from working with a Large National Corporation to working with a Small Family Owned Company.
His main focus with LaMarco Systems has primarily been to work with small to medium sized businesses & to ensure a positive experience for our existing client base. Matthew strives for customer satisfaction and that shows greatly through the positive responses we receive from our clients and customers.
Going forward, Matthew will begin to expand into larger projects with greater areas of expertise, while continuing to make sure our existing customers are always treated like they are #1.
Matthew currently holds a NICET Level 1 Certification, from the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies.
Andrew Whitmore is a Project Manager with LaMarco Systems… Read More
Andrew Whitmore is a Project Manager with LaMarco Systems. He possesses more than a decade of experience in the design, installation and support of electronic security systems. In the role of Project Manager at LaMarco, Andrew is responsible for spearheading the timeline for projects. He is directly responsible for the management of the project timeline, scope and change.
His work is focused on the implementation of systems including Physical Access Control, IP Video Surveillance and WiFi networks. He has a detailed understanding of the technologies and unique challenges inherent to these systems.
He has received certified training from the best in the business including AMAG Technology, Avigilon, Axis Communications, Ericsson, Exacq, Fluidmesh, Genetec, Pelco, S2 Security, and RS2 Technologies, just to name a few. His knowledge of technical components in the security industry makes him a not only a subject matter expert, but an industry leader.
Andrew resides with his wife Andrea, and daughter Aeryn, in nearby Northwest Indiana.
Master Service Technician
Rick Levy is a Master Service Technician … Read More
Rick Levy is a Master Service Technician with over 21 Years of Industry Experience. Rick joined the LaMarco Team in the Fall of 2000, as an Installation Technician & by early 2003 had worked his way into Managing the Service Department. Rick currently oversees the Day to Day Operations & Scheduling of the Service Team, while providing Technical Support to both Customers & Technicians alike.
On occasion, Rick will also find himself at a Customer location, before or after hours, getting his hands dirty in the field, to help with any overflow that the Service Department may have. Rick’s “Can Do” and “Whatever it Takes” attitude is what makes him a standout performer here at LaMarco Systems.
Our customer base has come to expect a very high level of performance from our Service Department, while growing at a rapid pace. To keep ahead of this, Rick continually works on different ways to maximize the Teams’ efforts, by researching different ways to improve his team in the areas of: Response Time Turnaround, Efficiency of Service Evaluations/Repairs & Friendly Customer Service.
Larisa joined Lamarco Systems in July of 2002… Read More
Larisa joined LaMarco Systems in July of 2002. Larisa manages the accounting and human resources departments, organizes and coordinates office operations and procedures.
She oversees the company’s transaction processing systems, financial operations, all purchasing and payroll activity, as well as employee benefit plans.
Larisa has a BS in Economics with major in Accounting and Audit from Moscow State University of Printing Arts.
Christopher J. Yarosz, SET.
Christopher is the Project Manager of Design & Engineering… Read More
Christopher is the Project Manager of Design & Engineering, Lamarco Systems, Inc., security company. Chris is responsible for coordinating and supervising the design, and code-driven requirements for fire alarm construction and the development instructions for the fire alarm operations.
Chris stays fully involved in the day to day design and engineering activities, while focusing on progressively growing the company’s operations through better fire system understanding and methodology. Chris has been active in the office, commercial, retail, industrial and High-rise residential construction industry for over 25 years.
He has personally been responsible for projects in excess of $500K to a $ million. Prior to Lamarco Systems, Inc., Chris held a position as Owner at YZ Systems Int’l, a Security and Technology company.
Chris is a NICET IV, fire alarm Certified Professional and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, from the University of Western Michigan.
Benjamin Haas is a Project Manager with LaMarco Systems… Read More
utilizing his 20 years of low voltage experience in the commercial, industrial, financial, and residential fields.
In the role of Project Manager at LaMarCo, Ben is directly responsible for the management of the project timeline, scope and change. He is proficient in CCTV, access control, intrusion alarm, and fire systems.
Ben has received certified training from the best in the business, including S2, DMP, Avigilon, March Networks, Pelco Endura, Honeywell Intrusion, Bosch Intrusion, and Bosch Digital Recording Solutions. In addition to his extensive certifications, he is trained and proficient in the installation and service of Software House, Lenel, Exacq Vision, Axis, DSC, Silent Knight, EST, Potter, Fire Lite, and a large variety of IP Cameras. Ben resides with his wife Keri, and their son Oscar, in Wheaton, IL.