President and CEO
Byron is the CEO and President of American Direct. Since starting the company in 1991, his vision and devotion to creating a culture of constant innovation has led American Direct on a trajectory of success. In early 2016, Byron’s progressive thinking lead to the acquisition of AccessNsite access control solution, an unprecedented move for a traditional door, frame, and hardware company. This innovative approach put American Direct on track to become the only company in the nation able to combine Division 8 and Division 28 product, service, and expertise to deliver totally integrated safety and security solutions at the door opening. Since its first full year in operation in 1991, American Direct’s revenue has grown from $1.8 million to $100+ million in 2016.
Chief Information Officer
Jerry’s past experience as an IT consultant to business and government executives, CEO of an online search marketing startup, and Senior Vice President of Information Technology at a financial services company, brings a broad depth of perspective to his roles at American Direct and AccessNsite. As the CIO for American Direct and CTO for AccessNsite, Jerry’s key responsibilities include leadership and strategy to align the company’s IT infrastructure with business priorities, advising on the most effective use of technology to enhance the company’s product offering, and serve as the company’s top technology architect.
Chief Operating Officer
Adam is an experienced senior level professional with more than 15 years of expertise managing construction materials. Adam oversees operational execution of both Project Engineering and Project Management for American Direct’s contract projects.
Vice President – National Contract Sales
Jerry is a 35+ year veteran of the door openings industry and started his career at American Direct in 2005 overseeing National Account Sales. Jerry’s role then shifted to Chief Operating Officer for four years before moving to his current role as Vice President of National Contract Sales. He currently provides leadership to eight fulfillment center managers from five regions. Before joining American Direct, Jerry was an owner of Builders Specialities and Hardware in Kansas City for 13 years.
Vice President – Corporate Services
As the leader of Corporate Services, Sandy is responsible for purchasing, vendor relationships, and accounts payable. Within these key functions, Sandy provides direction to deliver on quality control objectives, resolve order discrepancies, timely execution of accounts payable and ensures monthly revenue projections are achieved.
Tony Saverino, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Tony brings 30 years of financial and management experience in the construction, real estate, and insurance industries to his role as Interim Chief Financial Officer. Tony manages the financial risk, financial reporting, accounting, billing and collections teams for American Direct.