Andrew Liu
Managing Director California HQ, El Segundo, CA Owner, business growth and strategic planning

Andrew grew up in the family business. Rather than laying on the beach, summers were spent in the factory working production or loading trucks. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin in 2009, it was Andrew's vision to grow the operator business segment and bring the family business direct to serve the trade in the USA. He opened the Santa Fe Springs, CA HQ in 2011.

andrew@adhguardian.com 1-562-948-1816
Brian Strzalka
General Manager Midwest office Business management, sales, marketing and strategic planning

Brian has over 25 years of garage door opener industry experience. Prior to joining Guardian he spent over 20 years with The Chamberlain Group, Inc. in various global marketing, new product & business development positions. After leaving Chamberlain, Brian joined ET Technology of Wuxi, China as the company's CEO. Brian began working with Guardian in January of 2013.

brian@adhguardian.com 1-630-229-7245
Roy Bardowell
Director of Operations, Emeritus Home office Operations, technical management and training

Roy is one of the most respected men in the industry. Known as the Door Operator Guru, his special passion for door and gate operators leaves an impression on everyone he meets. He has been recognized by IDEA with the "Commitment to Excellence Award" and is an IDEA Certified Door Dealer Consultant. Roy is currently on a medical leave of absence. He joined Guardian in 2012.

roy@adhguardian.com 1-562-948-1816
Jason Villega
Operations Manager--Southeast Medley, FL office Sales, technical service and customer training

Prior to joining the door operator side of the business, Jason spent 12 years working with IPS, a Guardian family company which supplied window and sliding door components. His responsibilities included traffic management, customer service, and QC. Jason currently handles training, technical & customer service and has been with Guardian since January 2012. Jason speaks fluent Spanish.

jason@adhguardian.com 1-786-400-2182 x202
Randy Pittman
Territory Manager--Southwest Houston, TX Sales & account management

Randy is an industry veteran and has held sales and leadership positions with Hollywood Crawford Door Co., Overhead Door Corp., Texdoor Ltd. and Clopay. At Guardian he grows sales and manages accounts in TX, OK, AR, NM and LA. Randy joined Guardian in February 2016. In his free time you will see him cooking in chili competitions and volunteering at the local rodeo.

randy@adhguardian.com 1-210-852-5656
Gerardo Guzman
Engineering Director Hermosillo R&D Center Product development

Gerardo has over 18 years of product design and manufacturing experience including 3 years at System Sensor developing smoke detectors and 15 years at The Chamberlain Group developing GDOs for the US and European markets. Most recently he spent a year as GM for Smurfitkappa until joining Guardian in February 2017. Gerardo is Black Belt Certified – watch out.

gerardo@adhguardian.com 1-562-948-1816
Manuel Escalante
Sales Director--Latin America Midwest Office Sales and Account Development

Originally from El Salvador, Manuel brings 30+ years of international experience to Guardian. His background ranges from telecommunications at 3M to access control and automation with The Chamberlain Group. He is an excellent addition to the team and will expand territorial coverage and distribution networks. Manuel joined Guardian in August 2016.

manuel@adhguardian.com 1-630-770-6060
Steve Millar
Territory Manager--North Central Ohio office Sales and Account Development

Steve brings to Guardian 25 years of experience from the installation and servicing dealer side of the business. Between working for an Ohio door company and owning his own, he brings a vast knowledge of residential and commercial doors, operators and their related controls. Steve recently obtained his CDDC certification from IDA. Steve joined Guardian in February of 2017.

steve@adhguardian.com 1-440-813-9112
Mark Myers
Territory Manager--Southeast North Carolina office Sales & account management

Mark has extensive experience in the door and operator industry, most recently as a Sales Manager at Sommer USA. Previously, General Manager positions were held at Century Door and Gastonia Garage Doors, both in North Carolina, as well as the NC Distribution Center Manager for Raynor Garage Doors. Mark is a CDDC. He joined Guardian in early 2018.

mark.m@adhguardian.com 1-704-614-0091
Mike Frnka
West Region Sales Manager Colorado office Sales & account management

Mike is a 20-year garage door industry veteran. Most recently, he held the position of Director of Operations for Northwest Door Canada. He managed the Northwest Door DC in Denver and held Sales Manager positions with Windsor Republic Doors and Overhead Door Company of Dallas. Mike is a scratch golfer. He joined Guardian in early 2019.

mike@adhguardian.com 1-303-505-8507