Andrew Liu
Managing Director California HQ, Santa Fe Springs, 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 California HQ, Santa Fe Springs, CA 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
Mike Blanchard
West Region Business Director California office Management, sales and account development

Mike brings over 25 years of industry experience to Guardian. He spent 7 years with JELD-WEN, Inc. as Sales & Product Manager for their composite garage door program. He has held various sales management positions with two of So Cal's largest installing dealers and offers a wealth of knowledge from both sides of our industry. Mike joined Guardian in January of 2014.

m.blanchard@adhguardian.com 1-951-898-5628
Jack Bikoff
East Region Business Director NJ office Business, sales and account management

Jack is a garage door & operator industry veteran. Before joining Guardian, Jack spent 11 years with LiftMaster, rising from Territory Sales Manager to Eastern Region Sales Manager. He has been on the Board of Directors of the Northeast Garage Door Association and actively involved in the organization for many years. Jack joined Guardian in August of 2015.

jack@adhguardian.com 1-973-832-6301
Scott Downing
Business Manager--Retail Midwest office Business, sales and account management

Scott spent over 5 years managing garage door opener sales, marketing and product development with The Chamberlain Group, Inc. Plus, with over 20 years of experience attracting, maintaining and growing professional and retail accounts for Central Garden & Pet, Hach-ETS, ClosetMaid and BioLab he is an ideal addition to the Guardian team. Scott joined Guardian in December of 2015.

scott@adhguardian.com 1-224-600-6212
Randy Pittman
Territory Manager San Antonio, 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
Jason Villega
Operations Manager--Southeast Medley, FL office 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, Ext 202
Diego Garcia
Operations Manager--West HQ, Santa Fe Springs, CA Product development and tech support

Diego spent many years in the Auto Industry as a Project Manager & Service Technician. This broad technical base has given him the tools and knowledge to be a versatile asset when working on design of new and existing Guardian products, as well as providing technical support to dealers and home owners. Diego speaks fluent Spanish. He joined Guardian in early 2014.

d.garcia@adhguardian.com 1-424-272-6998
Mary Beth Pinkowski
Controller HQ, Santa Fe Springs, CA Finance, HR, A/P & A/R

Mary Beth is an accounting professional, with experience working in the heavy highway construction and industrial lubricant distribution industries. She recently relocated from Pennsylvania to SoCal to join the Guardian team. Mary Beth was attracted to Guardian for its growth potential. She is currently working on her MBA. Mary Beth joined Guardian in November of 2015.

marybeth@adhguardian.com 1-562-948-1816
Angie Trumbo
Marketing Coordinator HQ, Santa Fe Springs, CA Marketing, sales and administrative support

Angie comes to Guardian with customer service and international sales experience along with market research and marketing communication skills. Angie recently relocated from Utah to Southern California to join the Guardian team. She once worked for a marketing research company in Xi’an, China and is fluent in Mandarin. Angie joined Guardian in January of 2016.

angie@adhguardian.com 1-592-948-1816
Abhishek Gaikwad
Technology Manager HQ, Santa Fe Springs, CA Electrical Engineer and Product Development

Abhi attended University in his native India before receiving his Masters in Electrical Engineering from CSU Fullerton. His professional experience includes quality assurance and systems engineering for companies such as Tata Automotive. He will be managing the technological development side of the Guardian business. Abhi joined Guardian in November 2016.

a.gaikwad@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
Gerardo Guzman
Engineering Manager HQ, Santa Fe Springs, CA Product development

Gerardo has over 18 years of product design experience including 3 years at System Sensor developing smoke detectors and 15 years with Chamberlain 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
Steve Millar
Territory Manager 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’s expertise is a welcome addition to the Guardian team. Steve joined Guardian in February of 2017.

steve@adhguardian.com 1-440-813-9112