Guardian Access & Door Hardware Adds Territory Manager

El Segundo, CA, Guardian Access & Door Hardware is excited to announce that Shiv Dass has been appointed Territory Manager—West. 

Shiv is a 25-year garage door industry sales veteran and has extensive experience with door, hardware and operators.  Most recently, Shiv held the position of Regional Sales Representative for Napoleon/Lynx.  Previously, he was National Sales Representative for Holmes and Industrial Spring, and a Sales Representative for Helton Industries and Westgate Door.  Shiv was president of CODA from 2010 to 2012.

“We are happy to have a man with Shiv’s experience join our team and know he will be an asset for our growing customer base“, said Brian Strzalka, Guardian Access & Door Hardware, General Manager.

Shiv will be based in the San Diego, CA area and will be responsible for sales account management and development in CA, OR, WA, AZ, NV, UT, WY, CO, ID & MT. 


Guardian Access Corp. is a privately held company with locations in Taipei City, Shanghai, El Segundo, CA, IL, NJ and FL, specializing in the design and manufacture of operators, die castings, component stampings and plastic moldings for the garage door industry.  Guardian Access Corp. is highly vertically integrated and serves markets in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia.  Guardian Access Corp. is an ISO 9001 certified company and member of IDA & DASMA. 

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