Joey Rao-Russell has worked in the Security industry for 16 years working in all aspects of the business including operations, sales up to her current position as the President & CEO of Kimberlite Corporation the world’s largest independent Sonitrol Franchisee based in Fresno, California. Kimberlite has consistently been ranked in the SDM Top 100 companies and integrators for the last 20 years. Kimberlite operates an award winning central station specializing in audio and video verified security solutions for over 30 years. She currently serves as Past President of the Sonitrol National Dealers Association and President of Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response. She is a board member and the Co-Chair of the PSLC Committee – Law Enforcement for TMA. She holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice and Sociology with Cum Laude honors from California State University Stanislaus.
Ridwan Sasmita has over 25 years of professional working experience in Finance, Operations and Business Development. He has been responsible for overseeing the Finance / Accounting / IT / HR departments and managing several start-up operations in the US and overseas. He has previously led several domestic and international business development projects, including conducting preliminary legal analysis and financial due diligence and assisting in structuring the partnership.
His current and most recent positions include Principal of a Consulting Company, Owner/Operator of a franchise store in Healthy Food/Beverage industry, CFO of a payroll company, Corporate Controller of a Federal Government Contractor, and Director of Operations / VP of Finance and Administration for a municipal consulting company.
Ridwan earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah and B.S. degree in Computer Science from the Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
Lisa Fontillas has been involved in the security industry for almost two decades both in residential and commercial Security , beginning her career as a central station operator and progressing to her current position as Director of Bay area operations at Sonitrol. Lisa Started with Kimberlite/Sonitrol in 2012 and grew an award winning sales staff. Lisa has worked for some of the Largest and most recognizable companies all of which have built a solid foundation of reoccurring revenue. Lisa is active in our community including helping to organize our annual Toy Drive and law Enforcement appreciation event.
Marcos Reyes has over 25 years of experience in the Security Industry. He has been with Kimberlite for 24 years. He began his career with Sonitrol in the heart of our operations, the Monitoring Center. He was a dispatcher until he left us to pursue a career in Law Enforcement with the Sanger Police Department. He returned to Sonitrol to help our Monitoring Center become one of the top Monitoring Centers in the country. He is currently our VP of Monitoring Operations. Our verification-only Monitoring Center has helped to apprehend over 13,000+ criminals since 2000 in our California Operating territories. He currently serves on the Awards and Training Committee with the Sonitrol National Dealer’s Association.
Brian Petrille began his career in the Security Industry in 1988 with Kimberlite. In his 30 plus years of service, he has held several positions of varying responsibilities, including Service Technician, Technical Manager, VP and Regional Manager and is currently our VP of Technical Support Services holding our technical licenses. He is an avid outdoorsman and active in Crime Stoppers. He is a previous winner of the John Merrill award for excellence in school security.