After founding and operating two technology companies during the past 15 years, Rob Chamberlin started the San Francisco Bay Area location of Security 101 in early 2019. Previously, he founded True Wireless in 2004. The company grew from a lean startup, to one of the nation’s largest Value-Added Wireless Resellers (VAR’s) in the U.S., selling primarily to enterprise and Fortune 500 clientele. The company appeared on the San Francisco Business Times “Top 100” Fastest Growing Private Companies, and qualified to appear on the Inc. 5000 list. He also co-founded DataXoom - a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) targeting mid-market and enterprise business clients - in 2012. DataXoom provides 4G and LTE data network connectivity for the tablets, Wi-Fi hotspots and IoT devices used by the mobile workforce. Rob served as the company’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at various points in their history, and currently serves on the company's Board of Directors.
In the past several years, he has spent time advising local tech companies on their digital marketing strategies, P.R., and business development. When he’s not working, Rob enjoys spending time with his 3 sons, NFL football, and discovering some of the best wines in the world in Napa Valley.
Specialties include: Entrepreneurship, Commercial Security, Access Control, Security Cameras, CCTV, Enterprise Solutions, Strategy, and Customer Acquisition.
Paul Newton is the Director of Operations at Security 101 – SF Bay Area, where he oversees the activities of the company, ensuring that the organization is managed and performing efficiently and effectively. Paul has over 28 years of commercial security industry experience, with positions including Technician, Project Manager, Account Manager, Regional Operations Manager, and General Manager with several national security integrators. During his career, he contributed to the overall success and growth of these organizations while optimizing customer satisfaction.
Paul was driven to pursue a career in electronic security from interests at an early age. After completing studies at Sierra Academy of Aeronautics and obtaining his Aircraft Mechanic License, his passion and talents opened the door to opportunities in the security industry. He has obtained a CIA CPSM certification as well as a CA C-7 Contractors License. Outside of his professional career, Paul enjoys spending time with his family and grandkids, watching movies, golf, bowling, and working around the house.
Shortly after graduating college with a degree in Engineering, Mike began his career in the security industry in 2011 in a Sales Engineer role with a large, national security integrator. Utilizing his engineering background, Mike quickly learned how to design best-in-class enterprise-integrated security systems for his clients in the Bay Area. After a couple of years in the industry, Mike was promoted into a role as a hybrid Sales Engineer/Account Executive and became a well-rounded, trusted technical sales advisor to any client he has and will work with in the future. Over the last 7+ years, Mike has had experience in designing, deploying, and managing large national and global deployments of complex enterprise-integrated systems, and has served as a trusted security consultant for many key clients. Over the next several years Mike is excited to grow his sales and technical team at Security 101 to create a professional and efficient team for all our current and future business customers. Specialties include Enterprise Solutions, Integrated System Design, Access Control, Video Surveillance, Biometrics, Alarm Systems, and Visitor Management.
Derek Kahoalii is an accomplished security professional with over 25 years of experience in the commercial security industry. He has worked with some of the most respected security companies in California, including SSD Alarm, Protection One, and Protection Service Industries. In his current role as a Project Manager at Security 101, Derek manages and oversees the installation and service of security systems for commercial customers, including some of Security 101’s largest customers.
In his previous roles as Operations Manager at SSD Alarm and Installation Supervisor at Protection One and Protection Service Industries, Derek was responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the company's installation and service departments, as well as managing large and national accounts. He also ensured that all systems were installed and serviced according to UL requirements and that inventory control was maintained in both the stockroom and field technicians' vehicles.
Derek's experience in the industry has given him a deep understanding of the complexities of security systems and their installation, as well as an ability to manage large and complex projects effectively. He is committed to ensuring that the systems he and his teams install and service meet the highest safety standards.
Andrea Hauck is a highly accomplished professional with extensive experience in the security industry. She serves as the Vice President of Growth at Security 101, a leading commercial security integrator with 54 offices across the United States. She has been with the company since February 2023, where she focuses on customer engagement, sales, and partner management, as well as extensive training to deliver the best possible security systems and customer experience.
Her previous position was Global Business Development for Silicon Valley artificial intelligence physical security software company. She also served as a Security Integrator consultant from 2021 to 2022, where she specialized in overall security consulting. Additionally, she serves as a Board Member for the San Francisco GGBA, a position she has held since 2020.
Before her career in the security industry, Andrea had an impressive track record in project management, sales, and partnerships. She worked as a consultant for NFL/NBA/NHL Player Philanthropy events, sponsorships, public speaking, and fundraising, and managed projects such as the Super Bowl 50, NFL Athlete Sponsorships, and Corporate Sponsorships. Additionally consulted for a few Silicon Valley startups, hiring, training, and managing sales staff and implemented CRM, marketing strategies, and sales processes.
Andrea's impressive career also includes 13 years at NFL, The Oakland Raiders, where she was a Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships, Community Engagement, Hospitality, and Philanthropy. During her time there, she developed sponsorships for high-profile clients such as Bank of America, Budweiser, Foster Farms, Hawaiian Airlines, Toyota, Goldman Sachs, Facebook, and Google. She played a critical role in the development, strategy, and execution of corporate partnerships and established successful client retention programs with escalating annual revenue growth.
Overall, Andrea's experience and accomplishments in the commercial security industry and beyond make her a highly valued member of Security 101. Her strong partnership management and sales skills, coupled with her ability to establish and maintain successful client relationships, make her a valuable asset to any organization.