A nationally recognized veteran & leader in the security industry, Mike Kobelin has over 30 years of frontline experience. Throughout his career, Mike has successfully developed and maintained relationships, while providing electronic security solutions, with many Fortune 1000 clients.
His career began with Oregon-based Selectron, Inc, where he spent 25 years in various roles as Sales and Marketing Manager, Vice President and eventually President. Mike led Selectron through multiple phases of new technology developments, while serving several dealer advisory boards, which included working with Westinghouse Security Electronics (formerly Schlage Electronics), Software House, and Panasonic.
Much of his industry know-how came from his time with Aronson Security Group (ASG), nationally recognized as a Top 10 systems integrator in the US. Mike worked directly with end-user clients to identify security risks and engineer effective solutions. Mike joined ASG’s executive management team as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing after the merger between Selectron and ASG in 2008.
While with ASG, Mike also served as regional director and Vice Chairman at PSA Security Network, the world’s largest security cooperative. He then went on to become PSA’s Chairman of the Board. Additionally, Mike has served as Chairman of the Portland ASIS chapter and has been a frequent participant on security panel discussions at ISC and PSA events.
In 2015, Mike joined Sharp Electronics Corporation as the National Sales Director for their robotics division, offering new technology solutions to the security industry. Mike was responsible for building and managing a team of technology partners, security system integrators, and guard services companies to deploy emerging products and services from Sharp. Unfortunately, after three years of effort, Sharp decided to halt the robotic program.