Farpointe Hires New Western Regional Sales Manager

Rich Whitlock now the primary contact for the Western Territory

San Jose, Calif., USA - October 24, 2023 – Farpointe Data, the access control industry's OEM for RFID readers and credentials, announced the hiring of Rich Whitlock as its new Western Regional Sales Manager, effective October 1, 2023. Whitlock will serve thirteen western states in the U.S. and three western provinces in Canada.

North American Sales Manager, Francisco Alcala shares, “We are excited to have Rich as part of our team and strongly believe his experience in integration and distribution will help Farpointe better serve its partners.” Whitlock comes to Farpointe with fourteen years of experience managing security integrators, as well as four and one-half years in low-voltage distribution at Wesco/Anixter. Whitlock is also active with the California Alarm Association, currently serving as an Associate Director on its board. “As my responsibilities have expanded to include all of North America,” explains Alcala, “Rich’s hiring maintains a dedicated point-person focused on the western region.”

“I’m very excited about the opportunity with Farpointe,” related Whitlock, “primarily because I’ve found customers liked the ease of installation and reduced maintenance needs of Farpointe products. I can be reached by email at richard.whitlock@farpointedata.com and by phone at 1-669-977-0436.”

The Farpointe website reflects the addition of Whitlock to the sales team and Farpointe is in the process of notifying its direct partners of Whitlock’s hiring.

An updated map of Farpointe’s North American sales team—and their contact information—is available as a downloadable PDF.

About Farpointe Data
Since 2003, Farpointe Data has become the trusted OEM partner for premium RFID readers and credentials—including 2.4-GHz mobile-ready, 433-MHz long-range, 13.56-MHz contactless smartcard, and 125-kHz proximity technologies—for access control professionals around the world. These specialists have come to count on Farpointe’s exacting designs, superior manufacturing, competitive prices, and excellent performance to enhance their access control systems.

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Trevor Reed
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