SDI Appoints Security Industry Veteran Ron Elly to General Manager of its Washington, DC Office

FAIRFAX, October 9, 2014 – SDI (SDI Solutions, LLC), a national systems integrator focusing on security and revenue technologies for complex, critical environments, announces that security and IT industry veteran Ron Elly will serve as General Manager of SDI’s Washington, DC office. Mr. Elly will have operational and P&L responsibility across this location, including oversight and direction of project delivery, client satisfaction, and solution offerings.

“Ron’s abundance of knowledge and understanding of the commercial and government spaces, combined with his solid background in IT Program Management, Systems Engineering, and Security Systems will undoubtedly strengthen our internal operations,” states David Sullivan, CEO of SDI.

With strong engineering and technological experience, Mr. Elly has a deep understanding of the increasing innovation and complexity of technology within the security marketplace, and brings nearly 25 years of Project Management experience in the technology industry.

Prior to joining SDI, Mr. Elly served as Sr. Program Manager at Applied Research Associates, where he furthered strategic growth in the Security Consulting and System Engineering Design practice and led efforts for the implementation of a strategic sensor installation/integration program. Prior to his role as Sr. Program Manager at ARA, he also held the position of Sr. Program/Project Manager at companies M.C. Dean and Ingram Micro, where he led integrated technical teams for implementations of high visibility projects in all aspects of Electronic Security Systems & E-Commerce Systems. Mr. Elly is also a retired Naval Officer and has held various sales engineering/project management positions in the building automation industry.

About SDI

Systems integrator SDI delivers mission-critical technologies to ensure security and revenue generation for complex, high-value environments. With a 25 year corporate resume, SDI addresses the higher IT demands of critical environments to deliver zero downtime, enhanced security and risk mitigation strategies. From airports to banks to commercial properties, SDI delivers deep technical expertise and complex systems’ past performance, with an agile delivery model focused on complete customer satisfaction. Visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn: SDI Solutions and Twitter: @SDISolutions.

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