James Tomes, President & CEO of Telgian Holdings, tapped for Arizona Bank & Trust Advisory Board

Top Quote Arizona Bank & Trust recently appointed James Tomes, President and CEO of Telgian Holdings, Inc., to the bank's Advisory Board. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) March 06, 2019 - James Tomes, President and CEO of Telgian Holdings, Inc., was recently appointed to the Arizona Bank & Trust Advisory Board. Arizona Bank & Trust, a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., is a state chartered bank with more than $660 million in assets and offices throughout Arizona. In this role, Tomes will call on over three decades of successful business experience to provide insight and visibility to Arizona Bank & Trust, while helping grow the firm's business.

    As President and CEO of Telgian Holdings, Inc., Tomes is responsible for the industry-leading company’s overall operational and financial success. Since joining the fire, life safety and security firm in 1990, he has held a succession of executive positions that include President and COO, CFO, and EVP of Marketing and Sales.

    “It is an honor to be appointed to serve on the Advisory Board of Arizona Bank & Trust, a bank that has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the best banks in America,” says Tomes. “I look forward to the opportunity to use my experience and insight to contribute to the bank’s continued success and strong commitment to the community.”

    In addition to the advisory role for Arizona Bank & Trust, Tomes is active in an advisory capacity for numerous organizations, including the San Diego Military Advisory Council and San Diego Naval Medical Center Surf Clinic. He also serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board and is a past member of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 30 and 30B committees.

    Tomes is a graduate of Brown University with a degree in Business Economics and focus in Corporate Finance.

    About Telgian Holdings, Inc.
    Since 1985, Telgian has served as a trusted partner to clients around the globe, providing innovative fire, security, life safety consulting and engineering/design services, keeping facilities safe, compliant and on budget.

    Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ with regional offices across the nation, Telgian provides service throughout the US and abroad. Telgian offers clients a comprehensive, single-source solution for all of their fire protection, security and life safety needs.

    Telgian Holdings, Inc. is comprised of three business units:
    TELGIAN ENGINEERING AND CONSULTING is a full-service global engineering/risk mitigation consultancy specializing in complex, multi-discipline projects. Since 1985, Telgian has partnered with architects, engineers, developers, risk/facility management firms, construction teams and government agencies to provide services for the protection of people, property, information, and organizational mission against preventable losses.

    TELGIAN FIRE SAFETY provides professional Life Safety Systems testing, inspections and repair to approximately 50,000 locations annually. Expertise includes Fire Sprinkler, Fire Alarm and Clean Agent Systems, Fire Extinguishers, Kitchen Hood Suppression Systems, Backflow Systems, Emergency/Exit Lights, Special Hazards and Fire Alarm Monitoring, plus Inventory Tracking, Capital Replacement Programs, and Budgeting/Forecasting.

    TELGIAN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES is a supplier of software for management of CFATS/RCSC compliance regulation requirements/best practices. TMT’s cloud-based relational database application, Telgian Compliance Manager (TCM™), tracks security compliance solutions, provides real-time secure data management, allows submission/tracking of forms/reports, adheres to 50+ global compliance IT standards and includes denial-of-services protection.

    For more information, please visit Telgian.com.

    About Arizona Bank & Trust
    Arizona Bank & Trust, a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., (NASDAQ: HTLF), is a state chartered bank with more than $660 million in assets with offices in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Chandler, Chandler Village, Tempe and Gilbert. Arizona Bank & Trust provides an array of products and services to fulfill the financial needs of individuals and businesses. It’s headquartered at 2036 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, Arizona. The bank specializes in business lending and deposit services, and provides a wide variety of personal credit and deposit services along with complete electronic banking programs. Visit arizbank.com or call 602.381.2090 for more information. The bank is a member of FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

    About Heartland Financial USA, Inc.
    Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is a diversified financial services company with assets of $11.4 billion. The company provides banking, mortgage, private client, investment and insurance services to individuals and businesses. Heartland currently has 121 banking locations serving 89 communities in Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Colorado, Minnesota, Kansas, Missouri, Texas and California. Additional information about Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is available at htlf.com.

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