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VirTra Systems Adds Director of Department of Defense Sales(April 25, 2012)
TEMPE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 04/25/12 -- VirTra Systems (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), a leading provider of firearms training simulation systems to military, law enforcement agencies and other organizations, today announced the hiring of Jason Mulcahy as VirTra's liaison to the government and military community. Mr. Mulcahy possesses a unique blend of military experience along with a proven track record of selling high-tech products to the department of defense and other federal agencies.
Prior to joining VirTra, Mr. Mulcahy was Director of Sales for Reality Engineering, a visual interactivity technology company. In this position he designed and implemented a sales model that led the small startup company from a distribution sales model to a direct sales force with 20 regional territories.
Previously Mr. Mulcahy served as Vice President of Sales with Danaher Corporation, a Fortune 200, NYSE-listed, science and technology company. He was selected to create a new sales organization to capitalize on the synergistic relationship between seven Danaher subsidiaries. In this capacity Mr. Mulcahy hired, trained and directed a sales organization that sold directly to U.S. and international governments at the federal, state and local levels. In three years Mr. Mulcahy grew the business to more than $53 million in annual sales.
Before starting his business career, Mr. Mulcahy spent 12 years in the U.S. Army and held the roles of Sergeant, Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, Commanding Officer and finally Senior Strategic Plans & Operations Officer. In this last position he deployed equipment valued in excess of $15 billion and briefed Department of Defense officials on futuristic concepts to counter weapons of mass destruction.
Mr. Mulcahy graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in business.
"I feel honored and privileged to join an organization with a goal to dramatically increase the ability of law enforcement and military personnel to survive armed conflicts. I believe VirTra helps save the lives of the men and women putting themselves in harm's way to serve and protect others... the individuals we call heroes. I thank VirTra for giving me the opportunity to make a difference," stated Mr. Mulcahy.
Aaron DeCorte, Vice President of Sales, commented, "I have worked with Jason Mulcahy in the past and he has consistently been a top performer throughout his career plus he has extensive experience and knowledge of firearms, weapon system operations and training." Mr. DeCorte continued, "Jason's track record of winning government contracts, including with the U.S. Department of Defense, along with his experience producing results within sales environments from the startup level to a Fortune 200 level will make him a welcome addition to the VirTra sales team."
About VirTra Systems
VirTra is a global leading provider of the world's most realistic and effective small arms simulators. VirTra is the higher standard in firearms training simulators, offering a variety of simulator platforms, powerful gas-powered recoil kits and the patented Threat-Fire simulated hostile return fire system. VirTra's products provide the very best training available for personnel that are entrusted with lethal force and critical missions. The Company's common stock is not registered under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Company does not currently file periodic or other reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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