Elizabeth Schoonman becomes Telgian Engineering & Consulting’s new Strategic Account Manager

October 16, 2023

Telgian announces new appointment: Elizabeth Schoonman’s strategic role

Telgian Engineering & Consulting recently shared the news of the hiring of Elizabeth Schoonman as their new Strategic Account Manager.

In her role, Schoonman will spearhead business development projects. Furthermore, she will develop strategic relationships with clients.

Her primary focus will be on delivering fire protection and life safety engineering solutions to diverse business sectors.

These sectors range from multi-family housing and warehousing to government and commercial properties.

Executive comments on Schoonman’s extensive experience

TEC Executive Vice President, Business Development Steve Goyette commented on Schoonman’s appointment: “With over 19 years of experience, Elizabeth has a thorough knowledge of detection and suppression systems.”

He further added: “Her expertise in understanding the codes and market drivers affecting various occupancy types is commendable.

“Her knack for constantly recognizing customer requirements and proposing suitable solutions makes her a valuable team member.”

Schoonman’s previous industry roles and affiliations

Before joining Telgian, Schoonman held a position as Business Development Manager, Americas at Johnson Controls International.

Here, she successfully merged US and Canadian teams to create US-centric growth strategies for company products.

In addition, she broadened the US dealer network by bringing onboard additional competent partners.

She was instrumental in enhancing brand recognition across the US.

Moreover, she boosted sales by facilitating access to supplementary product lines for the existing customer base.

Schoonman is actively engaged in the industry.

She’s affiliated with several professional groups such as the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Automatic Fire Alarm Association, Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), and the National Multifamily Housing Council, to name a few.

FSJA Comment

The move by Telgian Engineering & Consulting to bring Elizabeth Schoonman on board signals the company’s intent to enhance their strategic operations and client relations.

With her extensive background in the sector, Schoonman is set to provide a fresh perspective and innovative solutions.

It’s a step forward not only for Telgian but for the industry as a whole, especially given Schoonman’s affiliations with prominent fire and safety organizations.

Her expertise will undoubtedly be instrumental in bridging gaps, recognizing trends, and ensuring that Telgian remains at the forefront of fire protection and safety.

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