Our mission is to reduce the timeline of Violent Predator events from minutes to seconds. Our approach is to incorporate leading edge technology, open architecture components with proven best practices to eliminate or reduce the consequences and vulnerabilities from active assailant events.
President & CEO
Michael R. Rehfeld is a founding Partner and President/CEO of Intrusion Technologies a North Carolina based life safety systems provider, and co-developer of the patented AIMS® (Active Intruder Mitigation) System. He is also a founding partner of Realistic Training Solutions, a leading provider of threat recognition and first-responder training programs. With over 32 years in Public Safety, Michael has functioned as a Law Enforcement Officer, Paramedic, Firefighter, Instructor, K9 Handler and Incident Commander. Michael was instrumental in developing safety programs to save Firefighters in life threatening situation, and has published articles and delivered programs on firefighter safety and survival as well as violent event mitigation. He is a recognized leader in the field of active assailant and violent intruder prevention and mitigation.
Vice President - Technical Division
Stephen Hobbs is a co-founding Partner and Vice President- Technical Division for Intrusion Technologies. Steve brings a valuable and significant mix of technical and public safety experience to Intrusion Technologies. His 33-year tenure in the fire service, including roles in inspection and code enforcement, gives him a detailed understanding of the complex world of public safety as well as the need for critical decision making. Stephen also served as the lead technician for Automated Protection Systems, a premier security/fire system installation and integration company. His 15-year tenure in the security, fire alarm, and system integration industry is the backbone of the technical arm of the company.
Director of Marketing & Sales
Ron Dove is the Director of Marketing and Sales for Intrusion Technologies. In this role, he is responsible for marketing strategy/ execution, direct and channel partner sales and key client relationships. In addition, he advises the company on capital strategies and strategic alliances. Ron has more than twenty-five years of senior level experience with emphasis on business development, risk management, and corporate M&A. Ron served as National Sales Director for a high-end perimeter security firm focused on the complex risk elements posed by the nation’s airports and seaports. His employment history spans the entire spectrum including Fortune 500, mid-sized private companies, turnaround situations and startups. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College, conducted postgraduate MBA studies at McGill University and has participated in several senior-level seminars related to his areas of expertise.
Daniel "Zeke" Mathena
Vice President - Tactical Division
Daniel “Zeke” Mathena is a co- founding Partner and Director of Tactical Training for Intrusion Technologies. Zeke is a law enforcement and education professional with more than 30 years of experience in the field of law enforcement and special tactics. He is a recognized leader in the field of Active Shooter training and event mitigation. Zeke is a former law enforcement supervisor, SWAT Commander, and police academy instructor and he was also a managing partner of a successful computer system design start-up business. Highly regarded as an expert in SWAT tactics and training, his ability to design and deliver effective training programs and best practices enhances Intrusion Technologies’ mission to protect and save lives. Zeke also served as one of 10 DHS Active Shooter Planning Workshop contract instructors best practices for addressing the threat of mass violence.
Vice President - Business Development
David Baird is a Partner and Vice President of Business Development for Intrusion Technologies. In this role, he is responsible for strategy, direct and channel partnering. In addition, he advises the company on capital strategies and strategic alliances. David has more than 33 years experience at a senior management level in the commercial real estate consulting, brokerage and development industry, and is a recognized market leader in the representation of corporate and institutional occupiers, investors and developers. He has represented Fortune 500 companies and public sector entities alike in complex development and investment transactions, both in the US and abroad, helping them to optimize their facility needs. His unique perspective on workplace/work-space trends, facility design and construction enables the Intrusion Technologies team to deliver customized, high-value solutions to clients looking to protect their most valuable assets- their people.
Chief Financial Officer
Tom joined Intrusion Technologies in December 2017 as its Chief Financial Officer with the primary focus of managing the financial and governance aspects of this start-up organization. He has an extensive background in accountancy and financial consulting having initially begun his career with a third generation diverse Chicago based family holding company with multiple operating units upon graduating from the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign with an bachelor of science accountancy degree and having become a registered certified public accountant in the State of Illinois.
Tom served as an audit manager, assistant controller, division controller and corporate controller with United Dominion Industries, Ltd. and has been employed by several start-up development organizations as their vice president of finance and administration having responsibility over information technologies, human resources, corporate governance and operations for businesses whose primary focus was high tech manufacturing, business SaaS application development, product distribution, and construction/real estate development services. Tom is currently a member of the board of directors for the family businesses and a member of the Illinois CPA Society.