The following people have been promoted into E-Watch, a new division at Empire District Electric Company which deals with security.
Donna M. Longan has been with
Empire District's accounting and purchasing departments for 12 years. Longan will serve as office administrator of E-Watch, where she will be responsible for accounts receivable, inventory control, customers service and other office functions.
Stan Patterson has worked with Empire District Electric for 13 years, most recently as HVAC tech specialist. As protection installation specialist for E-Watch, Patterson will oversee technical installations, schedule work activities, maintain stock levels and develop technical training.
Carl Daugherty has been with Empire since February 1988 and has a background in retail sales. Daugherty will be working as protection specialist for
E-Watch, coordinating monitored services for residential and commercial enti-ties.
Yvonne Copeland, formerly investor relations specialist with Empire, has been promoted to protection specialist with the E-Watch division. Copeland will be selling E-Watch protection solutions monitored security systems.
Steve Carlson has been named security specialist with the E-Watch division of Empire District Electric, where he will be responsible for all aspects of home and commercial monitored security systems. He has been with Empire for 17 years.
Randy Burleson will oversee the operation of the E-Watch division as director of major accounts. Burleson is responsible for Empire's marketing and business development and has been with the company for 17 years.
Steven F. Duncan has been named to the E-Watch division of Empire as business consultant. Duncan has experience in law enforcement and security and has served as general manager of sales for another security company.
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