Management Team

Jim DeVries, President and Chief Executive Officer

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James D. DeVries is a member of our Board of Directors, and our President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. DeVries was appointed as our President in September 2017 and as our Chief Executive Officer in December 2018. From May 2, 2016 to September 2017, Mr. DeVries served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. From December 2014 to May 2016, Mr. DeVries served as Executive Vice President of Brand Operations at Allstate Insurance Company, the second largest personal lines insurer in the United States. During his tenure at Allstate, Mr. DeVries led the operations organization, comprising approximately 7,000 employees in the United States, Northern Ireland and India, and was responsible for, among other things, customer care centers, outbound and inbound phone sales, procurement, technical support, life underwriting and claims, real estate, administration, and fleet management. From March 2008 to December 2014, Mr. DeVries served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Allstate, where he was accountable for, among other things, real estate and administration, human resources, and procurement. Prior to joining Allstate in 2008, Mr. DeVries served in various executive and management roles at Principal Financial Group, Ameritech, Quaker Oats Company, and Andrew Corporation. Mr. DeVries is a board member of Amsted Industries Inc., a diversified global manufacturer of industrial components serving primarily the railroad, vehicular, and construction and building markets, and a past board member of the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago, the Chicago Public Library Foundation, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa. Mr. DeVries received a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College, which is now known as Trinity International University, a master’s degree from Loyola University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Jim Boyce, President, Chief Business Development Officer

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Jim Boyce is President, Chief Business Development Officer at ADT. Before joining ADT in January 2020, Jim was President and CEO of Defenders, the only ADT authorized premier provider. Prior to joining Defenders in 2011, Jim held multiple senior executive positions at Convergys Corporation, including President of Global Business Units. He also spent 20 years at Procter & Gamble holding executive positions in general management, sales and marketing, including Vice President, Global eBusiness. Jim earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College Carroll School of Management, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Dan Bresingham, Executive Vice President, Commercial

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Dan Bresingham, Executive Vice President, ADT Commercial, oversees all P&L activity for National Accounts and Commercial Businesses. He previously was ADT’s Chief Administrative Officer, where he led M&A, and held accountability for HR and Business Operations. Dan has been part of the security industry since 2004, when he was named Controller at HSM Security (now Stanley). Since then, he served as the CFO of Stanley Convergent Security Solutions and Protection 1, and held positions at Arthur Andersen, PwC and Universal Access before joining the industry. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Dan received his MBA from the University of Chicago and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor.

Jamie Haenggi, Chief Customer Officer

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Jamie Haenggi became ADT’s Chief Customer Officer in 2018, overseeing the end-to-end Customer Experience and Call Center Operations. She joined ADT in May 2016 and has over 25 years of experience in the security and telecom industries in senior leadership roles including Marketing, Sales, Six Sigma and Customer Operations, both domestically and internationally. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Jamie received her degree in International Relations and Japanese.

Harriet Harty, Chief Administrative Officer

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Harriet K. Harty joined ADT in July 2020 as the Chief Administrative Officer. Ms. Harty is a Senior Business Executive with a strong combination of financial acumen, operational excellence and human resources expertise. Prior to joining ADT, Ms. Harty served roughly 25 years at Allstate in various leadership roles, including as their Chief Human Resource Officer, and, just prior to ADT, served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Sompo International. Ms. Harty also serves as an advisory board member for After School Matters and has served as a Board Member for Women Employed. She earned a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Jeff Likosar, Chief Financial Officer

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Jeff Likosar joined ADT as Chief Financial Officer in October 2016, leading the company’s financial strategy to help drive profitable business growth. Prior to joining ADT, Jeff served as CFO at Gardner Denver for nearly three years, where he was responsible for all aspects of the finance function. Jeff’s previous experience also includes various executive finance roles at Dell, including Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis and Vice President of Operations Finance. Jeff began his career at GE in its Appliances business in Louisville, Kentucky, and held leadership roles in GE Plastics and GE Aircraft Engines. He holds his degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Ken Porpora, Chief Growth Officer

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Ken Porpora was named Chief Growth Officer in October 2018, where he focuses on growth within ADT’s residential and small business market segments. Ken has 20 years of experience in the security industry with ADT, in a wide range of finance, sales, marketing, data analytics, and operational positions. Prior to his current role, Ken was ADT’s President, Field Operations. He also held roles as Chief Financial Officer of ADT’s Residential Business Unit, and Vice President of various financial and data analytics leadership roles. Ken received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Florida Atlantic University.

David Smail, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

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David Smail was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of ADT in February 2019. He has more than 25 years of experience in the U.S. and internationally, including 10 years of law firm corporate and securities transactional practice, and more than 15 years in public company general counsel roles. He most recently served as Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer for Scientific Games Corporation, a leading developer and provider of technology-based products, systems, platforms and services for the global gaming and lottery industries. Prior to that he held the role of Executive Vice President & General Counsel at Morgans Hotel Group, an international hospitality company, and previously was Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel of global advertising and communications services business Havas S.A. He also was a partner in the international law firm Hogan Lovells (previously Hogan & Hartson). He received a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School and a B.A. summa cum laude in Biology and French from Macalester College.

Don Young, Chief Information Officer and EVP, Field Operations

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Don Young was named Chief Information Officer and EVP, Field Operations in October 2018, where he’s responsible for Technology, as well as Field Sales and Operations. Don had served as Chief Information Officer since joining the company in 2016. He first entered the alarm industry in 1988 after serving four years in the United States Air Force as a Computer Programmer Analyst. Since then, he has worked as Central Station Manager, Operations and General Manager, Corporate Director, Director of Call Center Operations, VP of Information Technology, CIO and COO. Don is currently President of The Monitoring Association (TMA) and past President of the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response (PPVAR).