September 22, 2015


 Los Angeles, CA —Sentry Control Systems announced today that Chris McKenty has joined the company as Vice President of Sales, West Region. McKenty is a pioneering evangelist of cloud technologies, having co-founded one of the earliest SaaS businesses that supplied cloud-based parking solutions to international airports and car park managers and owners. In his new position, he will promote, grow, and develop Sentry’s product lines throughout the Western United States while supporting the company’s marketing efforts.


“Chris McKenty is a terrific addition to Sentry,” said Tim Flanagan, co-founder and managing director of Sentry Control Systems. “Chris is a highly respected sales and business development executive with a track record of helping technology companies grow and thrive. He will play a vital role in our continued expansion throughout the Western United States.”


After nearly 17 years serving in the Royal Navy where he earned numerous commendations, including two citations from the U.S. Navy, McKenty spent 25 years selling technology solutions across numerous continents, assisting clients to grow their revenues and margins. Most recently he successfully led sales and business development in two successive cloud based parking technology businesses and expanded these solutions across Europe and the Middle East and more recently across Canada, US and Asia Pacific. Chris joins Sentry Control Systems from Chauntry Corporation Ltd., where he served as International Business Development Director.


About Sentry Control Systems

Sentry Control Systems is a national provider of parking solutions and technology. Sentry provides innovative turn-key solutions for, but not limited to: parking access & revenue control (PARCS – SKIDATA), occupancy sensors, enforcement software, permit management systems, mobile apps, and software tools for parking analytics (Frogparking), parking guidance (INDECT), multi-space meters (Global Parking Solutions), and more. Sentry has 30+years of industry experience providing a consultative approach to a wide range of environments: entertainment, retail, office buildings, municipalities, mixed-use, universities, and more. Sentry Control Systems [] is a subsidiary of SKIDATA AG [], a wholly owned subsidiary of the Swiss Kudelski Group [].


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