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Frank McCathran Named Omnilert’s New Vice President

Samantha Leland By Samantha Leland

Leesburg, Va. – Omnilert, LLC recently announced the hiring of Frank McCathran who is now serving as the company’s vice president. He will be responsible for sales, marketing, and customer success initiatives.

Previously, McCathran was the director of enterprise solutions at Earth Networks-WeatherBug where he spent 13 years developing and implementing enterprise solutions to help organizations improve safety, enhance operational efficiencies, and mitigate risk.


McCathran said he looks forward to expanding his skills with Omnilert where he will join passionate team members who set the standard for the critical communications industry.


“Having the opportunity to help others in a time of need via the use of life safety technologies is what makes me tick,” McCathran said.  “Personally, I come from a long family line of law enforcement officials - from my father and grandfather all the way back to my great, great grandfather. Whether it is nature or nurture, having the opportunity to help make first responders more successful and provide them with increased peace of mind is woven into my DNA.”


"We were looking for an experienced leader who shares the same passion for our mission as our team,” said Omnilert CEO Ara Bagdasarian. “Frank's success in our industry has shaped an empathetic perspective that will help drive the success of our growing customer community. Now that he is part of our team, we look forward to introducing Omnilert with best practices into new markets.”


McCathran’s passion for life safety extends into his personal life as he volunteers his time to public and private organizations with the mission of providing severe weather safety, preparedness and awareness information to the public.  He also works closely as a member of many advisory boards with the shared missions of educating individuals and organizations about lightning and severe weather safety.


McCathran is a magna cum laude graduate of Maryland's Frostburg State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Justice Studies. He also earned his Master of Education degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at Frostburg. Holding a professional teaching certificate, he taught Social Studies, Science, Math, and Language Arts in the state of Maryland.



Samantha Leland
Omnilert, LLC
202 Church Street, SE
Leesburg, VA 20175
1-800-256-9264 x794


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