Bold Group

Trusted Business Solutions for the Security Industry

Over 40 Years of Experience

Bold Group was formalized in February 2019 following the acquisitions and mergers of Bold Technologies, Perennial Software, Secure Global Solutions and SIMS.

By combining these top companies and industry-renowned technologies, Bold Group offers the most comprehensive array of alarm monitoring and integrated financial solutions for the electronic security industry.

Bold Group delivers the flexibility and resources to grow and realize future plans for integrated solutions within our dynamic industry.

A Team of Experts Behind the Wheel

The Bold Group Executive Team is made up of professionals that have invested their careers in the growth and development of the security industry. The extensive backgrounds of our leadership team make them uniquely qualified to understand the needs of our customers and guides the ongoing direction of the Bold Group.

Rod Coles - President

Rod has been in the monitoring software industry for nearly 30 years. He began his career developing software for companies in the United Kingdom. Rod came to the United States in 1999 to join Bold Technologies as Chief Architect and Partner. Throughout his tenure with Bold, Rod has been actively involved with the design and development of the Bold Group product lines.

Matt Narowski - VP of Technology

Matthew has been with Bold since June 2005. He managed several key departments prior to the merger, and as Vice President of Technology, now provides direction for the Bold Group Cloud Services and IT departments. Prior to joining Bold, Matthew spent nearly a decade with an automation software company as well as co-owned and operated a dealer central station in Canada.

Robert Gelinas - VP of Sales and Marketing

Bob has worked for over 30 years in the Security, Software, and Communications industry. After his service in the United States Air Force, he entered the Fortune 500 world as a network design engineer. Making the transition into sales and marketing he rose up to lead several international IT sales organizations. He has been involved with six software startups, all of which were successfully acquired.

Dan Reynolds - VP of Operations

Dan joined Bold following a 17-year career with Interface Security. With Interface, Dan managed two UL-Listed, CSAA 5-Diamond Certified, Secure Operation Centers. In addition, Dan oversaw the Alarm and Broadband Help Desks, Customer Care Center, and Training. Prior to joining Interface, Dan was a Regional VP with Protection 1, managing their Wichita Customer Operations Center.

Thom Meyer - VP of stages™

Since 1987, Thom has played an important role in shaping technology in the monitoring space and bringing innovative solutions to the industry. During his career, Thom has progressed through operations, engineering, and business development with several automation providers. Thom created the industry’s first web-based automation solution and was a principal architect in the design of stages™.

Travis Papay - VP of Development

Travis joined Bold Group from Perennial Software, where he was Chief Technology Officer. During his time with Perennial Software, Travis architected, developed, and launched the AlarmBiller product. He leads a team of software engineers, product managers, and quality engineers, and is passionate about building solutions around the user experience while targeting the latest technological innovations.

Years of Experience

Monitored Locations

Million Protected Customers

Core Values


Our reputation is paramount; built on a high level of integrity and honesty, with a foundation of great products and superior service.


We hire the best: team players with a positive attitude, who are self-starters and peer leaders.


Our employees are invested in the success of both their peers and the company. They take ownership in all aspects of business to provide our clients with the best experience possible.


We encourage innovation and welcome creative, forward-thinking problem-solvers.


The Bold team is a family; we maintain a culture of respect, a fun, family-oriented environment, and a willing heart to give back to our community.