Executive Leadership

Executive Leadership

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jim DeVries was promoted to CEO and President in December 2018 after leading many of ADT’s operational and strategic improvements. Jim had served as President since September 2017 and had joined ADT as Chief Operating Officer in May 2016. Prior to joining ADT, Jim held senior leadership roles at leading companies in the insurance, financial services and telecommunications industries, including most recently as Executive Vice President for Allstate Brand Operations. Before joining Allstate, he was Senior Vice President of Human Resources at the Principal Financial Group, and Vice President for Corporate Services and Human Resources at Ameritech’s Monitoring and Security Services Division. He received a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College, a master’s degree from Loyola University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Executive Vice President, Commercial

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.

Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer

Jamie Haenggi is ADT’s Chief Customer Officer, overseeing optimization of the ADT customer experience from end-to-end. Haenggi joined ADT in 2016 and has nearly 30 years of experience in the security and telecom industries. She has held senior leadership roles in marketing, sales, six sigma, and customer operations, both domestically and internationally. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and Japanese from the University of Minnesota.

Chief Administrative Officer

Harriet Harty joined ADT in July 2020 as the Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining ADT, Harriet served over 23 years at Allstate in various leadership roles, including their Chief Human Resource Officer and most recently served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Sompo International. Harriet has a passion for community involvement and has extensive Board of Directors experience, having served as an Advisory Board Member for After School Matters and 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.

Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer

Keith F. Holmes is Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at ADT as of May 2021. Since 2020, Mr. Holmes has served as Executive Vice President, Head of Cox Business at Cox Communications, Inc. (“Cox”), where he was responsible for driving the strategic direction of the high-growth division and overseeing all financial, sales, operations, product development and marketing for business customers, including wholesale services for telecom carriers, security solutions and new business ventures. At Cox, Mr. Holmes also had the roles of Senior Vice President – Head of Residential Sales and Senior Vice President – Field Sales, since 2017 and 2014, respectively. Mr. Holmes was also a Vice President at AT&T Mobility. Mr. Holmes has spent over 30 years in the communications industry. Mr. Holmes has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Chief Financial Officer and President, Corporate Development

Jeff Likosar is ADT’s Chief Financial Officer and President, Corporate Development. In addition to his CFO duties, he leads the company’s business development activities, new business, partnerships, strategic initiatives, and communications. Likosar joined ADT as Chief Financial Officer in 2016, leading the company’s financial strategy to help drive profitable business growth. Prior to joining ADT, he served as CFO at Gardner Denver and held various executive finance roles at Dell and GE. Likosar holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Executive Vice President, Finance

Ken Porpora is Executive Vice President, Finance at ADT and is responsible for finance operations across the company, leading teams in accounting, treasury, audit, tax, operational support, and FP&A. Porpora previously served as Chief Growth Officer of ADT, where he led growth initiatives within the residential and small business market segments. He has more than 22 years of experience in the security industry with ADT in a wide range of finance, sales, marketing, data analytics, and operational positions. Porpora received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Florida Atlantic University.

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

David Smail was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer 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.

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Don Young is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at ADT. He previously served as the company’s Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President, Field Operations. He started in the alarm industry in 1988 after serving four years in the United States Air Force as a computer programmer analyst. Since then he has held various leadership roles across many areas within the security industry. Don is currently president of The Monitoring Association (TMA) and past president of the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response (PPVAR).