WALLINGFORD, Conn. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mutualink, Inc., specializing in advanced interoperable communications solutions for public safety, emergency management and defense personnel, today welcomed Lt. Colonel Frank Rodgers (Ret.) and Captain Ronald E. Brooks to the company’s Advisory Board. Mr. Brooks and Mr. Rodgers join a distinguished group of advisors that includes General Barry McCaffrey (Ret.), General Wesley Clark (Ret.), and The Honorable Tom Ridge. Members of the advisory board provide business advice and strategic insight that enables Mutualink to maintain a leadership role in the interoperable communications sector.
Frank Rodgers served more than twenty-five years in the New Jersey State Police before retiring as a Lt. Colonel and the Deputy Superintendent in 2007. Lt. Colonel Rodgers also served as the Police Director of the New Jersey State Park Police in the Department of Environmental Protection. In 2008, he formed a private consulting company to develop policy and training for New Jersey law enforcement agencies.
Ronald Brooks is a Captain with the San Mateo County California Sherriff’s Office and serves as the Director of the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center (NCRIC). Captain Brooks is a thirty-seven year veteran law enforcement officer, with more than thirty years spent in narcotic enforcement and criminal intelligence assignments.
“New Jersey and Northern California are two of Mutualink’s most active regions, and the first-hand perspective that Lt. Colonel Rodgers and Captain Brooks can provide us is invaluable,” said Mark Hatten, CEO of Mutualink. “Their insight and experience will make us even more successful in meeting the needs of the first responders and public safety personnel in these states, and throughout the country.”
Mutualink, Inc. has developed an interoperable communications platform that enables nationwide multimedia sharing of radio, voice, text, video, data files and telephone communications in a secure environment. Mutualink’s system is currently deployed by hundreds of public and private entities worldwide, including homeland security and defense installations, NATO Special Operations Forces, police and fire departments, transit authorities, hospitals, shopping malls, casinos, and more. Mutualink is a privately-held company headquartered in Wallingford, Conn., with R&D facilities in Westford, Mass. and Puerto Rico.