The president and owner of Major Police Supply, Brad Badal, started MPS in the late 1980’s and strongly believes that “If you are not taking care of your customer, the competitor will”. Mr. Badal began his career in the car business and brings with him over 30 years of experience in the industry. When Brad resigned from Warnock Automotive in the early 1980’s to open Major Police Supply he was the Vice President of government sales. Today Mr. Badal owns and operates Major Police Supply; an integral partner to such notable agencies as the NYPD, the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey and hundreds of other public safety providers nationwide.
Michael has been with MPS for nearly 5 years, and brings 15 years of IT experience and 10 years of sales experience to the table. After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS in Computer Science, Michael worked as a government contractor where he utilized his computer programming skills to develop code for both NASA and NIH. Michael then spent 10 years working as a senior level technical support representative with Docucorp International where networking, database development, web programming, trouble-shooting and customer service were key to providing both pre and post-sales support to over 200 clients. In the early 2000's Michael made a shift in to the sales arena where he worked for HSBC Auto Finance to develop and manage a sales territory in Baltimore MD. As Sales Engineer with MPS Michael is responsible for technology sales in PA, DE, MD, DC and VA, focusing on ALPR, in-car video and Patrol PC sales. Michael also commissions new installations, delivers training and sales presentations and provides pre and post sales technical support.
Bob Merten is the Sales Manager at Major Police Supply. Bob assumed this role in February 1999 and leads a team of seven sales representatives along with two staff members. His team’s territories include New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C. and Virginia.Bob brings nearly 30 years of retail business experience where he owned and operated two floral businesses in New Jersey where he refined his skills in marketing, finance, sales and management. Bob believes that customer service is the key to any business success and that a satisfied customer is a repeat customer.Bob enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends and black lab, Auggie.
He is an avid boater spending most of his summer weekends on Lake Wallenpaupack.
Brenda uses her diverse work experience to help achieve the highest level of service to her customers. After graduating from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing, Brenda began her career at a Macy’s NY as a Department Manager. While in the retail industry, she moved up through the ranks to Manager of Planning and ended that portion of her career as a Buyer for Liz Claiborne Stores. Brenda then transitioned into the pharmaceutical industry as an Executive Pharmaceutical Sales Representative. During her 10 years at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, she received extensive sales and leadership training. She then decided to venture out on her own to open her own business; a women’s gym. There, she managed all aspects of business while enjoying helping and encouraging others to achieve their personal goals. Brenda has now been with Major Police Supply for six years. As an Emergency Equipment Specialist, she strives to meet her customers’ needs while offering excellent customer service.
Denis has been a member of the Public Safety community for almost 35 years. He started out as a volunteer Firefighter at the age of 16. He was also a member of the U.S. Army Military Police and did a brief tour of duty as a State Corrections Officer. In 1984, he joined a State law enforcement agency in New Jersey, where he remained until his retirement at the rank of Lieutenant in 2009. Denis was assigned to various functions during his tenure which included assignments in patrol, administration, training, and investigations. He was also a member of several special units. He is a certified instructor in several disciplines including firearms, defensive tactics, chemical weapons, counter terrorism and several other subjects. He has logged thousands of hours training both academy recruits and in-service personnel. He has worked on many types of weapons and was the departmental armorer. Denis joined Major Police Supply in 2009 after his retirement. He chose Major over several other opportunities because he had personal knowledge of the company’s great reputation in the industry. Denis is “hands on” with his customers and believes that good service and sound advice build a trust based relationship with them. Denis enjoys keeping up on the latest technology available to the industry and sharing the information with his customers. In his spare time, Denis enjoys spending time with his family and the outdoor sports.
Frank Goodstein is our most senior salesman, starting with Major Police Supply in 1989. With an extensive emergency medical services and emergency preparedness background, Frank is in the unique position of routinely using a number of the products available through Major Police Supply. Frank is the point of contact for customers such as the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to local, county and statewide agencies.
Joining the Major team in 2005, Jamie began his career in emergency vehicles! Today Jamie is considered an emergency vehicle specialist, and is passionate about his work. Jamie handles all of NJ (S of route 78), SouthEastern PA, & Deleware (N of Dover).Jamie believes nothing is more important than family & enjoys spending time w/ his. He is married & has two young boys. He still plays competitive men’s softball & coaches Little League.
Gregg Glenn started with Major Police Supply in June, 2011. Prior to becoming a sales representative, he was the Director of Operations for a manufacturing company in Baltimore, Maryland in which he supervised 400 employees. Gregg prides himself on the connections he is able to make with his customers. Providing customer service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is what helps him to be successful. He is a part of the GSA procurement process. Gregg currently services Maryland, Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, and Delaware.
Prior to joining Major Police Supply in 2009, Steve had 30 + years of experience in the Telecommunications and Cable industries, with most of those years in various sales positions including Sales Manager, General Manager, and Vice President of Sales. His technology background has been beneficial in the sales and marketing of Major Police Supply technology products such as License Plate Recognition and Digital In Car Video. Steve resides in Florida and manages the Technology team in the sales and marketing of these strategic law enforcement products as well as assisting in the administration of our various GSA contracts.
Ryan took a position as Warehouse Manager in 2013 where he has helped restructure and organize product inventory. He is currently working to integrate a new scanning system that will help streamline purchasing.
Kent Meinhold is the acting supervisor of the installation division of our company. Kent handles all day-to-day operations of fleet installs and the installation teams. Kent has been in the business of automotive installations for over 30yrs.