STOW, Ohio, Oct. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ShotStop® Ballistics Technologies, LLC (ShotStop), an Ohio-based designer and manufacturer of innovative and advanced ballistic resistant technologies, announced today the appointment of Regina Larkin as Director of Business Development. This important role directly aligns with ShotStop's rapid growth trajectory and will be focused on executing the strategy to meet increased customer demand and fast-track new innovative products to commercialization, while simultaneously identifying and engaging private equity investment partners.
Regina Larkin is an established thought leader and strategist that has helped companies expand and scale in a variety of industries. She will be utilizing her leadership and expertise in strategy, growth, business development, product, sales and capital raising to expand the use of Duritium® technologies- a portfolio of patented and patent-pending technologies for creating ultra-lightweight, durable body armor.
Most recently, Larkin helped develop corporate finance and go-to-market strategies for high-growth Fortune 500 companies as a consultant for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world largest and most respected strategy consulting firms. This leadership position provided Larkin direct access to C-Suite decision makers as they utilized her expertise to provide everything from due-diligence project management to post-merger integration guidance. Prior to BCG, she earned her MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business after completing a BA in Economics at Spelman College.
"There could not be a more exciting and important time for me to be joining ShotStop," said Larkin. "Through life-saving innovation; military, law enforcement and civilians are living with a higher level of confidence and safety. With a strategic growth and investment plan in place, ShotStop is positioned to quickly scale operations and bring new products to market that will continue to offer increased protection, while exploring adjacent markets where Duritium® can have an immediate positive impact"
DURITIUM® is a novel technology that combines our patented Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) with other patented materials in a proprietary manufacturing process for producing lightweight composite material with superior impact-resistant properties. The method contributes to ShotStop's competitive advantage in producing hard armor and has valuable use cases in adjacent markets ? including building materials and engineered product segments valuing low weight ultra-durable materials.
"ShotStop's unprecedented growth, customer satisfaction and momentum afford us the opportunity to attract best in class talent like Regina," stated Vall Iliev, founder and CEO of ShotStop. "As we see increased demand, we are excited to have Regina lead the important funding efforts which will add capacity, while increasing inventory and expanding our staff. As we continue to stive to be the best ballistics partner in the industry, we welcome Regina to our visionary team."
About ShotStop Ballistics, LLC
Founded in 2015, ShotStop® Ballistic Solutions, LLC is an Ohio-based independent designer and manufacturer continuing on its founder's developments since 1984. ShotStop's innovative, high-quality patented and patent-pending Duritium® body armor plates and BallisticBoard® products are tested to meet or exceed National Institute of Justice (NIJ) requirements for their respective threat levels. Our proprietary technologies enable ShotStop's advanced armor solutions to defeat ballistic, blast, spike and edge threats far more efficiently and effectively than all other comparative technologies and systems. Our Duritium® technology enables high-powered rifle protection that is up to 45 percent thinner and up to 200 percent lighter than other body armor plates at same protection level on the global market today.
SOURCE ShotStop Ballistics
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