STOPit Solutions, based in Holmdel, announced on Monday it has named Tim Makris as its CEO and member of the board of directors.
Makris previously served as the co-founder and managing director at Sandy Hook Promise, a school safety organization.
“I am delighted to welcome Tim as our new CEO. Tim is a proven leader who has excelled at strategic leadership and execution and is well-positioned to accelerate STOPit’s growth within K-12 schools, higher education, local and federal government and within the workplace.” With more than 32 years in leadership roles in sales, marketing, and general management at Proctor & Gamble, Gillette, Kellogg, Thule and Sandy Hook Promise, Tim has demonstrated a strong track record in initiating and leading change, driving results, and innovating within highly competitive markets. Additionally, Tim brings business acumen, integrity, passion for diversity and inclusion, and commitment to team development. These qualities have allowed him to be very successful in all he has been part of and now he will bring them to STOPit Solutions,” Kevin Kilcullen, board chair, STOPit Solutions, said.
Parkhill Mays, president of STOPit, will continue in his role overseeing the company’s finances and operations. He will report to Makris.
“The Board wishes to thank Parkhill for his leadership and outstanding accomplishments,” Kilcullen said. “He has set the organization up for success and we are grateful for all he has done. We know, with the addition of Tim, that we now have an all-star team.”