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Meet the Team

Tammy Brosh-Hall

Tammy.jpg Location: Midlantic/Chesapeake office

Technical Focus: Human Resources, Accounting

Tammy joined the team in June of 2006. Her primary responsibilities focus on Human Resources, Accounts Payable/Receivable, Travel Coordination and Contract Specialist. Along with these responsibilities she also assists with customer service, preparing quotes, and managing day to day operations.

Tammy lives in Harford County, MD with her husband and two beautiful daughters. In her spare time she is either volunteering at her local fire company or relaxing by the pool.



Joe Barnhart

Location: Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C, Pennsylvania, Delaware, southern New Jersey

Technical Focus: Complex security solutions and professional services

Joe has been with the MidChes team since October 2018. He specializes in complex, integrated system design and he is also part of our Professional Services team. 


Rick Buehler

Rick.bmp Location: Midlantic/Chesapeake office

Technical Focus: Video Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems, Fire Detection Systems, Access Control, Distribution Channel Partner Support

Rick has been with the team since 2004.  He is the inside sales support engineer; responsible for helping customers with system design, technical questions, sales support, specification translation and producing quotes in a timely fashion.

Growing up in an “Air Force Family”, Rick has lived in many states along the east coast of the U.S. In his spare time, he spends a lot of time outdoors, snowboarding, kayaking, fishing, camping and canoeing year round.


Ari Erenthal

Erenthal-1 Location: Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland

Technical Focus: Intrusion Detection, Access Control, Fire Alarm

Ari has been with Chesapeake Marketing since the fall of 2017, focusing on intrusion detection technology and security system integration. He does site surveys, system design, technician training, and end user training in Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia.

Ari first started installing security systems in the New York City area in the 1990's. Since then, he has been the sales manager for B&H Photo’s video surveillance division and written about intrusion detection for security website IPVM. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife and three children, where he enjoys cooking and reading.


Tom Fontana

Tom_Headshot.png Location: Pennsylvania (eastern), Delaware, New Jersey

Technical Focus: Video Systems, Partner (Midlantic Marketing)

Tom co-founded Midlantic Marketing in the 1990's. He helps customers with system design, quotes, equipment demonstrations, shows, training sessions and technical questions. Prior to Midlantic Marketing, Tom was with two systems integrators for five years.

Tom graduated from Bloomsburg University in 1988 with a B.S. in Marketing and minor in Economics. At Bloomsburg University he played football for two years until he hurt his knee. He grew up in Pottstown, PA and went to Owen J. Roberts High School where he graduated in 1984.

Tom lives in Wilmington, DE and is married with two children. He helps coach baseball and on the weekends works around the house, and also enjoys target shooting and paint ball. 


Matt Golueke

Matt_Headshot.jpg Location: Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C.

Technical Focus: Marketing

Matt joined the team in June of 2005 after careers in retail and paramedicine.

Matt's free time is spent volunteering as Past EMS Chief and current Paramedic/Firefighter in Abingdon, Maryland. He also teaches future Paramedics at the Community College of Baltimore County Maryland and is a member of the National Ski Patrol at Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg, PA.


Nick Hoyt

Nick_headshot.png Location: Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia

Technical Focus: Video Systems, Partner

Nick started his career in the electronic security industry in 1991 as a manufacturer’s representative.  He co-founded Chesapeake Marketing with his lifelong friend and business partner,  Steve Pennington in 1995.  He is happy to support customers in every aspect of the industry including equipment demonstrations, system design, product training, technology education, sight surveys, trade shows and technical support.

When he's not hard at work, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife, relaxing on their boat, taking rides on their motorcycle, and socializing with friends and family.  He enjoys a great workout, eating  healthy meals, and traveling when time allows.


Gina LaRocque

gina.gif Location: Midlantic/Chesapeake office

Technical Focus: Customer Service, Office Manager

Gina has been with the team since February 1999.  Her responsibilities as our Office Manager include customer service, preparing quotes, and managing day to day operations. 

Gina was born and raised in South Georgia.  Gina lives in Forest Hill MD with her husband and their two children.  She is also a big Baltimore Ravens fan.



Katie McEvoy

Location: Midlantic/Chesapeake office

Technical Focus: Video Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems, Fire Detection Systems, Access Control, Distribution Channel Partner Support


Steve Pennington

Steve.gif Location: Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland

Technical Focus: Video Systems: Complex Systems and Integration, Partner

Steve has been in the security industry since 1983 when he started as an apprentice in the manufacturers’ representative industry. He met his business partner, Nick Hoyt, many years ago in Cub Scouts and have been best friends since. They grew up through Boy Scouts together, earning many merit badges, ranks, and spending many days camping, hiking, and canoeing.  In 1995 Steve and Nick established Chesapeake Marketing Associates.  Later in his career he partnered with Tom Fontana and Nick Hoyt to establish Midlantic Marketing as it is known today.

Steve lives in Abingdon Maryland where he is a member (Past Chief) of his local volunteer fire company (www.abingdonfc.com), and the local technical rescue team in Harford County (www.harfordtrt.org).


Ross Trovinger

Ross.jpg Location: Midlantic/Chesapeake office

Focus: Part Time, Sales and Marketing Database Management

Full Time: Baltimore City Fire Department




Joe Veiga

Joe_Veiga_Headshot.png Location: Chesapeake/Midlantic Office

Focus: Professional Services

Joe joined the Chesapeake and Midlantic Marketing team in 2013 as part of the inside support team, working alongside Rick Buehler.

Joe grew up in Harford County MD and recently moved to southern Pennsylvania. He graduated from Harford Community College in May 2013 with an Associate of Arts Degree. He is currently enrolled at  at University of Maryland University College into the Cyber Security Program with plans for obtaining his masters in Homeland Security. Joe has also been an active member at Abingdon Fire Company since 2008.