Jeffery Gardner     
President and CEO

Jeff Gardner joined Monitronics in September 2015 with more than 25 years of expertise in operations management, strategic development, finance, accounting and financial reporting. He has built a successful career using a management philosophy that combines meticulous analysis, strong operational metrics, consistent communications, collaborative governance and a passionate team approach.

Prior to joining Monitronics, he was President and CEO for nine years at Windstream, a Fortune 500 enterprise communications and services provider. Jeff transformed Windstream from a legacy wireline company, dependent on residential voice for the majority of its revenues, to a next generation communications leader with more than 70 percent of its revenues from broadband and business. Under his leadership, the company acquired nine entities with a combined value of more than $5 billion.

Before that, Jeff was Chief Financial Officer at Alltel Corp., and spent his early career in various executive positions at 360 Communications. He is a CPA, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance & Accounting from Purdue University, as well as an M.B.A. from The College of William & Mary. 

Michael Meyers            
Chief Financial Officer 

Mike Meyers, CPA, has been with Monitronics since July 1996, when the company had just 50 employees. Today, it has more than 700 employees and over $300 million in revenue. In August 2011, Mike was also named CFO of Ascent Capital Group, Inc., which acquired Monitronics in December 2010.

When Mike joined Monitronics, he had over 15 years of accounting, finance, and operations experience. He has worked with a variety of businesses, including Fortune 500, medium, and small companies, as well as in public accounting.

Mike was previously the vice president and treasurer at Tyler Corp., a diversified public holding company, and senior vice president of Forest City Auto Parts, a 65-store auto parts retailer. His responsibilities at Tyler included directing financial functions, leading acquisition teams, and overseeing investor relations of a public company. Prior to joining Tyler, Mike directed the financial function of PacTel Personal Communications, a large national paging operation, and spent five years in public accounting with Arthur Anderson and Touche Ross.

Bruce Mungiguerra
Senior Vice President of Operations

Bruce Mungiguerra joined the Monitronics team in 2006 as Director of Consumer Sales, bringing with him more than 17 years of operations, sales, and call-center leadership experience. He became Director of Field Service in 2008, and was promoted to Vice President of Field Service and Technical Operations in 2009. In 2011, Bruce was promoted to Vice President of Sales and Dealer Development, where he was responsible for all aspects of the Monitronics Dealer Program, which includes more than 500 authorized dealers. In 2012, Bruce was promoted to Vice President of Operations. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of both Dealer and Customer operations to include Customer Care, Central Station, Technical Services, Dealer Sales, the Monitronics Dealer Program and the company’s industry manufacturer and distributor relationships. He enthusiastically drives the performance of these various groups, exceeding the needs of our customers and dealer network.


Maui Bishr
Senior Director of Sales and Dealer Development

Maui has a breadth of experience at Monitronics, giving him vast knowledge of the industry while nurturing his leadership. He started as a young station operator learning the security ropes, moving into roles with dealer focus; where he found his niche. He grew from a sales role into managing national dealers. Now, he oversees the entire department dedicated to dealer growth, and more. Maui’s role is irreplaceable; he can answer any industry question you can think of, helping to teach others and also serves as a dealer advocate. He is a well-respected individual and leader both at Monitronics and in the industry. Maui received top industry honors with his recognition as part of Security Systems News’ – Top 20 Under 40 in the security industry, 2012.

Ernest Celedon
Director of Sales

Ernest joined Monitronics as a Regional Sales Manager in January 2008. During his tenure, he has played a key role in signing many of our Elite Advantage dealers. In May of 2011, Ernest was promoted to Regional Director over the Central and Eastern Regions; during that time he continued to drive positive results within the sales organization. Ernest received a Monitronics President’s Award and was named Regional Sales Manager of the year twice during his tenure – he has proven he’s a valued asset to Monitronics and the sales team.