Medical Guardian Expands Leadership Team; Hires Vice President of Sales

Former vice president of sales at Nutrisystem, Inc., Robert Smedley,
brings decade of experience to Medical Guardian

announced today that Robert Smedley has joined the growing
organization as vice president of sales. A seasoned sales executive,
Robert previously spent eight years as vice president of sales and
counseling at Nutrisystem, Inc. In his new role at Medical Guardian,
Robert will oversee the inside sales team and upsell division. He will
be responsible for strategically driving growth and expansion through
sales performance.

“Robert’s passion for developing talent and creating a sales team that
continues to strive for excellence made him a natural fit for the
culture we’ve established at Medical Guardian. We’re thrilled to have
him onboard,” said Medical Guardian CEO, Geoff Gross. “His experience in
building and fostering a successful call center is unmatched. We’re
looking forward to his leadership as we continue to expand the inside
sales team and upsell division at Medical Guardian.”

While at Nutrisystem, Inc., Robert was charged with driving the
performance of a 400-person call center and was responsible for sales
growth of $38 million annually to over $775 million annually. Robert has
also previously served as senior vice president of sales and member
services at, as well as vice president of sales at
Lifeshield, a home security company.

Robert is an RCCSP Certified Call Center Manager. He’s also completed
the Ken Blanchard Situational Leadership II Training and the Wharton
School of Business Executive Development Program.

About Medical Guardian

Founded in 2005, Medical Guardian is a leading provider of Personal
Emergency Response Systems (PERS) headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa.
Medical Guardian provides reliable, affordable medical alert devices and
superior support to individuals who want an independent, active
lifestyle. The company serves more than 200,000 clients across the
country, providing them with renewed sense of independence, and their
loved ones with peace of mind knowing that help is just a push of a
button away. Learn more about Medical Guardian by visiting,
and Twitter.


Medical Guardian
Meghan Orner, 215-977-8000 x154
Group for Medical Guardian
Rachel Rauth, 267-238-4144