CustomVault - Our Team

Senior Management Team.

Thomas P. Brennan, President and Chief Executive Officer
Tom Brennan is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Custom Vault Corporation, the parent company of both the CustomVault and BranchServ divisions. Mr. Brennan left GE in 1984 to establish Custom Vault Corporation and has since led the firm to its current position as the leading, worldwide expert in state-of-the-art, high-security modular vault solutions. In 1999, Mr. Brennan steered the company into the financial services segment, leading to the establishment of the BranchServ division and resulting in six consecutive years of double-digit growth, and has continued to achieve strong market success with both divisions of the company. Mr. Brennan holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University.

Todd Michalka, Chief Financial Officer
Todd Michalka joined Custom Vault Corporation, the parent company of CustomVault and Branchserv, in 2016 as Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Todd worked at KPMG, Muehlstein & Co, IBM and, most recently, EXSIF Worldwide where he served as Director of Finance & Accounting. A CPA, Todd holds an MBA with a Finance & Accounting Concentration from the University of Connecticut, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Xavier University.

Michael Elliot, Executive Vice President, Sales
Mike Elliot co-founded CustomVault with Mr. Brennan in 1984. Since that time, Mr. Elliot has built an international reputation as the industry's leading expert in high-security modular vault design and construction. Mr. Elliot is credited with some of the industry's most significant innovations, including the development of our HighBay Vault™ systems and UL listed port vent panels. Mr. Elliot graduated from Ohio University with a BS in Communications.

Michael Iadarola, Executive Vice President, Operations
Michael Iadarola joined Custom Vault Corporation, the parent company of CustomVault and Branchserv, in 2007 as Supply Chain Director. He has since been promoted to Senior Vice President, and then to Executive Vice President, Operations for CustomVault. Previously, Michael was Global Purchasing Manager for The Siemon Company in Watertown, Connecticut where he was responsible for global procurement activity. Prior to that Michael was Director of Global Distribution, Materials, and Logistics at Nash Elmo Industries in Trumbull, Connecticut. Michael has a long history of developing and implementing processes that optimize functionality and integrity in supply chain management. Michael has a BBA in Finance and Economics from The City University of New York and an MBA in Management from Mount Saint Mary College.

Gregory Navin, Vice President, Engineering
Greg Navin leads CustomVault's in-house engineering team. Prior to joining CustomVault, Mr. Navin was the Director of Engineering for a leading pre-cast concrete panel manufacturer. Mr. Navin has been instrumental in the design of some of the industry's most innovative high-security modular vault systems, including the CustomVault MicroVault™, which provides a more cost-effective and flexible alternative to traditional X-6 rated safes. From 1984 to 1989, Mr. Navin served as an officer in the United States Navy, specializing in surface warfare. Mr. Navin is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD where he received a BS in Engineering. Mr. Navin also holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut.

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Limited Access Conditions
Class-2 LightWeight™ system installed on the 11th floor suspended over the domed, unstable ceiling of the bank floor below.

Monumental Scale
Constructed the largest modular vault to date - a 20,000 square foot structure.

Accomodating Particular Use Requirements
Designed a UL listed vault system for a jewelry distribution center where the vault door was mounted waist-high to accommodate a conveyor running through the vault.

Tight Timeframes
Completed the largest multi-unit modular vault project ever undertaken, an installation of 64 modular vaults at an undisclosed U.S. military base.

Remote Location
Installed equipment for the first western-style bank in Vladivostok, Russia.