Our Mission & Vision
Vision: A worry-free ownership experience.
Leading the Way
Randy Barkowitz has more than 16 years of executive leadership experience in the extended protection product space. Randy has been leading Safe-Guard since 2008 when he joined as CFO. He was named CEO of Safe-Guard Products in 2011 and is responsible for the strategic direction of the company. Prior to joining Safe-Guard, Randy served as President of Warranty Corporation of America and COO of Asurion Extended Warranty.
David Pryor joined Safe-Guard in 2013, bringing over 15 years of automotive OEM experience to our clients. Before joining Safe-Guard, David led the Jaguar brand in North America. Before that, he was the Vice President of Marketing at Porsche Cars North America. He has served in a variety of functions in the automotive industry including marketing, product development, finance, aftersales, and CRM. With his deep automotive and OEM experience, David oversees account management, product management, business development, and marketing.
Jardon Bouska joined Safe-Guard in early 2014 as Chief Operating Officer. Jardon is responsible for leading Safe-Guard’s day-to-day operations including call center operations, claims administration, contract processing, and supply chain management. With over 25 years of experience, he has worked in strategic management, business development, and daily operations in both corporate and startups. Prior to joining Safe-Guard, Jardon was the Division President for Biller Solutions at FISERV, which offers electronic billing and payment technologies.
Jeff Koenig has over 30 years in the financial, insurance, and warranty sectors. He has served in senior financial and operational roles for both public companies and private equity–backed organizations, including as COO/CFO of Beazley’s U.S. operations and as CFO of Amerisafe, Meadowbrook, and Ability Resources. Earlier in his career, Jeff served in several senior financial positions for Executive Risk and began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Kaizer Siraj joined Safe-Guard in June of 2012 as Chief Information Officer and is responsible for overseeing Safe-Guard’s Protection Products Platform and technology-based solutions. Kaizer brings more than 22 years of experience in information technology, including strategic planning, acquisition and integrations, customer care, and marketing. He has led global implementation and product launches and run software development centers across Asia, Europe, and the Americas, including in C-level leadership roles in companies within the wireless and warranty/insurance industries.
Sylvia Taylor, an experienced HR professional, joined Safe-Guard Products International in 2013 as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. With a diverse work background, Sylvia has operated in various U.S. and international environments, including for The Weather Channel, AutoTrader.com, General Motors, PepsiCo, ExxonMobil, and Target. Sylvia is an active member of the Human Resources Leadership Forum (HRLF) and has served on the executive advisory board of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR). Recognized for her achievements, Sylvia has been honored with several awards, including being named one of the Top 10 Breakaway Leaders by the Global Human Resources Leadership Summit and receiving the Most Powerful and Influential Woman award from the National Diversity Council. Additionally, she was recognized as one of the Top Influential Women in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine.
Damon Wiener joined Safe-Guard in 2007 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Damon has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance and warranty industry. Damon began his career working for Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. Oxendine as an enforcement attorney and has subsequently held various legal positions supporting both the underwriter and administrator sides of the finance & insurance business. With his industry expertise, Damon oversees the Legal and Compliance Department and represents the company in various industry associations, such as the Motor Vehicle Protection Products Association (MVPPA), which he helped establish and currently presides over as President. He is also an active member of Service Contract Industry Council (SCIC) and Guaranteed Asset Protection Alliance (GAPA) and currently serves as a board member with Consumer Credit Industry Association (CCIA).