1818 Market Street
Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 825-9771
Mark Leighton

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. 

Medical Guardian provides top-of-the-line medical alert devices for seniors looking to lead active and independent lives, while giving caregivers and loved ones peace of mind. For more than a decade, the Philadelphia-based company has been a front runner in the PERS industry, offering reliable devices featuring state of the art technology, at an affordable price. www.medicalguardian.com.

Mark Leighton
COO & V.P. of Business Development

Mark joins Medical Guardian with more than 25 years of management experience, 10 of which were focused in the Healthcare space. Mark’s most recent role was as CEO of Connect America, a leading provider of personal emergency response systems. During his six years there, Mark significantly expanded the company’s Marketing and Sales capabilities, helping grow the business to one of the largest providers in North America. Other positions he held at Connect America include Chief Operating Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, and Vice President of Sales.

Before Connect America, Mark spent four years at CVS Pharmacy, where he managed a healthcare department focused on disease state management and home healthcare. During his time there, he was able to significantly grow market share and drive increased profits. Mark’s early career experience was with Shaw Supermarkets, where he held management positions in retail, procurement, marketing, and buying. Mark also formed and sold a start-up company called Shatter Shield Security, which focuses on security and safety products.

Mark’s passion is to motivate and support teams of great people. He strongly believes that working together is the key to delivering exceptional results. In addition to running the day-to-day operations and working closely with Sales, Client Services, Marketing, HR, and Vendor Relations/Product Management, Mark also plays an essential role in obtaining new business and partnerships to fuel Medical Guardian’s growth in the coming years.

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