DEFENDERS has promoted Robert Freeman to vice president of sales. He joined the firm as controller in 2007. Freeman has led a variety of executive leadership functions in finance, accounting, payroll, funding, collections, project management, sourcing and facilities. In his new role, he is responsible for leading all sales functions to maximize DEFENDERS’ sales performance and talent development. Freeman has more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience. He also previously worked at Ernst and Young as a senior auditor. Freeman has also held CFO positions both at the local and national level.