About Us

TimeMaster employees are passionate about security, which is why we carry leading brands and support innovation to guarantee that we stock the best products offered by the security industry. Our company continues to succeed through our dynamic relationship with the vendors we represent and the customers we serve.

Founded in 1987 by Dr. Dan Graffeo, Tim and Susan Abner purchased TimeMaster in 2001 and relocated the company to their hometown of Lexington, Kentucky. Since then, we have partnered with thousands of customers in over 80 countries across six continents, supplying the security needs of everyone from local locksmiths to multinational corporations. TimeMaster offers unique, value-added services - from key cutting and guard matching to lock programming and technical support - and treats every customer with care and respect.

We are a global small business that delivers excellence in both products and services. TimeMaster: Supplying, Securing, Supporting.

Meet The Team: Leadership

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Tim Abner



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Elizabeth Cox

Vice President

Elizabeth received both of her bachelors degrees from West Virginia University. She joined TimeMaster as their first full-time employee in 2002, eventually being appointed the Director of Operations in 2010. After eight years in this position, Elizabeth was promoted to Vice President, the position she currently holds.

Wife, Mother, Mountaineer, Extrovert, Sweet Tea Taste Tester, Master of Charisma

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Chris Jones

National Sales Manager, USA/Canada

Chris graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 2010 and joined TimeMaster as a salesman two years later. In 2015, he moved into the position of Sales and Marketing Manager. In 2018, Chris was appointed the National Sales Manager, USA/Canada.

Husband, Father, Chick-fil-A fiend, Conversationalist, Sports Fanatic, Problem Solver

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Kelli Painter

Accounting Manager

Kelli received her Accounting degree from Sullivan University in 2011. Before joining the TimeMaster team in 2016 she did financial reporting for a publicly-traded company.

Member of the Big Blue Nation, Golfer, Parrot-Head, NASCAR Fan, Foodie, Beach Bum

Meet The Team: Staff

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Shane Gravitt, CPS

Customer Service and Technical Support

Husband, Father, Cat Lover, Musician, Motorcyclist, Resident Tech Guru

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Chase Ballinger

Regional Sales Manager

Husband, Avid Golfer, Sports Nut, Dog Lover, Pizza Addict

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Steve Gelston

Customer Service

Husband, Father, Mississippi-Raised, Saints Fan, Coke Zero Fiend, Cheese Straw Aficionado

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Brandi Scarborough


Wife, Mother, Concert Goer, Animal Lover, Slightly OCD, Lover of the Outdoors

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Wendy Hayes

Customer Service

Mother, Philly-Born, Florida-Raised, Lake Lover, Pro-Camper, Kaba Guru, Dog Lover

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Brian Trent

Door Hardware Sales Manager

Husband, Virginia-Raised, Former Fire Chief, Hunter, Fisher, Tea & Bourbon Lover.

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Richie James


Husband, Father, Pro Hide-and-Seeker, Animal Lover, Bengals Fan, Gamer

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Terry Jett

Warehouse Coordinator

Husband, Father, Grandfather, Chocaholic, Coffee Addict, Adequate Golfer, Former Singing Waiter


Kali Jones


Boy Mom, Caffeine Lover, Self-proclaimed Cyclist, HomeGoods Frequenter, Foodie


Alex Fletcher

Director of Business Development Latin America


Michelle Cooper

Customer Service


JP White

Shipping/Receiving Tech

Father, Ohio-Born, Alabama-Raised, Roll Tider, Cook.