Our Story

Kid Account was initially established as a subsidiary of of Midcom Technologies, which was established in 1998 by Andy Petty, as a K-12 communications service provider.  The company quickly migrated to a security and applications integrator and IT/IS consultant.  With over 20 year of experience in the K12 security and communication market, Kid Account leverages its extensive experience to build software applications, providing security tools to schools districts throughout the country.

KidAccount is a result of decades of knowledge and know-how, servicing the K12 market.  The culture of research, development and customer service powers Kid Account to this day.

Our growing team of passionate experts continue to provide a solid and secure infrastructure for superior products and services.

Management Team


Keith Petty

President & CEO


Over 20 years of K12 integration products and services. Keith received his Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering degree from the University of Missouri in 1994.  After years in engineering, Keith continued his creative passions in marketing and product development for Rubbermaid and Little Tikes Commercial Play Systems.  His vast experience in product management, development, and engineering offered the perfect environment for successful multimillion dollar product lines, while leading product teams to successfully integrate new products to K12 school districts, municipalities, parks and rec and companies such as McDonald’s and Chick-Fil-A.  Keith moved from the corporate world to entrepreneurship and founded Midcom Technologies (Est. 1998) with his father Andy, (subsequently, Kid Account - 2015), which is headquartered in Farmington, Missouri.  For the past 15 years, Keith has been focused on K12 - School Safety, such as software applications, data security, communications, access control and surveillance.  Keith resides in Farmington, Missouri, where he enjoys time with his family and business.

Email:   kpetty@kidaccount.com



Lauren Anne Cole

Vice President of Sales and Marketing


Lauren has more than 12 years of experience in high-end technology solutions and works as a Technology Integrator, specialized in video surveillance, access control and telecom.  KIDaccount welcomed Lauren to its team in 2017; she brings her significant experience in Homeland Security, Correctional Facility Security, Medical Facility Security and School Security to our team of experts.  Lauren holds an Honors BS Degree in Economics, with a minor in statistics from Rollins College, in Winter Park, Florida (Cum Laude / John R. Commons Award for Excellence in Research and Analysis). She attended the MBA program at Daniels School of Business at the University of Denver, before beginning her 12-year career focused on delivering innovate tech solutions to clients with security and communications needs.

Email: LAC@kidaccount.com


Robert Dickey


Robert has been developing a variety of software application for over 12 years.  His experience with K-12 development has been a huge asset for the KIDaccount Product Development team.  Robert received his Computer Science degree in 2011 with a focus on software applications and industrial data networking.  He has developed many custom applications for commercial and enterprise level security and surveillance systems, along with integrated communication applications within the K-12 industry.  Robert resides in Farmington, MO and enjoys spending time with his family.