Vice President, General Manager
Bill started with Advanced Safety Systems, Inc. in 1972 working in the service department for his father’s company. He became president in 1987 and has always been a hands-on operator. Bill brings an extensive amount of experience and knowledge in system design and project management.
Manager of Financial Services
Laura started with Advanced Safety Systems, Inc. in 1993 in the bookkeeping department and now oversees all aspects of the company’s financial activities. Since then Laura has taken an interest in the Human Resources area of the business and today is a valuable resource for our employee’s benefits.
Erin joined the ASSI team in March 2017 and brings over 15 years’ experience in customer service, dispatch and operations management within the telecommunications and data center industries. Erin’s vertical market experience provides an excellent alignment with Advanced Safety’s expertise in providing special hazard fire protection for these Mission Critical environments.
Ralph joined Advanced Safety Systems in 2014 to manage our warehouse and inventory activities. Ralph’s extensive background as a senior lead material handler and a logistics expert helps ASSI to ensure that customers receive what they need, when they need it, with unparalleled accuracy.
Chief Operating Officer
Bill joined the team in April 2015. He brings a diverse, 20+ year career in the Fire Protection Industry to Advanced Safety Systems Inc. As the CCO, Bill is involved in all areas of our company’s business and is responsible for continued growth in revenue, operating efficiency, and customer satisfaction.
Derek joined ASSI in 2014 as Projects Manager of the Fire Suppression Systems Installation Division. Derek’s background has contributed greatly to ensuring operational excellence for ASSI clients. His construction management experience and expertise in site safety planning have proven to be instrumental for quality control and for leading projects from design to completion.
Senior Sales Engineer
Adam Tracy joined Advanced Safety as Senior Sales Engineer in 2016, after several years in the fire protection industry. Along with expertise in civil and fire engineering, Adam brings hands-on experience surrounding all aspects of water mist and special hazard fire suppression solutions including hazard analyses, designing, training, fire testing, and code development.
Systems Design Engineer
Bill is a veteran in the fire protection systems industry, with over 35 years in application engineering, technical support, and product management for major manufacturers. Since 2009, Bill has been designing clean and water mist extinguishing systems, as well as creating application programs for intelligent controls.
Office Admin. / Account Specialist
Elizabeth started with Advanced Safety Systems in 2003 in the Accounts Receivable Dept. In 2008 she started handling all aspects of the front office including new sales, orders, incoming transactions and documentation. Elizabeth succeeds in multi-tasking and always provides a cheerful greeting whether it is on the phone or at the door.
Systems Design Engineer
Mike has been part of the Advanced Safety family since 2007. As a system designer, Mike works with both the sales and service departments to provide our clients with detailed, up-to-date engineered drawings. Mikes has degrees in Marketing and Graphic Design.
Charlie has been with ASSI since the company was started, and his strong mechanical and electrical knowledge has influenced every system designed and engineered since then. His experience is extensive, and has a reputation in the industry of being one of the best Special Hazard Fire Protection engineers in the business.