Meet the office personnel of 1st Fire & security.

These are dedicated Life Safety people skillfully trained and ready to take your call, respond to an email or your completed request for service.
Remember, one call does it all!

Bill Andrews
CEO / Founder

Bill started out as a fire alarm tech in1988.
In 1996 Bill started his company.
He had a vision of what a company should be.
It was slow at first, but because Bill cared about his customers, it wasn’t long before the word got out .
Today,that vision is to treat the customer as a friend, give the best service possible and keep your schedule.
Bill has built a one company does it all and it takes only one call for service.

Lena Andrews
Vice President

Lena started as Vice President in 2002 and quickly took over the estimating of fire systems and all low voltage systems of our largest projects and existing customers.
Lena still has the ability to lend her knowledge and attention to all of our other divisions on a daily basis.

At the beginning of this year, Lena became the majority stock owner of 1st Fire & Security and made it a Woman Owned Business.

Khameel Singh
Service/Installation Manager

Khameel is head of operations for all service and installation projects.
He has been with the company for over 2 years.

Khameel came to us from EST, where he headed the service/tech support, division.

Khameel has an excellent knowledge of all of Edwards Fire Alarm Systems which he shares daily with his techs & our customers.

Chris Cisco
Service/Service Dispatcher

Chris is amazing!
She can help with any situation in our company and stay with it until is resolved.
She has known our customers for a long time and when you listen to her talk to them on the phone, it sounds like she is talking to an old friend
We have been lucky enough to have had Chris since December of 2005 and it is people like Chris that has made our company strong.


Head of New Construction Sprinkler Sales & Estimating

Applicant position requires hard work and a vast knowledge of fire sprinkler systems to make our sprinkler division a force to be reckoned with in the South Florida area.
Applicant shall have the ability to get a job sold and still stay in touch with the customer to make sure things run smoothly.

Kristine McIntosh
Life Safety Inspection Coordinator

Kristine came to us havingworked in a different environment, but willing and eager to learn her new position as life safety inspections& Sprinkler Service coordinator , having a service area of the south Florida area.
After a short training period, Kristine, assumed the position full time and of course the rest is history.
Kristine would like to hear from you if you have any needed inspections or any questions you might have about inspections.
Please do not hesitate to give her a call, she is always there to help.


Head of Sprinkler System Design

Applicant should have a long history of Life Safety sprinkler design experience.
Applicant should be able to design a sprinkler system from the ground up, be able to do system calcs and material list. Applicant should be efficient in Design software for Life Safety Systems (SprinkCAD). 

Laura Jones
Gate Systems, Access Control, Cameras, Coordinator

Laura has been in the business of servicing gates, access control and cameras for many years.
She has always stayed on the cutting edge of the systems technology, keeping up with the growing needs of her customers.
Laura is always available to answer any questions you might have about your gate system, access control or cameras.
Even if you are not an existing customer, but have an issue, Laura will try to get a tech out to help you.

John Vanetti
Shipping & Receiving Coordinator

John is responsible for making sure that we have equipment and whatever is needed for our installations. He is also in charge of equipment rentals, van maintenance, van inventory and shop inventory.

Position is Open
System Sales

This position requires a technical sales-systems backgroundto be able to provide a professional quote-design.
This includes small systems to some of the largest in our working area.

Position Open
Account Manager

This position requires great sale skills and a great personality, as well as someone who likes to drive around South Florida. This position also requires computer as well as great social & communication skills and to be able to get the signature.

Lee Baton
Head of Permitting

Lee has great organizational skills which is a big asset when you are responsible for organizing and submitting permits for our projects.
She does this on a daily routine with a smile.