1st Fire & Security was founded in Vero Beach, Florida in 1996 to help meet the demands on business owners and building managers to protect lives and property while maintaining important code compliance.
Spanning from Brevard to Palm Beach Counties, we fulfill our promise of honesty and total customer satisfaction by using only the best licensed technicians and state-of-the-art systems to achieve the maximum level of safety and effectiveness.
24/7/365 direct communication with our trained operators and monitoring systems ensures same-day, personal service for maintenance and immediate response in times of emergencies.
Meet Our Team
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 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 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.
Fire & Security Coordinator
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.
Life Safety Inspections Coordinator
Kristine came to us having worked 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.
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 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.
New Construction Coordinator/Permitting Specialist
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.