Open M-F 8:00 to 5:00

Meet Our Team

With years of training, this is what makes us your best choice for life safety. Our people are here and ready to serve your needs. You just need to ask.


Bill A.

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 A.

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 S.

Service/Installation Manager

Khameel is head of operations for all service and installation projects. He has been with the company for over 8 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 C.

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.

Kerri J

Life Safety Inspections Coordinator

Kerri 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.
After a short training period, Kerri, assumed the position full time and of course, the rest is history.
Her service area includes the South Florida area from Melbourne through Palm Beach. Kerri would like to hear from you if you have any needed inspections or questions you might have about inspections. Please do not hesitate to give her a call, she is always there to help.

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Position Available

Gate Systems, Access Control, Cameras, Coordinator.

We have been in the business of servicing gates, access control, and cameras for many years. Our company has always stayed on the cutting edge of systems technology, keeping up with the growing needs of our customers. We are 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, we will try to get a tech out to help you.

John Z.

Warehouse Manager

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

Lee B.

New Construction Coordinator

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.

Dane M.

Senior Estimator

Dane has the responsibility for getting all of our quotes out on time. He has good relations with our customers and they rely on him to get them their quotes on time and with a competitive price.

Jesse M.


Jesse has only been with us for a few months but is already becoming an ace estimator. It takes skill to review these plans and acutely get the correct counts for the pricing of the bids.

Eduardo C.

AutoCAD Draftsman

Ed has great AutoCAD skills which is a big asset when you are responsible for drawing and submittals for our projects. He does this on a daily basis with a smile.

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William W.

Senior AutoCAD Draftsman

William(Bill) is also in our AutoCAD dept and has been a great help with designing our plans for our projects for the past ono and half years.

Harold W.


Harold has made a successful career for himself in the fire sprinkler business.  

Erica J.

Administration Assistant

Erica s been a great addition to our Inspection Division. Besides scheduling duties she also helps with bill collection.

Tom V.

System Sales

Tom worked his way up from the service dept into service sales. He also project manages most of his sales to keep them going smoothly.

Check us out

1st Fire & Security
610 1st St Vero Beach, Fl. 32962


Hours of Operation
M-F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM