Fire Damper Inspection Company Appoints Vice President of Operations

Louisville, KY, January 09, 2010 --( Life Safety Services, the National leader in fire and smoke damper inspection and repair, announced today that Mr. Garry Cronin has joined the company as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Cronin brings more than 15 years of experience in operations and is part of Life Safety Services’ overall growth plan.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Cronin has held senior level operations positions in both small and large leading companies, most recently in the role of Vice President of Finance and Administration of the Greater Louisville Convention Center & Visitors Bureau and previously as the Chief Financial Officer for JT Nelson.

As the Vice President of Operations, Mr. Cronin will provide strategic and managerial oversight of all operational functions including maximizing Life Safety Services’ growth and profitability but also handling the day-to-day leadership and management to all of the company. “The opportunity with Life Safety Services is a perfect fit for me because of the entrepreneurial nature of the business. I am excited to be joining the dynamic team already in place and look forward to contributing to the future growth and success of this organization,” said Cronin.

“Garry’s position represents new growth in our organization,” said Craig Rutledge, owner of Life Safety Services. “Since our inception it has been my intent to higher the brightest and most experienced staff we could find and I believe we’ve been able to do that. The addition of Garry continues in that tradition.”

Life Safety Services specializes in the inspection and repair of fire and smoke dampers and fire and smoke doors in commercial facilities in all fifty (50) states, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Considered a leader in the Fire Safety Industry, Life Safety Services’ has made a commitment to Commercial Facilities to provide specialized fire and smoke damper inspections of the highest quality to ensure compliance with NFPA’s critical Life Safety Code®. For more information visit

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