Medina, Ohio - January 2, 2018 - Fire-Dex announced today the promotion of Steve Allison to President. As successor to Bill Burke, Company Owner and Chief Executive Officer, Allison will take over operational responsibilities for the company worldwide.
Allison is a 28-year veteran of the fire service personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturing and sales marketplace. Steve joined the Fire-Dex team in August 2014 to serve as Director of Sales then was promoted to Vice President of Sales & Marketing in January of 2016.
“The Fire-Dex Board and I unanimously agree that Steve’s leadership experience coupled with his strategic thinking and proven ability to deliver results makes him the right person to lead Fire-Dex to our next level of growth and success,” commented Bill Burke.
Reporting to Allison will be Dave Liana, Chief Financial Officer; John Karban, Vice President, Operations; Jennifer Faust, Customer Service Manager; Todd Herring, Director of Marketing; Jeff Koledo, National Sales Manager; and Allen Rom, International Metro Account Manager.
“I am excited and honored to take on this role and have extreme confidence in our talented senior leadership team to deliver on our strategic actions to drive growth across all of our product lines worldwide,” said Allison.
Fire-Dex, headquartered in Medina, Ohio, is a leading manufacturer of head-to-toe protection for first responders, including turnout gear, rescue PPE, boots, hoods, gloves and helmets. With a strong emphasis on health and safety, Fire-Dex has paved the path of innovation for the manufacturing of firefighting gear while focusing on the continuous improvement of our products and processes. Visit www.firedex.com for more information.