“It’s all in our mission statement: advocating life safety for our customers in the communities where we live, work and service..." Chris Johnson, CEO, Piper Fire Protection
What is your current title and how long have you been in this role?
Chris Johnson, President and CEO since 2013.
Can you explain how and why you ended up owning this business?
“His dad founded the company back in 1986 focused on construction of the fire sprinkler systems and Chris came on board shortly afterwards to help with the designing of the sprinkler systems. He worked alongside him through the rapid expansion of the company until 2013 when he was made the President/CEO of the company when his dad stepped down from that position.”
What was your passion or greatest motivator?
“He is constantly keeping the families of his employees at the forefront. He wants to know that he has made the best business decisions to keep the company profitable and progressing forward so there will never come a time for him to have to lay any of them off due to lack of work.”
What would you say your business is most known for?
“It’s all in our mission statement: advocating life safety for our customers in the communities where we live, work and service; committed to providing the highest level of customer service while installing, servicing and inspecting fire protection equipment designed to save lives and property as well as being a source of education for our customers about life safety systems.”
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