May 2nd, 2013
LOUISVILLE, KY (May 2, 2013) – LSS Life Safety Services, an industry leader in fire damper inspections, fire door inspections and firestop survey and installation services, has welcomed Kevin Turay as its new Vice President of Operations. Kevin brings with him many years of experience in Operations Management and is an integral part of LSS Life Safety Services’ overall growth plan.
As the National Inspections Manager for SimplexGrinnell for 37 years, Mr. Turay performed numerous roles that will be extremely beneficial to LSS. “Kevin’s hands-on experience in the field allows him direct reference to the work LSS’ inspection technicians perform every day”, said Craig Rutledge, President of LSS. “This will ultimately allow him to be an exceptional Manager to our technicians because he has the technical knowledge they need in a mentor.”
Mr. Turay was indirectly involved with LSS Life Safety Services for a number of years during his tenure with SimplexGrinnell, whom LSS has a strong working relationship with to this day.“I am extremely excited to be working with LSS Life Safety Services, and I am very happy to be joining the family”, said Kevin Turay. “LSS is a company that we can take pride in working for because it is healthy and growing, and there are not a lot of companies that cannot make that claim”.
For more information about LSS Life Safety Services or other information about passive fire protection inspection services, please call 1-888-675-4519 or visit http://www.lifesafetyservices.com.
About Life Safety Services:
LSS Life Safety Services specializes fire damper inspections, fire door inspections, firestop survey and firestop installation services to commercial facilities. Considered a leader in the Fire Safety Industry, LSS Life Safety Services’ has made a commitment to commercial Facilities to provide specialized passive fire protection inspections of the highest quality to ensure compliance with NFPA’s critical Life Safety Code®
January 2nd, 2013
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY , January 2, 2013 – LSS Life Safety Services (LSS), a leader in passive fire protection inspection services, announced today that Kathy Clements has joined them as their new Controller. Kathy will lead LSS Life Safety Services’ accounting department, as well as direct the financial plans of the business.
Kathy brings with her valuable accounting, budgeting, and management experience. Her years as the President of a local Direct Mail Marketing company will allow her to further enhance the mission of LSS Life Safety Services by providing the LSS team with yet another strong member of the management team.
“I am very excited to be part of a growing company! I have seen a number of good working parts thus far at this company. I am really looking forward to seeing what 2013 brings for LSS Life Safety Services”
“Kathy’s depth of knowledge and noted prior work experience will be instrumental to her new position”, said Craig Rutledge, President of LSS Life Safety Services. “Her past work experience will allow her to contribute greatly to the goals of the company, particularly pertaining to matters of finance. Having Kathy join our team is an important and vital step in our growth”, said Rutledge.
For more information about LSS Life Safety Services, please contact Lori Wood, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.LifeSafetyServices.com.
October 18th, 2012
LOUISVILLE, KY (October 18, 2012)- LSS Life Safety Services, an industry leader in passive fire protection inspection services such as fire and smoke damper inspections, fire door inspections, and firestopping, has been awarded a position on Business First’s “Fast Fifty” list for the fifth consecutive year. The “Fast Fifty” is an award that honors the fifty fastest-growing independently owned and privately held companies within Louisville and the surrounding areas. This year, the “Fast Fifty” included companies that have earned at least a 27% growth rate, which was up from the 15%-25% growth rate held by last year’s award winners.
Business First’s “Fast 50” program honors fifty privately based companies located within nine Kentucky counties, including Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Meade, Nelson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble. Also including companies located in Clark, Floyd, Harrison, and Washington counties in Indiana. These companies must have a three-year operating sales history, as well as an average of $1 million in annual revenue for their three most recent fiscal years.
“Our team has really put in the effort to grow this company and everyone is directly involved in where it has been and where it is going,” said Craig Rutledge, owner of LSS. “To be able to sustain growth the way that we have over the past several years is something that we are really proud of. We are creating jobs and contributing directly to our economy and as a business owner, that’s really what it is all about.“
LSS has maintained steady growth over the past five years primarily through exceeding their customer’s expectations through phenomenal customer service, which has allowed them to build upon an already loyal customer base. They have also poured their budget into beefing up their marketing campaigns and online presence, strengthening and expanding their sales force and focusing on operations.
For more information about LSS Life Safety Services, please call 1-888-675-4519 or visit online at http://www.lifesafetyservices.com
About LSS Life Safety Services
LSS Life Safety Services specializes in the inspection and repair of fire and smoke dampers, fire doors and fire stop survey and installation services in commercial facilities. Considered a leader in the Fire Safety Industry, LSS Life Safety Services’ has made a commitment to Commercial Facilities to provide specialized fire protection inspections of the highest quality to ensure compliance with NFPA’s critical Life Safety Code.
August 24th, 2012
Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of
America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc.500|5000
Louisville, KY – (August 21, 2012) — Inc. magazine today ranked LSS Life Safety Services (LSS) NO. 3465 on its sixth annual “Inc. 500|5000”, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Unified Payments tops this year’s list. LSS joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
“Making the Inc. list for the fourth consecutive year is a huge achievement for us,” said Craig Rutledge, owner and President of LSS. “Our push to open regional offices around the United States looks to be paying off. These offices have allowed us to further enhance our business relationships across the country and brings our expertise even closer to the facilities that need help maintaining their passive fire protection systems. We are very proud of this growth and extremely proud of our accomplishments over the past several years.”
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
About LSS Life Safety Services:
LSS Life Safety Services specializes in the inspection and repair of fire and smoke dampers, fire doors, firestopping and commissioning services in commercial facilities. Considered a leader in the Fire Safety Industry, LSS Life Safety Services’ has made a commitment to commercial Facilities to provide specialized passive fire protection inspections of the highest quality to ensure compliance with NFPA’s critical Life Safety Code®
June 22nd, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 22, 2012) – LSS Life Safety Services (LSS), a leader in passive fire protection inspection services, has welcomed Steve Luckett as its new National Sales Manager. Mr. Luckett will be responsible for the management and growth of LSS’ sales channel cross all markets and industry sectors on the National level.
Steve brings a wealth of knowledge to LSS, having worked in a variety of businesses and industries with leadership, executive, management, business development, and operations responsibility. His business experience ranges from small to fortune 100 companies in industries such as retail, manufacturing, service, and nonprofit.
“Business is about customer responsibility, growth, and profit, but it must also have a winning spirit, inspired leadership, discipline and accountability. Mix this in with an attitude of excitement and vitality, a healthy respect for body and spirit, and you have winners that are tremendously successful and making a difference at the same time!”
Steve has been a lifetime leader, trainer, and coach in the business and athletic worlds, developing management and sales professionals, and changing lives with great attitudes, confidence, and personal growth.
LSS Life Safety Services is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky and is currently doing business in all fifty states, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For additional information about LSS, please contact email@example.com.
About LSS Life Safety Services:
LSS Life Safety Services specializes in fire damper testing, fire and smoke damper inspections, fire door inspections, fire stop installation and firestopping surveys. Considered a leader in the fire safety industry, LSS Life Safety Services’ has made a commitment to commercial facilities to provide specialized passive fire protection inspections of the highest quality to ensure compliance with NFPA’s critical Life Safety Code®.