Tom Parrish – VP, Integration
Mr. Tom Parrish joined Telgian in June 2000 and currently leads the organization’s efforts for jurisdictional compliance and serves on the training and code development committees. He also manages all internal security and life safety program for all Telgian facilities. Prior to his current responsibilities, Mr. Parrish was a lead fire alarm designer for TVA Fire and Life Safety, Inc. where he assisted and facilitated training, provided vital supervision on alarm installation programs and field design of systems for high profile clients such as the Disney Corporation.
Mr. Parrish has nearly 20 years of experience in fire protection and emergency response. He has held positions with municipal fire, law enforcement and emergency medical services and in private industry system design and installation programs. He maintains an active commitment to the profession as an on-call firefighter and is currently certified in firefighting, emergency medical treatment, and hazardous materials response. Tom represents Telgian on a number of NFPA technical committees and is a regular presenter at association meetings and seminars.
Professional credentials include Level IV NICET Certified Fire Alarm Technician, Level III NICET Inspections and Testing, Master Electrician, and he is board certified as a Physical Security Professional by ASIS. He has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from the Kean University of New Jersey.