Ralph E. Bless, Jr., PE, CFPS, SET

Vice President, Account Management

Mr. Bless has served in multiple technical and leadership roles since joining Telgian in 1998. He has more than 30 years of fire protection engineering experience in areas that include system design, consulting, risk analysis, and code review. He has served as a liaison between customers, authorities having jurisdiction, and contractors/suppliers, and has expertise in the design of water-based fire suppression systems and fire and smoke modeling.

Mr. Bless is a Professional Engineer licensed in six states and is a Level IV NICET senior certified fire sprinkler layout technician. He also holds several state and national certifications including that of Certified Fire Protection Specialist. Currently, Mr. Bless serves on three NFPA code committees.