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Louis Burton, Jr. Wins Annual Telgian Engineering & Consulting Top Gun Award

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Louis Burton Wins Annual Telgian Engineering & Consulting Top Gun AwardFire protection, life safety and security industry leader Telgian recently announced the recipients of the company’s annual Top Gun Awards. The winner for the Telgian Engineering & Consulting, LLC (TEC) business unit was Louis Burton, Jr., CFPS. This is the second year Burton has received the award.

“I’m honored yet again to receive the Top Gun Award,” says Burton. “What drives me day-to-day is providing superior level service to our clients as their trusted advisor, along with having influence on the growth and success of our company.  Every day I’m grateful to be part of this great organization with the support of our Telgian team members.”

As a Strategic Account Manager, Burton calls upon his 19 years of experience in fire protection to oversee client relations, design, engineering, construction, and procurement teams and to ensure that projects are delivered accurately, on budget and to code.

Burton began his career with Telgian in 2003 as CAD Tech and progressed into Fire Protection Designer role where he then was promoted to a Strategic Account Manager in 2016.  He has provided services across a wide variety of sectors including retail locations, government facilities and military installations, among others.

He holds a certification as a NICET Level II in Fire Suppression Design, as well as a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) designation.

“Louis is successful because he focuses on the right thing – advocating for our customers. In doing so, he creates innovative and meaningful solutions that meet the stakeholder’s goals, all while ensuring we protect lives and property in partnership with our customers,” says Telgian Engineering & Consulting President Leonard Ramo. “Going above and beyond as Louis does, is what allows him to create long-term relationships that lead to his success. We are proud to have Louis on the Telgian team.”

PICTURED (left to right): Telgian Executive Chairman Russell Leavitt, Louis Burton, Jr., Telgian CEO James Tomes and Telgian Engineering & Consulting Executive Vice President Dan Vandergriff.

About Telgian Engineering & Consulting

Telgian Engineering & Consulting, LLC (TEC) is a full-service global design, engineering and risk mitigation consulting firm which provides professional services related to the protection of people, property, information and organizational mission against preventable losses. Practice areas include:

  • Security Risk Consulting, Design & Engineering
  • Fire Protection Consulting, Design & Engineering
  • Life-Safety Consulting, Design & Engineering
  • Emergency Management & Operations Continuity
  • Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Risk Management & Loss Control
  • Engineering, Design & Construction Services


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