Chris Kelly

President

chriswk@specializedfire.com

Chris Kelly is the founder and President of Specialized Fire & Security, Inc , a NJ corporation founded in 1991.Christopher attended the University of Houston- University Park, Cullen College of Engineering (EE). He holds multi-jurisdictional licenses in fire alarm, fire sprinkler, special hazards and portable fire extinguishers. He is an active member of multiple professional organizations including NFPA, NFSA, FSSA, ICC and NAFED.
He has extensive knowledge of fire protection systems and code enforcement, as well as fire service management and operations. His leadership skills have been an important resource in the development and growth of his company, Specialized Fire & Security. He has unique vision and ability to rapidly identify, understand and solve complex challenges. This is reflected in the Specialized motto “Solutions not Excuses”. The organization has a substantial footprint in the high rise residential, mission critical, pharmaceutical and transportation sectors. The company services many Fortune 100 companies and is growing steadily. Geographic expansion is underway with multiple offices.
Chris resides with his wife Cheryl in Pines Lake in Wayne, New Jersey. He has over 29 years of service between both City of Garfield FD and Township of Wayne FD.
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Steve DiRenzo

Executive Vice President

steved@specializedfire.com

Stephen DiRenzo is the Executive Vice President (EVP) for Specialized Fire & Security, Inc. He began his career here in 2000 as a Field Engineer/Project Manager and through his hard work and dedication, was promoted to EVP.
Stephen graduated from Moravian College, located in Bethlehem PA, in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics. He holds multi-jurisdictional fire alarm licenses. He is certified, Fire Alarm Level III, with the National Institute of Certification Engineering Technologies. He is an active member of multiple professional organizations including NFPA, NFSA, FSSA, ICC and NAFED.
During his tenure, in multiple positions within the company, he has developed a proven model for success and helped establish Specialized Fire & Security’s position as a leader in the fire alarm and suppression industry. The organization has a substantial footprint in the high rise residential, mission critical, pharmaceutical and transportation sectors
Stephen resides with his wife, Amy and family, in Chester New Jersey. Specialized Fire & Security has expanded its footprint to multiple offices. Stephen’s focus is to continue that growth while maintaining the excellence and quality type service that has been crucial to the success of Specialized Fire & Security.
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Todd Sauer

Vice President

tsauer@specializedfire.com

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Eric Greenwald

Vice President of Sales

eric.greenwald@specializedfire.com

Eric is a well-respected and highly accomplished fire protection engineer.
In his current position as VP of Sales for Specialized Fire & Security, Inc. (SFSI), he is responsible for all aspects of business development and implementation of our sales and marketing strategy. Known throughout the fire protection industry as an expert in special hazard, foam, clean agent, fire alarm and fire suppression system design, analysis and installation, Eric has been involved in some of the most complex and high profile fire protection system design and installation projects at many of the most recognized buildings and facilities throughout the NY, NJ Metropolitan area. Prior to joining SFSI, Eric has held various positions including VP of Business Development, Sales Engineer, Sales Representative, Underwriter, Field Engineer and Consultant Engineer at many of the largest fire protection engineering, insurance and contracting firms respectively. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the NFPA and the SFPE.
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Jack McHugh

Vice President of Operations

jmchugh@specializedfire.com

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Shawn Lawless

Director of Operations

ShawnL@specializedfire.com

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