Our Management Team

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John P. Berres, CET

President & CEO
Fire & Life Safety Consultants, LLC
John will be conducting internal reviews and developing the initial Fire Protection Solution plan. He will lead the Sales team to provide the most cost-effective, value- engineered fire protection solution for your project.
  • 23 years of experience in the fire protection and life safety industry nationwide
  • D1 College Athlete - Men's Hockey at University of Colorado
  • MBA Management, Business
  • Sr. Advisory Board for Ronin Private Equity
  • 2017 Recipient of Phenoms and Icons by DJC Oregon
  • Undergraduate, Economics with Business Emphasis
  • Certified Engineering Technician (CET)
  • NFSA Advanced Technician Training Seminar, NICET III & IV
  • AFSA Intermediate Design School, NICET II & III
  • NFSA Beginning Technician Training, NICET I & II
  • NICET Level II, Certificate #129384
  • Crown Road Software – Fire Inspect, Advisor
  • Over $250MM in Fire Protection System installations
  • Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Fire Protection Systems
  • District General Manager – Pacific NW for Cosco Fire Protection
  • Vice President of Sales – Western Region USA for Millennium Fire Protection
  • Nationwide Experience
  • University of Colorado at Boulder – Undergraduate, Economics with Business Emphasis
  • AIU – MBA, Business Management
  • OSHA 30
  • Acquisitions
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Joseph S. Zolezzi

Vice President
Fire & Life Safety Consultants, LLC
  • Seasoned executive with 23 years of experience in the Staffing and Printing industries, bringing a proven history of success in management, strategy, problem-solving, deal-making, and team leadership.
  • D1 College Athlete - UW Marian Hockey
  • Expertise in understanding and embracing the big picture, identifying root causes of business challenges, and formulating creative solutions.
  • Adept at navigating the complexities of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), with a 23-year history of identifying and executing strategic transactions that maximize shareholder value. Expertise spans the entire M&A lifecycle, encompassing deal origination, due diligence, negotiation, integration, and post-merger synergies realization.
  • Demonstrated success in cultivating and maintaining long-term, trust-based relationships with Fortune 100 and 500 clients across the nation.
  • A proven leader in driving business transformation, revenue generation, and operational and net income growth.
  • Strong ability to develop effective policies, procedures, and processes, ensuring seamless client onboarding and boosting customer engagement and satisfaction.
  • MBA Management, Business
  • OSHA, 10-Hour Certified
  • National Safety Counsels, Principles of Occupational Safety and Health (POSH), Certified