Steve began his career right out of college working professionally for the YMCA both in Orange County California and Seattle Washington. Eleven years later he was afforded the opportunity to change career paths to begin what became a 25 year involvement in the senior housing industry. With companies like Leisure Care, Wedgewood, Henderson Homes, Careage and even his own consulting business, he honed his operational skills working with Retirement, Assisted Living and Dementia facilities.
During the time between Wedgewood and Henderson he was asked by his father to step in and take over the reins of our family business. The company was stagnate and not growing. That where his skills in day to day operations helped create focus and direction and as a result has been its President for 25 years. Along the way he was able to bring on board his sister Janet to run the day to day allowing him to re-enter Senior Housing.
Although recently retired, he still is involved with the company helping create and develop new and innovative ways to service our customers.
Janet’s professional career began working in Cash Management for a College and Church. She spent 25 years in tech and financial support before she became a part of the Fire Safety Service, Inc. team in 1995. She was responsible for day to day operations which included contracts, financial details and support of our consultants. For 20 years, as Vice President of Operations, she worked with her brother, Steve, to update and improve the technology for the business and continue to grow the company in new markets. In 2013 she became part owner and transitioned to full time retirement in 2015. She currently enjoys golfing, reading and gardening as well as helping to overseeing the company’s continued growth as the leader in the Fire Safety industry.
Sherri grew up in San Diego and lived in California most of her young years. Sunshine and animals were her passions. She started showing dogs at 11 years old and grooming dogs/cats at 16. This led her to a career full of animals. At 28 she opened her grooming shop and thanks to an amazing vet and a Malamute, met her now husband, Steve Young. 15 years later, they start dating and marry a year later. This eventually led Sherri into taking over the office duties when Janet retired. Sherri’s extensive experience in running her grooming shop, chasing kids and managing the day to day office of a very busy construction company at the same time makes her the perfect person to run the day to day life of FSS.
Sherri has 2 daughters a son and 7 grandchildren. Family time, animals and outdoors makes her tick.
Ann came to Fire Safety Service, Inc. in June of 2017 and has become Sherri’s wing woman.
Ann has an extensive background in Banking and Administrative Assistant/Office Manager duties. She is one of the happiest and most organized, hardworking person you are ever going to meet. She is a blessing to all of us in and out of the office.
Sandy started with Fire Safety Service, Inc in January of 2019 and has been a blessing in the office. Sandy came to Fire Safety Service with an extensive background in Residential Management for several HUD buildings. Her customer service skills and her eye for details is what helps with the flow of the office.