Life Safety Compliance Solutions
Leadership Team

Leadership Team

 

Jeff Perry

Jeff Perry

CEO/Executive Director

Jeff founded Fire Door Solutions in early 2012 after using his significant sales and marketing tool set to help others sell into the healthcare industry. Jeff has a passion for service born out of 15-years in starting and managing multi-million-dollar resorts and conference centers. An entrepreneur at heart, he loves mining for unmet service needs and bringing a top-shelf service enterprise to fruition. He has done this with the high-end resorts, with Avascend Healthcare Hospitality, and now with Fire Door Solutions. Jeff holds a finance degree from George Mason University.

Dave Geenens

Dave Geenens

President

Dave brings an operational/finance focus as a complement to Jeff’s sales/marketing skill set. His service orientation evolved out of high-end, service-oriented manufacturing in the apparel industry where he served as VP of Operations and as CEO for a handful of companies. Dave rejoined forces with Jeff at Fire Door Solutions in early 2015 as the business began to grow quickly. Dave is an accomplished educator, having spent eight years as an Associate Professor at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. He has written three books on the topic of integral business leadership. Dave holds an undergraduate degree in accounting and an MBA from Rockhurst University in Kansas City.

Debra Jodry

Debra Jodry, CHSP

Executive Vice President

Debra joined Life Safety Compliance Solutions in 2018 as the Executive Vice President, and brings to us 30 years’ experience in Healthcare Facility Management. Her extensive background in Regulatory Compliance, as it relates to understanding and interpretation of the Joint Commission Standards, specifically the Environment of Care, Life Safety and Emergency Management Chapters.

Jimmy Castr

Jimmy Castro

Executive Vice President

Jimmy joined Life Safety Compliance Solutions in 2018 as the Executive Vice President and brings to us 20 years’ experience in Healthcare Barrier Management. He specializes in Firestopping, Damper Inspections, CMS and Joint Commission Surveys.

Tommie Downs

Tommie Downs

Vice President of Operations

Tommie joined Life Safety Compliance Solutions in 2018 as the Vice President of Operations. He brings years of experience in Healthcare Facility Management. Always committed to cost-savings, he has a strong understanding of building teams around in-sourcing/out-sourcing models. He has a strong background in Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression and will be focusing his efforts in these areas.

Ray Harper

Ray Harper SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Executive VP, Human Resources

Ray joined Fire Door Solutions in 2015 as the Executive Vice-President of Operations and Human Resources and has been instrumental in developing the processes and systems that allow employees at Fire Door Solutions to flourish. Ray is a Veteran with 12 years of active duty service in U.S. Army Police Corp working with and training patrol, narcotic detector, and explosive detector dogs. Ray is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

Miles Franz

Miles Franz

EVP, Sales & Marketing

Miles joined Fire Door Solutions in late 2017 as the Executive Vice President of Sales. He brings more than 20 years of sales experience to Fire Door Solutions including market entry & development, complex solution sales, executive client engagement, sales team development, and sales methodology development & implementation. Miles is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Business with an Information Technology Emphasis.

Josh Rose

Josh Rose

EVP, Operations

Josh is a Kansas City native and developed his operational and leadership style in the U.S. Army where he served for 12 years – specifically in Operation Iraqi Freedom 3. Most recently, Josh served Fire Door Solutions as Director of Inspections and Re-labeling. His leadership skills, customer focus, and logistical mind bring great organizing and process skill to Fire Door Solutions.

Jeff Crank

Jeff Crank

Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Jeff Crank began his career at Fire Door Solutions in 2012, having previously owned his own home inspection business in the Kansas City area. Jeff has held several significant roles at Fire Door Solutions and currently serves the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He is a member of ASHE and Jeff is recognized nationally as he hosts fire door and NFPA 80 training sessions to numerous AHJ groups around the country.

CJ Levy

CJ Levy

Vice President Technical Education & Industry Relations

C.J. Levy serves as Vice President of Technical Education and Industry Relations. He is an experienced and well credentialed fire door inspector; having earning his FDAI and Fire Door Assembly Inspector certification. C.J. has a passion for effective and efficiency work and has developed industry-serving tools to help others ensure compliance with NFPA 101, 80, and 105 codes. His expertise is leveraged at Fire Door Solutions to improve the competency of all FDS inspectors and technicians and to interface with DHI, DSSF, NASFM, NFPA committees and other industry associations.