Brian Harding has assumed the position of Regional Manager as long-time employee Gene Mcalester retires from the role. As Regional Manager, Mr. Harding will be developing and servicing new and existing accounts to provide comprehensive fire protection solutions for power generating plants, chemical processing plants and industrial facilities. He will be transitioning to this new role from his current position as Sales Manager.
With a background that includes a wide array of experience, Mr. Harding has been providing fire protection solutions to heavy industry facilities for 17 years. He spent the first eleven years of his professional career working in a design/project management role where he was responsible for the design and calculations of various power plant fire suppression and detection systems as well as the management of multi-million dollar projects. His experience included designing the full breadth of fire suppression and alarm/detection systems for every aspect of power generating plants, from turbine underfloors to conveyors.
Mr. Harding received an AAS degree in Architectural Engineering from ITT Technical Institute and graduated from OSU's Fire Protection and Safety Technology (FPST) program. He is registered through the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) as a Certified Fire Protection Specialist, is NICET Level III certified in Automatic Sprinkler Systems, and holds Member Grade status in the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). He is also active in the Industrial Fire Protection Section of NFPA.
Brian Ramsey, President of F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems, says: "As Gene's successor, Brian is dedicated to providing his clients with the highest level of service and attention to perpetuate the tradition of delivering a premium product to our customers. The diversity of his experience within the industry provides Brian with consummate expertise and knowledge, giving him a comprehensive perspective of the process."
F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems provides fire protection solutions for heavy industry environments such as chemical and power plants. Extensive knowledge of design methodologies and current codes along with consummate installation techniques provide customers with dependable turnkey solutions that satisfy their specific needs. As an industry leader with over 30 years of experience, more than 700 high-risk facilities across the globe have trusted F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems to implement and maintain flexible, reliable fire protection systems.