Leadership Team

1959 – 2018

James Fraser

James Fraser

Chairman

Jim grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and earned a degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Jim took ownership of Silco Fire & Security in 1979. At the time the company employed 11 in Cincinnati. Today Silco employs 200+ people and provides statewide service in Ohio from its 5 full service offices. Jim serves as Chairman of the company.

David Fraser

David Fraser

President

Dave, son of Jim Fraser, grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem Pennsylvania. David grew up in the business working summers in high school and college. After college David took a position with Xerox and worked outside of the business for 7 years. David has joined Silco in 2007 and became president in 2013.

Christopher Leonidas

Christopher Leonidas

Vice President

Chris, Dave’s brother-in-law, grew up in Long Island, New York. Chris earned a degree from Boston University. After college, Chris worked in the New York area for 7 years, before moving to Cincinnati in 2008 and beginning his career at Silco. Chris became Vice President of Silco in 2013.

Kim Gerner

Kim Gerner

Chief Financial Officer

Kim grew up in Northern Kentucky and earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and a Masters of Science in Computer Science both from Northern Kentucky University. Kim has been a Certified Public Accountant for 17 years. She has worked in the Greater Cincinnati Area for her entire career, with over 15 years experience in Financial Management. Kim joined Silco in November 2017 as the Chief Financial Officer.

Jim Wrobleski

Jim Wrobleski

General Manager – Cincinnati & Dayton Offices

Jim grew up in Northern Kentucky and earned a Fire Science Degree from Eastern Kentucky University. Shortly after college, Jim joined Silco, which at the time Silco was just small fire protection company in Cincinnati. Over his 34 year career at Silco, Jim has done just about every job at Silco and is very hands on with employees and customers. Jim has been instrumental to Silco’s success and reputation for outstanding service.

Dave Findley

Dave Findley

General Manager – Columbus, Akron, & Cleveland Offices

Dave grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dave joined Silco 25 years ago and has worked in many positions within the company, allowing him to relate to and understand his employees’ perspectives. Dave has been a General Manager for 18 years and has played a key role in the start-up and growth of Silco’s branch offices.

  • review rating 5  Great service from Dorian, the shop foreman at Silco in Cincinnati. Chelsea, the receptionist was very helpful too. Quick, expert service, we like that! -Joe

    thumb Joseph Sucato
    7/09/2019

    review rating 5  Two technicians form Silco, Bobby and Ryan, provided service at our facility today. They were very thorough in their work and very informative in their explanations. It is a good feeling to be confident in the quality of work such people provide.

    thumb garry Brockmeyer
    7/05/2019
  • review rating 5  Bobby and Ryan and the rest of the entire team do a great thorough job at our facility every time. The service is outstanding and everyone is easy to speak with. Always get direct answers to my concerns. Thanks Guys!

    thumb Rick Maxwell
    7/05/2019

    review rating 5  Rick came out today to service our Middletown site. He is truly amazing and really cares about delivering excellent service. He took the time to explain the fire extinguisher servicing process and ensured that all of out EXIT signs were working properly. He interacted well with our staff and clients. This is a man who truly enjoys his career! Thanks so very much! Benchmark Human Services appreciates you!

    thumb Sharon Pennington
    7/01/2019
  • review rating 5  Chris Thomas and Greg Muenech came out today and helped me with our fire suppression inspection. They were right on time and very knowledgeable about the system. They explained how the system worked, which was a huge help to me! Thanks guys!

    thumb zach jeppson
    6/28/2019

    review rating 5  Silco has had our commercial account at Signature Hardware for years. They have always been helpful and responsive. Nick with security was on site today and repaired a camera IP issue quickly to get us back up and running.

    thumb Billy James
    6/18/2019
  • review rating 5  Bobby came into Jean Stewart State Farm to check our Fire extinguishers and noticed our Exit sign wasn’t working. He very quickly made sure it was fixed and we were taken care of. Great customer service, great Silco employee. Send him next time again please! Thanks Bobby!

    thumb Nancy Allenbaugh
    5/21/2019

    review rating 5  Nick from the intercom and security division always does a great job. He is friendly, professional and does quality work. I would highly recommend.

    thumb manager Brad
    5/17/2019
  • review rating 5  Bobby was amazing! Very thorough and knowledgeable. He did a great job of keeping us updated on what was going on.

    thumb Adam Reed
    5/15/2019

    review rating 5  I had an opportunity to work with Jason at a shopping center that I manage. He was professional, efficient and thorough. I have had great experiences with Silco in the past and will continue to enlist their services in the future.

    thumb Todd Byers
    5/06/2019

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