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 joined Silco in 2007 and became president in 2013.
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.
General Manager – Cincinnati & Dayton Offices
Jim grew up in Dayton, Kentucky. Jim attended Eastern Kentucky University where he studied Fire Science and played baseball. Shortly after college, Jim joined Silco, which at the time was just a small fire protection company in Cincinnati. Over his 36 year career at Silco, Jim has done just about every job at Silco and is very hands on with employee’s and customer’s. Jim has been instrumental to Silco’s success and reputation for outstanding service.
General Manager – Columbus & Cleveland Offices
Dave grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dave joined Silco 27 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 20 years and has played a key role in the start-up and growth of Silco’s branch offices.
General Manager – Akron Offices
Tom grew up in Barberton, Ohio and earned a degree in Fire Protection Technology from the University of Akron. Starting as a field technician, and managing each of our four service departments during his 30+ year career, has afforded Tom a broad experience into our business, resulting in a significant connection with our customers, as well as our employees.
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 over 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.
Senior Service Manager
Lou lives in Northern Kentucky with his wife and three daughters. He graduated from Gateway Community College in 2001 with a degree in Industrial Electronics & Controls. Lou started his career at Silco as an Industrial Fire Systems Technician in 2001 and became the manager of the Industrial Systems Division in 2006. He recently joined the Senior Leadership Team and is committed to the continued growth and success of Silco.
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 250+ people and provides statewide service in Ohio from its 5 full service offices. Jim serves as Chairman of the company.