Bob has been in the fire sprinkler industry for more than 35 years in a variety of roles. Most recently with as a Global Vice President at Tyco Electrical and Metal products and now with Wheatland Tube company as General Manager of Sprinkler Sales & Marketing. In this role, Bob interacts with distributors, fabricators and contractors on a daily basis who participate in the industry. Bob currently sits on the NFSA (National Fire Sprinkler Association) SAM council in addition to the Quality Assurance and governance committees. Bob also is listed on two patents for Antimicrobial coatings for steel sprinkler pipe used in fire sprinkler systems.