For the last 35 years, Scott has dedicated his career to the life safety industry, and is devoted to community involvement and awareness. In the past, he has served as Vice president of the North Jersey Chapter of the NJELSA, and currently volunteers for the Rotary Club of the Caldwell’s and the North Caldwell Fire Department as a firefighter, Lieutenant and Department President.
As a child, the hit TV show, “Emergency!,” piqued his interest in the profession, and he never looked back! Today, he attributes his entrepreneurial spirit and desire to help people as the main driver for his success.
Since its humble beginnings in Verona, New Jersey, Scott has grown SMS Security Systems into a reputable and impressive operation, Scott served as an EMT on the Verona Rescue Squad for over 15 years, acting as Squad Captain for three of those years , he has also taught at the Essex County Police Academy and Local Fire Departments on Security and Fire alarm systems.
Scott doesn’t know the meaning of the word, “complacency” as he continues to grow SMS Security Systems into a thriving security and fire alarm company. He has successfully executed five business acquisitions over the past 35 years to expand its now broad capabilities. And, with an eye on the future and the planet, Scott has purchased several environmentally-friendly Ford Transit Connect trucks to add to the fleet.
Scott has been a devoted member of the NJELSA, always willing to get involved. On most days, he is actively participating in his business’ day-to-day operations, but still finds time to help the industry, his community, and his friends.