Mission Statement

To design, install, and service fire protection systems to the highest quality and standards, which will reliably protect what matters most to our customers and our communities in Ohio. To build rewarding and long-lasting careers for each and every employee. To achieve substantial success for our customers and us today through fair/honest, profitable and well-managed projects and partnerships that will lay the foundation for our futures.

Our Vision

To be an industry-leading fire protection business recognized for our quality of work, technical aptitude, competitive solutions, unmatched responsiveness to our customers' needs, and dedicated focus on creating fulfilling careers for all our employees.  

Company Values

  • •  A customer experience that stands out as a leader in the fire protection industry
    •  Expertise & Professionalism is held to the highest standards possible
    •  Loyalty & Devotion to the development of the careers of fire protection tradesmen/professionals
    •  Honesty and Doing What's Right by our customers always
    •  Making the details a priority in all aspects of our operation
    •  Success in all fire protection projects and partnerships
    •  Consistency in what we provide & how we service our customers
    •  Responsiveness
    •  Respect

Our Team

  • Aron Schroeder
    Operations Manager
  • Dave Smith
    Field Operations Manager
As Operations Manager, Aron is responsible for managing many aspects of the S&S Midwest Fire Protection operation including: business marketing, sales, estimating, project management & coordination, design, administration, customer service, and overall financial well-being. He has more than 10 years of experience in fire protection design, project management, estimating/sales, and operations management.

A graduate of The Ohio State University in 2004, Aron holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently NICET Level III Certified in Water-Based Systems Layout. In the past Aron has gained valuable work experience with VFP Fire Systems, SimplexGrinnell, Reliance Fire Protection, & Hamrick Fire Systems. Aron grew up in the Northwestern Ohio town of Ottawa. He is the 5th born in a family of 13 children. He currently resides in Lewis Center, OH with his wife Courtney.
As Field Operations Manager, Dave is responsible for managing all aspects of the S&S Midwest Fire Protection field operations including:  scheduling workloads, inspections, testing, maintenance, repairs, installations, service sales/estimating, construction management/coordination, customer service, and overall project success. Dave has more than 20 years of experience in the fire protection service and construction business and is highly qualified in all facets of installation, construction management, service, maintenance/repair, inspections, and testing of fire protection systems and equipment. A graduate of the Local 669 Sprinkler Fitters Union apprenticeship program in 1998, Dave has strived to advance his career in this trade by achieving full licensure in all State of Ohio categories available to the fire protection trade.

Dave is currently licensed in Automatic Sprinkler & Standpipe systems, Engineered Extinguishing Equipment (OTW), Fire Alarm & Detection Equipment, Fire Pumps, Fire Service Mains, and Pre-Engineered Extinguishing Equipment (OTW). In the past Dave has gained valuable work experience with NorthStar Fire Protection, VFP Fire Systems, & Hamrick Fire Systems. Dave is a veteran of the Ohio Army National Guard and Air Force Reserve. He grew up in the Central Ohio town of Westerville. Dave currently resides in Sunbury, OH with his wife Stephanie, and their 4 children, Travis, Trinity, Donnie, and Carla. Dave is active in his local community where he coaches soccer and is an adult leader in his son's Boy Scout troop.