Scott Cox Awarded ABC’s Member of the Year

Congratulations, Scott, for being awarded as ABC’s 2019 Member of the Year.  We’re proud of all you do for our industry.  Thank you for representing Cox Fire Protection in such a positive way!

Celebrating the Holidays and 2019

There was much to celebrate at this year’s company Christmas parties. During our awards ceremony, we celebrated the following: Shout out to our new hires over the last year: Bobby Ballard, Brandon Manning, Margot McDaniels, Victoria Rolling, James Ainey, Walter Branon, Nathan Cress, Michael Durkin, Brandon Goss, Randy Hicks, AJ Johnson, Derrick Lopez, Tyler Manning, Lenny Milona, Shane Moore, Patricia Perez, Carlos Rendon, Eric Riley, Charissa Rivers, Devin Smith, Matt Steele, and Jennifer Yarbrough. 5 Year Jackets went to Tim Frilling, Kevin Novatka, Chris Self, Troy Summerall, & Matt Taylor. 10 Year Watches went to Jimmy Roberts & Rick Lunsford … Read More

Announcement – Richard Holloway, Contract Manager

Richard Holloway

 I am pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Holloway to the position of Contract Manager for Cox Fire Protection. Richard celebrates his 30th year with Cox Fire Protection this year. Richard’s responsibilities at Cox Fire Protection will relate directly to the functions of managing the field operations for the entire contract department across our Jacksonville, Ocala, Tampa, Orlando, and Ft Myers markets. He will use his vast experience to teach and train our superintendents at those respective branches while continuing to superintend projects of his own in Tampa.  Please help me in congratulating Richard. I know you will give … Read More

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Cox Fire is pleased to have been selected as the Fire Sprinkler Contractor for USF Health’s downtown Water Street Morsani College of Medicine building. About the System The Victaulic Vortex system installed at USF Morsani consists of 7 total zones. The zones are supplied by a common manifold filled with 44 nitrogen tanks. The manifold is release via 2 common fluid releasing panels to the zone in alarm. Each zone is controlled by 1-2 zone panels that release the air-nitrogen into the system when tripped. About The Project: The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute is moving in … Read More

ABC Announces 2020 NEXGEN Leadership Class

Cox Fire’s Nicole Barton accepted into ABC’s 2020 NEXGEN Leadership Class. Congratulations Nicole! Original ABC Press Release (TAMPA, FL) – August 12, 2019 The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced selected members of the 2020 NEXGEN Leadership Class. ABC’s NEXGEN Leadership Training Program is an 8-month series (September – April) consisting of educational events designed to enhance the leadership skills and knowledge of high-potential construction professionals. Through monthly sessions, peer-to-peer networking and community involvement activities, ABC’s NEXGEN Program prepares these professionals for the next phase of leadership within their company. The selection process required an … Read More

Scott Cox Inducted as 927th Air Refueling Wing Honorary Commander Program at MacDill Air Force Base

TAMPA, FL – July 29, 2019 – Cox Fire Protection President, Scott Cox, was recently inducted into MacDill’s Honorary Commander Program as the 927th Mission Support Group Honorary Commander. The ceremony, held at the Davis Conference Center on Friday, the 6th of September, at 6 p.m., will closely resemble a traditional change of command military ceremony. This year during the Honorary Commander Program, 9 inducted community leaders will be able to participate in activities such as training exercises and award ceremonies. The concept of the Honorary Commander Program is to exchange ideas, experiences and friendship among the 927th Air Refueling … Read More