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

Cox Fire CEO Named to Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’ Transition Advisory Committee on Public Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Tuesday, December 11, 2018 CONTACT:Dave Vasquez, (727)  Governor-elect Ron DeSantis Announces Transition Advisory Committee on Public Safety. Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor-elect Ron DeSantis and Lieutenant Governor-elect Jeanette Nuñez today announced the names of over 45 advisors who will serve on the Transition Advisory Committee on Public Safety. The committee will be chaired by KENT STERMON, COO of Total Military Management. The committee is comprised of a diverse group of experts, including members of the law enforcement community, experts in the public safety field, members of the armed services, veterans, and school safety advocates in our state. These individuals will advise … Read More

First Annual Bassmaster Classic

Cox Fire strides to go above and beyond by fostering a work hard, play hard culture that ensures employees stay healthy, happy and productive. Congrats to Richard, our Tampa Superintendent won the Bassmaster Classic with a 6.3lb bass!

Cox Fire Welcomes FL Governor Rick Scott

Cox Fire Protection was honored to host Governor Rick Scott’s first stop on his 2018 Florida circuit to discuss his new tax plan.  The governor has consistently been a friend to small business and construction specifically.  He has directly impacted our industry on many levels, from leading the fight for deregulation – to tax cuts – to strong support for apprenticeship.  On behalf of ABC Gulf Coast Chapter, and Cox Fire Protection, thank you for all your efforts on our behalf, Governor!  

Shoutout to the newest member of our sales team!

Cox Fire is proud to welcome Devin Smith to our Tampa Sales Team!  Devin is a seasoned fire sprinkler man, getting his start in the business in Indianapolis with Koorsen Fire & Security.  Devin has experience in the field, in alarm and sprinkler inspections, and in sprinkler and alarm service.  His diverse background and desire to learn all aspects of fire protection opened doors for him to move into a sales position, and he brings years of experience to the Inspection Sales Department at Cox Fire. When Devin is not at work he can likely be found with family and … Read More