AI Fire is a leading provider of fire and life safety services in the U.S. We offer national account services via our vendor network at Academy Fire and serve local and regional customers through Impact Fire’s employed technicians.

Our hybrid model allows us to simultaneously cater to national, multi-site customers who wish to outsource the vendor management process and support customers who prefer a direct relationship with fire protection professionals.

Who We Are

Who We Are

We are a business focused on protecting your personnel and property. We are not a facilities management company. We are fire safety experts dedicated to providing the highest quality service possible to safeguard your business.

What We Do

What We Do

We inspect, service, design, and install fire protection and life safety systems nationally and in your community. Our experienced and qualified team will ensure compliance and customer satisfaction for all of your fire protection systems.

What We Are Interested In

What We Are Interested In

We are looking for other fire and life safety business owners and professionals to join our growing platform. We are interested in other fire protection companies with the same dedication to their customers and employees. We can be stronger together.


In less than a decade, AI Fire has become one of the preeminent fire and life safety companies nationwide. Our team has a collective 450 years of industry experience and several members of our leadership team have been working together for more than two decades.

  • 2009
    Impact Fire founded by a group of dedicated fire and life safety experts in Houston, TX
  • 2012

    Caltius Equity Partners acquires Impact Fire

    Mike Lloyd hired as CEO

  • 2013

    Academy Fire joins forces with Impact Fire under Caltius’ ownership, creating Impact Facility Services

    Impact Fire expands TX operation in San Antonio and College Station

  • 2014

    Impact Fire acquires Protective Systems, a leading fire and life safety operation with four offices in FL

    New Impact office opened in Dallas, TX

  • 2015

    Impact Fire opens self-perform operation in Las Vegas, NV

    Buck Taylor promoted to President of Impact Fire

  • 2016

    Impact Fire now operates 6 district offices in TX

    Bill Freeman joins as VP of National Sales at Academy Fire

  • 2017

    Audax acquires Impact Facility Services

    Impact Fire opens new self-perform location in Salt Lake City, UT

    Impact Fire acquires Central Texas Security & Fire Equipment in Waco, TX and Metro State Fire in Denver, CO

    Impact Facility Services hires Jay Wilson as CFO, Ellie Sparling as VP Strategy & Business Development

  • 2018

    Impact Facility Services rebrands as AI Fire

    Impact Fire acquires leading fire and life safety services company, Tri State, in Hudson, NH with operations in Worcester, MA under brand O’Connell Fire Protection

    Jeff Murtari and Stacey Moore join AI Fire as Senior Directors of IT and HR, respectively

2009 2018

Our Leadership

Michael Lloyd

Michael Lloyd

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Lloyd joined AI Fire in the summer of 2012 as CEO. His responsibility is to drive the growth and development of the business, with the primary objective of building the finest fire protection services firm across the country. Prior to joining AI Fire, Mike was President at Consolidated Fire Protection, where he was responsible for growing and managing the national accounts service business, starting that business in 2004 and ultimately building one of the largest national services businesses in the industry. Earlier in his career, Mike was involved in several technology businesses, including Intuit and was a consultant for several firms, including Viant and Perot Systems.

Mike earned his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and holds a BA in Political Economy at UC Berkeley. He is active in the fire protection and life safety industry, and is a member of AFSA, NFPA, and NAFED. Mike is also active in the broader facilities services industry as a member of PRSM and RFMA, and serves on the board of MC Sign Company. When not working, Mike enjoys golfing, playing basketball, and spending time with his wife, Rachel, and grown son and daughter.

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Our Leadership

Scott Pustizzi

Scott Pustizzi

Vice President, Human Resources

Scott Pustizzi joined AI Fire in January 2019 as the Vice President of Human Resources. His responsibilities include direct oversight of the company’s human capital strategy while aligning HR and people initiatives to AI Fire’s mission and growth objectives. Prior to AI Fire, Scott served as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Wellpath, one of the largest private healthcare organizations in the governmental sector. In his position, he was responsible for leading strategic HR initiatives and building an HR infrastructure as the business grew organically and via acquisition to $1.6B+ in revenue with 15,000 dedicated employees operating across 38 states. Primarily focused on growth and acquisition-oriented private equity backed organizations, Scott has 20+ years of progressive experience in Operations, Business Development, and Human Resources with a strategic focus on talent acquisition, risk management, employee relations, health and wellness, and HR-related technology. Prior to joining Wellpath, Scott held senior level positions with MEDNAX, GEO Group, Nature’s Bounty, and Publix Supermarkets. Scott is a proven partner working directly with executive management on new business, client retention, and M&A.

Scott is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and holds a BBA in Finance and International Business from Florida International University and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University. Scott enjoys boating and golfing and spending time with his wife and two boys as they travel across the U.S. playing lacrosse and ice hockey.

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Advantages of Joining AIFire

We are an entrepreneurial team of fire and life safety experts dedicated to attracting the best in industry.

  • Access to resources and opportunities by joining a fire protection operation with a growing national footprint
  • Opportunity for motivated team members to shape a developing and entrepreneurial organization
  • Ability to offer new service lines or cross-sell existing services
  • Opportunity to leverage AI Fire’s back-office and technology infrastructure



We are committed to being the premier fire protection service provider and preferred employer in the fire protection industry by operating under the following core principals.

  • Put our customers first, no exceptions
  • Build lasting relationships with our customers and each other
  • Work in an open, honest, constructive, and safe manner
  • Demand excellence from ourselves and support others in delivering superior service
  • Make intelligent decisions quickly
  • Act like an owner
Our Values
Contact Us

Contact Us

AI Fire is eager to connect with other growing fire protection and life safety companies. If you’d like to discuss opportunities to join our team or grow your orgazation within our larger platform, we’d like to get in touch.

Industries & Services

Industries & Services

AI Fire has extensive experience serving a variety of markets. We take pride in our longstanding customer relationships and our ability to provide them with comprehensive fire and life safety services.