Meet Our Team

The Advantage Commercial division team members are eager to work with you on any upcoming project. Meet our team of professionals that will assist you.


Derek has been in sales for over 25 years in the fire sprinkler industry. He joined Advantage Fire in 1995.  Derek typically partners with larger commercial general contractors to complete their projects.


Barry has been in Sales with Advantage Fire for over 25 years.  His experience spans all phases of the commercial construction projects. Barry is detail-oriented, professional and has extensive technical knowledge relating to the fire sprinkler industry. 

Barry holds a Bachelor of Business & Economics degree from Mercer University.  He is a US Army Veteran serving from 1985-1989.


Doug has over 50 years experience in the fire sprinkler  industry.  His experience spans all phases of commercial & retro-fit projects.  Doug began his career in Design as a Design Manager from which he moved into a Project Management role.   

Doug's current position with Advantage Fire is in estimating and selling large, new construction projects, as well as retro-fit projects.  He has extensive technical knowledge and is always eager to share his knowledge with his Advantage colleagues.

Doug has held positions in industry networking groups, such as previous VP and current member of the Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from East Tennessee State University. Doug is NICET Level IV certified – Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems.