Pye-Barker Fire is proud to announce the acquisition of T & S Fire and Security, Inc. in Greensboro, North Carolina. With this addition, Pye-Barker adds a second location in Greensboro that will work closely with the existing branch and continue to boost our presence in the central part of the state.
T & S Fire was founded in 1975 by Jim Testerman. After his retirement in 2008, he distributed ownership to two special long-time employees, his son Micah and daughter Debra. The two continued to stay the course set out by their father until Debra’s retirement several years ago.
When the time came for Micah to also retire and enjoy the fruits of his family’s life work, he started to research his options. The recent passing of his father was a catalyst in the decision process. Micah shared the following about his choice to go with Pye-Barker:
“I felt that of the multiple options available for my exit strategy, leaving the company in the hands of my capable team paired with the resources afforded by Pye-Barker Fire & Safety was the best way to ensure that my second family, my work family, was looked after and my father’s legacy was honored in the way that would make him proud.”
“The core values such as “People First”, “Do The Right Thing”, and “Aspire to Greatness” are not just words at T & S Fire and Security, they are an attitude and a culture that will serve us as we move into the next chapter of our story,” shared Micah.
We are proud to carry on the legacy of this family business and to strengthen our presence in the area through the strong reputation of T & S Fire. Welcome to the family, T & S Fire team!
Pye-Barker is a proud collection of family fire protection companies and has provided many owners with a satisfying exit strategy that provided peace of mind for themselves and their staff. If you would like to learn more about what a future with Pye-Barker would look like for your business, please visit www.pyebarkerfire.com/acquisitions to fill out a confidential form. You can also contact our VP of Business Development, Chuck Reimel, directly at 910-612-6252. We look forward to hearing from you! To view our recent press releases about Acquisitions, click here.