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Scott Tutterow

Scott Tutterow

Founder and CEO

Scott has been a fire guy since 1985. Starting out as a pipe fitter and foreman on commercial projects before founding Century Fire Protection in 2000. His vision for the firm and passion for superior customer experiences permeates the entire organization and is what has helped the firm grow to be one of most well respected fire protection companies in the Southeast U.S. with eighteen office locations and over 1500 employees.

Richard Deb

Richard Deeb


Richard started his career in the fire protection industry as a construction superintendent outfitting commercial malls and shopping centers. It wasn’t until 2004 that he joined Century Fire Protection. Today, as the firm’s President, Richard oversees contract negotiations, conflict resolutions, legal issues, the sales department, billings and collections and insurance, and all aspects of the firm operations.

Jody Mathis

Jody Mathis

Chief Financial Officer

Jody is the firm’s resident bean counter and does it really well. He is well versed in percentage-of-completion accounting and keeps a watchful eye on client accounts and operating expenses to make sure the firm remains grounded and focused on two basic principals – growth and profitability.

Melvin Donato

Vice President, Service & Inspections

Melvin has always been in the fire protection industry and has served in various roles as he has grown and garnered experiences. He has focused the last 10 years in building and growing a solid and scalable, service model in the Atlanta market. Today, Melvin focuses on maintaining continued growth, and replicating his proven service model across Century’s entire service footprint.

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