Mr. Chris Creamer, President

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  • 15 years in the fire and security alarm industry
  • 6 years as a Central Station Monitoring Operator and Supervisor at Marlin Central Station
  • 2 years in DynaFire Engineering Department doing Fire Alarm System Design and CADD layouts for Permitting
  • 5 years in DynaFire Service Department as Customer Service Manager for Corporate Office (Company has 5 offices)
  • 8 years as DynaNet Network Facilitator and Network Development Manager


  • UCF and Valencia Community College Degrees


Ed Swanson, Vice President

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Ed Swanson has 45 years in the electronic security industry including Fire Alarm and Life Safety experience. He is NICET certified, a former certified trainer in the ESA and low voltage license holder in multiple states. He is also past compliance agent for the State of Virginia.


Mr. Dallas Soles, Secretary

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Dallas Soles has been employed by the St. Petersburg Fire Rescue for 15 years as both a Fire Code Inspector and Fire Senior Plans Examiner.  He is currently certified in the State of Florida as a Fire Safety Inspector I and II, Firefighter II, and Pro Board-certified Fire Inspector I/II and Plans Examiner I.


Mr. Guy Kreps, Treasurer

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Guy Kreps has 30 years of experience in the fire protection industry. He is NICET Certified in Fire Alarm and Special Hazards, and is a Florida EF License holder and qualifier.  


Mr. Randy Pinkham, SET, Program Director

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With over 40 years of Fire Alarm and Life Safety experience, Randy Pinkham, SET is a Fire Systems Design Engineer at JCI and is NICET Level 4, As well as a Low Voltage Contractor in Florida, South Carolina, Alabama, and Georgia.


Mr. BJ Klingensmith, SET, Training Director

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Mr. Klingensmith brings over 34 years of fire alarm and life safety experience to the FLAFAA Board of Directors. He is NICET IV in Fire Protection, a Journeyman Electrician, and possesses a Florida Alarm Contractor’s License. He is also an Instructor for the IEC.

Mr. Jonathan Collins, Membership Director

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Mr. Collins has over 20 years of experience in the Fire Alarm, Sprinkler and Security industry. He is currently with ADT Commercial as the District General Manager for the FL Gulf Coast. Jon began his career as an electrical apprentice and progressed to becoming a service tech in the FA industry. Jon holds NICET certifications in FA and Special Hazards.