Our
Principals

Laura Poole

Laura Poole

President

Laura Poole
President

Laura Poole

As President, Laura oversees the administration of all business activities and serves as contract administrator. Working with our teaming partners to ensure that binding agreements are in place and proper insurance coverage is provided. A graduate of Purdue University, she is an experienced computer programmer and analyst. Her financial background and business experience strengthens Poole Fire Protection’s ability to stay within budget and on track to complete projects within their quoted timeline.

Jack Poole

Jack Poole, PE, FSFPE

Principal

Jack Poole
Principal

Jack Poole, PE, FSFPE

Jack earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1986. As a Registered Fire Protection Engineer in 49 states, U.S. Virgin Islands, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Guam he is an expert in this field with nearly 35 years of experience. As Principal of Poole Fire Protection, his expertise includes fire suppression and detection system design, fire hazards analysis, fire risk assessments, construction management, and fire protection water distribution system evaluations. He also provides legal testimony for fire investigations, code analysis, life safety, fire protection system design testing and maintenance.

INVOLVEMENT & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Board of Directors for Aviation Section, and serves on several NFPA Technical Committees.
Education

University of Maryland, Bachelor of Science, Fire Protection Engineering, 1986

Years of Experience

Thirty-Four

Certifications & Licenses
  • Alabama, PE
  • Alaska, PE
  • Arizona, PE
  • Arkansas, PE
  • California, PE
  • Colorado, PE
  • Connecticut, PE
  • Delaware, PE
  • District of Columbia, PE
  • Florida, PE
  • Georgia, PE
  • Guam, PE
  • Idaho, PE
  • Illinois, PE
  • Indiana, PE
  • Iowa, PE
  • Kansas, PE
  • Kentucky, PE
  • Louisiana, PE
  • Maine, PE
  • Maryland, PE
  • Massachusetts, PE
  • Michigan, PE
  • Minnesota, PE
  • Mississippi, PE
  • Missouri, PE
  • Montana, PE
  • Nebraska, PE
  • Nevada, PE
  • New Hampshire, PE
  • New Jersey, PE
  • New York, PE
  • New Mexico, PE
    North Carolina, PE
  • North Dakota, PE
  • Ohio, PE
  • Oklahoma, PE
  • Oregon, PE
  • Pennsylvania, PE
  • Rhode Island, PE
  • South Carolina, PE
  • South Dakota, PE
  • Tennessee, PE
  • Texas, PE
  • Utah, PE
  • Vermont, PE
  • Virginia, PE
  • Washington, PE
  • West Virginia, PE
  • Wisconsin, PE
  • Wyoming, PE
Andrew Poole

Drew Poole, PE

Principal / Engineering & Business Development Director

Andrew Poole
Principal / Engineering and Business Development Director

Drew Poole, PE

Drew leads the engineering and business development operations of the company. A graduate of the University of Maryland with a Master of Science (M.S.) in Engineering Management, a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in Fire Protection Engineering, and a B.S. in Fire Protection Engineering.

INVOLVEMENT & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Past Vice President of the MO-KAN Chapter of Society of Fire Protection Engineers
  • Board of Direction for the Greater KC Chapter of the Society of American Military Engineers
  • Oklahoma State University’s FPST Industrial Advisory Board
  • University of Maryland Curriculum Advisory Board
  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and serves on several NFPA Technical Committees.
Education
  • University of Maryland, Master of Science, Engineering Management, 2014
  • University of Maryland, Master of Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, 2012
  • University of Maryland, Bachelor of Science, Fire Protection Engineering, 2011
Certifications and Licenses
  • Arkansas, PE
  • California, PE
  • Colorado, PE
  • Connecticut, PE
  • Delaware, PE
  • District of Columbia, PE
  • Florida, PE
  • Guam, PE
  • Idaho, PE
  • Illinois, PE
  • Indiana, PE
  • Kansas, PE
  • Kentucky, PE
  • Louisiana, PE
  • Maine, PE
  • Maryland, PE
  • Michigan, PE
  • Minnesota, PE
  • Mississippi, PE
  • Missouri, PE
  • Montana, PE
  • Nebraska, PE
  • New Hampshire, PE
  • New Mexico, PE
  • New York, PE
  • Nevada, PE
  • North Carolina, PE
  • North Dakota, PE
  • Ohio, PE
  • Oklahoma, PE
  • Rhode Island, PE
  • South Carolina, PE
  • South Dakota, PE
  • Tennessee, PE
  • Texas, PE
  • Utah, PE
  • Vermont, PE
  • Virginia, PE
  • Washington, PE
  • West Virginia, PE
  • Wyoming, PE
Stephanie Poole

Stephanie Poole, PE

Principal / Fire Protection Engineer

Stephanie Poole
Principal / Fire Protection Engineer

Stephanie Poole

Stephanie is responsible for providing fire protection for facility assessments and code consulting. Her project tasks include inspection of new and existing facilities for compliance with minimum design standards, design and construction management.

Stephanie’s projects have included financial institutions, residential facilities, and hotel facilities. She specializes is fire modeling and performance-based design.

Education
  • University of Maryland, Bachelor of Science, Fire Protection Engineering, 2016
  • University of Maryland, Master of Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, 2017
Certifications and Licenses

Kansas, PE

Affiliations
  • National Fire Protection Association, Member
  • Society of American Military Engineers, Member
  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers – Missouri / Kansas, Member
  • National Society of Fire Protection Engineers, Member

Our Company Culture

At Poole Fire Protection, we share a commitment to our profession and a competitive goal of raising the bar - both in career accomplishments and in personal goals set. We strive to provide an environment that encourages long-term development and fosters your growth as an individual member of a dynamic team.

We have passion and enthusiasm for our work - it inspires us, it drives us, it bonds us. The product of such shared values is an environment that is fun, challenging and rewarding.

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