INDUSTRY BIOGRAPHY, ASSOCIATIONS AND BOARDS
Mario Bulhoes has been in the fire and life safety industry for more than 33 years. He is currently the Vice President and General Manager of the Kingfisher Company, Inc, a manufacturer of radio fire alarm and wireless life safety products.
Mario got started in the industry right out of a vocational high school and was first employed by Fire Systems Inc. located in Dartmouth MA, a fire alarm engineered systems distributor, started as a technician, and worked to be General Manager for the company. Then given an opportunity with the manufacturing side for Wheelock-Cooper Notification, now Eaton as a regional sales manager, vertical markets sales manager to Director of Global Business Development, in the manufacturing sector for Fire Life Safety, specifically in the Mass Notification Systems market development area. He is a specialist in emergency communication and mass notification solutions for commercial and military use. He expanded his knowledge of producing products that meet the standards and approval process of UL, FM and many other Global agencies.
Mario has been a speaker and presenter, delivering presentations and workshops at numerous national and international security conferences, including the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) World Safety Conference and Expo, the International Security Conference (ISC), ASIS International and the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) conference.
Mario holds several credentials and certifications for the life safety industry. Mario has spent many years training and developing individuals in the life safety industry. He travels globally developing and growing his company’s business as well as educating customers and associates worldwide.