We just received confirmation that Lina Biernacki will be the Friday keynote speaker for Shreveport Bossier Startup Weekend. Linda is the President of Fire Tech System, Inc. which she founded in 1990. Linda has a great story and is a super speaker, we are pleased to have her addressing the entrepreneurs as they begin to develop their own businesses.
A little more about Linda Biernacki.
In September of 1990, Linda opened her own firm, Fire Tech Systems, Inc. By 1993, the company had grown to 17 employees with sales of $1.3 million. She purchased a 5,000 square foot building west of town in 1993. In 1996, Linda remodeled her building to accommodate the growth. In 2004 the company built a new 6,500 square foot building in Ashley Ridge Business Park. In 2007 the company purchased a 5,000 square foot building next door to the home office. In 2012 the company has 64 employees and is currently licensed in six states: Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Alabama.
Celebrating 22 years in business Fire Tech Systems, Inc. has successfully installed such projects as: Cyber Innovation Center; Pratt Paper; Villaggio Apartments; AEP Swepco J. Lamar Stall Power Plant; Harrah’s Casino & Hotel; LA Boardwalk; Shoppes at Bellmeade; Willis Knighton Medical Centers; Providence House; Cellxion; Summer Grove Baptist Church; Fibrebond Corporation; Grace Community Church; Ivan Smith Distribution Center; U.S. Support Facility; Independence Stadium; AI Shreveport; TruSouth Oil; Steelscape; Sports South; Baker Hughes (Bossier, Shreveport, Kilgore, San Antonio & Carthage); Home Design Center; ADA Carbon Solutions; Closure Systems International; Stageworks; and the Shreveport Convention Center, just to name a few.