Meet Our Team

CEO and President
Michael C. Neal has been in the Valley since 1991. He has more than 30 years of experience in the fire safety industry and is devoted to protecting people from fire hazards. Mike worked for P.S. Fire Pros, a family-owned company, before being appointed as the President and CEO of Southwest Fire Pros in Thousand Palms, CA.

Throughout the years, Mike has been a significant contributor to the fire safety training of California’s field of experts. One of the highlights of his career is helping train the members of the Riverside County Fire Department.

Michael Neal, CEO and president


  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • American Fire Protection Association (AFPA)
  • Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce
  • Cathedral City Chamber of Commerce
Linda Coalson, controller

Linda Coalson

Fire Protection Professionals

Tim Leiterman

Chris Sligh, fire protection professional

Chris Sligh

Jared Callihan, fire protection professional

Jared Callihan

Bronson Harris, fire protection professional

Bronson Harris

Client Testimonials

“Unmatched knowledge as far as fire systems, clean job always. Would recommend him for any job, which I have, and would not use anybody else.”

–Mario Verotti

“I think Mike probably saved our lives. Mike hooked up our fire bell right. It works great, and I couldn’t be happier.”

–Dennis Farley

“Our businesses are our livelihood. Mike’s been with us for over 20 years. Maintained all of our systems, kept everything updated. He’s taken care of my own personal home.”

–Peter, Mario’s Italian Café