Our story

Who we are

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Our values

The work values we thrive for

From every single task to our biggest projects, we always make sure these values guide our work and help us grow professionally and as a team.

Growth oriented

We never settle for less than our best selves. And our best comes when we evolve, progress, get better, and grow. We love to offer our services to more people in more effective ways.

Speed & Quality

The nature of our fire protection services requires the very highest quality combined with speed to be effective and prevent disasters. That's our main focus. Keeping you & your property safe.

Collaboration & Team work

We couldn't make all this happen without excellent collaboration skills. Our dedicated professionals act as a team, bonded, organized, and ready for action.

Passion and love

That's the recipe for success! Loving what we do each day helps us move forward and grow professionally. We know that what we do matters, so we have meaning and a strong passion for our job.

We enjoy what we do

Here at ShieldFPI, we love what we do! Every. Single. Day.
We are here to ensure that we always install top-quality fire safety.

here is what our great customers & partners say

“Shield fire protection, inc is professional, courteous, and most importantly, they perform quality workmanship“

"As a Stationary Engineer working in the Central Business District of San Francisco for nearly 17 years, I’ve had
the privilege of knowing and working with Mike Menis of Shield Fire Protection, Inc. for the better part of that
time. Mike and his team are professional, courteous, and most importantly, they perform quality
workmanship on what I would consider one of the more critical systems a high rise facility contains.
Mike and his team have performed many different jobs both at 60 Spear Street and during my time at 345
California Street. We rely on Mike and his team for Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance. As well as, to make
repairs to deficiencies found during the annual and five year inspections.
It has been my pleasure knowing and working with Mike Menis and his team. I look forward to working with
them for years to come."

Craig Walker
Chief Engineer

“Mike brought a wealth of knowledge with him“

"Shield Fire Protection, Inc. Mike Menis has been our fire protection sprinkler system contractor since we opened our new hospital in San Francisco in 2019, we were fortunate to have Mike on the Sprinkler construction team during the building of the Hospital, Mike brought a wealth of knowledge with him. Shield Fire Protection, Inc. and Mike Menis are extremely reliable honest and trustworthy. I highly recommend ShieldFPI to anyone looking for a fire protection contractor."

Brian Cassel
Facilities and Plant Operations.

“prompt, professional and very knowledgeable“

“My name is Danny Krzyzanowski, I am a Local 39 engineer for (27) years, a chief engineer for over (15) of
the 27. During my career I worked with a lot of sprinkler fitters and their associated companies. The
crew at Shield Fire Protection, Inc. is one of the best I have ever worked with. The President Mike Menis
is prompt, professional and very knowledgeable in current codes and how sprinkler systems are
supposed to be installed and maintained. His work ethic and professionalism are mirrored by the office
staff and crews in the field. Shield Fire Protection, Inc. completed the (5) year sprinkler certification at
the high rise I maintained in SF and the project was completed, on time, under budget and the close out
report was detailed and easy to interpret. The follow up proposals clearly explained the issues cited and
the best way to go about fixing it. If you’re looking for a sprinkler company that will be there in your
time of need and be a partner in protecting your asset – Shield Fire Protection, Inc. is the company for
you. Thank you”

Danny Krzyzanowski
Director Of Engineering

“Your all around communication was beyond helpful“

“This letter is to thank Shield Fire Protection, Inc. and their entire staff for your efforts in finding & correcting a large amount of deficiencies at my building, as well as a wide array of other Fire Protection projects I have. Your detailed reports made my job a lot easier, and your crew was always respectful, clean, and efficient. Your all around communication was beyond helpful. I look forward to
working with you in the future, and will recommend your work to my peers”

James Tyree
Chief Engineer

“Your all around communication was beyond helpful“

“Reaching out to express my gratitude to Shield Fire Protection, Inc. The service, teams with cutting-edge knowledge, and 24x7 availability are beyond amazing.
You personally assure that whatever the fire suppression issues may be, will get resolved. This level of confidence is what I look for when partnering up with services for my building. Shield Fire Protection, Inc. delivers CLASS A work while exercising competitive pricing in the field. Thanks”

Carl Black
Chief Engineer

“Mike is dedicated to the well-being and benefit of others“

“As a company, SHIELDFPI has come alongside of BayLight which I have the privilege of leading. Being a church that is only one year old, one of the biggest obstacles is the financial aspect of launching from scratch. SHIELDFPI has given financially to BayLight since the beginning and has played a crucial role in the success of our young church. Mike took a step of faith to start SHIELDFPI shortly after the pandemic began. I believe the company has prospered because of that faith, and because Mike’s drive behind the company is to glorify God. The positive reputation of SHIELDFPI is rapidly growing, and I have personally seen clients who are benefiting from the success.

As a friend, Mike has been a great one. I have had the privilege of knowing him for over a year now. He is dedicated to the well-being and benefit of others. When I need his help with something, there is no hesitation to jump in and do what he can. Mike is a problem solver. Being a mobile church means we set up and take down our equipment each week. That has presented some unique challenges. With each problem that we face, Mike doesn’t stop until a solution is found. I also appreciate his professionalism. Everything he does is done very well. He doesn’t skip over things that need attention. When others might take a shortcut, he makes sure that the proper steps are taken to ensure a first-class product.

Both BayLight and I have greatly benefited from SHIELDFPI and Mike. I believe you and your business will as well.”

Pastor Kaleb Finley
Lead Pastor

“Thanks, team at Shield Fire Protection, Inc!“

"I highly recommend Shield Fire Protection, Inc. for all of your building fire suppression safety needs. The team is professional, knowledgeable, and truly cares about the safety of their clients. They installed and maintain a state of-the-art fire suppression system in our building and provide system testing with exceptional service from start to finish. Their attention to detail and follow-up service is top-notch. I couldn't be more pleased with their work and would give them a 5-star rating without hesitation."

Frank Sisneros
Chief Engineer

“Mike always takes the time to explain in laymen’s terms“

It’s been great to work with Shield Fire Protection, Inc. I don’t have to ask for test reports they come back really quickly and clear. If I have any questions or need to understand any deficiencies, Mike always takes the time to explain in laymen’s terms. That makes my job easier explaining to my clients and increases my knowledge of fire life systems.

Marc Dolezal
Owner - General Manager

“Mike is very knowledgeable in all aspects of Fire protection“

We have been using Shield Fire Protection, Inc. since August 2020, Mike is very knowledgeable in all aspects of Fire protection and I would highly recommend him for any and all services needed.

Milton Maos
Chief Engineer