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Meet Newest Members of the Team!


IDEX Fire & Safety introduces four new District Sales Managers. Their jobs are to help you grow your business through the promotion and education of Akron Brass, Class 1, Hale and Weldon products. With their vast experience and fire industry knowledge, we are confident they will prove to be valuable business partners.

Lazaro Martinez, who resides in California, is responsible for managing the California, Hawaii and Nevada regions. Lazaro brings to the team more than 24 years of sales and service experience, focused on equipment solutions within the fire industry. Contact Lazaro at 916-765-8208 or by email at

Tristan Wertman is the District Sales Manager for Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Tristan has extensive experience as a firefighter, volunteering with the Warrior Run Area Fire Department for the past 13 years, and selling products and services within the fire industry for the last seven years. We look forward to having Tristan on the team. Please feel free to contact him and at 330-264-5678 or email him at

John Martens manages the Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma region. John brings to us his experience and knowledge from six years as a career firefighter for the Manhattan Kansas Fire Department and the Sedgwick County Fire Departments. John previously was an entrepreneur developing a consulting company that integrated and marketed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems and services for the public safety market. Contact John at 330-264-5678 or by email at

Lastly, meet Ken Ezell. He manages the Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee region. Ken has over 29 years of technical sales and service experience selling fire apparatus and working at American Godiva when first starting out in his career. Contact Ken at 330-601-3240 or email him at

Please welcome these new members to the team and look for them to further enhance your selling and educational efforts of IDEX Fire & Safety water flow solutions.

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