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Liam Knott
Reliance Fire Protection

Liam Knott is the president of Reliance Fire Protection. His responsibilities include strategic planning, business development, risk management, customer relations, personnel and leadership development, and business improvement initiatives. Knott is a graduate of the Stony Brook University with a B.A. in American History.

Knott joined Reliance in July 2012 after he served as vice president for Industrial Contractors Inc. (ICI), a sister company in Bismarck, N.D. His responsibilities included management of the industrial maintenance agreements with Basin Electric and Great River Energy, oversight of risk management, IT, marketing, and administrative staff. Knott started with ICI in 2009 as a project manager for the $23 million DryFining major mechanical installation at Coal Creek Station.

Knott became part of these two great companies after he completed a Leader Development rotational program at APi Group Inc. in 2008. Prior to joining the APi Group family, Knott served five years as an officer in the United States Army and was deployed twice as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.