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CertaSite growth continues with latest hires

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – CertaSite, a commercial fire protection and life safety company, has added three new employees to its Indianapolis, Indiana-based headquarters.  

Yahzmine Clayton is the new digital marketing manager at CertaSite, where she is responsible for creating a digitally cohesive customer experience while driving demand. Most recently, she served as the manager of marketing at Vyne Dental, where she led digital marketing efforts through technical expertise, marketing operations and analytics. Prior to Vyne Dental, Yahzmine held a variety of marketing roles in tech/software, theater, and nonprofit organizations 

Yahzmine earned her undergraduate degree from Indiana State University and is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration from Butler University 

Ashley Mattox is the marketing communications manager at CertaSite where she will continue to elevate CertaSite's brand recognition and awareness. Previously, Ashley was the marketing manager at Vanguard Protex Global in Oldsmar, Florida, where she spearheaded the marketing and communications department. Prior to Vanguard Protex Global, Ashley held marketing and public relations roles at Perma-Liner Industries and Ultimate Medical Academy in the Tampa Bay area, along with MainstreetFlaherty & Collins Properties, and INDYCAR in Indiana.  

Ashley earned her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.  

Stephanie Smith is the learning and development manager at CertaSite where she will continue to build upon CertaSite's training academy and learning advancement platforms for all associates. Most recently, she served as the client implementation manager for Lessonly, where she focused on technology learning planforms for Enterprise level accounts. This included technical setup, product enablement and project management. Prior to joining Lessonly, Stephanie was the Liberty Management System Consultant for Liberty Mutual Insurance and held various roles at Rolls-Royce. 

Stephanie completed a Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt and holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.  

“I’m so excited for these three professionals to join our CertaSite team,” said Jeff Wyatt, CEO of CertaSite. “I know their skill sets and passion for this industry will continue to bring a meaningful impact to our customers, so they know we’re the most dependable in the industry.  

To continue to provide its customers the most dependable and simplified life safety service on the planet, CertaSite's internal growth is steady. In the first quarter of 2021, CertaSite has welcomed 40 new employees, including 31 life safety technicians with additional roles in accounting, sales and engineering.   

The company goes beyond compliance to provide the highest levels of customer service, responsiveness, building safety and code compliance to customers across the country. With a customer-focused approach, CertaSite emphasizes partnerships and professionalism while providing customers a simplified and dependable solution to managing all of the fire protection and life safety systems. 

CertaSite already has acquired 11 fire protection and life safety companies and is actively engaged in bringing new businesses under the CertaSite umbrella. To date, the CertaSite family includes: ABC Fire Extinguisher Co. (Youngstown, Ohio); Advanced Fire, a CertaSite Company (Pennsylvania); Approved Protection Systems (Michigan); Approved Safety and Security (South Bend, Indiana); Company One Suppression (Illinois and Iowa); County Fire Protection (Ohio); Erlich Fire Protection (Michigan); Field’s Fire Protection (Michigan); Great Lakes Fire & Safety Equipment (Michigan); Spears Fire & Safety (Michigan); and Starfire Systems and Starfire Suppression Equipment (Wisconsin). 


About CertaSite 

CertaSite is a commercial fire protection and life safety company founded in 2018. We take a new approach to fire and life safety, going beyond compliance to give our clients an unmatched level of customer service and tech-based control over their fire and life safety systems. Our team of experts serves 16 locations. CertaSite is headquartered in Indianapolis. Visit for more information.

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