Our Staff

Larry Barlow



Larry Barlow is a seasoned Life Safety Consultant with over four decades of experience in the healthcare industry. He is currently the owner and operator of Life Safety Express, a Gallatin, Tennessee-based consultancy established in November 2019.

Throughout his career, Larry has demonstrated a strong commitment to ensuring regulatory compliance and life safety in healthcare facilities. His expertise and experience make him an invaluable asset to organizations seeking to improve their life safety measures.

Matt Barlow

Project Manager


Matt Barlow has worked in the tech industry for nearly 30 years. He has helped to start and run very complex business models in the tech industry during the course of his career. Mainly focusing on processes and procedures for implementation of Life Safety policies and procedures, he is here to help with your tech questions.

Lucas Noblitt




Terrell Maddox



Terrell Maddox is a skilled Director of Plant Engineering with over 20 years of experience managing complex infrastructure projects to successful completion. He is known for his ability to overcome project challenges and financial constraints while exceeding design, quality, timeline, and budget expectations. Terrell’s expertise includes project management, mechanical engineering, and physics. He is also proficient in technical tools such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and MS Project. He holds several certifications, including a Six Sigma Green Belt in Process Engineering.


Ruth Preast



A highly trained Designer with 10+ yrs exp in tech, healthcare & residential design. Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe suite, SketchUp & more. Trained in ADA, HIPAA & building codes. NFPA certified. Creating regulatory compliance & life safety drawings. Separator. “Designing with purpose and passion!”