While growing up on a farm in rural Alabama, Wayne developed a lasting strong work ethic.
In 1978, he started Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers. Wayne Gey’s philosophy of doing every job the right way and always having pride in your work has become a credo at Wayne Automatic. He built the company from within by rewarding employees for hard work through shared profits and earnings.
His integrity and passion for the industry has never waned. Wayne is the past chairman of the board of the National Fire Sprinkler Association. He is a past-President of the Florida Fire Sprinkler Association, and has served on the Board of Directors since 1978.