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Biography for Kennis L. Sigmon

Kennis is a native of Hampton Roads Virginia having attended a local high school and graduating from Old Domination University as well as obtaining masters degrees at Providence College and the Naval Postgraduate School.

His professional background includes 23 years of military service as a Captain in the Navy with a specialty in the Engineering Duty Officer field. Primary responsibilities include all shipboard fire fighting systems, training and on scene fire fighting.  Assignments included Chief Engineer on an aircraft carrier responsible for all fire fighting and chemical/biological protection for over 5,000 people during Desert Storm. Additionally he started his new career as Division President of a national petroleum services company.

Kennis has made two major contributions to national safety by inventing, developing and providing an unique one piece Chemical and Biological suits as well as a revolutionary one piece fire escape suit. The fire escape suit has a patent pending in the United States and internationally.

The chemical/biological suits are currently used by the Army, Air Force, Navy as well as State and Federal First Responders to include the Secret Service and Washington D.C. Capital Police. 

Mr. Sigmon is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Defender, LLC which holds the worldwide distributor rights to the Xscape Safe Fire Escape Kit and Suit.

The technology for the Xscape Safe product has previously only been available to the fire fighting community.

Xscape Safe is your global provider of personal fire protection equipment and clothing. Our portable Fire Suit and Smoke Hoods enable a safe evacuation during fire and smoke emergencies in your home, high rise office, high rise apartment/condo and for travel.