PPSI's Representatives

Preservation & Protection Systems, Inc., (PPSI) was founded in the summer of 1985 by Marty Fischer and Steve Gordon with the goal of providing professional sales representation to quality manufacturers.

PPSI's long history of bringing advanced technologies and products to market is a testament to our representative's passion for the architectural industry. We pride ourselves in providing quality solutions for project specific complexities in your building envelope systems. As independent reps, we focus on the entire assembly rather than just single components. This allows us to provide recommendations based on overall performance, encouraging architects to building sustainable and efficient buildings that meet code. Having represented quality manufacturers for over 30 years, PPSI has been involved with most of the high-profile projects in the region including the National Museum of the American Indian, The Pentagon, Dulles and Reagan Airports, and all of the major sports stadiums.

Marty Fischer

Marty Fischer founded PPSI in 1985 and has more than 30 years of experience in running a successful manufacturer’s rep agency. He graduated from Columbia University in 1978 with a BA in Economics and went to work for WR Grace selling waterproofing and roofing. Since founding the business, Marty has honed his focus on wall assembly systems and specialty interior finishes. He has been married to his wife, Anne, for 35 years and is the proud father of Bethany, Brycen and Kallie. Marty enjoys swimming and loves Ocean City, MD in the summer. While not as buff as he was in his linebacker days at Calvert Hall, he is surely still good shark bait!


Brian Baker

Brian Baker is one of the Principals of Preservation & Protection Systems, Inc. He brings over 20 years of industry experience with a focus on expansion joints, building envelope and restoration systems. Brian’s career began in 1993 when he started a 4 year internship, at Pecora Corporation while earning a BSBA in Finance from Shippensburg University. He later went on to earn an MBA from Temple University. “Finish Strong” is a mantra that Brian learned from his days of playing competitive basketball growing up, which he puts into practice every day at PPSI. In his free time. Brian enjoys spending time with his wife, Leah and two children, Adyson and Chace. They are all Minnesota Twins fans and love visiting Target Field any chance they can get.


Steve Gordon

Steve joined PPSI as a partner in in 1987, Steve brings 44 years of experience in technical product representation of building materials. He is a proud member of Northeastern University’s Class of ’72 and graduated with a BS in Business. Steve has a broad base of knowledge of the architecture and construction industry but specializes in the building envelope, waterproofing, green roofs, expansion joints, pavers and insulation. Steve is a dedicated Red Sox fan and when not giving his Baltimore-born coworkers a hard time about the Orioles, he enjoys golfing and spending time with his wife, Janice, their two grown children and their growing families.


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Bethany Fischer

Bethany has been an architectural rep with PPSI since 2009. She handles the interior finish package and specializes in terrazzo, quartz and other specialty finishes. Bethany is a proud alumna of the University of Maryland, College Park. In her free time, she enjoys running, reading her favorite interior design blogs and spending time with her family and friends.


Brycen Fischer

Brycen Fischer entered the business in 2011 after graduating from Elon University. He spent 6 months in Chicago training with Terrazzo & Marble Supply Companies before returning back to Maryland. During his time there, he was able to see the manufacturing side of the business first hand and worked closely with the product. Brycen is passionate about great design, marketing, and photography. He currently spends his free time trying to figure out how to play golf. When Brycen is not playing sports, he is usually spending time with his wife, Jennifer.


Brian Jones

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Stephanie Smitheman

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