Co-founders Mike Allen, Rick Biafora and David Biafora created Accelerated Fire and Security as a sister company of Accelerated Construction Services to fill a void in Morgantown, Bridgeport, Clarksburg, Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas, for a reliable, customer- responsive security and fire alarm provider.

At Accelerated Fire and Security, customer service is at our core. We pride ourselves on our commitment to return every single customer call, and our focus on organization and quick response time makes the customer experiences we provide like no other in North Central West Virginia, Pennsylvania and beyond. On top of that, our clients always find top-notch products from the most trusted brands in our consistently growing inventory.

Our staff includes a team of professionals each with a personal commitment to customer service and producing results. Our licensed technicians have years of combined experience in security and fire alarm services. Accelerated Fire and Security offers commercial security systems, fire alarm, access control and camera systems to numerous businesses and properties in North Central West Virginia, Pennsylvania and the surrounding region.




A graduate of the California University of Pennsylvania, Michael Allen has spent his career building properties nationwide. Allen’s experience with construction in the state of West Virginia has been an integral part of the current real estate surge in the Morgantown area.

Allen’s connections to Morgantown-area construction has allowed him to develop close partnerships with contractors and builders throughout the region, and he uses these close working relationships to develop new properties in the most efficient, cost-effective and timely fashion.

Michael Allen currently serves as a Managing Member of Accelerated Fire and Security and Accelerated Construction Services, helping projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic, from ACS’ home in Morgantown, West Virginia, to Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New York.



In addition to his duties with Accelerated Construction Services, Richard Biafora is a Co-Founder of Accelerated Fire and Security and co-managing partner of Morgantown-based Metro Property Management, which oversees the operations of more than 2,500 apartment and townhouse units, and multiple Commercial and Industrial Developments in the state of West Virginia.

Richard oversees the property management and office operation for Metro and, working alongside his brother David, has become one of the most successful property developers in the state of West Virginia and its surrounding regions. Richard believes in three key principles: smart money management, solid construction techniques, and meticulous attention to maintenance. Through his dedication, Metro Property management has branched out into varied industries, from shopping centers to restaurants to car dealerships.



David Biafora is a Founder of Accelerated Fire and Security and a co-managing member of on-site land and construction development for Metro Property Services, a Morgantown, West Virginia based company specializing in all areas of real estate management. As a member of Accelerated’s team, David, along with his brother, holds a pivotal role in the construction and completion of each Accelerated project.

David’s decades of experience and his intimate knowledge of Morgantown and the development of properties in the surrounding region make him and incredible asset in his role at Accelerated Construction Services.



Buddy joined Accelerated Fire and Security with over 12 years of sales, design and operations experience in the alarm industry. As Senior Operations Manager, Buddy coordinates the daily operations of Accelerated Fire and Security and oversees many aspects of sales and design. Buddy has experience in designing and project management for Metro Properties and for 90% of properties in White Oaks.

Buddy also has handled several large manufacturing facilities in Morgantown. As Senior Operations Manager, Buddy enjoys working with customers to meet their needs.


Michael Allen
Managing Member

Buddy Smith
Senior Operations Manager

Rick Biafora

Dave Biafora

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