I have been in the fire service since 1974, first serving as a volunteer firefighter in Shelby County, Tennessee, and then starting with the Germantown Fire Department as a volunteer in 1977, and retiring as Germantown's fire chief in 2011. Today, I serve as the Fire Management Consultant for the University of Tennessee’s Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS).
BPS from the University of Memphis in Fire Administration (1995)
MS from Grand Canyon University in Fire Service Leadership (2004)
Executive Fire Officer Program - NFA (1987)