Rudy Ruiz

Perrysburg City Fire Department

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Perrysburg City Fire Department
Silver Member
Silver Most Valuable Member


Fire Chief with over 24 years of diversified prevention and suppression experience who thrives on community involvement. I have experience in coaching firefighter and fire officer leadership development, planning and organizing adult fire safety education, and evaluating fire service risk reduction programs based on research. I have knowledge in public budgeting and grant procurement with a history of earning over $4 million dollars for multiple fire departments. I am a visionary leader that encourages teamwork and passion for the fire service.

• Organizational research
• Evaluating fire service programs’ worth
• Community threat & risk assessment
• Strategic planning
• Assistance to Firefighters’ Grant author, editor, and Peer Reviewer
• Collective bargaining negotiations
• Fire Service Training Program course designer
• Speak fluent Spanish