• Fire Chief of La Verne, California for 12 years

  • Under budget for 12 consecutive years

  • Generated $15M in new revenue, over $10M net

  • Planned, organized and project managed the construction of a new fire station in La Verne

  • FD ISO rating improved from a Class 5 to a Class 3

  • Never had a personnel grievance

  • Fire Department is over 40% self subsidy for the last 7 years

  • Developed Community Facilities District to provide funding for personnel and equipment as future development occurs

  • Discretionary Contingency fund accounts set aside

  • Added 3 Engineer/PM positions

  • Training hours doubled

  • Added a Medical Director and Nurse Educator

  • Purchased 3 new fire engines

  • Purchased 3 medium duty "state of the art ambulances"

  • State certified fire officer and chief officer

  • Certificate in Finance and Strategic Planning, National Fire Academy

  • Hazardous Materials Technician, SA College

  • Married for 30 years, two children

  • Grateful to have the privilege to work with such competent, caring people for 25+ years in the fire service