The deputy chief of operations (ret.) for the Trenton (NJ) Department of Fire and Emergency Services. He was the keynote speaker at FDIC 2008 and participates as a hands-on instructor and a lecturer for FDIC International. He served as the deputy coordinator in the Office of Emergency Management responsible for operations of all city resources. He has held the positions of incident commander, operations section chief, and planning section chief for a Type 4 Incident Management Team for Trenton.