Our team has over 100 years of industry experience. We'll assess your skill match, get you trained up, and help you stay the course. We have the networks to place you in front of hiring managers, and if you're motivated, we promise to be a tireless advocate on your behalf.
COMMITTED TO YOUR SUCCESS
FOUNDER, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Chief Minor began his career with the Atlanta Fire Department in 1973. He rose to Fire Chief, and during his command, Chief Minor was highly regarded for his executive leadership ability in one of the nation’s busiest fire departments.
CO-FOUNDER, VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE
Chief Harris is a retired veteran of the United States Air Force. He served in fire protection for 32 years, including positions of Chief of Technical Services at Dobbins Air Force Reserve Base and Fire Chief at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.
VICE PRESIDENT OF TRAINING
Chief Maffett joined the Columbia, South Carolina Fire Department in 1972. Over the next twenty-five years he rose to the rank of Deputy Fire Chief before finishing his career in 2011 with the Town of Stratford, Connecticut Fire Department.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our board of directors oversees all the organization's efforts. The board meets regularly to ensure that our mission and strategy are aligned to efficiently meet our performance, governance and fundraising goals.
KATELYN MCGARY SHIPPER, PHD
Katelyn most recently worked in marketing analytics for American Express in NYC. She has a PhD in molecular biophysics.
Roderick is the Fire Chief for Manchester Fire Rescue. He served in the United States Navy.
SCOTT MANSON, CPA, JD
Scott is an independent financial and legal consultant. Scott has a juris doctorate and is a certified public accountant.
Wellington is Director of Research and Innovation for Troops To Firefighters Inc.
Katrina is Program Coordinator for the Douglas County Task Force on Family Violence.
Andrew is the Fire Chief of Fire & Emergency Services for McCrady Training Center at the South Carolina National Guard. He is a retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force.