Cody started his Fire Service career in 1995 at a small combination department, then was hired by the FDNY, working on Ladder 119 in Brooklyn. He became a member of the special operations command (SOC), assigned to Squad 1 in Brooklyn.
He is the founder of the training group Brothers In Battle, LLC and the Firemanship Conference Portland. He now works for Portland Fire & Rescue, assigned to Engine 31. He has instructed numerous subjects at his departments training academy, as well as at the company, battalion and department-wide levels and has taught with Brothers In Battle both nationally and internationally!
He is also a founding member of the First Whip Fools and a member of the non profit organization Sons Of The Flag! He is happily married to his wife of 17 years and has two beautiful daughters!