Jeff served over 38 years as a career firefighter. He retired from the Cleveland (OH) Fire Dept in 2011. He served as a division chief for a short time with the city of North Myrtle Beach, S.C. fire-rescue dept. He has also served a volunteer firefighter.
Jeff is an Ohio certified fire instructor and worked as a Field Training Officer (FTO) for the Ohio Fire Academy for 24 years. He teaches Engine Co.Operations and firefighting strategies and tactics across the country.
He has been a classroom presenter and a hands on training instructor for FDIC and FIREHOUSE conferences. He holds a degree in Fire Technology and attended the University of Cincinnati Fire Protection Engineering program.