John Madden CEO & Founder
CEO and a 43 year veteran of the Fire Service and 20 years as a San Luis Obispo Fire Investigator. John developed what is known today as the world renowned “Forensic Fire Death Investigation Course” in 2008.
Our Executive Staff
Dr. Elayne Pope Chief of Training
Forensic Anthropologist and the Autopsy Supervisor at the Tidewater Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Norfolk, Virginia.
Barb Kessel Chief Financial Officer
comes from an agricultural background, working for wholesale nurseries in sales and accounting
Dr. Robert Kimsey Secretary
Director of Forensic Sciences and Instructor for the San Luis Obispo Fire Investigation Strike Team, Inc.
Stuart MacDonaldCheif of Administration
Scott HallChief of Safety
Dennis Byrnes Chief of Logistics
Jeremy Davis Board of Directors Chairman
Vice President and Director of Training for “Fire Investigation Industries.” sits on the “California Conference of Arson Investigators” Executive Board.
Mike Whitney Board of Directors-Member
Placer County Sheriffs Dept. 30years (retired) Placer County Sheriff/Coroner/Marshal Placer County Volunteer Fire Captain 18 yrs (retired).
Jeremy Kosick Board of Directors-Member
20 Years Fire Service Experince- Fire Marshal & Lead Fire Investigator for California City Fire
We are dedicated to our students
Our commitment to training fire investigators makes us unique in the industry.