Firefighter & Paramedic Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Paramedic, Emergency Medical Services, EMS, Fire Department EMS Operations, Ambulance, MBA, Experienced, Published, Author, Instructor,Gun Shot Emergency Care, EMT


San Diego State University
Master of Business Administration, Finance

California State University, Long Beach
Bachelor of Science, Public Safety Management – Occupational Studies

Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania
Paramedic Program, DOT Revised Curriculum Pilot Program Licensures / Certifications:

  • California Licensed Paramedic
  • Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification
  • Firefighter I & II, Fire Officer, California State Fire Marshal
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700 & 800
  • L-280 Leadership Training
  • Crew Boss, Engine Boss, Safety Officer
  • Confined Space Rescue Technician
  • Rescue Systems 1 and Low Angle Rope Rescue Operations


Heartland Fire Rescue (and predecessor agency) 2002 – 2007, 2011- Present Fire Captain

2015 Firefighter of the Year, El Cajon Masonic Lodge

Electronic Patient Care Reporting (ePCR) Deployment Coordinator Creator / Coordinator of Public Access Defibrillation Program EMS Coordinator of Firefighter Reserve Program
ISO PPC Score Improvement Committee

Coordinated department wide plan to improve on prior ISO PPC score in an effort to improve scoring for agency.

Standards of Coverage / Department Accreditation Team

Responsible for preparation of Standards of Coverage analysis of department. Document serves as a retrospective analysis of department coverage and response capabilities. Includes data analysis, regulatory compliance and interaction with other team members and management.

Grant Funding Management

Responsible for completing grant RFPs, capital budgeting and program management for both public and private grant funding opportunities.

Commercial Medical Escorts, Inc. 2012-
Flight Paramedic (per diem)

Provider of emergency medical care on domestic and international commercial flights for ill/injured patients.

Emergency Medical Care Committee, County of San Diego

2012-2014 Appointed Representative

Countywide EMS task force that operates under the guidance of county medical director. Appointed by San Diego County Board of Supervisors via nomination from San Diego County Paramedic Association

Aeromedevac 2010-11
Flight Paramedic (per diem)

Provider of emergency medical care on fixed wing air ambulance.

MarketPointe Realty Advisors 2007- 2011

Asset strategy guidance, financial and budget creation and data analysis

Via various assignments, short and long term long term capital forecasting, budget analysis and financial analysis. Statistical review, discounted cash flow modeling and variance analysis.

Portfolio management, analysis and forecasting for high net worth individuals and standard investment vehicles.

Feasibility study / litigation support preparation and ancillary presentation production

Examples of work completed include: an age restricted apartment feasibility study in Phoenix, an economic analysis of the Las Vegas economy, creation of asset management strategy for a privately owned $100 million commercial property portfolio in San Diego & Riverside Counties, and frequent litigation support for real estate related cases.

Economic trend analysis

Involved in the creation of frequent economic papers relating to regional housing supply and sales data, in addition to macroeconomic research papers.

Works include: An academic style review of the cyclicality of individual state economies based on a multivariate regression analysis, and an article for the San Diego County Apartment Association analyzing the current state of multi family REITs as they pertain to the California real estate investment market.

American Medical Response 1998 – 2002
Las Vegas, NV & San Francisco Region, CA

Paramedic in busy, urban 911 systems providing prehospital care to diverse populations. Additionally, trained and certified in Emergency Medical Dispatch and involved with System Status Committee.

Foxwall EMS 1997
Volunteer EMT
Fox Chapel, PA

Part time, EMT for Suburban Pittsburgh ambulance service during paramedic school.


Elected treasurer of El Cajon Firefighters’ Association

Guest Speaker, San Diego State University Graduate Business Program

Supervisory Audit Committee Member, El Cajon Federal Credit Union

Instrument Rated Private Pilot


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