Eric has been a firefighter since 1990. He has served in every rank from firefighter up to division chief. He is currently the Chief of Training at the Indianapolis Fire Department. He holds multiple fire and EMS certifications and has a Bachelor’s of Science from Indiana University and a degree in Fire Science from Vincennes University. Eric teaches at FDIC, Firehouse Expo, Firehouse World and other regional fire conferences. He is a contributor to Fire Engineering magazine. He travels across the U.S. teaching classes and has taught 1000's of firefighters over his career.