JOHN MAXWELL TEAM CERTIFIED COACH, SPEAKER, AND TRAINER, AUTHOR
Rick Davis is the founder of Fire Officer Leadership Academy and a certified member of the John Maxwell Team. Rick is a retired battalion chief from the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority (LFRA) in Colorado. He is also the author of The Furnace of Leadership Development. He worked as a firefighter for thirty-seven years and with LFRA for over twenty-nine years. During his time with LFRA, Rick served as a shift commander and training chief. He led several programs including the hazardous materials team, wildland firefighting program, and recruiting program. Rick is a veteran of both the United States Air Force and the United States Marine Corps.
Over the course of his career, Rick has spoken about and taught leadership and decision-making to fire service, industry, and church groups. He wrote two research papers on situational awareness and tactical decision-making under stress, and holds a B.S. in Business Administration, an M.S. in Executive Fire Service Leadership, and is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program.
Originally from New Jersey, he lives in Loveland, Colorado with his wife and their dog, Java. Rick is a student of leadership and military history, and he finds studying the Gettysburg Campaign of 1863 of great interest. To learn more about Fire Officer Leadership Academy and the services Rick offers, please contact him at [email protected]