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NC Fire Chief Consulting Selected as North Carolina’s Fire Consulting Provider by the NCLM

Raleigh, NC


NC Fire Chief Consulting has been duly selected as the North Carolina League of Municipalities (NCLM) sole fire and rescue consultant provider.   This selection involved an in-depth vetting process and establishing an exclusive contract for service to all municipalities in North Carolina.  All NCLM member municipalities receive a significant reduction for professional services as a result of this agreement with the NCLM.  



NC Fire Chief Consulting Providing Strategic Planning to Albemarle County, Virginia

Charlottesville, VA


NC Fire Chief Consulting has been selected to provide a comprehensive strategic plan for the Albemarle County Fire Service in Virginia.  Stakeholder feedback, peer review analysis and subject matter expertise will provide county leadership with guidance for the coming years.  Chief Mike Varnell, retired Rocky Mount, NC Fire Chief and assessor for the Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE), is serving as the lead assessor on this important project. 




City of Lexington Selects NC Fire Chief Consulting for Multiple Executive Selection Processes

Lexington, NC


The City of Lexington has selected NC Fire Chief Consulting to provide intensive assessment processes for the positions of Battalion Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief.   NC Fire Chief Consulting was chosen due to a proven track record of providing comprehensive a diverse assessment processes for these key positions.  Multiple Fire Chief subject matter experts from across North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia are assisting in this process.  These processes are utilizing innovative digital methods to assess candidates during the unprecedented pandemic. 



Chief Frank Blackley selected as 2020 Alumnus of the Year by UNC-W

Wilmington, NC


NC Fire Chief Consulting Senior Consultant Frank Blackley has been selected by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington Master of Public Administration Program as the 2020 Alumnus of the Year.  Chief Blackley recently retired from the Wilmington Fire Department and is recognized across the United States for his expertise in community risk reduction.  Congratulations to Chief Blackley! 


EnviroSafe and NC Fire Chief Consulting Develop Collaborative Partnership

Burlington, NC


EnviroSafe and NC Fire Chief Consulting have articulated an agreement for all fire consulting service requests to be provided by NC Fire Chief Consulting.  This agreement enables EnviroSafe to more boldly focus on crisis management services with the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.   It represents a win-win for clients of both EnviroSafe and NC Fire Chief Consulting. 




Burlington Names NC Fire Chief Consulting to Select Assistant Water Resources Director

Burlington, NC


The City of Burlington Water Resources Department has selected NC Fire Chief Consulting to evaluate and recommend the highest performing candidate for Assistant Water Resources Director.   A comprehensive, diverse process utilizing subject matter experts from utility providers across North Carolina is engaged to evaluate and recommend a top candidate to the City of Burlington.   Steve Drew, retired Water Resources Director and Assistant City Manager for the City of Greensboro is serving as the lead assessor on the project.  



Brave Fire Leader Program Selects NC Fire Chief Consulting as Mentorship Provider

Cary, NC


The International Association of Fire Chiefs endorsed Brave Fire Leader Academy Program has selected NC Fire Chief Consulting to provide mentorship professional services to current and future Fire Chiefs across the United States.   Course participants are provided mentorship and coaching sessions following the completed course work.  NC Fire Chief Consulting has been selected due to extensive experience in leading and managing fire department coupled with extensive knowledge in human resource management.


NC Fire Chief Consulting to Provide Assistance in Selection of Key Fire Service Leaders

Chapel Hill, NC 


Developmental Associates has selected NC Fire Chief Consulting to provide highly specialized technical assistance and expertise with the selection of key fire service leaders in the following cities and capacities:

  • Town of Chapel Hill, NC – Fire Chief

  • City of Savannah, Georgia – Assistant Fire Chief

  • City of Statesville, NC – Fire Chief

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