Division Chief at Orange County Fire Authority
Mike has been a firefighter for over 30 years in Orange County, California holding the positions of Paramedic, Fire Captain, Wellness & Fitness Coordinator, Fire Academy Coordinator and Battalion Chief and currently Division Chief. He is also NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), NWCG Safety Officer, USAW Performance Coach and an ACE Certified Peer Fitness Trainer.
As Founder/CEO of “FMS Health and Safety”, Mike’s expertise in risk management, injury prevention measurement, leadership and team building help facilitate a measurable, return-on-investment for clients. He has compiled extensive research, data collection, and analysis of work-place injury and worker’s compensation trends. While researching the latest technology in sports science and human movement, Mike developed and implemented process improvements related to health and safety training, specifically using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS™) as a foundational starting point. The FMS HS program can be used in the everyday workplace to identify high-risk individuals and processes to reduce individual risk of illness or injury, which could save corporations across America millions of dollars.
Mike’s leadership and research within the fire service and in physical fitness, along with working with corporations, fire departments, US military and police departments, bring powerful results using proven movement-based solutions to reduce the risk of illness, injury, and worker’s compensation costs. Mike has a passion for keeping workplaces across America healthy.