Ron is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) and holds other certifications in NFPA, ICC and NICET. He also has a Master’s Degree in Emergency Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection Technology. Ron serves as a member of the Technical Exam Committee for ICC and NICET and teaches for NFPA. Prior to joining RPA, Ron worked as a Senior Consultant which included review of fire life safety strategy and designs for risk mitigation of the existing healthcare and non-healthcare facilities of Hamad Medical Corporation in Qatar, along with providing education and training to their employees. In addition, he was a Senior Fire Protection Consultant in Muscat, Oman and provided technical expertise, risk audits, code consulting, testing/commissioning, emergency response planning, third-party plan review services for all type of occupancies including Healthcare. Ron also has over 25 years as a firefighter, fire inspector and Fire Marshal, where he conducted inspections on all type of occupancies, fire and non-structural building plan review and commissioning of fixed fire protection systems.
RPA, a JENSEN HUGHES company, is a team of fire, code compliance and emergency management experts, providing specialized technology and professional services to healthcare facilities throughout the United States and Canada. Since 1976, we have provided unparalleled service to thousands of healthcare facilities (more than 1,300 current clients) and train more than 200,000 healthcare leaders and staff on an annual basis.