Brian Wade, CFO

Brian Wade, CFO

Fire Chief

Experience:
- Chief, 2010-Present
- Assistant Chief, 2002-2010
- Battalion Chief, 2000-2002
- Captain, 1999-2000
- NLFR Firefighter since 1996
- NLFR Jr. Firefighter from 1991-1996

Education:
- BS Fire Science w/ concentration in Fire Service Management
- AAS Fire Protection Technology

Certifications:
- NC FF II
- NC DO Pumps/Aerials
- NC Haz-Mat Tech
- TR VR/Ropes/Trench/Confined Space/Wilderness/Agriculture
- NC Level 3 Fire Instructor
- NC Level 1 Fire Inspector
- NC Certified Fire Investigator
- NC Fire Officer 3
- NC EMT Basic
- NC Breathing Equipment School
- NC High Angle School
- NC Thermal Imaging School
- NC Advanced Firefighter Certificate, 2008

Awards:
- International Association of Fire Chiefs Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year, 2017
- Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year, 2016
- NC Association of Fire Chiefs Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year, 2016
- NLFR Leadership & Guidance Award, 2015
- NLFR Leadership and Guidance Award, 2007
- NLFR Firefighter of the Year, 2001, 2002 and 2008
- NLFR Chief’s Award, 2000
- NLFR President’s Award, 2000

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew
- Hurricane Floyd
- 9/11
- West Pharmaceutical Company

Tyler Moore

Tyler Moore

Deputy Chief

Experience:
- Deputy Chief, 2012-Present
- Assistant Chief, 2010-2012
- Battalion Chief, 2009-2010
- Captain, 2008-2009
- NLFR Firefighter since 2006
- NLFR Jr. Firefighter from 2002-2006

Education:
- AAS Fire Protection Technology

Certifications:
- NC FF II
- NC DO Pumps/Aerials
- NC Haz-Mat Tech
- TR VR/Ropes/Trench/Confined Space/Wilderness/Agriculture/Structural Collapse
- NC Level 3 Fire Instructor
- NC Level 1 Fire Inspector
- NC Certified Fire Investigator Tech
- NC Fire Officer 2
- NC EMT Basic
- NC Breathing Equipment School
- NC High Angle School
- NC Thermal Imaging School

Awards:
- NLFR Firefighter of the Year, 2006 and 2008
- NLFR Engineer of the Year, 2012

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew

Lynn Wiley

Lynn Wiley

Assistant Chief

Experience:
- Assistant Chief, 2012-Present
- Battalion Chief, 2010-2012
- Captain, 2007-2010
- NLFR Firefighter since 2003
- NLFR Jr. Firefighter from 1997-2003

Certifications:
- NC FF II
- NC DO Pumps/Aerials
- TR VR/Ropes/Agriculture
- NC Level 1 Fire Instructor

Awards:
- NLFR Firefighter of the Year, 2005 and 2008
- NLFR Chief’s Award, 2008

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew
- Hurricane Floyd
- 9/11
- West Pharmaceutical

Danny Smith, Jr.

Assistant Chief

Experience:
- Assistant Chief, 2014-Present
- Captain, 2009-2013
- NLFR Firefighter since 2002
- NLFR Jr. Firefighter from 1997-2001

Certifications:
- NC FF II

Awards:
- NLFR Engineer of the Year, 2003
- NLFR Medical Responder Award, 2009

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew
- Hurricane Floyd
- 9/11
- West Pharmaceutical

Steven Miller

Captain

Experience:
- Captain, 2010-Present
- NLFR Firefighter since 2007

Certifications:
- NC FF II
- TR VR/Ropes/Confined Space/Wilderness/Agriculture
- NC Rapid Intervention School
- NC Thermal Imaging School

Awards:
- NLFR Engineer of the Year, 2008 & 2013
- NLFR Firefighter of the Year, 2013
- NLFR Training Award, 2011

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew
- Hurricane Floyd
- 9/11

Brandon Ward

Captain

Experience:
- Captain, 2016-Present
- NLFR Firefighter 2014-Present

Education:
- AAS General Military Studies

Certifications:
- NC FF II
- TR VR/Ropes/Structural Collapse/Agriculture
- NC Certified Fire Investigator Tech
- NC Rapid Intervention School
- NC Thermal Imaging School

Awards:
- NLFR Aaron "Broom" Wade Training Award, 2015
- NLFR Firefighter of the Year, 2015

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew
- 9/11
- Military Service Ribbon

Mike Muskus

Captain

Experience:
- Captain, 2008-Present
- NLFR Firefighter since 2006
- NLFR Board Member 2007-2014

Education:
- JD

Certifications:
- NC FF II
- TR VR/Ropes/Confined Space/Wilderness
- NC Level 1 Fire Instructor
- NC Fire Officer 1
- NC Medical Responder
- NC High Angle School

Awards:
- NLFR Award of Valor, 2016
- NLFR Chief’s Award, 2007, 2008, 2009
- NLFR Rookie of the Year, 2007
- NLFR Medical Responder Award, 2008

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew

Aaron Kite

Captain

Experience:
- Captain, 2016-Present
- NLFR Firefighter, 2012-Present
- NLFR Jr. Firefighter, 2010-2012

Education:
- AAS Fire Protection Technology

Certifications:
- NC FF II
- NC EMT Basic

Awards:
- NLFR Medical Responder of the Year, 2014 and 2015
- NLFR Rookie of the Year, 2012

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew

Jordan Manning

Captain

Experience:
- Captain, 2017-Present
- NLFR Firefighter since 2014

Certifications:
- NC FF II

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew

Chris Decker

Chris Decker

Public Information Officer

Experience:
- Captain, 2017-Present
- Member At Large, 2014-Present
- Public Information Officer, 2013-Present
- NLFR Firefighter, 2000-2006, 2012-Present
- NLFR Jr. Firefighter from 1999-2000

Education:
- BS Information Technologies
- AAS Information Systems

Certifications:
- NC FF II

Awards:
- NLFR President’s Award, 2015
- NLFR Chief’s Award, 2014

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew
- Hurricane Floyd
- 9/11
- West Pharmaceutical Company

Franklin Floyd

Franklin Floyd

Safety Officer

Experience:
- Treasurer, 2012-Present
- Safety Officer, 2012-Present
- Battalion Chief, 2008-2012
- Captain, 2005-2008
- NLFR Firefighter since 2001
- NLFR Jr. Firefighter from 1999-2001

Education:
- Masters of Business Administration
- BS Economics

Certifications:
- NC FF II
- NC DO Pumps
- NC EMT Basic

Awards:
- NLFR Engineer of the Year, 2015
- NLFR Leadership & Guidance Award, 2008
- NLFR Chief’s Award, 2008 and 2012
- NLFR Jr. Firefighter of the Year, 1999

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew
- Hurricane Floyd
- 9/11
- West Pharmaceutical Company

Gray Wiley

Safety Officer

Experience:
- Safety Officer, 2013-Present
- Assistant Chief, 2001-2002
- Battalion Chief, 1999-2001
- Captain, 1995-1999
- NLFR Firefighter since 1985

Certifications:
- NC FF II

Awards:
- NLFR Firefighter of the Year, 1993

Unit Citations:
- Hurricane Matthew
- Hurricane Floyd
- 9/11
- West Pharmaceutical Company