- Departments:Fire Department
- Title:Assistant Chief/Fire Marshall
- Phone:(256) 891-8234
I began my fire service career as a volunteer firefighter/Paramedic with the Altoona Department of Public Safety in 1995. Over the years I have worked for multiple Fire Departments, Ambulance Services, and Aeromedical Services. I have obtained the following degrees/certificates; an A.A.S from Gadsden State Community College in Emergency Medical Service, 20 Fire related certificates from the Alabama Fire college, 2 fire related certificates from the University of Alabama - Birmingham, and Critical care Paramedic from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. I also hold Instructor status in the following; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, International Trauma Life Support and Multiple Fire Certification classes.
I've been married to Kristi Hendenson (Beam) for 18 years. W have two sons Jacob (deceased) and Brady age 15. While not at work, I enjoy playing golf, fishing watching Brady play baseball, and spend time with my family.