BC Robert Bradley (MFD,RET.)
Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer
Chief Robert Bradley is the Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Emergency Management Solutions. He has worked in the fields of Fire Fighting, Administration and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response since 1976. He had worked up through the ranks from Fire Fighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Interim Chief and Deputy Chief, and retired as a Battalion Chief for the Middletown Fire Department (Connecticut) in December 2008. He served as the Commander of the MFD Dive Rescue Team, Marine Unit and HazMat Response Teams.
He also served as the Middletown Fire Department's Emergency Operations Center representative. His certifications include: Incident Safety Officer, Confined Space, Technical Rescue, NIMS ICS, Hazmat Technician, Fire Officer I and II, CAMEO, CoBRA, Fire Service Instructor I and II. Chief Bradley served as Safety Officer for Connecticut's participation in the TOPOFF 3 exercises. He is a past Chairman of Middletown’s LEPC Emergency Planning and Response Subcommittee. He has conducted hazard analysis activities and developed Regional Emergency Planning databases. He is a former Chief Instructor of Hazardous Materials and CAMEO for the Connecticut Fire Academy.
He is a nationally certified Fire Service Instructor and a NOAA/EPA certified instructor for CAMEO™ and ALOHA™ and has conducted training across the United States and US Territories. Chief Bradley is a Senior Instructor for the National Center for Biomedical Research and Training with Louisiana State University providing expertise in CAMEO and Emergency Response Training. He also served as an Adjunct Instructor for Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, providing expertise in Critical Infrastructure Protection and Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment.
He provides emergency response and emergency management training and consulting in areas such as HazMat and firefighting services to responders in government and industry. In 2017, Chief Bradley received the coveted Hot Zone Hazardous Materials Conference “In the Zone” Award. Chief Bradley was involved in a wide array of projects including service as the Deputy Project Manager for the Harris County (Texas) Multi-Agency Gap Analysis. He is an active member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. Chief Bradley has an AS Degree in Fire Technology and Administration from Hartford State Technical College in 1985. He is finishing his BS Degree in Public Safety Administration at Charter Oak University.