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FireInfoSys manages a network of fire chiefs, fire investigators and technology
professionals across the Country that provide expert consulting to local agencies.
Richard Guerin, Founder & President
Rich Guerin is the President and founder of Fire Information Systems. Rich has extensive
experience developing and aggregating numerous disparate data systems to create
highly successful business products. In 1998, Rich proposed to CARFAX they include
accident information in their Vehicle History Report product. He initiated and directed
the development of the first nationwide accident report data repository. As a result,
CARFAX earned substantial market share that generated a multi-million dollar business
impact. As data acquisition and business development manager for 13 years, Rich
continued to pioneer new data models and create product enhancements for CARFAX.
Prior to CARFAX, Rich was Director of the New York Crash Outcome Data Evaluation
System (CODES) for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The CODES
project represents the first time that occupant-specific medical outcome and cost
data for all occupants involved in motor vehicle crashes were combined in the United
States. This information was used to generate a motor vehicle occupant safety study
that was presented to the United States Congress in 1996.
Rich also served as Associate Director of the New York State Emergency Medical Services
Bureau for 12 years. At NYS EMS he directed the statewide training / certification,
continuing education, EMS data and research systems. With his passion for firefighting
and research, Rich formed Guerin Associates in 1992. Rich acquired nearly $1 million
in competitive grants monies for public safety organizations and developed several
new technology systems for the fire and emergency medical markets.
Richard Guerin has practiced in the field of firefighting and emergency medical
services for over thirty five years and has received numerous commendations for
his leadership achievements and lifesaving actions, including the Firefighter Medal
of Valor. Rich is a prolific researcher, author, entrepreneur and popular speaker
who lectures internationally on stolen vehicles, vehicle crimes, fraud investigations,
traffic safety, emergency services and firefighting. Rich resides in beautiful Saratoga
County, New York where he continues to serve his community as a volunteer firefighter.
Rich is a member of:
- International Association of Fire Chiefs
- International Association of Chiefs of Police
- International Association of Auto Theft Investigators
- Association of Transportation Safety Data Professionals
William Guerin, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer
William Guerin brings more than 25 years of experience in product management and
development to his role as CTO. In this capacity, William oversees the Fire Information
Systems’ requirements, product architecture and development, data mining, and team
Prior to joining Fire Information Systems, William worked for Fortune 500 companies,
including Microsoft and America Online, numerous high-tech startups serving in roles
from VP Product Development / Co-Founder to Principal Software Engineer.
William pioneered mission critical systems from the ground up in various industries
including banking and finance, e-commerce, manufacturing, and state government agencies.
William excels at start-of-the-art technology, mission critical business applications,
large scale data management, and internet applications serving millions of visits