Mr. Paul Flippin is a fire safety expert. He had a distinguished 22-year career as a firefighter, lieutenant, captain, and chief fire officer, and assistant fire Chief of Operations. He has served as a certified Code Enforcement Officer and is an expert at interpreting and enforcing building and fire prevention standards and codes. Mr. Flippin’s experience includes reviewing construction plans and formulating egress plans for new construction. He also developed and procured funds for a door-to-door fire safety outreach program to the community that included a free smoke detector give-a-way and educational materials. Mr. Flippin has managed dozens of fire studies, including over 50 detailed assessments across numerous jurisdictions nationwide. He holds has a Master’s degree in Fire Protection Management from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and is also a retired fire investigator and certified code enforcement officer.