Senior Consultant RW Management Group, Inc.
Mr. DeLoach has worked with the fire service and emergency management for the past 28 years. He has experience as a Hazardous Materials Specialist leading a team that protected over a half a million people in Southeast Michigan. Mr. DeLoach has experience working as a Fire Marshal and has served on several codes adoption committees for the State of Michigan. He served as a Fire Chief for over thirteen years in a career department a large combination fire department and in a volunteer fire department. Mr. DeLoach worked on the Wayne County Emergency Management Team as a Hazardous Materials Leader and Chairman of the Downriver Mutual Aid for Fire.
Mr. DeLoach has been an instructor for the Michigan Hazardous Materials Center. He has also worked with Solutia Chemical training their plant response team. He has worked as an adjunct faculty member of the Fire Service Staff and Command School at Eastern Michigan University. Marty has developed curriculum for Solutia, the Regional Alliance for Firefighters Training and Eastern Michigan. Chief DeLoach has always enjoyed teaching and has been published recently in a book by Bartlett’s titled "Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival."
Marty has been elected to several leadership roles during his tenure in the fire service. He is a past President of the Southeastern Michigan Fire Chiefs. He has been a member of the board of the Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs. He also was elected to represent Michigan on the Board of the Great Lakes Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. Marty is currently the President of the Palm Beach County Fire Chiefs Association. He also works with the National Fallen Firefighters Courage to be safe program and the Regional Alliance for Firefighters Training.
Marty has experience in personnel matters writing and reviewing personnel handbooks, employee benefits, fair labor standards act, overtime review/analysis, financial planning, healthcare solutions, strategic planning, employee time off, contract negotiation and employee grievances. He brings a wealth of experience from his role as a Fire Chief for a career union department and a combination department. In addition he served in an equivalent role as a City Manager with responsibility for all the functions that pertain to a City Manager working as the Chief Executive Officer of a Fire Authority that was a separate municipality in Michigan.
Henry Ford Community College - Associates of Science Fire Science, Associates of Arts Political Science
Madonna University - Bachelors of Science, Fire Science
Eastern Michigan University - Masters of Arts, Interdisciplinary Technology
Michigan State Police - Arson Investigation School Tustin, Specialist in Hazardous Materials Certified Fire Inspector, Licensed Paramedic