Gary Cochran, IAAI-CFI, NAFI-CFEI, CVFI, is an experienced fire investigator, with more than 38 years' experience. Mr. Cochran started his career as a firefighter and paramedic with the Bedford Fire Department in Bedford, Texas. He served as a Lieutenant for the Westlake Fire Department and a Deputy Fire Marshal for the city of Grapevine. He worked as a Fire Investigator/Background investigation for a consulting firm, and Deputy Fire Chief for Trophy Club.
Mr. Cochran earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Fire Services Administration/Investigations from Columbia Southern University, 2021. He also received an Associates of Applied Sciences and an OSHA certification.