The Professional Brotherhood™

079 - "Problem Solving, How our fire training can benefit us throughout life's journey!" with Chief Matt Stiene (ret.)

January 06, 2021 Chief Brian Soller, Chief Matt Stiene (ret.) Season 2
The Professional Brotherhood™
079 - "Problem Solving, How our fire training can benefit us throughout life's journey!" with Chief Matt Stiene (ret.)
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The Professional Brotherhood™
079 - "Problem Solving, How our fire training can benefit us throughout life's journey!" with Chief Matt Stiene (ret.)
Jan 06, 2021 Season 2
Chief Brian Soller, Chief Matt Stiene (ret.)

On today's episode we are joined by Chief Matt Stiene (ret.), of the Smallwood/Mongaup Valley Fire Department.  Matt began his career as a volunteer firefighter and advanced through the ranks quickly, becoming assistant chief and then chief of the department.  He also served as the hazardous materials coordinator (HM-1) and then battalion coordinator (BC-4) for the County of Sullivan in New York. 

After his many years of service in New York Matt, along with his wife Tammy (also a volunteer firefighter) moved to North Carolina where they continued to volunteer.

Matt and Brian discuss how the lessons he learned during his years in the volunteer fire service continue to benefit him today.

About our guest:

Matt Stiene is the vice president of construction and engineering for Novant Health
where he oversees facility design, construction operations; construction logistics, and
medical equipment planning; property management, plant engineering, and facility
master planning, and land us planning across a multi-state health system. He has
also held facility management, engineering, and project management positions with
Fellenzer Engineering, and Mecklenburg County.
Matt is a licensed professional engineer in NC, SC, VA, GA, and NY, Additionally he is
a certified Healthcare Facility Manager, and a certified Facility Manager. He received
his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Clarkson University
and his graduate degree in fire protection engineering from the University of Maryland.

About our host: 

Chief Brian Soller has been a volunteer firefighter for 30 years.  Brian is currently the Chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department in Rock Hill, New York (100% Volunteer) and a Past Chief of the Monticello Fire Department in Monticello, NY (Combination). 

Brian is a Nationally Certified Level II Fire Instructor as well a Nationally Certified Fire Officer. He has been instructing firefighters of all levels for the past 17 years as a New York State Fire Instructor.  Brian is also a long time New York State Emergency Medical Technician (20+ years), formally serving as the Captain of the Monticello Volunteer Ambulance Corp (early 90's) and currently serving with Mobilemedic EMS .  

Brian's passion lies in the promotion of professionalism in the volunteer fire service. 

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Show Notes

On today's episode we are joined by Chief Matt Stiene (ret.), of the Smallwood/Mongaup Valley Fire Department.  Matt began his career as a volunteer firefighter and advanced through the ranks quickly, becoming assistant chief and then chief of the department.  He also served as the hazardous materials coordinator (HM-1) and then battalion coordinator (BC-4) for the County of Sullivan in New York. 

After his many years of service in New York Matt, along with his wife Tammy (also a volunteer firefighter) moved to North Carolina where they continued to volunteer.

Matt and Brian discuss how the lessons he learned during his years in the volunteer fire service continue to benefit him today.

About our guest:

Matt Stiene is the vice president of construction and engineering for Novant Health
where he oversees facility design, construction operations; construction logistics, and
medical equipment planning; property management, plant engineering, and facility
master planning, and land us planning across a multi-state health system. He has
also held facility management, engineering, and project management positions with
Fellenzer Engineering, and Mecklenburg County.
Matt is a licensed professional engineer in NC, SC, VA, GA, and NY, Additionally he is
a certified Healthcare Facility Manager, and a certified Facility Manager. He received
his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Clarkson University
and his graduate degree in fire protection engineering from the University of Maryland.

About our host: 

Chief Brian Soller has been a volunteer firefighter for 30 years.  Brian is currently the Chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department in Rock Hill, New York (100% Volunteer) and a Past Chief of the Monticello Fire Department in Monticello, NY (Combination). 

Brian is a Nationally Certified Level II Fire Instructor as well a Nationally Certified Fire Officer. He has been instructing firefighters of all levels for the past 17 years as a New York State Fire Instructor.  Brian is also a long time New York State Emergency Medical Technician (20+ years), formally serving as the Captain of the Monticello Volunteer Ambulance Corp (early 90's) and currently serving with Mobilemedic EMS .  

Brian's passion lies in the promotion of professionalism in the volunteer fire service. 

  • Follow us on social @professional.brotherhood @chiefsoller
  • On the web at professionalbrotherhood.com
  • Send future episode suggestions or comments on past episodes to [email protected]
  • Interested in being a guest on the show?  Please email [email protected]