GARY LUDWIG, MS, EMT-P, a Firehouse® contributing editor, is the fire chief of the Champaign, IL, Fire Department. He has a total of 37 years of fire, rescue and EMS experience, including St. Louis, MO, and Memphis, TN. Ludwig is a licensed paramedic and has a master’s degree in business and management. He is a well-known author, lecturer and consultant who has successfully managed two large award-winning metropolitan fire-based EMS systems in St. Louis and Memphis. Ludwig has a total of 37 years of fire, rescue and EMS experience and has been a paramedic for over 35 years. He is past chair of the EMS Section for the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and has a master's degree in management and business.
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