Jim Davis

Jim Davis is the fire chief of the Fort Worth, TX, Fire Department. Previously, he worked for 30 years for the Columbus, OH, Division of Fire, where he rose to the rank of assistant fire chief of training and EMS and then of administration. Davis is a registered nurse who has a critical care background in ER, ICU and toxicology. He sat on Ohio’s State Board of Emergency Medical, Fire and Transportation Services, including two years as chair. As a board member of the Central Ohio Trauma System, Davis participated in the regionalization approach to disaster and trauma care. He currently sits on the boards of the Tarrant County 9-1-1 System and MedStar Mobile Healthcare. Davis holds a master’s degree in business of operational excellence from The Ohio State University and a doctorate in organizational learning from the University of Pennsylvania Chief Learning Officer Program.