PrepTalks: Brian Fennessy "Building a Mission-Driven Culture"

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Symposium date: April 23, 2019

In his PrepTalk, Chief Brian Fennessy discusses his path to leadership and why he firmly believes that a mission-driven culture is critical to organizational success in times of chaos and during daily operations. 

Brian Fennessy is fire chief in Orange County, California and has held executive leadership positions in other wildland and metropolitan fire services. He is qualified at multiple Incident Command System positions, served on National Incident Management Teams, and developed one of the first All-Hazard Incident Management Teams in the country. He is also a National Wildfire Coordinating Group Leadership Committee primary member.

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