Robert has over 20 years of experience as a career fire fighter. He has 18 years of experience conducting fire investigations, and is certified by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal as a Fire Investigator. Robert is a Certified Fire Investigator by the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI). He also has an Associate Degree in Applied Sciences, with an emphasis on Fire Science, from Moraine Valley Community College. Robert is an active member and Coordinator of the MABAS Division 11 Fire Investigation Team.