Todd Edwards has more than 36 years of fire service experience. He spent more than 30 years with the city of Atlanta, serving in a variety of positions and divisions, including assistant fire chief. Although retired, Edwards remains the lead instructor/coordinator for Atlanta’s Officer Development Program. He works as an adjunct instructor for the Georgia Fire Academy and teaches/speaks for numerous conferences and departments throughout the country. He owns and operates Fire-Life Training Associates, along with Breaking Barriers, which specializes in disabilities-awareness training for both first responders and fire safety for families with children who have special needs.