Program Manager/Captain, Illinois Fire Service Institute RIT Program/Captain, Chicago (IL) Fire Department
GARY CONEY has been in the Chicago (IL) Fire Department (CFD) for more than 20 years and is the captain at Squad Co. 2. Prior, he was a captain covering at Truck Co. 24 on the city's south side. Prior to joining the CFD, he was in the Naperville and Broadview Fire Departments. He is the program manager for the Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) RIT Under Fire program and teaches the fire attack and suppression techniques, fire college, truck company operations, structural collapse, and fire officer programs. He is rescue squad officer for IL-TF1 and an instructor at the Chicago Quinn Fire Academy. He has a bachelors degree in fire service management from Southern Illinois University.