Chief Stephen Brezler is a retired Battalion Chief with the Baltimore Co. Fire Department and currently serves as the Program Manager for TriData, a nationally recognized fire service consulting firm. He has worked with more than 50 fire departments in the U.S. and Canada to evaluate and improve their service delivery and operation. Chief Brezler entered the ranks of the Baltimore City Fire Department in 1970 and his fire service career now spans more than four decades and includes service as a chief officer in three fire departments. Chief Brezler was also a club baseball coach and manager in the Baltimore Metropolitan area for many years and had numerous players drafted and/or go on to play Division 1 baseball. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science and Management from the University of Maryland and is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program.