Great Lakes Division

International Association of Fire Chiefs

Wright Edited

Chief Paul Wright
Term Ends August 2024
Montgomery Fire Department
10150 Montgomery Rd
Montgomery, OH 45242
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Chief Wright has been involved in the Fire Service since 1978 when he became employed by the Montgomery Community Fire Company, serving a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. He progressed through the ranks to Captain with this organization before accepting a Shift Captain’s position with the Mason Volunteer Fire Company in Warren County, Ohio in 1992. He progressed to the rank of Assistant Chief before returning to the City of Montgomery Fire Department where he has been Chief since 1998. Chief Wright holds many certifications some of which include Firefighter II, Paramedic, Fire Instructor, Haz Mat Operations, and Basic Emergency Rescue Technician (BERT). He has attended numerous leadership programs such as the National Fire Service Staff and Command School and is a University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service LEAD graduate. Chief Wright has served as the Southwest District Director for Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association Board of Directors from 2002 until he served as the President of the Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association during the years of 2014 and 2015. Chief Wright currently is the Chairman of the Ohio Fire and Emergency Service Foundation. He has been married since 1979 and resides with his wife in Deerfield Township in Warren County, Ohio.