Louie is currently a Flight Paramedic for HealthNet Aeromedical Services and Fire/EMS instructor for WVPST. He is assigned to the Education Department at the Corporate Office in Charleston. Louie is a retired Captain from South Charleston Fire Department and held ranks from Junior Firefighter to Chief at Ripley Fire & Rescue during his 25 years of service. Louie worked for Charleston Emergency Ambulance Service and Jackson County EMS as a Paramedic. He’s worked with the WV SAR Network, Tri State K9 SAR, and was an original member of NFPA 1670 committee on technical rescue.