Todd Spear CFI

Fire Consultant

Contact Info

Department

Investigative Services

Phone

(813) 493-4281

Email

todd.spear@youngonline.com

Locations

Tampa, FL

Biography

Todd Spear joined Young & Associates in 2022 as a Fire Consultant with the YA Investigative Services team. His impressive background includes more than 35 years of combined public fire service, fire investigation, law enforcement, fire inspection, fire code enforcement, and management. He has continued in the private sector since 2011 in fire investigation and forensic fire code consulting. Todd is a licensed and certified investigator with a demonstrated history of working in the forensic investigation industry. He has conducted numerous fire investigations for insurance carriers and law firms. Todd has the expertise and professionalism to ensure each assignment is completed in a thorough, timely, and well documented manner, with findings clearly communicated and prepared for potential litigation.

Credentials

  • CFI  |  IAAI-CFI (Certified Fire Investigator Program)
  • Florida Certified Private Investigator
  • International Association of Arson Investigators Certified Fire Investigator
  • State of Florida Certified Fire Inspector
  • National Association of Fire Investigation Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator
  • State of Florida Certified Fire Service Instructor

Professional Experience

  • 2022 - Current  |  Fire Consultant  |  YOUNG & Associates
  • 2021 - 2022  |  Senior Fire Investigator  |  J.S. Held
  • 2017 - 2021  |  Fire Consultant  |  Rimkus
  • 2015 - 2017  |  Fire Investigator  |  G4S Compliance and Investigation
  • 2013 - 2015  |  Fire Consultant  |  Jack Ward Fire Consultants
  • 2011 - 2013  |  Fire Investigator  |  G4S Compliance and Investigation
  • 1981 - 2009  |  Firefighter, Fire Inspector, Arson Investigator, Assistant Fire Marshal, Chief of Personnel, Fire Marshal  |  Tampa Fire Rescue
  • 1974 - 1981  |  Firefighter, Volunteer and Career  |  Temple Terrace Fire Rescue

Education

  • University of South Florida  |  Tampa, Florida
    Bachelor of Arts - Mass Communications / Public Relations, Minor in Anthropology