Vic A. Lovell was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio where he originally pursued a Marketing & Business Communications degree until the late 1980's. Early on he obtained the position of Editor for the South Suburban News in NE Ohio. Vic eventually acquired the publishing rights and later sold the company in 1994. Vic began his Emergency Management career as a First Responder for the Ohio Emergency Management Agency in 1994. He also volunteered with FEMA as First Responder and Investigation & Intelligence Team member. Vic conceptualized, opened and physically operated several Sports Bar, Night Club and Restaurant businesses; one of which later franchised and eventually transitioned into a successful venture for more than a dozen independent owners. On an interesting note, Vic enjoyed ten seasons as a play-by-play statistician for the Cleveland Browns® NFL Franchise. Vic has been Microsoft® certified with a vast knowledge of expertise in designing and implementing infrastructures for Windows® servers. He volunteered with Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Department as a Communications Officer and President of the Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Radio Association. Vic further worked for the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Services Division as the Mobile Command Manager. In 2011 Vic was relocated to the Florida region by a private industrial and commercial supply firm, charged with the responsibility of establishing comprehensive safety programs that continue to benefit fortune 500 companies throughout the region. As an OSHA Competent Person, holding an OSHA 10, OSHA 30, OSHA 500 and QSSP; Vic continues to consult as to Federal Compliance. Today, Vic enjoys traveling the North America and occasionally the UK; keeping folks safe, reducing workplace injuries and facilitating multi-government PPE, PED, TPED, Fire Suppression and Fire Detection product testing, certification and compliance.
El Paso County Sheriff's Department - Law Enforcement Bureau
Emergency Services Division