Todd Katz is currently the President/Owner of TSF Equipment Company. He leads this, Service Disabled, Veteran Owned, Small Business based in Brandon, FL. He has been a member of the company for 6 years and has held positions as Regional Sales Manager, VP of Sales, Vice President and was promoted to President in 2015. Todd retired after 28 years in the United States Air Force in July 2011 as a Chief Master Sergeant. He is a highly-accomplished Fire Chief possessing extensive experience leading all aspects of firefighting, emergency management and rescue operations. He successfully interacted and built collaborative relationships with officers and officials at the national, local, state and federal level. To build strong teams, he continually promoted opportunities to refine and enhance training and knowledge on the latest advances in fire and emergency sciences and techniques. He has led teams around in the world in peacetime and wartime. He has been assigned to Kirtland AFB, Kunsan AB, Tyndall AFB, Ramstein AFB, Robins AFB, Wright Patterson AFB, Lajes Field, Aviano AB and Scott AFB. His deployment experience has taken him to Crete, Greece, Honduras, Bosnia, Kuwait and Iraq. Todd is a certified Fire Officer IV, Fire Inspector III, Fire Instructor III, Haz Mat Technician/IC. Additionally, he has an Associate degree in Fire Science from the Community College of the Air Force and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. Todd and his wife Diane have been married for 32 years and have two children, Samantha, 25 and Jack 23.
Although she was born and raised in Ohio, Georgia currently lives in the sunshine state of Florida with her husband Ray. Laughingly, she says “Being married to Ray, who is an IT Manager, can make daily conversations a challenge. He speaks an entirely different language when he talks about his work. We try to avoid those conversations at all costs! ” Her blended family consists of 7 adult children and 8 grandchildren. Grounded in her faith, she truly believes that No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Gary L Garrison is a retired US Air Force E-8 serving over 22 years as a Fire Protection Specialist. He has served as Deputy Fire Chief and Fire Chief at deployed locations throughout the world and was a Headquarters USAFE Subject Matter Expert and Manager of the 7002 CES Fire Rescue & Hazardous Materials School at Ramstein, Germany.
After retirement in 1997, Gary worked as a contractor in Saudi Arabia for 3 ½ years. He returned and worked at Sheppard AFB as a Fire Inspector. In 2006, Gary took a job as a contractor in Iraq serving as a Fire Chief and moved around the middle east in places such as Djibouti and Bahrain.
He is a certified FOIV, Instructor III, Inspector III, Incident Commander and holds a Fire Science Associates Degree from the Community College of the Air Force.
In January accepted the position as an Outside Sales Representative for TSF Equipment Company
Gary is married to Shirley Garrison and has 1 son, Shaun, and 2 grandchildren.
Chief (retired) Randy Marshall has been in the fire service since 1979, starting with the Belgrade Maine Volunteer Fire Department. He joined the US Air Force in 1981 and became a Fire Protection Apprentice, and has served in Texas, Alaska, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, Qatar, Italy, and Germany. He has served in the Persian Gulf War, and in the Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns. Randy has held roles in all levels of Fire Protection, to include Chief, U.S. Air Forces in Europe. After his 30 years military service, he served as Chief, Fire and Emergency Services, Ramstein Air Base, Germany from 2010 – 2015. Randy holds degrees in Fire Science Technology and Human Resources Development, and Credentials as “Chief Fire Officer” (CFO) from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International. He joined the TSF Equipment Team in 2017 as an Outside Sales Representative for East Coast and Europe.
Clinton Jordan is a very recent U.S. Air Force Fire Protection Retiree. He retired 1 May 2017, as an E-8 (SMSgt) with over 21 years of DoD Firefighting experience. Clinton has worked at all levels/functions of Fire Protection, from Firefighter to Fire Chief, and at the Headquarters level serving under the Office of the Inspector General (IG) for Air Force Space Command.
During his 21+ years, Clinton has been assigned to numerous bases and commands to include PACAF, ACC and AFSPC. He has also amassed more than 8 deployments supporting Operation’s DESERT STORM, ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM. On his last and final deployment, he was the acting Fire Chief at an undisclosed location in Jordan.
Clinton has an in-depth understanding of the needs and challenges our Air Force Firefighters face. He has spent the last 3 years as the Inspector General for Air Force Space Command working very closely with Air Force Installation FES Leaders to make sure their needs were met. Now he is postured and ready to assist you in any way possible as TSF’s West Coast/Pacific Region Inside Sales Representative.
Kevin W. Riehle is a retired USAF Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) and Installation Fire Chief with over 28 years of DoD Firefighting experience. Kevin has worked at all levels/functions of Fire Protection, from Firefiighter to Fire Chief, and at the Headquarters level serving under the Office of the Inspector General (IG) for Air Mobility Command.
His assignments have taken him around the world with multiple tours in the Continental US (CONUS), Korea, Japan, England, Central America and combat deployments in support of Operation’s DESERT STORM, ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM, to name a few.
Kevin understands the challenges Installation Fire Chiefs face, the equipment and gear firefighters need--ready to assist in any way possible.
Jack A Katz, 23, social media manager, was born at Warner Robins AFB Georgia. He currently lives in Mascoutah, IL near Scott AFB. Jack spent most of his younger life living overseas as his father spent 28 yrs. in the Air Force Jack has lived at Robins AFB, Wright Patterson AFB, Lajes Field, Aviano AB and Scott AFB. Jack has a great appreciation or our military firefighters since growing up in the fire station with his father, Todd Katz retired, (CMSgt). He really enjoys music, reading and has a great passion for skateboarding. Jack has been with TSF since Jan 2017 and looks forward to getting the word out on all the great things TSF has to offer our customer. Please let Jack know if you have anything special you would like to see. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.