Steven Knight, PhD

Senior Consultant

Dr. Knight brings to the firm over 25 years fire/EMS experience. He served nearly 17 years as the Assistant Fire Chief for the City of St. Petersburg, Florida. He has been a subject matter expert for both the National Fire Academy and the Center for Public Safety Excellence. He has also served as team leader and assessor for the Commission on Fire Accreditation International and has held multiple faculty appointments in Fire Science and EMS. Steve comes to Fitch from the International City and County Management Association (ICMA), where he served as Senior Manager for Fire and EMS.

Steve earned a BS summa cum laude in Fire & Safety Engineering Technology, from the University of Cincinnati and an MPA in Public Administration from Troy State University. He earned a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction for Adult Education from the University of South Florida.

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