Joe Torres has been in the fire service since 2000 starting in the United States Air Force. During his Active Duty Joe was been deployed to Afghanistan twice and has been to several countries around the globe. Joe has worked in the Los Angeles Area as a Firefighter for the last 15 years. He is currently an Inspector/Fire Investigator, Engineer, Urban Search and Rescue member, High Rise subject matter expert as well as an Urban Interface subject matter expert for Santa Monica Fire Department. Joe holds numerous certifications ranging from Instructor to Wild land Operations. Besides being a full time Firefighter and business owner, Joe is also a father of three. He spends his free time playing with his children, surfing and camping.
President of Northern Division
Bobby Payne has been in the fire service for 20 years. He is an Active Duty Air Force Firefighter/Medic. Bobby has served all over the world in many different capacities from Assistant Chief to Training Chief and Fire Prevention. He has a degree in Fire Science and holds various certifications ranging from being a National Incident Commander, High Angle Rescue Tech, Wild land Specialist and Paramedic. He currently is an instructor and teaches students from all over the world. Bobby is married with two kids and enjoys playing the drums, kayaking, fitness, and camping with the family.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Casey and his family were among the homeowners that were directly affected by the deadly Woolsey Fire in Malibu, CA during November 2018. Casey is currently pursuing his Masters in Business Administration at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and received his B.S. in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He previously worked as an Investment Banking Associate at Duff & Phelps. Casey is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Registered Representative, holding the Series 79, 63 and 62 licenses. In his spare time, Casey enjoys paddle boarding, volleyball and traveling.
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Born and raised in Ventura County, Brady was brought on by Joe Torres in April 2019. Brady has received a B.S in Business Administration with a focus on Project Management and offers a variety of different skill sets to All Risk Shield. Brady has worn a lot of hats working for All Risk Shield, from starting as a FireControl ™ Technician, to working as VP of Client Relations, to now his current role of overseeing operations. Brady & Joe met through responding to 911 calls in Santa Monica together (Joe as a Firefighter for the City of Santa Monica and Brady as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) working for a private ambulance company). Brady continues to develop new operating strategies to ensure the optimum outcome for service.
R&D Specialist / FireDefense™ Expert
Evan was born and raised in Carlsbad California. After high school he attended Long Beach State University where he received my Bachelors in Business Marketing. Upon graduating he was eager to start his career in the fire service and was hired at 25. Evan has been a Firefighter for the past 7 years and recently was promoted to a Paramedic Engineer. In his free time he loves being outdoors with his wife Dani and their dog Hank. He enjoy camping, hiking, swimming, and anything that gets us outside.
Herb had a 14-year career in Fire Service. During his career he held many positions from Instructing, working as a Communications Training Officer, to Dispatching for Captain and Battalion Chief Exams at Santa Monica Fire Department. Herb has an Associate Degree from Moorpark College and a Bachelor of Arts in International Business from California State University, Northridge. In his spare time, Herb enjoys the outdoors, participating in sporting activities, traveling and spending quality family time with his beautiful wife Lisa and three children.
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Miguel was born and raised in San Diego, CA. In 1987 he started his Fire Service career with the US Forest Service working on the Laguna Interagency Hotshot crew. In 1990 he left for Federal Fire San Diego and worked on the North Island Airfield on a P2 OSH KOSH. After one year he was promoted as a back up driver/operator. In 1991, he started work with the Camp Pendleton Fire Department until his retirement in March 2020 as a Lieutenant. Between 2008-2009 he left Camp Pendleton to work as a private contractor for a company in Iraq. During his career he held many positions consisting of: Lead Fire Prevention Officer, Captain , Driver/Operator on type 1/3, Watertender, ARFF P2's and T-3000, and Aerial Apparatus. Miguel also worked on Special Teams; Swift Water Rescue, Helitack and Haz-mat. Some of his certifications include: Haz-mat Technician/Specialist, Crew Boss, Heavy Equipment Boss, Basic Faller, Incident Commander Type 4, and Swift Water Rescue Technician - Advanced. Miguel is married with 3 kids, enjoys traveling with his family, backpacking and mountain biking.
David Rosalee grew up in Escondido, CA and joined the Forest Service at 18. He worked six seasons in the Cleveland National forest, enjoying the thrill of wildland firefighting. He has a total of 32 years of fire service, mostly wildland firefighting He transferred to the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, where he served as an EMT, Firefighter and Rescue Officer, retiring as a Captain with 30 years of experience. During his time at Camp Pendleton, David established the Helitack team, which he ran for 19 years. David taught Helitack in Italy, Kentucky, and Hawaii, mostly in CH53 helicopters. David was a proud member of the swift water rescue, dive recovery, and confined space rescue teams. After retiring from Camp Pendleton Fire Department, David took a Captain’s position at Pauma Fire Department for 2 years, while also teaching classes as a First Aid & AED Instructor. David is married with a son and daughter and 4 grandchildren.
Lead FireControl™ Technician
Tony has over 30 years as a Construction Superintendent and has done everything from building bridges, sewer rehabilitation to structural steel. Tony knows the stresses of living in the “Fire Zone.” He was evacuated from the Thomas Fire and had no idea if his family would have a home to come home too. Tony's role with All Risk Shield allows him to use his previous experience to connect with customers and ensure that a defensible space has been created to help our customers protect their home.