John Hill, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI


John Hill, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI
Regional Fire Manager
800-482-5611 Ext: 1107
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Mr. John Hill joined Donan in 2008 and currently serves as regional fire manager for the firm’s Midwest region. He has approximately 15 years of fire service experience, and has conducted more than 1,000 fire investigations. Mr. Hill has worked in the following industries: fire department, automotive repair, insurance subrogation, and fire investigation. He is an IAAI Certified Fire Investigator, a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator. Mr. Hill is also a Private Investigator in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana (IPLA license PI20700047 Donan Engineering Co., Inc.), Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Tennessee, and West Virginia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation from Eastern Kentucky University.

PROJECT EXAMPLES

Origin and Cause Fire Investigations
Residential
Commercial
Vehicle

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

IAAI Certified Fire Investigator
IAAI Fire Investigator Technician
NAFI Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator
NAFI Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator
NAFI Certified Fire Investigator Instructor
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress Firefighter
Level I
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress Firefighter
Level II
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress Hazardous
Materials Awareness
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress Hazardous
Materials Operations
Asbestos O&M
Private Investigator, Illinois
Private Investigator, Indiana (IPLA license PI20700047 Donan Engineering Co., Inc.)
Private Investigator, Iowa
Private Investigator, Kentucky
Private Investigator, Michigan
Private Investigator, Missouri
Private Investigator, Tennessee
Private Investigator, West Virginia

AFFILIATIONS

Association of Fire Science Technicians
International Association of Arson Investigators
National Association of Fire Investigators
Kentucky Chapter, IAAI

COURSES TAUGHT

2019 Technical Investigation Tools, Donan University, Louisville, KY
2018 Dynamics Between the Claims Representative, Public Officials, and Private Investigator, Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
2018 Large Fire Losses – Webinar,
Donan University, Louisville, KY
2018 Fire Patterns and Evidence Preservation for the,
Harned Volunteer Fire & Rescue Dept, Harned, KY
2017 Investigating Explosions – Webinar, Donan University, Louisville, KY
2017 Fire and Subrogation – Webinar,
Donan University, Louisville, KY
2014 Analyzing What’s There… Preserving What’s Left
, Wake County Fire Training Center, Raleigh, NC
2014 Analyzing What’s There… Preserving What’s Left, Encompass Insurance, Duluth, GA
2013 Fire Safety and Fire Extinguishers Training, Georgia Underwriting Association, Suwanee, GA
2013 Fire Safety and Fire Extinguishers Training, Auto-Owners Insurance Company Macon, GA
2012 Analyzing What’s There and Live Burn, Forsyth County Fire Department Headquarters, Cumming, GA
2012 Up In Smoke: Don’t Get Burned by Your Cause and Origin Investigation, Law Office of Swift Currie / Law Office of McAngus Goudelock & Courie. Atlanta, GA
2011 Analyzing What’s There and Live Burn, Gwinnett County Fire Department Station #18, Dacula, GA
2010 Analyzing What’s There… Preserving What’s Left, Gwinnett County Fire Department Station #18 Dacula, GA
2006 Preservation and Retention of Evidence, TransPac Solutions, Louisville, KY
2004 Preservation of Evidence, Harned Vol Fire & Rescue Dept, Harned, KY

EDUCATION

2005 Eastern Kentucky University
Bachelor of Science: Fire, Arson & Explosion Investigation

Relevant Experience

2008 – Present DONAN
Regional Manager, Fire Investigation
Prior: Fire Investigator
Louisville, Kentucky
Prior: Atlanta, Georgia

2006 – 2008 TransPac Solutions (Insurance Subrogation)
Louisville, Kentucky
Senior Investigator

2005 EKU’s Ashland Fire and Safety Laboratory
Richmond, Kentucky
Lab Assistant

1993 – 2008 Harned Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department
Harned, Kentucky
Firefighter



John Hill, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI
Regional Fire Manager
800-482-5611 Ext: 1107
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

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