Meet Chief Ruiz


Greg Ruiz


Greg Ruiz has over 25 years with the fire service and has spent the past 20 years of that time with the Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department. He has worked his way through the ranks of the service while acquiring his Bachelor’s in Public Administration from Grand Canyon University and his Master’s in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University.

Greg is a graduate of Tempe Leadership class XXII and was accepted into the Executive Fire Officer Program in 2009. He is a Certified Public Manager from the Advanced Public Executive Program at Arizona State University and has an extensive instructor background. He has taught for local community colleges since 1993 in the areas of emergency medicine and fire science.

Professional memberships include the International Association of Fire Chiefs and Arizona Fire Chiefs Association. He was recently elected to the Board of Director’s for the Tempe Community Council (TCC).