Michael Guincho, Lead Training Specialist/SME

Mike is a Lead Training Specialist and Subject Matter Expert for Public Safety Specialists.  He is responsible for course preparation, development and instruction of specialized topics for our clients. Mike has more than 26 years’ experience in the public safety field. Through his experiences, Mike has a great deal of knowledge on safety, medicine, and emergency response.

Prior to joining Bracken Engineering Inc., Mike served in numerous public safety roles with Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue. These positions included: Paramedic (1991-1993), Driver Engineer (2003-2006), Captain (2006-2012), Acting Special Operations Chief (2012-2012), Deputy Chief of Operations (2012-2015) and Division Chief/Shift Commander (2015-2017). As the Division Chief, Michael was also the Program Manager for Florida Task Force 3 (FL-TF3) a State sponsored Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) team. 


Disaster response, US&R operations, project management, client and relationship management, grants management, occupational safety, crisis communications, strategic advising, training, procurement, Homeland Security


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