October 28, 2020 – First Responder of the Day
Deputy Chief Michael Davis
Charlotte County Fire & EMS
Deputy Chief Michael Davis is a Southwest Florida native, his career in Public Safety began as an EMT in 1993 and advanced to a Paramedic soon after and then to a Paramedic II with Lee County EMS. During this time, Davis obtained his Air Medical Crew Certification allowing him to transport patients on a rotor wing aircraft.
In 1999, Davis attended the Fire Academy and was hired as Estero Fire Rescue’s first Paramedic to run ALS non-transport as a Firefighter/Paramedic. During this ten year with Estero, Davis was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.
Education has been an important part of his career. Davis holds an Associates in Science Degree in both Fire Science and Emergency Medical Technology, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Hodges University. He has also attended the National Fire Academy.
In 2008, Davis came to Charlotte County Fire/EMS as a Firemedic. Davis has consistent involvement in training and education, serving both Private and Public sector. Davis was then promoted to the rank of Fire Training Captain in 2014.
In 2017, he was promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief.