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JD Ferrante

Sales Application Engineer

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JD has over 15 years of experience in fire apparatus manufacturing, holding senior roles at Ferrara Fire Apparatus before joining the US Fire Apparatus team. With a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the University of Pittsburgh, JD has a proven track record of implementing strategies that drive revenue growth and increase profitability. At US Fire Apparatus, JD has implemented a streamlined design process that allows for quicker design and build time of the most common fire apparatus, while still ensuring the highest quality.

During his time in college, JD was a live-in firefighter for the Richland Township Fire Department of Cambria County, and prior to that, a volunteer firefighter in his hometown of Arnold, PA., giving him the practical experience needed to identify the needs of customers and design an apparatus that fits the needs of their departments.

JD’s dedication to the firefighting community is further evidenced by his certifications in Hazardous Materials/WMD Awareness and Fire Fighter I from Louisiana State University, as well as his certification as an Emergency Medical Responder from the State of Louisiana Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. JD also completed various courses in firefighting and emergency response through the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy

With JD’s vast experience in fire apparatus manufacturing and his dedication to the firefighting community, he ensures that US Fire Apparatus produces the highest quality products to meet the needs of firefighters nationwide.