Larry M. Thomas, FF/EMT
US Marine (Retired), Hazardous Material Technician
FEMA Hospital Emergency Preparedness (IS 100 and IS 200)


Experiences include; 20 years as a Career Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician on Advanced Life Support and Hazardous Materials Response Units, Extensive Experience in Hazardous Material Response, Emergency Evacuation Plans, Pre-hospital Emergency Preparedness Protocols and Incident Command Deployment. In addition, Training in Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and Explosive Response CBRNE, Training in OHSA and FEMA Disaster Preparedness, Confined Spaces Rescue Training, and an Instructor in Civilian Safety Methods. Proficient in Rendering Pre-hospital and Emergency Patient Care, ECG Administration and Basic Interpretation, Vital Signs, Assessment, Phlebotomy, Medical Communication with Hospital Personnel and Emergency Command.

  • Served in US Marine Corps, Honorable Discharge
  • Certified Firefighter, Florida and Maryland
  • Licensed Emergency Medical Technician, Florida
  • Certified Hazmat Technician, Florida and Maryland
  • FEMA Hospital Emergency Preparedness (IS 100 and IS 200)
  • Maryland Board of Nursing Certified Nursing Assistant

Research Skills and Quantitative background includes proficiency in Survey Development and Administration, Sample Size Estimation, Descriptive Analysis, General and Basic Statistical Methods, Report Writing, Developing Quantitative/Statistical Analysis using Complex and Relational Databases. Skilled in SPSS, SAS, Minitab and StatPro, S-Plus, Clementine and Basic SQL. Excellent communication, teaming abilities and interpersonal skills. Experienced user of MS Office, Excel, Access, Power Point, MS Project, Quick Books, Visio, Crystal Reports

March 2007 Present Co-Owner/ Vice-President of Operations, STAT Consulting, Germantown, MD

Oversight of Universal Operations at STAT Consulting, including; Business management and development, marketing, business accounting, compliance management, client services, project management, contract administration
June 2007 Present Business Manager, Sunrise Senior Living, Montgomery Village, MD

Business operations and coordination of billing and budgeting, quality assurance compliance, safety training organization, Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director
April 2005 August 2006 Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton, Rockville, MD

SSA Integrated Quality Program: Assisted in the development of predictive models to reduce decisional error in disabilities claims adjudication, provided sampling guidance and execution of sampling plan to facilitate model validation study

HRSA Office of Women’s Health: Provided analytic support of ongoing program evaluation efforts to grantee programs created to provide general, targeted and specialized healthcare to low income, diversified female and pediatric populations

AHRQ National Hospital Preparedness Survey: Analyzed survey results for a large a national emergency preparedness study, disseminating characteristics and attributes associated with healthcare facilities reporting the highest levels of disaster readiness for chemical, biologic, radiological, natural and explosive (CBRNE) events

Significant contributions to sale of follow-on work to AHRQ for second wave of National Hospital Preparedness Survey

March 2003 to August 2005 Medical Office Manager, Provision of administrative, business and medical support for two physicians in an after hours radiology practice providing multi-hospital coverage. Engaged in triage of patients, prioritizing imaging interpretation requirements, delivering supporting documentation, conveying accurate verbal reports from ER physicians to Radiologists, ensuring timely and HIPAA compliant delivery of images through validation of various transmission sources of patient records. Conducted and managed a database of clinical and demographic metrics, provided coverage of multi-line telephone system on behalf of clinical staff and performed other administrative support as required for Radiology On Call, Germantown, MD
April 2002 to March 2003 Manager Retail, Staff supervision, General Ledger, A/R, A/P, Budget Analysis, Writing and Deployment of Staff Schedules, Inventory Control, Management and Troubleshooting Receiving Issues, Trainer for Heavy Equipment, Staff Evaluations and Conflict Resolution, The Home Depot, Germantown, MD
October 1999 March 2002 Cable/Computer Technician, Installation, Repair, Troubleshooting, Independent Contractor, Rockville, MD, Sarasota, FL
January 1990 To Present Freelance Computer/Software Installation & Troubleshooting, Assisted customers with hardware/software problem resolution, PC/LAN installation and Repair, Independent Contractor, Sarasota, FL and Rockville, MD
June 1982 Sept 1999 Career Fire Fighter/Emergency Medical Technician/ Senior Member, Fire Department, Sarasota County Government, Sarasota, Florida (Retired)


Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with Concentration in Quantitative Analysis and Statistics. University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Associates of Science, Montgomery College, with a Concentration in Business Administration, 2006

Certified Nursing Assistant from Montgomery College, 2007

Volunteer Firefighter, EMT, Frederick, MD

Continuing Education includes; Management Sciences, Quantitative Analysis, Fire Science, Emergency Medical Services, Hazardous Materials, Specialized Rescue Techniques


Certified Nursing Assistant, Maryland Board of Nursing, State License, September 2007
American Statistical Association, Member Since 2005
Hazardous Material Technician, State of Florida, Certification, June 1994
Emergency Medical Technician, State of Florida, State License, December 1983
Fire Fighter, State of Florida, License, September 1982

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