About Us

Our Story

FireChiefs.com, LLC is a limited liability company that was established as a sole proprietorship in February 2009 by Ruben Grijalva after retiring as the Director of Cal Fire and State Fire Marshal with 35 years in public safety service.  Chief Grijalva has extensive experience in police and fire response, media relations, administration, legislation, labor and  government relations.


Our mission is to help public and private organizations solve public safety problems through expertise, leadership, communications, negotiations, and relationship building


Our vision is to enhance public safety and achieve successful outcomes for our clients.

Owner / Managing Member

Ruben Grijalva

Former State Fire Marshal and Director of Cal Fire