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Kelvin Cochran


Author, latest, Facing the Fire (Salem Books, 2021) 

Author of "Who Told You That You Were Naked?"

Religious liberty speaker/ deacon at Elizabeth Baptist Church

Former Atlanta Fire Chief, with a career spanning over 34 years

Named “America’s Fire Chief” by President Obama, the highest fire post in the nation; named “Fire Chief of the Year” in 2012 by the International Association of Fire Chiefs

First African-American fire chief in his native Shreveport, LA

Holds a B.S. in Organizational Management from Wiley College; M.A. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Louisiana Tech University, Ph.D. Interdisiplinary Leadership, Creighton University

Married 37 years to Carolyn, three grown children, one granddaughter