Ethan Brinkman has almost 15 years of experience in public safety focused management consulting. Early in Ethan’s career, he aligned his passion for public safety as a former volunteer firefighter with his education focused on public policy by working on various programs focused on disaster response and public safety communications. Ethan leads Lafayette Group’s state and local business focused on training and exercise development for public safety communications personnel across the country. In addition, he manages all of the Firm’s sub-contracts with various small and large businesses. Ethan Brinkman received his Master of Science in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University, Master of Arts in International Relations from the University of Durham (UK), and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Sewanee: The University of the South.
What's the best business advice you've ever received?
It’s not about you…it’s about your team. Take care of your people.
What professional accomplishment are you most proud of?
Finding a career where I can merge my interests in public safety and public policy by helping clients build and execute programs that directly impact the public safety community every day on a national scale.
What motivates you each day?
My colleagues and team who challenge me every day.