Regional Manager/ Technical Assistance Liason

Mr. Holsinger is a FEMA Debris/Public Assistance specialist who earned his Masters of Public Administration with a specialization in Emergency Management from Florida State University. He is a licensed EMT, Private Pilot, OUPV-6 Pack Captain, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, and minors in Emergency Management and Urban Regional Planning at Florida State University. Mr. Holsinger has tenure working for the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Mitigation Bureau, where he assisted in the formulation of mitigation plans as well as doing research for the Governors’ South Atlantic Alliance on Private Public Partnerships for short-term economic recovery. After some time in the Mitigation Bureau, he entered into the Recovery Bureau assisting Florida subgrantees with the FEMA Public Assistance program. Mr. Holsinger was an instructor for the FEMA G202 Debris Management course, assisted in formulating debris related appeals for FDEM subgrantees, reviewed and submitted Debris Management Plans for the Public Assistance Alternative Procedures Pilot Program under the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act. He was also a Public Assistance Coordinator under FDEM for the FEMA Fire Management Assistance Grant Program (FMAG), as well as reviewed Florida county, city, municipality, and special jurisdictions contracts and RFP’s for FEMA and C.F.R. compliance. Since joining AshBritt, he has assisted communities in maximizing their federal cost share during declared disasters as well as reinforcing FEMA policies to ensure they retain maximum federal dollars. In addition, Mr. Holsinger has managed multiple disaster debris removal projects across the United States. Most recently, he acted as the Task Project Manager for our USACE California Fire Mission in Mendocino County, CA.

Speaking Engagements:

  • Trainings for Montgomery County, MD
  • Trainings for St. Lucie County, FL