Ryan Schroeder brings over 16 years of Fire and EMS experience to the leadership team. He began his fire service career with the St. John’s Fire Department while attending St. John’s University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Accounting. Ryan went on to become a Police Officer/Firefighter with the City of Woodbury from 2010-2021 where he served in several roles, including his role as the department’s Fire and Rescue Training Program Coordinator. Ryan was a member of the Watertown Fire Department for over twelve years, serving as Chief of Department from 2018-2022. Ryan has most recently served as the Assistant Fire Chief for the Golden Valley Fire Department.
Ryan has earned a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Hamline University and received the Executive Fire Officer Designation from the National Fire Academy in 2019