Member News Spotlight: First Arriving

First Arriving announces that industry marketing and business strategy executive, Shannon Gilliland has joined its team as Vice President of Business Development. Gilliland will be responsible for planning and implementing new business initiatives across First Arriving’s suite of technology, marketing solutions and strategic services.

First Arriving has tapped Alex Ford, a nationally recognized public safety leader, to join its team as a Strategic Advisor. In his new role, Ford will work closely with First Arriving’s leadership team to identify opportunities for growth and expansion across public safety and local government.

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Lakeland is a global leader in the manufacturing of protective clothing to help improve the quality of safety for the industrial workforce including electric and gas utilities, petrochemical, hazardous waste sites, chemical handling, cleanrooms, fire services, and road crews, to name a few. Backed by 40 years of time-tested, high-performance workwear, we help empower our customers to provide the safest working environment possible.

Shelby Glove

Shelby Glove has been the choice of professional and volunteer firefighters from around the world. Shelby’s reputation for customer appreciation and loyalty is directly attributed to our gloves’ protection, durability, fit and performance.

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