Mr. Ritchie has more than 12 years in public and private service conducting fire and explosion investigations. Prior to joining EFI Global and Unified Investigations, he was employed with the City of Gulfport Mississippi where he served in the Gulfport Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau and Code Enforcement offices. During that time, he was responsible for conducting fire and life safety inspections, fire and explosion investigations, public education and public service announcements. He also guest lectured the Southern Mississippi Criminal Investigations Class on more than one occasion. He has testified in County Court and Arkansas State Court. He is domiciled in Benton, Arkansas and available to investigate fires in Arkansas, western Tennessee, north and west Mississippi and southern Missouri.