The change of seasons also welcomed more corporate changes in TB&Co. This week, the executive search firm announced that Bradley Wardle, who most recently served as Fire Chief in Mountain View, California, has joined the team as a Senior Recruiter. “The addition of Bradley adds to the rock star caliber of our expanding team. We are incredibly fortunate to have his talent, expertise, energy and dedication,” stated Teri Black, President/CEO of Teri Black & Co., LLC.
Chief Wardle has over 30 years of diverse experience in all areas of emergency response and management. He served as Fire Chief of the Mountain View Fire Department from April 2010 to May 2015. Prior to his service in the Silicon Valley, Chief Wardle invested the first 25 years of his career with the City of West Jordan, Utah, rising from the rank of firefighter to serving as the city’s Fire Chief for six years. During this time, he also served as Interim City Manager.
Chief Wardle has held numerous leadership and teaching positions—including serving as President of the Santa Clara County Fire Chief’s Association and President of the Utah State Fire Chief’s Association. He is a long-time member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs and has taught courses in Emergency Services Public Administration as an Adjunct Faculty Member for Utah Valley University. His academic credentials include a Master of Public Administration from the University of Utah, a Bachelor of Science in Consumer Studies and Economics from the University of Utah and an Associate of Arts in Fire Science from Utah Valley State College.
Outside of work Chief Wardle enjoys outdoor sports, gardening, studying history and riding his motorcycle. He lives in Herriman Utah with his wife to whom he has been married to for 30 years. They have three grown children and two dogs.