Gary Thorstenson is an experienced Training Management Professional who is skilled in fire investigation. He is presently the Regional Training Manger for the IAAI and a Deputy Fire Marshal in the town of East Lyme, CT. Formally, he was the lead trainer for the CT State Fire Marshal’s Fire Investigation Pre-Certification Course, and is a retired US Army officer with over 29 years of service. He holds a BS in Adult Vocational Education from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Gary is an IAAI-FIT and IAAI-CI. He makes his home in Connecticut with his wife Diana and has three grown sons, Gary Jr, Timothy and James.