Chief Executive Officer
Victor Stagnaro joined the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) staff in 2010 and serves as the CEO overseeing the Foundation’s Family and Fire Service Programs, Marketing, and Business Management. He has over 30 years of experience in the fire service. He was hired by the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department in 1985. In addition to serving as a firefighter and station officer, he has been a fire instructor, Public Information Officer, Battalion Chief, Executive Officer to the Fire Chief, Fire Marshal, and Operations Shift Chief. Victor authored a chapter in Fire Engineering’s Handbook for Firefighter I and II on EMS in the Fire Service. He retired as the Deputy Fire Chief of Emergency Operations in early 2010. He has been involved with the Foundation dating back to 1998, when he served as the Incident Commander for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend for several years, and he served as a member of the initial New York Response Team on 9/11 for the Foundation.