Virtual Community Risk Reduction Podcast
We were recently presented with a great opportunity! Business and the Badge is a podcast that interviews entrepreneurs. These entrepreneurs are also firefighters, law enforcement or other public safety professionals. They invited Brent Faulkner, our CEO, to come on their show to discuss our journey. How we have gotten to where we are with Virtual Community Risk Reduction.
Peter McKernan and Jared Newcomer, the hosts of Business and the Badge discuss with Brent where we have been, where we are now and where we are going. Click on the picture above or the link below to hear the podcast. Their words about the episode below.
Business and the Badge – Episode 34: Helping Communities On and Off Duty with Brent from MBIntel Inc.
Brent first started out in a joint venture with two other first responders, it was a great partnership; however, the business did not pan out. The partnership ending on great terms, then Brent went to work on a great new company!
MBIntel started and has been running successfully for over a year. He started this company in the pursuit of his passion and now has gotten a lot of traction during the journey. Brent is no stranger to failure during his journey, and this is what makes Brent and his company MBIntel a force of fury.
As the company builds up Brent plans to expand and increase the service areas he provides. It’s not every day a company like Brent’s company comes around, it’s a niche market and the success for Brent is already showing.
Brent Faulkner is a founding member of MBIntel and now serves as its CEO. He has 20 years of experience in the fire service. During this time, he has responded to numerous emergency situations including structure fires, wildland fires, hazardous materials responses, emergency medical situations, and numerous types of rescues. In addition, he has served on a Type 1 Hazardous Materials Response Team for 14 years.
Brent had a defining moment in his career which, as a result, lead him to MBIntel and his passion for Community Risk Reduction. He lead a team in critical infrastructure protection at a recognized Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Terrorism Fusion Center. This team was responsible for increasing the safety of critical infrastructure as it relates to terrorism, general security, and natural disasters. He also specializes in emergency preparedness for homeowners and businesses. He has a master’s degree in management, a bachelor’s degree in occupational studies, an associate’s degree in hazardous materials response, and another in fire science.