Don't allow the struggles of yesterday to take away today's happiness.  Keep pushing through the tough moments.  You can make it out of the darkness.

Paul "Allen" Lude, COO and Consultant

paul "allen" lude, NREMT

relevant experience

Allen was a volunteer firefighter and EMT for 8 years and a correctional officer for 4 years and experienced firsthand the physical and emotional stress of being a first responder.  He has since re-entered volunteer firefighting with the Culloden Volunteer Fire Department and recently recertified as an EMT.  He has also worked as a personal trainer and as a security manager, leading and training teams of security officers with a focus on maintaining safety while optimizing customer service. 

seminars, workshops, and in-service trainings

Mika-Lude, K. M. & Lude, P. A. (July 2020). CODE GREY: Finding calm in the chaos. City of St. Albans and City of Nitro              first responder in-service training: Nitro, WV.

Mika-Lude, K. M. & Lude, P. A. (February 2020). CODE GREY: Finding calm in the chaos. Emergency Services                              Conference at Pipestem (ESCAPe): Pipestem, WV.

Mika-Lude, K. M. & Lude, P. A. (January 2020). CODE GREY: Finding calm in the chaos. Wood County Fire School:                      Parkersburg, WV.

Mika-Lude, K. M. & Lude, P. A. (March 2019). CODE GREY: Finding calm in the chaos.  Cabell County

          in-service training: Huntington, WV.

Mika-Lude, K. M. & Lude, P. A. (January 2019). CODE GREY: Finding calm in the chaos.  Dunbar Fire Department

          in-service training: Dunbar, WV.

Mika-Lude, K. M. & Lude, P. A. (December 2018). CODE GREY: Finding calm in the chaos.  Kenova Police Department

          in-service training for officers and supervisors: Kenova, WV.

areas of expertise

  • First responder experience

  • Team building

  • Conflict management/resolution

  • Program development

  • Nutrition and wellness

  • Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)

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