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Spec international

  
your solutions expert for technical rescue training 

spec Mission

Spec was created with one mission in mind: to provide the most up-to-date, cutting-edge, specialized technical rescue training and consultation services available anywhere in the world. 

For almost 30 years, Spec has been a leader in the technical rescue industry and the company has grown to meet not only the needs of those in Emergency Service but also the industrial market as well. Through five different business segments, Spec offers customized solutions that are compliant and safe as well as cost effective.

spec ASSETS

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Mobile Asset Trailers,

Haulers, Construction, and

Heavy-Duty Vehicles

$3 million+

 

Mobile Training Equipment and Props

2,000+ SQ FT

 

Office and Warehouse Space

125+

 

Fully Trained Expert Instructors

Equipped like no other, Spec can provide not only the expertise but also the equipment to train and respond to your needs. With full liability insurance, Spec offers solutions that are turnkey ready and right-sized for every situation.

spec Leadership

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CEO/CFO

Randy Journigan

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Director of Contract Sales

Larry Phillips

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Director of Educational Services

Rich Alfes

Ray Irizarry, Director of Operations

Ray Irizarry

Director of Operations

Chief Journigan served in the Virginia Beach Fire Department for 37 years before joining Spec as Chief Operations Officer in 2013. In 2017, he became Spec CEO and has continued to serve the organization.

Prior to his positions with Spec International, Larry served with the Norfolk Fire & Rescue Department advancing to Firefighter Paramedic Lieutenant. 

A 30-year fire officer veteran, Rich brings a wealth of experience to his role overseeing all curriculum development, update and delivery.

Ray is a FEMA instructor and has been with Spec International for 12 years as an instructor and currently serves as the Director of Operations.

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Dennis Macedo, Spec International Board President

Dennis Macedo

President

After a long career with the City of New Bedford, MA, Fire Department, Dennis is currently serving as a member of the FEMA/MA Urban Search and Rescue Team, a role he has held for almost 30 years.

Larry Phillips Director of Instructional Services

Larry Phillips

Vice President

Prior to his positions with Spec International, Larry served with the Norfolk Fire & Rescue Department advancing to Firefighter Paramedic Lieutenant. 

Rich Alfes

Rich Alfes

Secretary

Rich is a 30-year fire officer veteran and is now a Safety Officer/Rescue Specialist with the US Department of Homeland Securities, FEMA, Urban Search and Rescue program.

Randy Journigan

Randy Journigan

Treasurer

Chief Journigan served in the Virginia Beach Fire Department for 37 years before joining Spec as Chief Operations Officer in 2013. In 2017, he became Spec CEO and retired from that position in December 2021. 

Open Position

Director

TO BE ADDED

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larry phillips
Director of educational services

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BOB HNATKO
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & EQUIPMENT SALES

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jon rigolo
Director of Industrial Operations

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Bob Hnatko
contact for spec built

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RICH ALfes 
Contact for spec tech

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