Our Team


Father of two and an Emergency Medical provider with over 15 years of experience in Emergency Medicine, Emergency Dispatch and as a Critical Care Liaison. That experience is in the areas of rural and suburban EMS with tactical and regional response teams. Kevin has built Tri-State with the initiative to provide community and professional based courses that are accessible at anytime a customer is in need. Kevin is certified to teach for ALL ACCREDITING AGENCIES.

Kevin Kerns


Kyle Shirkness is a highly experienced business professional within the financial services industry. He has served in management positions, consulting roles, and elected positions. Having worked for three credit unions and other various organizations, he understands what business owners are facing in today's economic climate. He has held three non-profit board positions and enjoys being active within the communities he serves. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Masters of Management from University of Phoenix. Kyle resides with his wife and two children in Tredyffrin Township.

Kyle Shirkness


Sarah is responsible for training instructors and ensuring that all staff stay up to date with the required knowledge, skills and materials to properly deliver training. Sarah is certified to teach for the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Tri-State Training, the American Safety and Health Institute and many other organizations.

Sarah Hassiepen

Instructor Staff Supervisor

More info on Makenzie coming soon!

Makenzie Stewart

Accounts Payable/ Receivable

John services, sells, inspects, and installs Fire Extinguishers for commercial and residential buildings. He is certified in DE, PA, and NJ. When John is not working at Tri-State Fire, he spends most of his time volunteering at his local Fire Department. If not fighting Fires, John is spending time with his family and friends.

John Matrone

Fire Protection Field Supervisor