Jim Johnson, Chief Executive Officer
Jim was named CEO of D2000 in mid-2002. He has years of experience in designing effective curricula and ensuring the continued quality of D2000 programs. Previous to his involvement with D2000, Jim worked with a wide number of Fortune 500 firms as a consultant and instructional designer developing management, sales, personal development, and technical training programs.
Mary Johnson, Chief Operating Officer
Mary is responsible for the company’s administration and day-to-day operations. She is a 1986 graduate of the University of Oregon with twenty years of financial experience in the banking industry as a bank compliance officer, branch manager and commercial loan officer.
Greg Arbizo, Senior Rescue Instructor
A former member of the US Marines, Greg is a FEMA/USAR trainer who is qualified to teach a wide variety of technical rescue topics, including confined space, structural collapse, tower, and trench. Along with his EMT certification, he has extensive experience with hazardous materials and firefighting.
Pat Rhodes, Lead Rescue Instructor
Retired professional firefighter/EMT/technical rescue technician for the Phoenix Fire Department with over 28 years of field service. Expert in technical rescue operations, rope rescue, industrial high angle rescue, fall protection, tower rescue, confined space rescue, and a specialized provider for advanced rope access.
Michael Fazio, Lead Rescue Instructor
When off-duty from his position as team leader of the City of Grants Pass Fire Department’s Technical Rescue Team, Michael provides confined space and fall protection rescue training to our clients.
Mike Gojkovich, Rescue Instructor
Mike has over 25 years of rescue experience. He is a Certified Technical Rescue Instructor for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, also a Certified Paramedic for the State of Arizona, and currently a Flight Paramedic.
Frank Maldonado, Rescue Instructor
Frank has decades of experience as a mine rescue team leader and has provided training for several of the nation’s leading rescue training companies. Like all our rescue intructors, Frank is an EMT and volunteers with his local search and rescue team.
Kenn Lindsey, Rescue Instructor
Kenn has 28 years of experience with production and safety in an industrial environment. When he isn’t working as a Manager and Lead Rescue Instructor in a local steel mill, he instructs confined space, high angle and tower rescue for D2000 Safety.
Ray Bejarano, Rescue Instructor
Ray has worked for 17yrs as a Rescue Instructor for Freeport McMoran. He has over 21 years of experience as a rescue instructor.
20 yrs Arizona Intermediate-EMT, 19 yrs Thatcher Fire department, and currently 5 year's as a training officer (TFD).
Bruce Hulberg, Safety Instructor
Bruce has spent years working with many Oregon industries on material handling and a variety of safety-related training projects. He is currently responsible for development and delivery of D2000’s Forklift Operator and Train the Trainer programs.
David Bargabos, Director of Education
David Bargabos has been training hazardous materials responders since 1986 and is the Director of
Operations for the Initial Response Institute as well as a Hazmat and Rescue Specialist for D2000 Safety,
Mariah Anderson, VP Marketing
Mariah has worked in the Customer Service industry for many years with a background in Business Marketing and Graphic Design. She is responsible for customer relations, marketing, and data management.
Lindsey Johnson, Office Manager
Lindsey is responsible for overall projects and day to day operations management. She graduated from Southern Oregon University and completed a full service with the United States Peace Corps. Her professional background is in sales and account management.
Bob Guessford, Administrative Support
Bob is our administrative manager responsible for our training schedule logistics, class material fulfillment, IT, website maintenance, shipping, and receiving. He has 20 years experience in administrative management in the retail industry. He is a lifetime Oregon Duck fan.
Lary Morton, Rescue Instructor (1958-2013)
During his years of working with us, Lary contributed immeasurably to the success D2000 Safety. He will be greatly missed.