Deputy Chief Matt Gamblin began his career with Miami County EMS in March of 1997 as an EMT. Matt Completed his Paramedic certification at IHM School of Medicine in Independence, MO in 2014. Matt was promoted to Battalion Chief in November 2014 and then to Deputy Chief in August of 2022.
Matt grew up in Shawnee, Ks and his life revolved around public safety as both his parents were in Law Enforcement. Matt chose to dedicate his life to a different aspect of public safety and joined the Shawnee Fire Dept. in 1995. Matt earned his EMT at Johnson County Community College in 1996. Matt is an ACLS, PALs, and BCLS instructor. Matt has dedicated his last 25 years to the citizens of Miami County and its visitors.
Matt lives in Gardner with his wife and 2 daughters.