Episode 145 is Mike Pertz. Mike is on a mission to help EMS providers decrease the pediatric medication errors. Mike founded SmartSquad that is dedicated to creating products and software for EMS/Fire community to help with this mission. Mike is career Firefighter/Paramedic for fire department just outside of Cleveland, Ohio. He played professional soccer before entering the world of public safety. Mike is also the founder of FirefighterNOW a site dedicated to giving aspiring firefighters the best and most affordable tools to ace their entry exam and interview. Our discussion talks about his journey from soccer player to Firefighter/Paramedic and why he choose the profession. We talk about his entrepreneur spirit and what inspired him to create SmartSquad and FirefighterNOW?