Deputy Chief Ryan Roberts began his career in 1990 as a volunteer with the Minooka Fire Department. Through his early career, he volunteered his time at Minooka Fire Department and rose through the ranks to Assistant Chief.
After being hired by the Park Forest Fire Department in 1995, Deputy Chief Roberts continued his training and education and was responsible for the EMS coordination for the Fire Department for many years. Deputy Chief Roberts was promoted to Lieutenant in 2013 and then was promoted to Deputy Chief in 2017.
Deputy Chief Roberts holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Western Illinois University and maintains several State and Federal fire service certifications. Deputy Chief Roberts maintains his Paramedic certification and is a Certified Fire Investigator for the Park Forest Fire Department.
Deputy Chief Roberts has been married to his wife, Lisa, since 1998. Deputy Chief Roberts has a 13 year old daughter, Sydney and a 10 year old son, Brody.