CHA Consulting Inc. expanded its executive leadership team to include Josh Whaley, president of American Fire, and Jennifer Chatt, senior vice president of human resources.

Josh Whaley has 25 years of fire protection experience including both fire system design and management. He joined American Fire as vice president of operations in 2011 and was named president in January 2017 when CHA purchased a controlling interest in American Fire. American Fire, a subsidiary of CHA, provides custom design, engineering, installation, and maintenance of fire protection systems.

Based in Birmingham, Alabama, American Fire provides turnkey solutions to the automotive, government/military, manufacturing, and distribution/warehouse markets in the US and internationally.

Jennifer Chatt has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of human resources management leading high-growth, client and employee-driven organizations across multiple industries. She joined CHA in July 2017 to lead human resources. She previously held senior human resource management positions at Key Bank, NYISO, Northeast Parent and Child Society and Angiodynamics.

“I am confident that Josh and Jennifer joining the executive team will have an even greater impact on our overall company. Their perspective and expertise will help CHA continue its aspirations of growth and being the best company in the industry,” said Michael Carroll, president and CEO of CHA.