Chief Shearer works full-time for Canton Fire Department and has been a firefighter/paramedic with Canton since March of 1994. He is a 1990 graduate of East Canton High school and received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Franklin University in 2013. Chief Shearer is a veteran, proudly serving in the United States Army. He married his wife Julie in October of 2000 and together they have two children a son and daughter. He enjoys running competitive distances from a 5K to a full marathon. He believes in pushing himself to the limits. Chief Shearer is also a big sports fan especially advocating for his favorite teams the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians and the Ohio State Buckeyes.