Deputy Chief Mark Wholey is assigned as the Shift Commander of Group 1. After serving both the Gilmanton and Hudson, NH Fire Departments, he joined Nashua Fire Rescue in 2001. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2008, Captain in 2015, and Deputy Chief in 2022.
Deputy Wholey holds a B.S in Fire Service Administration from Eastern Oregon University and a MPA in Emergency Management from Anna Maria College. Deputy Wholey is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Deputy Chief Wholey oversees Grant Administration, as well as the Health and Wellness Program for Nashua Fire Rescue. He is also the Deputy Chief assigned to the SMART HazMat Team, serving 17-partner communities in Southern New Hampshire.
Deputy Chief Wholey served on the Executive Board of IAFF 789 as the Steward-at-large for several years. He also served 3-terms as President of the Nashua Firemen’s Relief Association.
Deputy Wholey resides in Nashua with his wife, Kelli and their two children.