Steve Ressler Joins First Arriving as Local Government Platform Strategic Advisor

GovTech and SaaS Powerhouse Brings Government Leadership Expertise to First Arriving to Accelerate Growth with Local Government Agencies

Richmond, Va. – First Arriving, a leader in providing technology and marketing services for fire/EMS, law enforcement and local government, today announced that Steve Ressler has joined its team as a Strategic Advisor. Ressler, a current investor in First Arriving, brings nearly two decades of experience in GovTech and SaaS leadership and will work closely with the First Arriving team to scale its work with local government agencies nationwide.

Steve Ressler“Steve’s experience founding and leading companies in the government sector is second to none,” said Dave Iannone, CEO, First Arriving. “We are thrilled to have Steve join us as a strategic advisor and tap his extensive industry knowledge as we develop and implement tailored solutions that keep government personnel informed and improve their ability to serve the community.”

Ressler is an active investor and advisor across GovTech and Saas. Prior to his work as an investor, Steve served as the president of Callyo, the leading mobile communication SaaS platform for public safety working across 100,000+ law enforcement officers and 10,000+ agencies. He founded GovLoop, the largest online community for public sector leaders and co-founded Young Government Leaders, the premier professional development organization for young federal employees. He is the recipient of the GovTech Top 25 Doers, Drivers and Dreamers Award and is a 2-time Fed 100 winner.

“Local government leaders need the right tools to improve efficiency and meet their agency’s unique needs,” said Steve Ressler. “I’m excited to work alongside First Arriving to provide technology solutions that display real-time, mission-critical information across many systems in one spot on the screens people see and use every day.”

First Arriving’s Digital Dashboard systems service local governments, fire departments, EMS, law enforcement, as well as other agencies. These digital signage solutions keep government employees and the visiting public informed with real-time, mission-critical information in one centralized system. First Arriving’s Digital Dashboards work seamlessly with more than 100 integrations and features.

About First Arriving
First Arriving is a leading technology and marketing company specializing in fire, EMS, law enforcement, and local government. First Arriving provides innovative solutions, including digital signage, websites, video production, and recruitment marketing that transform and engage. First Arriving’s clients include renowned public safety brands, departments and agencies of all sizes, associations, and nonprofits. First Arriving is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, and serves clients nationwide. For more information, visit