Firchow is the owner of Wildlife Consulting Services in Lander, Wyoming, which she operates with her husband, a fellow CALS alum and biologist. They assist organizations with development projects on public lands to ensure that wildlife and habitat are protected. A lover of the outdoors, Firchow is glad her work continues to keep her interacting with wildlife in the field and seeing firsthand the impact of her efforts. Before founding the firm, she worked as a wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, managing species from songbirds to bighorn sheep.