40 Under 40 nominees were selected based on their contributions to the American Ambulance Association, their employer, state ambulance association, other professional associations, and/or the EMS profession.
Chief Operating Officer
Allegiance Mobile Health
Nominated by: David Lee (Allegiance Mobile Health – Georgetown, TX)
Dan Gillespie is an experienced senior level executive with over 15 years of healthcare experience. Dan has a proven track record of success in growth strategy, P&L management, cost reduction techniques, merger & acquisitions, and operations management.
Dan truly cares about his patients and will do whatever it takes to deliver high quality care. Among his employees, Dan has developed a culture of empowerment with an emphasis on enabling growth from within the organization. Dan approaches each patient individually from the perspective of how best to meet their needs and solve their problems in an innovative and open-minded fashion. This can be seen by the fact that Dan puts over 1,000 miles a week on his truck in order to be able to meet in-person with patients, staff, and organizational leadership.
Dan has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Organizational Leadership from the University of Indianapolis where he graduated in the top of his class. Dan simultaneously attended Ivy Tech State College of Indiana where he majored in Accounting.
Dan’s experience in business is multifaceted from private to publicly traded corporations, non-profit healthcare systems, and public sector government owned operations.
Reason for Nomination:
Dan has approached the EMS Industry with the perspective of how can quality of care be improved through innovation and empowerment while demonstrating the business acumen to allow these changes to be sustainable. Dan has risen quickly throughout his career and manages one of the largest ambulance services in the nation, but he always credits his team before himself. Dan truly cares about his patients, employees, and customers and he lives the core values of CLIMB (Compassion, Leadership, Integrity, Modern, and Benevolent). Dan has already made an impact on our industry and he has the passion, aptitude, and experience to take EMS and its role in the Healthcare System to the next level.
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