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.
Director of Operations
Bell Ambulance, Inc.
Nominated by: Wayne Jurecki (Bell Ambulance, Inc.- Milwaukee, WI)
Chris has been Operations Director for Bell Ambulance since March of 2008.
Chris became an EMT in 1999 and a Paramedic in 2004. Chris’s entire EMS career has been spent in Milwaukee, beginning with two years of full-time ambulance work, followed by various supervisory and management roles which led to his current position. In this capacity, Chris oversees all aspects of the operations of the company, from licensed ambulance personnel, maintenance of the fleet and facilities, to supplies, and equipment. Chris enjoys working with other EMS leaders to further the interests of this unique industry.
Chris is the President of the Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin, having first been elected to the board in 2011, where he strives to increase the quality of EMS in Wisconsin. In 2017, Chris was appointed by Governor Scott Walker to the Wisconsin EMS Board, where he was recently elected Secretary.
Reason for Nomination:
Chris is currently serving as Secretary on the State of Wisconsin EMS board where they provide recommendations directly to the Department of Health Services on general EMS issues either assigned by legislation or raised by members of the public. Chris was instrumental in negotiating Bell Ambulance’s contract with the City of Milwaukee. Chris works tirelessly to maintain and strengthen the public relationships with government agencies and special event organizations.
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