40 Under 40: Robert Weisbaum (Crested Butte Fire Protection District – Crested Butte, CO)

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. ____ Robert Weisbaum Chief of Operations Crested Butte Fire Protection District Crested Butte, CO ____ LinkedIn Nominated by: Ryan McCudden (Crested Butte Fire Protection District – Crested Butte, CO) ____ Biography: Robert Weisbaum is the EMS & Fire Chief for the Crested Butte Fire Protection District (CBFPD). Robert began his career as an EMT in the suburbs of Detroit, MI and quickly earned his Paramedic as he found a passion for providing patient care. Robert quickly realized that being a Paramedic wasn’t just a job, it was a way of life and the opportunities to make a difference were endless. In addition to wanting to excel in his field, Robert dedicated himself to providing the best possible care to his patients. Robert has also helped with the professional development of countless other providers, serving as a mentor. Robert has always been known to go above and beyond the call of duty. Robert has organized fundraisers for patients and fellow colleagues when he noticed they were struggling. Robert has truly learned what it means (more…)