Andrew Bigler promoted to Vice President of Finance

Priority Ambulance announced today that Andrew Bigler has been promoted to vice president of finance, working closely with senior management in areas including financial analysis and budget management, growth strategies, capital financing, and insurance oversight. “In his five years as director of finance, Andrew has played a critical role in the implementation of Priority’s growth and acquisition strategy, while also … Read More

Maricopa Ambulance now responding to 9-1-1 calls in City of Glendale

On Sunday, March 31 at 8 a.m., the City of Glendale’s new 9-1-1 ambulance service partner, Maricopa Ambulance, began responding to emergency medical calls within the city limits. Maricopa Ambulance, the Glendale Fire Department and the Phoenix Fire Department Regional Dispatch Center have been preparing for months to ensure a seamless transition. Maricopa Ambulance vehicles and staffing were in place … Read More

Sequatchie County approves contract with Puckett EMS for 9-1-1 ambulance service

Sequatchie County Commission unanimously voted to approve a new 5-year contract with Puckett EMS to provide ambulance response to all 9-1-1 calls within the county at their regularly scheduled meeting on January 28. Puckett EMS submitted a proposal in a competitive bid process earlier this month that was unanimously recommended by the Emergency Services Committee. “Puckett EMS has exceeded our … Read More

City of Goodyear, Arizona issues intent to award 9-1-1 contract to Maricopa Ambulance

FROM: Bryan Gibson, CEO, Priority Ambulance DATE: October 26, 2018 Re: City of Goodyear 9-1-1 Ambulance Services This week, Maricopa Ambulance received a letter of intent to award the 9-1-1 ambulance service contract from the City of Goodyear. Pending contract approval from Goodyear City Council and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), Maricopa Ambulance will begin responding to all … Read More

Priority Ambulance names Patty Riley as MidSouth Division CFO

Priority Ambulance, the nation’s fastest-growing ambulance company, has named Patty Riley to the newly created position of MidSouth Division chief financial officer. Riley, a longtime ambulance industry finance professional and certified public accountant, most recently served as chief financial officer for National EMS, which joined the Priority Ambulance family of companies in July. “Patty is an exceptionally qualified financial leader, … Read More

Priority Ambulance hires Tony Dalton as general counsel

Priority Ambulance announced today that it has hired Tony Dalton as general counsel to head the company’s in-house legal department in its corporate headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee. Dalton has more than 27 years of legal experience, including significant experience in the emergency medical services industry. “Tony has provided exceptional support to us as part of our outside legal team, so … Read More

Priority Ambulance, LLC ranks No. 521 on the 2018 Inc. 5000

Fastest-growing national ambulance company achieves 964 percent revenue growth NEW YORK, August 15, 2018 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Priority Ambulance is No. 521 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. “In less than five years, Priority Ambulance is the fastest-growing national private ambulance service and is now the third largest … Read More

Priority Ambulance welcomes National EMS in Georgia to national family of companies

Priority Ambulance announced today that National EMS will join the company’s national family of companies. National EMS based in Conyers, Ga., provides emergency and non-emergency ambulance service to more than 33,000 patients annually in four Georgia counties. “National EMS has found a partner in Priority Ambulance that will allow our company to continue its mission of exceeding expectations of excellence … Read More

Priority Ambulance shares fireworks safety tips for Independence Day

Sparklers, firecrackers and Roman candles are a traditional part of Fourth of July and Independence Day celebrations and gatherings. But fireworks also are dangerous explosives that cause millions of dollars in property damage and nearly 10,000 emergency room visits nationally each year. Fireworks also are illegal in many counties, including Knox and Blount. Director Dennis Rowe offers safety tips to … Read More

Priority Ambulance hires Alan Smith as West Regional President

Priority Ambulance today announced that Alan Smith has joined the company as West Regional President. Smith began in his career in EMS 35 years ago spending 20 years in the industry. After spending the next two decades honing his marketing and management skills in the shipping and health care technology industries, he has returned to his EMS roots to oversee … Read More