James Simmons embarked on his career in EMS shortly after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States, during which he “gained a deep respect for EMS professionals.” That career has spanned 16 years as a marketing and business leader for Seals Ambulance in Indianapolis, Indiana, where today he is responsible for acquiring and maintaining new business and ensuring the needs and expectations of all customers and facilities are being met.
Prior to joining Seals Ambulance, James was Marketing Manager for Promotus Advertising, a leading Indiana advertising agency, where worked from 2001-2002. James is a 2001 graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in advertising/marketing.
James’ current and former professional affiliations include the Indiana EMS Association, American Advertising Federation, Habitat for Humanity and the John H. Bonner Center. He has also served as a campaign assistant for various political campaigns over the years.