Jay Fitch, PhD, Foundation Executive Director, founded the emergency services consulting firm Fitch & Associates. His body of work spans over 50 years as an EMS Director, EMS/public safety consultant, author, and speaker.
Prior to developing the firm, he served as EMS Director in St. Louis and Kansas City.
Dr. Fitch received a lifetime achievement award from NAEMT and currently serves as a Commissioner for the American College of Paramedic Executives. Since late 2021, Dr. Fitch has focused more of his efforts on leader development and the work of the Fitch EMS Foundation.