Spotlight: Jimmy Johnson

Print PDF Jimmy Johnson President, Life Emergency Medical Services Immediate Past President, AAA Board Enid, OK Tell us a little about yourself. I was born and raised in Frederick, OK – a small town in the southwest. I attended college for two years at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, and finished my last two years at Phillips University with a degree in Business Management. Throughout college I worked at Life EMS as an EMT, and in 1972 I was offered the opportunity to purchase half of the company from the original owner. A few years later, my partner sold the second half of the company to me. I am a OU football fan, and I love to golf and to cook. ...

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Print PDF AAA has provided me with knowledge of what the environment is and how to negotiate it, and has given me the tools to manage my operation the way it should be managed. I really don’t know that I would have been able to successfully navigate the industry waters had it not been for the experiences and the exceptional mentoring that I’ve received with the AAA.
Jimmy Johnson, President, Life EMS
Print PDF I have been a member of the AAA since 1984, and I have learned so much from AAA colleagues that has directly attributed to our success. The professional networking and advocacy AAA provides is a key component to developing a vibrant and successful company.
James McPartlon, President, Mohawk Ambulance
Print PDF One of the things I appreciate most about the AAA is the opportunity for EMS organizations from around the country to work together on projects that have positive industry-wide impact. It think is important that the AAA promotes a one team, one mission approach that puts aside agency competition for the betterment of the industry as a whole.
John Peterson, CAO, Sunstar Paramedics
Print PDF AAA is the glue that enables EMS operators to focus on issues of importance. AAA allows EMS operators to collectively pursue strategies to enhance the industry. AAA has enabled AMR to advance safety initiatives before national associations and regulatory agencies.
Ron Thackery, Senior VP of Professional Services, AMR
Print PDF The American Ambulance Association has been beneficial in helping to create a united front in the ambulance industry for important initiatives on Capitol hill.
Asbel Montes, VP, Acadian Ambulance Service