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Danielle Thomas

2024 Conference Speaker
Danielle Thomas

Lifeline Ambulance


Danielle joined LifeLine EMS, as the Chief Operating Officer, in early 2022, relocating from the East Coast. From Boston, Danielle comes to LifeLine as a dynamic executive with progressive leadership experience in developing and implementing advanced EMS strategies on a local, national and international level. Since choosing EMS as a second career in 2007, Danielle has delivered success across program development, education/training, communication, marketing, talent management, strategic partnerships, growth/scale and community engagement. A true change agent, skilled at forging lasting professional relationships critical for converting challenges to opportunities and successes. Recognized as a decisive leader with a deep understanding of business priorities and a unique ability to combine strategy development and thought leadership with implementation and operational execution. Credentialed as an instructor and coordinator of more than ten internationally recognized certification courses including serving as an American Heart Association Community Training Site Coordinator. Currently an affiliate faculty member for the NAEMT course, Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) and TECC. Danielle has held previous positions including; Director of Pro EMS Center for MEDICS, Vice President Strategic Initiatives and Performance Improvement, and Chief Strategy Officer. Her most favorite and meaningful role is that of a Paramedic. Danielle continues to consult nationally as an expert in the tactical medicine space and leadership education. She currently serves as the Co-Chair for the California Ambulance Association Education Committee and as the Secretary on the Southern California Ambulance Association Board of Directors.

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