Maria Bianchi

American Ambulance Association

Chief Executive Officer

Maria Bianchi, CAE, has lead the American Ambulance Association (AAA) since 2002 and has worked in non-profit management for more than 20 years.

Maria also serves as the Chair of Community Health Charities of the National Capital Area, a non-profit organization of 67 local and national charities that raises money through workplace giving campaigns. In addition, she is a sought-after speaker and has presented at numerous local and national conferences, including the National Downs Syndrome Society where she presented on Board and Volunteer Relationships and Development.

Prior to joining Interel + AMG, Maria worked for the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America in a variety of senior management positions. She received her Bachelor of Arts and Master’s degrees from George Washington University’s School of Education and Human Development.

My Sessions

EMS Workforce Shortage Panel Discussion

What Efforts Are Underway to Address This? The EMS workforce shortage continues to be a significant challenge facing the EMS industry. Several EMS organizations continue to learn more about the challenge and are working both individually and collectively to better understand and more importantly, seeking to address the shortage. This session will be a panel […]

Advocacy Executive & Leadership Human Resources

Women as EMS Leaders

“[Fred Astaire] was great, but don’t forget that Ginger Rogers did everything he did, backwards… and in high heels.”— Bob Thaves In this candid conversation, women leaders in EMS will share how they have succeeded in a still male-dominated profession. Panelists will share strategies and tactics used to get “heard,” share lessons learned from mistakes […]

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