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2016 Star of Life: Brian J. Connor, LifeLine Ambulance Service

2016 AAA Star of Life Brian J. Connor

Brian J. Connor: President & CEO
LifeLine Ambulance Service: Woburn, Mass.

Brian J. Connor has been employed in the ambulance industry for the past 36 years. Since beginning work as an EMT in 1980, he has served in many leadership roles and senior management positions at one of the oldest ambulance companies in Massachusetts.

In 2006, he ventured on his own and became the founder, president and CEO of LifeLine Ambulance Service. LifeLine became the fastest growing ambulance service in New England. Today, with 13 satellite offices located throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire, 125 vehicles and 350 employees, LifeLine transports more than 350 patients daily. In addition, Brian served as president of the Massachusetts Ambulance Association for 14 years and served on many state and local boards and commissions.

Under his direction, LifeLine’s commitment to its employees, including creating tuition-free career paths to those who wish to advance from chair car operator, EMT or paramedic to RN is trendsetting and unmatched in the industry.

Brian’s commitment to his employees and the ambulance industry is noteworthy and therefore recognized by this nomination from his staff.