Acadian Ambulance Service founder and CEO Richard E. Zuschlag was recognized at the 2016 Pinnacle EMS leadership summit with a lifetime achievement award for his outstanding work in EMS and as the leader of Acadian for 43 years.
Noted as one of the most innovative leaders in EMS history, Zuschlag is credited with implementing Acadian’s unique subscription program, carpe diem philosophy, fleet monitoring and employee stock ownership plan. Zuschlag was also recognized by his colleagues for Acadian’s EMS services on offshore oil platforms, fixed- and rotor-wing assets, and for the multi-functional alarm network weaved into the system’s communications system.
Congratulations to Zuschlag for this tremendous honor.
Acadian Ambulance CEO Richard E. Zuschlag accepting the lifetime achievement award at the 2016 Pinnacle EMS leadership summit in San Antonio, Texas. Photo A.J. Heightman