Rod Kimble has worked with the American Heart Association for nearly 9 years in several roles, but most recently as a Senior Account Manager, covering NC and SC. Rod holds a bachelor of arts degree, and has been involved in Fire and EMS for nearly 25 years. He is a WV paramedic, with critical care and flight paramedic experience. He has extensive teaching experience in AHA, NAEMT, and other programs. Rod is a past training center coordinator at a level I trauma center and served as National Faculty for BLS prior to joining the AHA. His passion lies in curriculum development to support systems of care and outcomes improvement.