Meet Our Staff

BILL C. CARTER, EMT (Ret.) -  Founder & Co-owner

 

In Memory – October 9, 1945 – April 22,2013  

VANTHA D. CARTER

President & CEO

AHA Training Center Faculty

Vantha is a the principle owner of Extendlife, Inc.  She invested her life savings in purchasing major stock in the company in 1997 and has guided the corporation to the success it presently enjoys. Vantha is the epitome of a day-to-day  “hands-on” executive. She is a proud American citizen born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. One of her proudest achievements is being selected an Ambassador for the International Business Council of the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce.  She considers directing Extendlife a life’s dream come true.

JEFF C. FEGREUS, NR Paramedic

Executive Chairman

AHA Regional Faculty

Jeff is a Critical Care Paramedic, S.W.A.T. Team Medic, Georgia P.O.S.T. Certified Instructor, Tactical Combat Critical Care Instructor, member of Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team, and is certified to instruct Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Advance Life Support for the American Heart Association.  He also is a certified National Safety Council and American Health & Safety Institute Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) instructor.

Dale L. Fulghum, Paramedic, AAS

Senior Corporate Vice President

AHA Training Center Faculty

Dale Fulghum is a former career U.S. Army Special Forces Medic (18D2F) who served 3 tours in Iraq and 1 tour in Afghanistan. He was awarded 2 Purple Hearts and The Bronze Star Medal for injuries sustained during combat operations which resulted in early retirement after 15 years of service. He endured nearly two years of physical rehab at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dale then transitioned from military to civilian service as a highly skilled paramedic. His passion is EMS and instructing basic and advanced skills in the emergency medical field. For his service to the nation and his dedication to the medical profession, Extendlife is privileged and honored to have Dale on our team.

ALLEN T. SHERWOOD, MD. FAACP

Corporate Medical Director

AHA Training Center Faculty

Dr. Sherwood has served as Extendlife’s Medical Director for nearly a decade and is responsible for medical oversight of our Advanced Life Support courses.  He has 22 years experience as a physician and is affiliated with Erlanger East Family Medicine. He is also associated with the University of Tennessee Family Medical Practice.  He served as a USAF Flight Surgeon at Barksdale AFB during his military career. Not only is Dr. Sherwood an excellent practicing physician, but derives great satisfaction as a “teaching” medical practitioner.

JAMES H. CREEL, JR., MD, FACEP

Consulting Medical Director

Dr. Jim Creel is widely known in the field of emergency medicine and Extendlife is privileged to have him serve as our special Consulting Medical Director. He serves as Vice Chief of Staff at Erlanger Health System, Program Director of Emergency Medicine – University of Tennessee College of Medicine and is certified as a Diplomat, American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Creel also serves as the Medical Director for Hamilton County Tennessee EMS.

EXECUTIVE  SUPPORT  STAFF

Andy Lopez, EMT………………….……..….Coordinator of Latino Services

Patrick England…………….…….…………..National Marketing Director

Shawn Carter, BSRN ….…….…..…………Director of I/T Services

CREDITS

Website Design…………………………………Kris McInerny

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 Logo Design…………………………………….Bestway Printing & Design  

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Photographic Director………………………..Andrew Wilson

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