EasCare Leadership

 
Mark Brewster

Mark Brewster
President & CEO

 

In 2016, Mark Brewster became President and Chief Executive Officer of EasCare Ambulance Service. Mark's primary goal is to put every patient's needs first and provide a high-quality care. He does this by building a high-performing team and equipping them with the best clinical supplies, technology and education in the industry.

In 2018, Mark Brewster was named Entrepreneur Of The Year by EY, New England Region. Read the full article on this prestigious recognition here.

 
George Brewster Jr.

George Brewster, Jr.
Vice President & COO

 

Since 2016, George Brewster Jr. has been the Vice President and Chief Operations Officer at EasCare Ambulance Service. George specializes in multiple aspects of ambulance service, but his true passion is for vehicles, maintenance, equipment and clinical supplies. George has built a diverse team with a solid foundation and runs a system within the company that ensures everything is functioning at peak performance.

 
George Brewster Sr.

George Brewster, Sr.

 

George Brewster, Sr. remains a senior advisor to both Mark, George Jr. and the leadership team, and continues to champion the family-focused team culture and quality patient care approach throughout the company.

 
 

Leanne Flannery
Chief Financial Officer

lflannery@brewsterambulance.com

Leanne is responsible for the financial operations of the company including treasury, corporate audit, tax and financial reporting, and analysis. Prior to joining Brewster Ambulance, she served as the Vice President of Finance for Coldwater Creek and Chief Financial Officer of Cummins Northeast, where she ran the day-to-day operations of their finance departments.

Leanne began her career working as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is a licensed CPA in the State of Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Boston College's Carroll School of Management with a degree in Accounting, holds a Masters in Tax from Northeastern University and a Masters in Business Administration from Suffolk University.

 
Kim Cordeiro

Kim Cordeiro
Executive Manager

 

Kim joined the company in 2010 as an EMT Basic in Boston. She later moved into the Communications Center as a dispatcher and shortly thereafter, was promoted to Communications Supervisor and later to Communications Manager.

Kim is a certified EMT-B, APCO Emergency Medical Dispatcher, and an APCO Emergency Medical Dispatcher Instructor. Kim transitioned to Director of Operations, Brockton, in January 2016. As an operations manager, she handled every aspect of the division from personnel issues, commendations, discipline, quality assurance for all contracts within the division, scheduling, payroll, upholding standards, policies and procedures, and also maintained a strong working partnership with the Brockton Fire Department. Kim was promoted to Executive Manager in 2017.

Kim attended Curry College in Milton, majoring in Criminal Justice and minoring in psychology. She is also a certified substance abuse counselor.

 
Danny Thomas

Danny Thomas
Operations Manager, Division 1, Boston and Norwood

 

Danny has 25 years of experience in the public safety arena. He was an EMT/FTO and Operations Supervisor. Danny also spent 17 years with the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department as a Deputy in the Enforcement Unit.

Danny has held several administrative and operational positions with Boston MedFlight. Danny is a Certified Medical Transport Executive and an AHA CPR instructor. Danny’s clinical interests include geriatric trauma prevention and community-based health initiatives.

 
Darrelle Harmon

Darelle Harmon
Operations Manager, Division 4, New Bedford, Dartmouth and Fall River

 

Darelle started in EMS in 1994 with the company as an EMT-B and was based at the Hyde Park office in Boston. In 1998, Darelle was the fifth new hire at EasCare Ambulance Service. In 2000, he was promoted to BLS Field Supervisor for EasCare and received his paramedic certification in 2009. In 2013, he moved into EasCare's purchasing and procurement department.

In 2015, Darelle was promoted to ALS Coordinator for all of EasCare. He continued in that position until October 2017 when he was promoted to his current role as EasCare's South Coast Regional Manager, based in the Dartmouth office.

 
Jeff Cronin

Jeff Cronin
Director of Communications

 

Jeff oversees the 911 intake, EMS delivery, pre-arrival instructions, training and education associated with Emergency Medical Dispatch and non-emergency medical transportation requests. He has over 23 years of Emergency Medical Service experience. 

Between 1994 and 2018 Jeff served as an EMT, Emergency Medical Dispatcher, EMD Supervisor, EMD-Q Performance Improvement Manager, Operational Systems Controller, Communications Manager, Business Account Manager, Associate Director of Communications and Director of Communications.

 
Keith Wilson

Keith Wilson
Director of Education

 

Keith’s primary responsibility is to oversee all educational services. Keith started his EMS career as part of the original team in the 90’s and has been in the industry for 25 years.

Keith also worked as a Paramedic for the City of Boston Emergency Medical Service and has spent many years providing EMS leadership in the fire service. Keith founded Comprehensive Medical Teaching Institute in 2009, a CAAHED-accredited EMS teaching company. 

Keith is a graduate of UMBC Critical Care Paramedicine Program, Cape Cod Community College and has also attended the University of Richmond’s Emergency Service Management Program. Keith holds multiple EMS teaching credentials, and he continues to provide guidance and leadership for all aspects of EMS education.

 
Joe Hughes

Joe Hughes
Operations Manager, Division 6, Worcester, Hopedale and Southborough
 

 

Joe Hughes has been in EMS with fire- and private-based services since 2003. He began his career with EasCare in 2012 and worked out of the Worcester garage and has over ten years of EMS experience. While at EasCare, Joe has held the following positions: Field Training Officer, Supervisor, ALS Coordinator and Mobile Integrated Health Supervisor.

In 2014, he completed Mobile Integrated Health training and became one of the first active MIH Paramedics in Massachusetts. He holds certifications as a Certified Community Paramedic (CP-C) with The International Board of Specialty Certification and EMT-P with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He has now assumed the role of Worcester Regional Manager.

 

Dylan Law
Operations Manager, Division 7, Plymouth, Middleboro and Wareham

Dylan started his career in EMS in 1987 as a chair car driver. In 1988 he became an EMT, in 1995 became an EMT-I, and in 1999 earned his paramedic. He has worked for over 20 years in the South Shore and Plymouth systems. During that time he has served as a Field Supervisor, Special Events Coordinator and Operations Manager for Eastern Mass.

In 2015, Dylan returned to Brewster Ambulance Service in the Plymouth system and then returned to the Quincy system. In 2017 he moved back to the Plymouth system as a Division Supervisor in charge of Plymouth, Middleboro and Wareham and in 2018 became the Operations Manager of the newly created Division 7.

 
Steve Doyle

Steve Doyle
Director of Information Technology

 

Steve oversees all aspects of Information Technology. His responsibilities include the planning, maintenance and performance of all data flow to and from our multiple communications centers and field units. Steve and his team look for ways to enhance critical infrastructure and integrate new and emerging technologies embraced by the company.

Steve began a career in EMS with Reardon Ambulance Service in Dorchester in the 1980’s and worked in communications, operations and management before transitioning to technology in the early 90’s. He joined EasCare Ambulance in 2000, managing their information systems. Steve holds a degree in Information Technology from the University of Massachusetts.

 
Rich Grondell

Rich Grondell
Director of Fleet Management

 

Rich joined the company in December, 2017, as the Director of Fleet Management. Rich has been in the automotive business for over 15 years. Rich’s expertise is in parts, service and structure of a successful maintenance program.

Rich started in the automotive and power sports industry at very young age working his way through the ranks and learning all of the different aspects within the dealerships always looking to learn and better himself. Prior to his current role, Rich was the service director for a large general motors dealership where he oversaw all workmanship and service facilities productivity.

Rich’s experience in the parts and service department gives him the ability to maintain proper inventory to ensure all units are able to be repaired in a timely manner. He is passionate about keeping vehicles and employees safe. Rich maintains an outstanding rapport with his employees which always leads to increased productivity, thoroughness, and willingness to perform any task requested.

 
Peter Hoare

Peter Hoare
Vice President of Marketing

 

Peter has spent almost 30 years working in EMS. He began as an EMT for Chaulk Ambulance Service in 1988 at their Boston location. In 1990, Peter was given the opportunity to learn the business side of EMS and was promoted to the position of Community Relations Manager. By 1994, he was promoted to the position of Vice President of Sales for Chaulk Ambulance. In 1996, Chaulk sold to American Medical Response and Peter was retained as Director of Business Development for the northeast territory. In 1998, Peter, along with several other long-time colleagues resigned from AMR to founded EasCare Ambulance Service where he has served as the Vice President of Marketing for the past 20 years.

Peter also serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Ambulance Association and still practices as an EMT as a member of the Town of Essex Fire Department in Essex, MA.

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Locations

  • Boston—285 Hyde Park Avenue, Boston, MA 02130

  • Dartmouth—640 State Road North, Dartmouth, MA 02747

  • Hopedale—10 Charlesview Road, Hopedale, MA 01747

  • Plymouth—4 Natalie Way, Plymouth, MA 02360

  • Worcester—140 Prescott Street, Worcester, MA 01605


EasCare Company History

On April 27, 1998, EasCare Ambulance Service launched operations in a small garage in south Boston with three ambulances and 18 employees. Over the course of 14 years, EasCare went on to establish itself as one of the Commonwealth’s largest emergency medical transportation provider with over 100 ambulances and 350 employees. In October 2012, EasCare was the first ambulance company in the Commonwealth permitted to deploy a community paramedicine program to treat patients in their homes.

Eascare was sold to Medevie EMS of Nova Scotia in 2012, and over time EasCare grew to employ over 550 employees with 160 vehicles serving the greater Boston area, the central and south coast regions of Massachusetts. On December 9th, 2016, EasCare was acquired by Brewster Ambulance Service. EasCare currently has eight locations, Plymouth, Jamaica Plain, Worcester, Brockton, New Bedford, North Dartmouth, Hopedale and Norton, employs more than 500 EMTs and paramedics and maintains a fleet of 100+ vehicles.

 
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