It is the mission of Xcellable to provide emergency responders with quality educational resources, including training programs and technology solutions to deliver them. We believe that education is a key component to the safe and effective provision of emergency services to the public. Service to others is a value that we hold in the highest regard and guides our path as we strive to provide necessary resources for those who serve us all in our time of greatest need. It is a privilege and an honor, unparalleled by any other, to serve our nation’s first responders and we will do so to the absolute best of our abilities and talents.
Stephen Byrd – Education Coordinator – Stephen has a demonstrated history of working in Emergency Medical Services. He is skilled in design and development, team building and education development as well as patient care. In addition to leading the Xcellable team, he is also an active Critical Care Paramedic.
Tim Hobbs – Faculty – Tim is an experienced Critical Care Paramedic and holds certification as an EMT Instructor/Coordinator, ACLS instructor, PALS instructor, affiliate faculty in PHTLS, AMLS and EPC and is a TECC instructor. He has over 16 years of experience in education delivery and is currently an EMS supervisor and SWAT medic.
Renee Jacobs – Faculty – Renee holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Columbia Southern University in Healthcare Administration. She is an RN and paramedic with 8 years of flight experience. She has experience teaching AHA, NAEMT, CAPCE, ANCC and other classes to all levels of EMS providers.
Jon Guthrie – Faculty – Jon has nearly thirty years of paramedic experience, including flight paramedic, base director, EMS supervisor and Operations Manager. He is an experienced PEPP and PHTLS instructor, in addition to holding a Business Management certificate from Columbia State Community College.
Frank Berlanga – Faculty – Frank is an experienced educator in law enforcement and EMS, with training in tactical weapons, hostage negotiation, Scuba Diving, HazMat and Confined Spaces among others. He currently works as an EMS instructor and is an actively practicing paramedic.
Ted Redman, MD, MPH – Medical Director – Dr. Redman received his degree from Georgia State University and attended medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He is board certified in Emergency Medical Services and holds certifications as a flight surgeon, flight paramedic, ATLS instructor, ACLS instructor and PALS instructor. For his full list of qualifications, click here.