Brian LaCroix, BS, NRP (Ret), FACPE

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Brian K. LaCroix is recently retired as President and EMS Chief of Allina Health Emergency Medical Services, St. Paul, Minnesota. Allina Health EMS serves more than one million Minnesota residents with 9-1-1 service in more than 120 communities. LaCroix is the current President of the National EMS Management Association and liaison to the Paramedic Chiefs of Canada. Past-Vice Chair of the MN EMS Regulatory Board, and Hennepin County (Minneapolis) EMS Council. Other professional affiliations include his role as Chair of the Century College EMS Advisory Board and member of the Regina Hospital Foundation in Hastings, MN.

With over 34 years in the career field Brian can leverage his extensive network of leaders across the USA and Canada to help find your next Executive Officer (Director, CEO, Chief, etc.).

LaCroix has built and lead successful teams for more than three decades. With a proven track record of creating and sustaining high performing leaders and teams.

During his career LaCroix has worked as a volunteer firefighter, EMT, paramedic, educator, author, peer counselor, manager and executive officer. LaCroix is a Fellow in the American College of Paramedic Executives, holds a paramedic degree and a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He has worked on extended international EMS projects in Nicaragua, France and Croatia. A native English speaker proficient in French, LaCroix enjoys his six grandkids, growing grapes, winemaking and is an accomplished artist/painter.