March 2016: growth[period] is pleased to welcome Jim Finnell, an accomplished senior executive who has worked with IT and public safety companies in both the public and private sectors. Mr. Finnell specializes in emergency response, crisis management technology, and security, and has experience in the homeland security, law enforcement, and public safety industries.
Mr. Finnell was CEO of Prepared Response Inc., a national leader in cloud-based emergency room response and crisis management technology, for over twelve years. He was responsible for transforming the company from a start-up to a nationally recognized brand with over 20,000 end-users across the U.S. and Canada. Prior to this position, Mr. Finnell served as the Vice President of Operations and Division Financial Officer for American Medical Response, Inc., a 9-1-1 emergency medical services provider, and was the Chief Financial Officer for the Western region of a large, publically-traded international medical laboratory company. Additionally, Mr. Finnell has over fifteen years of experience as a licensed field paramedic first responder and an emergency medical services operations manager, and is a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS).