Administrators

Medical Director: Dr. Craig Corey, MD, FACEP



Dr. Corey has served as the Cabarrus Medical Director and a CMC-Northeast Medical Center Staff Emergency Physician since 1994. He began his career in emergency medicine as a paramedic in 1975 with Denver Paramedic Ambulance. He graduated from the George Washington University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Brooke Army Medical Center. He has served appointments as Staff Emergency Physician, Chief of Emergency Department, Medical Director, and Educational Medical Advisor. He is currently Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and maintains involvement with Cabarrus EMS as Medical Director and Special Operations Response as well as the NDMS NC-1 Federal Disaster Team. Additionally, he served with the US Army. He works with several volunteer agencies, both locally and internationally. Dr. Corey spends his spare time with his family.

EMS Director: COL Alan Thompson, NREMT-P, TEMS, AAS, BS(c)

Alan Thompson has served as Cabarrus EMS Director since 2013. He began his career in Emergency Medical Services in 1985 before coming to Cabarrus EMS in 1990. He has served as a paramedic, relief supervisor, supervisor, tactical medic, and Assistant Director prior to his current assignment. He is a graduate of Davidson Community College with an Associate Degree in Emergency Medical Science and will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Emergency and Disaster Management from Western Carolina University in 2014. He has performed additional course work through Duke University. He is also a graduate of the UNCC EMS Management Training Institute. He maintains instructor credentials in multiple disciplines. He has maintained a strong presence in the area of education and advanced cardiac and stroke care. Additionally, he served with the US Army. He volunteers his time in several areas of the community. Alan spends his spare time with his family, hunting, fishing, and running.

 

EMS Assistant Director: MAJ Jimmy Lentz, NREMT-P, TEMS, AAS



Jimmy Lentz has served as Cabarrus EMS Assistant Director since 2013. He began his career in Emergency Medical Services in 1990 with Cabarrus EMS. He has served as a paramedic,  field  training officer, relief supervisor, and supervisor prior to his current assignment. He currently serves as a tactical paramedic assigned to a local police tactical team. He is a graduate of Davidson Community College with an Associate Degree in Emergency Medical Science. He has completed several administrative educational programs and the UNCC EMS Management Training Institute. He maintains active involvement in the community and spends his spare time with his family

EMS Shift Supervisor: CPT Bob Williams, NREMT-P, AAS



Bob Williams has served as Cabarrus EMS Shift Supervisor since 2005. He began his career in Emergency Medical Services in 1983 before coming to Cabarrus EMS in 1989. He has served as a paramedic and relief supervisor prior to his current assignment. He is a graduate of Davidson Community College with an Associate Degree in Emergency Medical Science. He has completed several administrative education programs and is a graduate of the UNCC EMS Management Training Institute. He maintains an active role in disaster planning and EMS education. He volunteers his time in several areas of the community. He spends his spare time with his family and in the outdoors.

EMS Shift Supervisor: CPT Chris Love, EMT-P, BS, AAS



Chris Love has served as Cabarrus EMS Shift Supervisor since 2014. He began his career in Emergency Medical Services in 1992 with Cabarrus EMS. He has served as a paramedic, field training officer, and relief supervisor prior to his current assignment. He is a graduate of Stanly Community College with an Associate Degree and Western Carolina University with a Bachelor Degree in Emergency and Disaster Management. He has completed several administrative educational programs and the UNCC EMS Management Training Institute. He maintains active involvement in the community and spends his spare time with his family and fishing.

EMS Shift Supervisor: CPT Justin Brines, NREMT-P, BS, AAS, TEMS



Justin Brines has served as Cabarrus EMS Shift Supervisor since 2013. He began his career in Emergency Medical Services with Cabarrus EMS in 1998. He has served as a paramedic, field training officer, and relief supervisor prior to his current assignment. In addition to his duties as Shift Supervisor, he also serves as System Education Coordinator and a tactical medic with the local police department. He is a graduate of Davidson Community College with an Associate Degree in Emergency Medical Science and Western Carolina University with a Bachelor Degree in Emergency and Disaster Management. Justin is also a graduate of the UNCC EMS Management Training Institute and several other leadership programs. He maintains an active presence in prehospital education and continues to hold instructor credentials in multiple disciplines. He volunteers his time in several areas of the community. He spends his spare time with family.