About

A LEADING PROVIDER OF AMBULANCE SERVICES IN THE SOUTHEAST

Central EMS is one of the largest privately owned ambulance providers in the Southeast. The company was founded in 1982 as Central Ambulance with the belief that the public deserves high-quality patient care and excellent customer service in an ambulance provider, while still remaining cost-effective. In 2004, the company expanded to include Central Air Ambulance and was rebranded Central EMS. Today, Central EMS transports approximately 50,000 patients annually with more than 100 vehicles in our fleet.




COMPANY HISTORY

  • 1982
    Central Ambulance founded with a core mission to provide excellent patient care, customer service and cost-effective services.
  • 2004
    The company expanded to include Central Air Ambulance and was re-branded as Central EMS.
  • 2015
    Central EMS joins the Priority
    Ambulance family of companies.
  • 2016
    Central EMS began serving the Forsyth County community with 9-1-1 service.
  • TODAY
    Central EMS transports approximately 50,000 patients annually with more than 100 vehicles in our fleet.

Service Area

Central EMS has been the 911 ambulance service provider to Forsyth County since 2016 and also holds multiple contracts with medical facilities in the greater Atlanta area. In addition to its Central Georgia footprint, Central EMS operates a growing base of operations in the South Georgia area of Macon, Dublin, Savannah and Statesboro.

Corporate Values

Trust built with communities, medical facility partners, patients and employees is at the heart of our company. We build that trust by infusing into every aspect our core values of S.A.F.E – Safe. Accountable. Friendly. Efficient. When we deliver on our core values, our customers experience the key attributes of service and quality care that present as our employees being professional, courteous and on-time. The consistent delivery of this service over time builds the trust of our community members and customers that is essential to our success as a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies.

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LEADERSHIP TEAM


GARY COKERFOUNDER
DOUG NORTONVice President CENTRAL Georgia
COREY THOMASVice President OPERATIONS South Georgia
STEVEN CASTROOPERATIONS MANAGER
LINDA CONLEYOPERATIONS MANAGER, SOUTH GEORGIA/COASTAL OPERATIONS
PAMELA J. MELTONEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
JOY PUCKETTEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
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Meet the Priority Ambulance Family of Companies

For three consecutive years, the Priority Ambulance family of
companies has earned a ranking on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America. We’re proud to be counted among the nation’s top growers, achieving three-year revenue growth of 184% to qualify for the 2019 ranking period. Only one in four companies that make the Inc. 5000 list are recognized multiple years. We are honored and will continue to pursue growth through exceptional service delivery and patient care for years to come.

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