It is a great honor to be recognized in your hometown among these outstanding nominees. Thank you again
Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 3, 2008
The country's leading air ambulance company, AirMed International, and its CEO Jeffrey Tolbert took home two awards in the 12th Annual "Best in Business" Awards presented by the Birmingham Business Journal.
AirMed International was announced as the winner in the category of Best Company: 101-400 employees. CEO Jeff Tolbert accepted the award on behalf of "the 216 dedicated employees who make me proud to come to work every day."
The night's final category was Executive of the Year, bringing AirMed's total award tally to two when Tolbert was announced the winner. "It is a great honor to be recognized in your hometown among these outstanding nominees. Thank you again," said Tolbert.
Receiving his commercial pilot's license at age 18, Tolbert was the first in North America to use jets for medical transportation and is credited with pioneering the U.S. air ambulance membership program. As the largest fixed wing air medical program in the country, AirMed International has five bases worldwide, twelve aircraft in its fleet, and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.
About The Air Ambulance Company AirMed International
AirMed International is the country's leading air ambulance service, offering unparalleled medical care and bedside-to-bedside transportation on a worldwide basis. AirMed provides service to more than 1.5 million members in the U.S. and Canada and boasts the most experienced air medical transport crews in the world with 12,000 missions to over 150 countries. Chosen as air medical transport for two of the nation's top hospitals--the famed Mayo Clinic and renowned Cleveland Clinic--as well as a preferred carrier for the U.S. Department of Defense, AirMed owns a fleet of fully customized fixed-wing aircraft and operates from its headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama, with additional bases in Cleveland, Honolulu, Rochester, and its international base in Hong Kong. AirMed services are available on a fee-for-service basis, as well as via pre-paid memberships starting at just $95. For more information, visit airmed.com or contact Sarah Hanley at 1-800-356-2161.