Episode 160 is Tim Nowak. Tim is the founder & CEO of Emergency Medical Solutions, an independent EMS training & consulting company that he developed in 2010. He began his EMS journey in 2002. His career formally began in Wisconsin as a full-time firefighter/paramedic with the state’s 3rd largest department and has since transitioned into an educator & agency representative role for a hospital system in Colorado. He’s also been involved in EMS training program development and course delivery throughout much of his career, including operating his own company. In addition to teaching, Tim has been a board member, is a contracted item writer, a columnist with EMS1.com, has his own podcast called EMS Insight, and is the Editor-in-Chief of the EMS Director, a printed publication dedicated to professional development in EMS. Tim is known for his thought provocating questions, opinions, and answers on LinkedIn regarding EMS. We talk about this subject, EMS education, consulting, EMS1.com and his entrepreneurial spirit.