Chief Growth Officer
Glenn Leland, Chief Growth Officer for Priority OnDemand, manages mergers and acquisitions, business development, sales and marketing for the company. With more than 35 years of experience in leadership and strategy, at national and international EMS companies, he specializes in strategies to integrate companies into the Priority OnDemand network and to drive revenue growth.
Leland began his career as an EMT, paramedic and educator. He was a protégé of Jack Stout and President of the EMS consulting firm The Fourth Party, responsible for many EMS management innovations. Leland is a thought leader on EMS and Associate Professor at the Graduate Health Sciences College at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Leland gained experience in growing ambulance services at American Medical Response (AMR) as Executive Vice President of Strategy. During the early phases of growth from 1994 to 2005, he developed strategies that exponentially grew the company’s revenue. He later rejoined the company as Senior Vice President of EMS from 2009 to 2012.
From 2005 to 2007, Leland was CEO of a boutique consulting firm Strategic Fit, which focused on system design for EMS organizations restructuring to include telephone triage and early-stage telehealth as an adjunct to 911. Clients included progressive government operations in the United States, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey. From 2007 to 2009, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA), an agency serving 1.4 million residents of Oklahoma with more than 135,000 emergency calls annually.
From 2012 to 2015, Leland served as Chief Strategy Officer for ProTransport-1, which serves California counties with integrated healthcare and transport services. From January 2015 to 2016 he served as Chief Executive Officer of TransCare, an EMS and medical transport company with 500 ambulances based in New York City with ambulance operations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New York and also operating 800 paratransit vehicles for the New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority. In early 2016, he joined Priority Ambulance, serving as Chief Growth Officer.