The Faces Behind the Company
President & CEO
Amanda Wenrich, Police Officer, NR-EMT Instructor
Amanda started her Emergency Services involvement when she enrolled into EMT - Emergency Medical Technician School at age 15. She immediately developed a passion for Emergency Medicine and the classroom and returned as a volunteer instructor, donating 660 hours of her time at the age of 16 and 17 to the EMT Program in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Amanda was hired as an EMT Instructor for The Chester County Department of Emergency Services at age 17 and processed as an EMT Instructor by The Pennsylvania Department of Health on her 18th birthday; becoming the youngest EMT Instructor for both agencies.
Since that time, Amanda has lectured many thousands of hours, not only for her own business but also through her affiliation with nine EMS Training Institutes throughout the tri-state region. Her responsibilities with these institutes include functioning as a Training Coordinator, Course Coordinator and Lead Instructor for various programs. Amanda served as The Basic Life Support Training Coordinator for a nationally accredited EMS Training Institute and managed all of their BLS Training and EMT Programs. Amanda is a former team member of the "Dying for a Ride" program which educates high school students in DUI awareness. Amanda also served as an instructor for the Delaware County Community College EMS Program and is a state evaluator for the PA Dept. of Health for EMT testing. Amanda is a 4th degree black belt (Master) in Tang Soo Do and also a graduate of The Delaware County Police Academy.
Amanda has earned seven official citations from the Federal Government and State of Pennsylvania for her achievements and dedication to emergency medicine. As one political figure stated; "I feel like I am reading the accomplishments of someone who has already lived a full life and retired". Today, Amanda continues her education working on her bachelor's in business and marketing and serves as a Police Officer.
Amanda strives to not only provide skills-training and emergency awareness in her classes, but to ensure that her students fully understand the material and are one hundred percent ready, able and willing to act with full-confidence in the event of a true emergency.
Jenna Turner BS, State Trooper, Paramedic
Jenna joined a local ambulance company at the age of 17. After a summer of EMT class, Jenna began to really enjoy the Emergency Medical Field, and the next fall attended a local university school of nursing. While continuing her education, Jenna continued her part job as an Emergency Medical Technician, and eventually continued on to become a Nationally Registered Paramedic receiving over 2500 hours of EMS instruction. In addition to her pre-hospital experience, Jenna worked in a local hospital for several years in the Emergency Department. During this time she gained valuable experience, and had the ability to work hand-in-hand with doctors and nurses. Jenna stated "This gave me a look at the whole picture. I can pick a patient up from his home with chest pain, follow him into the ER, and be able understand the whole treatment he will receive from the time he leaves his house to the time he leaves the hospital".
In addition to her Paramedic Training, Jenna has completed several other courses such as: Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor, Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services, International Trauma Life Support, SMART Triage, Instructor Methodology, and many more. Jenna served as The Director of Emergency Medical Services for a nationally accredited EMS College Training Institute and managed numerous paramedic training programs. Jenna is a state evaluator for the PA Dept. of Health for Paramedic and EMT testing. Jenna is pursuing her Masters degree and working full time as an Aviation Trooper for the State Police.
James L. Tweedy D.O.
Dr. Tweedy began his emergency services career with the Philadelphia Fire Department as a Firefighter/Paramedic where he served for thirteen years. During that time he also served as an Instructor of EMS services at the Philadelphia Fire Training Academy. While there, he received the Philadelphia Fire Department Heroism Award and the City of Philadelphia Certificate of Merit. He left the Fire Department to continue his education toward becoming a physician. Dr. Tweedy received a B.A, Biology degree from Temple University and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Riverside Hospital in Wilmington and his residency at St. Agnes Hospital PCOM where he became Chief Resident of Family Medicine.
He is Board Certified by the American Academy of Osteopathic Family Practice and currently has a private practice in Family Medicine in Philadelphia. He is also a Staff Physician at Methodist Hospital in Philadelphia, a member of the teaching faculty at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the New York Institute of Technology, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Tweedy has completed clinical research in areas including Phase III, Acute Bronchitis, Phase III, Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis, Phase III, Uncomplicated Skin or Skin Structure Infections, Phase III b, Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis, Phase III b, Acute Maxillary Sinusitis, Phase II, Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults and Phase IV, Chronic Pain.
In addition to serving as Medical Director for ICE, Dr. Tweedy currently serves as Medical Director for a Pennsylvania Department of Health Emergency Medical Services Training Center. With Dr. Tweedy's medical expertise, extensive EMS experience, commitment to quality education and unquestioned dedication to patient care, we know that he will be a great asset to the ICE team.
Thomas A. Snyder NREMT-P Lead Instructor
Tom started serving the State of Pennsylvania as a paramedic in 1978 and is also certified as a Nationally Registered Paramedic. In addition, Tom is certified in Tactical EMS, Basic Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Pediatric Life Support and Advanced Hazmat Life Support. His teaching credentials include, PADOH Emergency Medical Services Instructor, Basic Life Support Instructor, Basic Life Support Instructor Trainer, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, Advanced Pediatric Life Support Instructor, International Trauma Life Support Instructor and Advanced Hazmat Life Support Instructor. Tom is continuing his education.
Tom has served as a paramedic with the City of Pittsburgh Emergency Medical Services for 15 years, a supervisor with Baldwin Emergency Medical Services, Manager of VFW Ambulance Service and EMS Training Coordinator with Chester County Department of Emergency Services. Tom currently holds the position of Program Director with Albert Einstein Medical Center where he has served for the last 10 years. His duties there include teaching, supervision of instructors, curriculum review and revision, purchasing and maintaining equipment, scheduling and coordination of all programs, counseling of students and overseeing day to day operations of a variety of educational programs. With Tom's varied experience and expertise in EMS he will be another great asset to the ICE team.
Arthur Berlin BS, EMT Lead Instructor
Arthur Berlin is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Arthur has been teaching CPR since 1978 and has been teaching in the EMS system for over 20 years. Arthur has coordinated and been the primary instructor for EMT classes at Delaware County Community College and All State Career School.
Arthur teaches CPR and First Aid in various industrial and commercial settings, medical offices, nursing homes and community settings. Arthur is an American Heart Association instructor trainer.
Arthur is an active member of the Springfield Ambulance Corps (Delaware County) and serves as their training director. Arthur has over 3500 ambulance calls in the 911 system and currently runs between 20 and 30 calls per month. Arthur is married and has lived in Springfield with his wife Nicola Ingram for over 25 years.
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