Event Medical Solutions
Event Medical Solutions was founded in 2013 and has become a national leader in event medicine. Headquarted in Chicago, Event Medical Solutions has expanded to provide services in, FL, OH, TN, TX, MD, PA, MO, and WI, and we continue to grow. We differ from conventional emergency medical services’ as our focus is on front of the stage, to the back of the house, on the field and in the stands, we’ve got you covered. Events range in size from a small group to well over 100,000 for some of the world’s largest and most iconic events. Our ability to provide care for corporate events, professional sporting events, and entertainment partnerships are vast as our reputation for outstanding care is proven. We stand by ready to serve.
Event Medical Solutions
The mission of Event Medical Solutions is to benchmark and inspire best care practices in the event medical industry, and be the most trusted, community and corporate partner for excellence in event medical care.
Who We Are
Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Schipper has been in EMS for over 18 years, holding many roles within the private sector. Before returning home to Chicago in 2013, Matt was Vice President for a multi-state ambulance provider. His vast business knowledge in startup operations and extensive organizational success in EMS has led many corporations to flourish today. Matt has helped start three successful companies; two have become multi state operations and one has become global. He continues to do speaking engagements at EMS conferences on customer relations and going the extra mile for patients. Matt has a deep passion for compliance and has instituted three company-wide compliance programs to date. He also sits on the Association of Air Medical Services, National Marketing Committee.
Frederick T Hornby
Wisconsin Director of Operations • CC-EMTP
Fred has been involved with EMS in all aspects since 1987 when he obtained his EMT license and worked for a volunteer fire department providing both fire and EMS for his community.
Fred has held may positions including Director of Operations, Supervisor and Field Training officer as well as increasing his skill level from EMT to Paramedic and eventually Critical Care Paramedic and retiring after almost 35 years. For 7 years, Fred served the State of Wisconsin at the Department of Health Services EMS Office as the Paramedic and Education Coordinator aiding Service Directors, Medical Directors, and EMS staff alike. He has served on many state and national EMS panels and served as the Chair-Elect to the National Association of State EMS Officials working with others in his same position to forward EMS at a national level. EMS education has always been a passion of Fred’s. For almost 30 years he has been involved in EMS education at all levels from EMR to Paramedic as a lead as well as an adjunct and has been a WI state licensed Instructor II since its inception.
Anthony Pellus joined Event Medical Solutions in 2017 as Vice President and focused on national operations which included the assimilation and deployment of a new corporate integrated software suite for EMS and fire agencies. Anthony directed the automation and overhaul of logistics which included the renegotiation of vendor contracts resulting in annual cost savings and less physical inventory. In 2018 Anthony was promoted to President of Event Medical Solutions and continues to focus on lean process management, business development, and national operations. Earlier in his career, Anthony managed a $30M book of retail business, and directed the execution of technology initiatives and projects. Anthony also worked in the global automotive industry for a Fortune 200 creating and directing technology groups and projects.
Chief Administrative Officer
Laurie Slaughter began her career in EMS as the first female firefighter in Northern Illinois in the early 1980’s adding EMT into the municipal sector. She expanded her career in the private sector holding various roles from dispatching to management. After raising a family, she found herself back in the business field after starting a company in 2002 with her husband that still thrives today. Although no longer an EMT, the skills Laurie has acquired over her 35 years has culminated in an exceptional ability to organize and maintain administrative operations while building strong relationships with clients and employees.