Finnell has been employed with the company since April 14, 1997.
Director of Operations Stuart Buckingham said, "Fred is a truly outstanding pilot, base pilot supervisor, and excellent team member. He does represent on a daily basis what Air Evac EMS, Inc. desires in their pilots and employees. Fred joins a remarkable group of men and women who have been named pilot for the year for Air Evac Lifeteam and he continues in the tradition of having set the bar very high to achieve this award. His devotion to the company mission for over 16 years now is unsurpassed by any other company pilot. He has completed over several thousand patient flights, the most of any pilot in the company."
Air Evac Lifeteam is a membership-supported air ambulance company that provides emergency care and rapid medical transport to rural communities. throughout the central U.S. The company operates 72 bases in 12 states. For more information about Air Evac Lifeteam services, call 1-800-793-0010, or go to www.lifeteam.net .