Meet the diverse group of men and women who make up the staff of KenTenn EMS. These are the friendly faces who are here to serve you in time of need.
James Fisette, MD
A local graduate of Fulton City High School, Fisette has served in multiple facets of EMS since 2004. Beginning his career with Fire and EMS, he has served as KenTenn EMS Medical Director since 2017, and 911 Dispatch Medical Director since 2019. His favorite thing about his career is giving back to the community and passing on the knowledge he has learned throughout his training.
Jordan began his career in EMS as a volunteer firefighter at Fulton and South Fulton Fire Departments. He began full-time employment as an EMT in 2002 with our local agency. He became a Paramedic in 2005, and Supervisor in 2007. He has been married for 16 years and has two children. His family attends First Baptist Church in Fulton where he serves as Deacon and plays guitar.
Lead Educator/ PT Paramedic
Joe has been in the field of EMS for 11 years, working part-time for KenTenn EMS for three years prior to becoming our Training Officer at the end of 2020. Previously, Smith worked for Martin Fire Department for 10 years. Joe also serves as a lead instructor for the EMT/First Responder Program.
With 20 years of service overall, Kimbrell has served over half of those years with KenTenn. He works full-time as a Flight Paramedic for Air Evac #143 out of Troy, TN. Joseph enjoys spending his spare time hunting, fishing, and camping. Ultimately, he enjoys anything outdoors with family.
PT Advanced EMT
Jonathan has served in the fire service since 2017. He graduated from Tennessee's Fire Academy in 2020 and KenTenn's EMT program in 2021 as an Advanced EMT by the end of the year. He currently works at Carroll County EMS and many other EMS agencies part time. He enjoys camping, hiking, and golf, along with spending time with family.
PT Basic EMT
Michael began his adventure into the medical field in 2012 as an ER Volunteer. He worked as a lab assistant at Jackson Purchase Medical Center until joining the fire service at Union City Fire Dept. in December of 2020. He completed KTEMS Academy's EMT Basic Program at the end of 2021 and is currently in the Advanced Program. He plans to advance to Paramedic school in the Fall.
Kevin began his career as an EMT in 1995, then received his Paramedic license in 1998. In the past, he has worked for Gibson, Weakley, and Henry County ambulance services. For nearly 10 years, Kevin worked as a Flight Paramedic for Air Evac Lifeteam. He has served as Director of EMS for KenTenn since 2013.
Admin. Asst./Advanced EMT
Ashley began working with KenTenn EMS in April of 2020. She serves as the website administrator and oversees the community membership program. In her spare time, she enjoys being involved in her community through the Chamber of Commerce, Food Pantry and Habitat for Humanity.
FT Advanced EMT
Chris started in the EMS field in 2019 when he joined the Fulton County Rescue Squad and Cayce Fire Department (now known as Fulton County Fire/Rescue). He was part of the inaugural EMT class facilitated by KenTenn EMS in 2020 and now volunteers in his community as a First Responder. Chris has been married to his best friend for 13 years and they have 5 children together. He also enjoys volunteering as a children's minister at his church.
PT Basic EMT
Abby recently began her career in EMS by graduating the Fall 21' KTEMS EMT Basic Class. She is now enrolled in the Advanced EMT program. She plans to continue furthering her education by becoming a Paramedic one day. Two of her favorite hobbies include fishing and playing soccer.
PT Advanced EMT
Deb has been in the Fire/EMS world "forever", as she says. In New York State, she served as a volunteer for 16 years, and has been local for the last 20+ years. She loves helping others, in one way or another. Deb enjoys spending time with her 19 grandkids and 3 great grands.
PT Basic EMT
Chuck has been involved with Fire/EMS for 6 years, starting with a local fire department. After graduating from the inaugural EMT Basic class facilitated by KenTenn EMS in 2020, he began working part time for KenTenn. He is also employed by the Mayfield Fire Department/Graves County Ambulance Service. In his free time, he enjoys barbecuing, gardening, and spending time with his wife and fur babies.