Edward R. Marasco
Vice Chair

Previously, Mr. Marasco was a Regional Vice President of Hospital Based Services for Air Methods Corporation (AMC). Prior to the acquisition of CJ Systems, Mr. Marasco served as the Senior Vice President for Air Medical Services at CJ Systems Aviation Group (CJ).

Mr. Marasco spent thirteen years at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in various administrative positions. He also served as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Emergency Resource Management, Inc., a subsidiary of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). In addition, he served as a member of the Board of Directors for the STAT MedEvac Program.

Mr. Marasco received a BS degree in Secondary Education from the University of Pittsburgh and an MPM degree from the H.J. Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University. In addition, he was certified as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Mr. Marasco has more than 15 years of prehospital clinical experience and more than 30 years of healthcare management experience.

Mr. Marasco has been actively involved with various industry professional organizations for more than 25 years. He served as a member of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) Fixed Wing Committee and the Finance & Reimbursement Committee. Mr. Marasco served on the Board of AAMS as the Chairman of the Finance & Reimbursement Committee for more than four years. Mr. Marasco represented the Association of Air Medical Services in the Negotiated Rule Making Process to establish a new Ambulance Reimbursement Fee Schedule for the Medicare Program.

Mr. Marasco also serves on the Boards of several health care organizations, including his present role as Chairman of the Board at Jefferson Hospital, a subsidiary of the Allegheny Health Network (AHN), the Medical Transport Leadership Institute (MTLI), the West Penn Allegheny Health System and the Jefferson Regional Foundation. He is one of the founding members of the Cures for KIDS Foundation. He is also Adjunct Instructor of Rehabilitation Science and Technology in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.