Robert Early, Redmond Director of Emergency Medical Services has been named the Stanley Payne Memorial Region One EMS Director of the Year by the Region 1 EMS Council.
Early has served as the director for Redmond EMS for the past six years and has worked at Redmond for the past 19 years. Early is responsible for all operations, planning, staffing and financial functions for Redmond EMS in three counties including Floyd, Polk and Chattooga Counties. Prior to his current position, Early worked in several roles at Redmond including EMS Supervisor, Paramedic and EMT.
Outside of work, Early is a volunteer with the Floyd County SWAT team. He also teaches first aid and CPR in the community. He and his wife Sandy have two daughters and reside in Floyd County near Armuchee.