Fred W. Wurster III, MS, NRP

Senior Associate

Fred has nearly 30 years both career and volunteer fire and EMS experience.  He brings over 20 years of experience in progressive leadership roles in emergency services organizations that span multiple hospital, volunteer, and career public safety services.  He most recently served as EMS Chief for a 7-hospital health system in southeastern Pennsylvania where his responsibilities included merging 3 EMS systems spanning four counties of 911 ALS/BLS service and interfacility and critical care transport.  Prior to this role he served as EMS Chief for a combination fire-department based EMS agency in Downingtown, PA.  He also is well-versed in Pennsylvania EMS rules and regulations having served as the regional Chester County ALS Coordinator.


In addition to his responsibilities at Fitch and Associates he also serves as the EMT Program Administrator for the University of Pennsylvania, Perlman School of Medicine in Philadelphia and continues to maintain active status as a paramedic and Critical Care Transport/Flight Paramedic.  Fred has published numerous peer reviewed articles and spoken at multiple national and regional conferences.  He most recently completed a Master of Science degree in Business and Organizational Leadership in December 2022.