Walt Lynch serves as the President/CEO and is a founding member of Lynch Ambulance, known now as Lynch EMS.
Walt has been active in the EMS industry for over 30 years. He began his career in the field, working as an EMT, transporting and caring for patients in San Luis Obispo. In 1986, Walt and his family founded Lynch Ambulance. Walt’s focus was on bringing the family’s core values to the patients and facilities served by Lynch Ambulance. With these value-driven operational practices, the company has experienced significant and sustained growth.
He moved into his current role of President/ CEO in 2007, with the goal of providing the organization with his vision and leadership to expand and sustain the environment of an employee friendly and patient focused company.
Walt is recognized in the industry as innovative and value-driven with a strong ability to develop an organization focused on quality and compassionate patient care. In 2013, Walt led Lynch EMS to become the first company in Orange County to provide private paramedics.
Establishing community partnerships and educational support for the future of EMS have always been of the utmost importance to Walt. Lifelong residents of Orange County, Walt and his family believe in building lasting relationships among healthcare providers and the community they serve