Acute Air Ambulance

Our Team


Each member of our team is highly qualified and passionate about what they do

Acute Air Ambulance, as an affiliate company of Aitheras Aviation Group, is more than a professional group of healthcare professionals, it is a multidisciplinary team that is part of a horizontal, customer-driven organization that understands that we are just a part of the chain that will get our customers closer to better health.

Our organization is formed by distinctive passionate professionals in each of the following areas:

  • Finance

  • Accountants

  • Schedulers

  • Pilots

  • Flight Dispatchers

  • Physicians

  • Paramedics

  • Physician Assistants

  • Respiratory Therapists

  • Nurses

  • Marketeers

  • Procurement

  • Managers

  • Maintenance Personnel

  • Aircraft Maintenance

Our medical experts:

Dr Kretinsky


Medical Director

A board certified Emergency Medicine Physician with over 20 years of hands on experience. Dr. Krenitsky enforces strict protocols that exceed national standards. Dr. Krenitsky plays an active and very important role in our patient care protocols, safety committee, quality assurance program and is directly involved in each transport.

Courtney Preston


Assistant Director of Medical Services

Has been with Acute since its inception and has great appreciation for Emergency Medical Services. With over 10 years of training and education in fixed wing medical transports, Courtney dedicates her time to making sure that our team handles your transport to fit all of your specific needs.  

Jessica Peltz


Clinical Supervisor

Has over a decade of air ambulance experience.  She works one on one with our medical director to develop and write our medical protocols specific to air transport and continually works to keep them up to date with the latest industry standards. Jessica has direct involvement with every patient transport to make sure that each transport meets or exceeds any expectations. Jessica’s ability to organize, structure and implement policy and procedure was essential in getting our NAAMTA accreditation.

Mitch Stanaland


Director of Medical Services

Has over 30 years of experience in air medical transports as both a Flight Paramedic and Flight Nurse.  He has developed and managed several medical flight departments.   He has been with us almost 10 years, his in-depth understanding of air ambulance operations allows him to provide our medical department with the support and direction needed to be an industry leader.

Elizabeth Hodgins


Medical Crew Manager

Liz has been with Acute for 10 years and has  hundreds of hours logged with us as a flight Paramedic. Her experience allows her to be a great resource for our medical team.  Liz is responsible for direct patient care services, organization of educational actives and participates in onboarding and orientation of our medical crews.