Alan Himelfarb

Position: CEO, Chairman
Alan Himelfarb is Executive Director and Chairman of Starting Hearts.

His commitment to Starting Hearts’ mission stems from the loss of his father to cardiac arrest.

He holds an MBA with honors from Regis University, and his passion is to use his skills and experience to teach an entire generation with leadership and lifesaving skills to save thousands of precious lives.

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Mike McGee

Mike is a retired Deputy Fire Chief, Vail Fire Department, EMT, HSI, American Heart Association and Red Cross Instructor and is also part of our Call.Push.Shock.™ team. Mike’s extensive background and knowledge of life saving skills gives students exceptional insights using authentic examples and experiences. In addition to teaching all levels of life saving certification courses, Mike also manages the sales and servicing of defibrillators in our region.
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Janet Newman

Janet has utilized her extensive background in curriculum development and teacher training to create engaging, comprehensive and sequential lessons for students of all ages. She is continually crafting new learning modules as our curriculum grows. She is a certified Health and Safety Instructor and is part of our certification team and teaches our Call.Push.Shock.™ classes for schools, businesses and community organizations. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member at Colorado Mountain College.
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Jillian Moore

Jillian Moore, MHA, BS is currently the Colorado State CARES Coordinator with Starting Hearts in Avon, CO. Jillian formerly worked at the Colorado Department of Health & Environment in the Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Department and Denver Health Medical Center. Jillian specializes in education and outreach both in trauma and out of hospital cardiac arrest.
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