Anthony “Tony” Hernandez has worked with UT Health East Texas EMS since 2005. Tony is a Regional Director and is responsible for the largest region in the company and oversees over 100 employees.
Over the years, Tony has served in almost every role at UT Health EMS. He came to the company as a Paramedic and quickly moved to the rank of Field Training Officer where, for three years, he helped train and develop Paramedics for the company. Tony’s can-do attitude was noticed by management and he was promoted to Operations Supervisor in 2010. When a Regional Director position for Smith County became available in 2018, Tony’s attention to detail and good rapport with the operations staff made him the perfect candidate.
Tony’s passion for the job and those he works with continue to earn praise and to impress his coworkers and the first responders he works with daily. His dedication to the people he serves and the employees he oversees make him an asset to the community. UT Health East Texas EMS is proud to call Tony Hernandez its 2019 Star of Life.