About Us

Our Team

James P. McPartlon, III

James P. McPartlon, III, president, oversees all operations and management of Mohawk Ambulance Services, which has six locations and employs more than 250 employees in the Capital District region. With more than 38 years in the EMS field, McPartlon is passionate about helping people. The company takes pride in employing only the most highly-skilled, caring and respectful personnel, who are equipped and trained to use state-of-the-art equipment and who share the passion for consistently delivering superior emergency medical care.

McPartlon earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Niagara University, Lewiston, NY and his master of business administration at Union College in Schenectady, NY. He is the region one director for the American Ambulance Association, a McLean, Virginia-based trade group, and has served as past president of the association. He has also served as chairman of the United New York Ambulance Network, and as a member of the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council.

Daniel L. Gilmore

Daniel L. Gilmore, director of operations, oversees daily operations and business development. With Mohawk Ambulance Service since 1992, Gilmore has worked his way from field supervisor through various management positions to his current position, which he was promoted to in 2006.

He began his career as a volunteer fire fighter in 1987, joined a Volunteer Ambulance Squad as a driver in 1989 and became an EMT the same year, completing his Paramedic Certification at Hudson Valley Community College in 1991. Gilmore was one of three medics who helped advance the Volunteer Ambulance Squad to Advanced Life Support level of care.

He holds a NYS DOH/EMS AEMT-P Certification. In his free time, Gilmore is a home renovation hobbyist and enjoys outdoor activities with his family.

David P. Gardner

David P. Gardner, assistant director of operations/EMT, oversees the buildings and grounds for the six Mohawk Ambulance properties, supervises the maintenance of the fleet of more than 45 vehicles and manages the driver training program.

Joining Mohawk Ambulance Service in 2011 as an EMT, Gardner has earned promotions from EMT to supervisor, station leader, and regional manager, to most recently the position of assistant director of operations. His dedication and hard work has been recognized within the company, receiving the Distinguished Service Award in 2013 and 2014. Prior to joining Mohawk Ambulance, he has held positions with Empire Ambulance in Troy as an EMT, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy as a Public Safety Officer and Sergeant, and Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department as a communications officer.

Gardner grew up in the Town of Waterford and serves his community as a volunteer firefighter in the Northside Fire District in the Town of Waterford since 1991, serving in every position in fire service from firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, to Assistant Chief.

Sean Bell

Sean Bell, regional manager/Paramedic, oversees day-to-day operations and all employees and supervisors assigned of the Schenectady County, maintains contacts and relationships with fire department, hospital and customers and supervises maintenance of company vehicles and buildings in Schenectady.

A NYS Certified Paramedic, Bell has been part of the Mohawk Ambulance team for nearly nine years, beginning as an EMT, promoted to a supervisor and on to his current position of regional manager. Prior to joining Mohawk Ambulance, he held positions with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation as a state campground supervisor and had a career in retail.

Bell has been honored with the Mohawk Ambulance Service Distinguished Service award in 2007 and in 2013 and has also received the United New York Ambulance Network Employee of the Year in 2008. He serves on the Schenectady County EMS committee as the Mohawk Ambulance representative.