Brett JovanovichBrett Jovanovich is president and COO of Lifeguard Transportation Services, Inc. which is a Healthcare- Medical Transportation company. Brett holds two degrees from UAB; a Bachelor of Science in Management in 2004 and a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration - Executive (MSHA Class E44) from the School of Health Professions in 2010. 

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Jovanovich relocated to Birmingham in 2001, just as Lifeguard began its first expansion efforts. After serving the Lifeguard team in various roles for more than 16 years, he now serves as its president. Leading the organization from the corporate headquarters in Birmingham, Jovanovich promotes a strong culture that values safety, teamwork, growth, development and excellence. He has been a nationally registered paramedic since 1997.

Jovanovich was cited by the Birmingham Business Journal in 2011 as one of Birmingham’s “Top 40 Under 40” and received the UAB Alumni Excellence in Business Award in 2013.

Lifeguard Transportation is an international and domestic provider of ground and air ambulance service throughout the Southeastern United States and Central America. The business retains 150 employees in the Birmingham area and more than 800 company-wide. The staff’s mission is to provide only the highest quality patient care and comfort available in the industry today. Lifeguard recently received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services. This prestigious recognition is considered the “gold standard” of the EMS industry.