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Meet the team

Bryan Peterson

Bryan Peterson


Bryan is a 11 year veteran firefighter and EMT for the city of Savage. He is a national licensed NREMT and state licensed EMSRB Emergency Medical Technician. He is also completing his NREMT license requirement as a Community EMT which will enable him to incorporate those practices into the Golden Heart business. Bryan and Carina have owned Cal’s Market & Garden Center since 2000 and continue operate that along with Golden Heart. Bryan graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance.

Michael Wilcox

Dr. Mike Wilcox

Medical Director

Michael Wilcox, MD is a Board Certified Family Practice Physician who has practiced in rural Minnesota for 38 years. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Minnesota and his Doctor of Medicine Degree at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Dr. Wilcox took his post graduate training at Hennepin County Medical Center, in Minneapolis and completed his Bush Medical Fellowship in Critical & Emergency Care in 1985.

Dr. Wilcox is the Coordinator at the Emergency Care Plus Program for North Memorial Medical Center in Minneapolis, and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency & Family Medicine, University of Minnesota. Dr. Wilcox is the Medical Director for Rural EMS Services, as well as Medical Director at the Community Paramedic Program at Hennepin Technical College.

An early architect of community paramedicine, Dr. Wilcox offers clinical skills training and oversight, CME/curriculum development, the development of policy and protocol, outcome analysis and quality assurance initiatives. Also a national conference speaker, he is a gifted ambassador of community paramedicine.

Dr. Wilcox offers to serve in a contract medical director capacity for clients launching their own community paramedic programs.

Carina Peterson

Carina Peterson

Director of Marketing

Krystal Hertaus

Client Services Coordinator

Krystal has been working in nursing field for over 8 years. She is a certified nursing assistant and has now begun the role of the client service coordinator for Golden Heart. She has been with this company for over 3 years and loves that she gets to work hand and hand with the clients. She attended Rasmussen college and graduated with her associates degree in 2012.

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