Fargo, N.D. (December 16, 2011) – Michael Gallagher has joined Spectrum Aeromed as Vice President, Project Manager. In his new role, Gallagher will direct the activities of systems analysis, design, product development and sales in the implementation of air medical equipment solutions.

“Mike Gallagher is a highly-skilled professional and proven leader. His outstanding background in mechanical engineering, lean manufacturing and customer service enhances our ability to create and deliver industry-leading value to our customers and insure that we continue to provide critical assistance in their mission to save lives around the world,” said Dean Atchison, president and CEO of Spectrum Aeromed.

Gallagher has over 20 years of leadership and project development experience. Prior to joining Spectrum Aeromed, Gallagher was an owner of Curtis Construction Company in Fargo and was responsible for executive level management of the company which specializes in the design and construction of church facilities. He also was a partner in Emerald Consultants LLC, and a Construction and Project Manager for MBA Development Company, both of Fargo.

Gallagher is a Fargo native and has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Dakota State University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Mary.

Spectrum Aeromed is a leading global designer and manufacturer of custom air medical and air ambulance equipment for fixed and rotor wing aircraft. The company is qualified to produce specialized life support solutions for air, ground and marine support applications. Spectrum Aeromed holds more than 90 Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) covering more than 450 models of aircraft. Spectrum Aeromed is headquartered in Fargo, ND with a 17,000-square-foot manufacturing facility. For more information, visit www.spectrum-aeromed.com.