by on March 02, 2023

Matt McCarty is a public safety sales director and instructor for North American Rescue in Greer, SC specializing in meeting the pre-hospital care needs of public access areas such as houses of worship and educational establishments. North American Rescue is the contract manufacturer and fulfillment partner for the American College of Surgeons STOP THE BLEED® Kits. McCarty has an extensive background in the public service field beginning with time as a volunteer firefighter for many years while receiving firefighter of the year at Honea Path Fire Department in South Carolina. He completed his bachelor’s degree in History and Secondary Education from Lander University in Greenwood, SC and went on to become a classroom teacher and coach in Anderson School District 2 in Honea Path, SC. After spending four years in the education field McCarty decided to change careers and entered law enforcement as a deputy sheriff for the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. While there he continued to pursue his education and obtained his master’s degree in Criminal Justice Executive Leadership from Anderson University in Anderson, SC. McCarty was promoted through the ranks to Staff Sergeant and received a lifesaving award using some of the products from North American Rescue. He also went on to become an adjunct professor of criminal justice for Anderson University where he received the honor of part-time professor of the year. Now as a sales director for North American Rescue he still serves his community as a part-time deputy sheriff and STOP THE BLEED® instructor. 

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