Who We Are

We're a professional training team that uses our expertise to bring our the best in our clients


Survival Group came into existence in 1993 as Carmody & Associates and in 2003 changed its name to better reflect our business focus. In 16 short years Survival Group has become one of the most successful emergency response training and equipment companies in the market. 

The Survival Group training network extends across the United States and ​includes nearly 900 instructors aligned with our Training Center and affiliated training sites

At the heart of the Survival Group are instructors and educators comprised of firefighters, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), Paramedics, and nurses who teach the from nationally recognized curricula. 

Our staff has a unique understanding of emergency situations and that inspires confidence in our students. Survival Group provides its clients with confidence in their training choices as well as choice in their safety equipment purchases6

For this, we are pleased, proud, and grateful.

We are pleased because our customers have confirmed our beliefs that if the services we offer are new, exciting, innovative, and of excellent quality, they will be purchased.

We are proud because we know we are a company that keeps its word to its customers.  We guarantee that if any of our products or services are disappointing in any way, we will do everything in our power to make things right.

​We are grateful to customers like you. Because you confirm our beliefs that fine service and quality results in satisfied customers. Without you, there would be no reason to be pleased or proud. We thank you for giving us the opportunity to be of service to you.
Based in Connecticut with clients and training sites across the country.
Meet The Team
Dan Carmody
TC Coordinator
BLS, ACLS, PALS Instructor/TCF
AHA, ARC, ASHI
Dan is an experienced emergency response educator with background to train a variety of levels ranging from basic first aid to advanced level EMS and fire/rescue.

He has over Over 25 years experience training corporate, healthcare, and professional responders and tailoring training programs to the customers specific needs.
Leslie Carmody
Training Director
BLS Instructor/TCF
AHA, ARC, ASHI
Leslie manages Survival Groups network of instructors which trains over 10,000 people per year.

She is responsible for growing training numbers through working with clients to develop customized training solutions.

Leslie worked as an EMT and an AEMT and has seen the positive impact bystander response can have on patient outcomes.
Emily Bacchiocchi
Course Data Management
BLS Instructor/TCF
AHA, ARC, ASHI
Emily processes all incoming course submissions, validates the records, and issues the course cards. 

Emily fits this roll perfectly because her experience as an instructor allows her to mentor instructors on  the finer details of course delivery and administration.

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