ActNOW CPR was created in 2001 shortly after the 9/11 tragedy.
David wanted to make a bigger difference in the world. He had worked as a Police Officer, EMT, and in several Fire Department jobs, rising to the rank of Captain. He also had the opportunity to work as a training officer in his fire department and he really enjoyed training others to work in the fire and EMS fields.
He became a California Specialized Training Institute Hazardous Materials First Responder Operational Level trainer. He had the opportunity to train many different fire departments in HazMat FRO. Next he became a CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor and started to see the need for people not just within Emergency Medical Response areas to be certified but for all people to be certified.
Patrick has been a high achieving athlete since his first days in Hap Ki Do Karate and later in Football playing in both Middle and High School. While in High School he started observing and studying fitness and fitness training. Patrick began "assisting" his father David teaching CPR and First Aid classes and became a full AHA CPR Instructor in 2010. He recently became a Personal Trainer and works at a local gym in the San Gabriel Valley. He is currently beginning studies in EMS and Fire Services.
Sean has been an award winning athlete in both Hap Ki Do Karate and football from middle school through High School. He has been assisting David with CPR classes, mostly moving equipment and helping students with technique. He became an American Heart Association BLS CPR Instructor in May of 2015 and is currently enjoying teaching CPR classes while beginning to pursue his dream of working in Law Enforcement.