Vic is co-owner of Heartsavers of Temecula Valley Inc, an American Heart Association Training Center (AHA), which has been established in Southern California since 1993. He has 30 years of experience in the pre-hospital setting working as a Captain with the Solana Beach Fire Department. He was the EMS coordinator for the department and retired in 2008. He has been a certified instructor with the American Heart Association since 1984 instructing BLS, ACLS and PALS courses. He now serves on a number of committees for the American Heart Association and is dedicated in promoting the AHA’s mission statement which is reducing the number of deaths from heart disease and stroke.