Meet Our Teachers

Mitch Cynamon

Mitch Cynamon:

Mitch created Initiate Care to make safety training more accessible and enjoyable.  Mitch is an American Red Cross and American Heart Association instructor for all levels of basic and some advanced First-Aid and CPR. He trained as an EMT-B with the Millburn/Short Hills First Aid Squad.

Prior to joining the safety world full time, Mitch worked in the hospitality industry for some of New York’s premier hospitality groups including: Union Square Hospitality Group, Craft Restaurants, Culinary Concepts by Jean-Georges and Andres Balazs Properties.

Paul Rad Hines

Paul Rad Hines:

Paul has been an EMT in NYC for 3 years and has been certified in CPR for more than 8 years. He saved his first life at age 12 in a swimming incident in Oregon. Since then, Paul has been working in a variety of capacities in the field of personal care and safety. He spent 5 years working with developmentally disabled individuals, 3 of them volunteering for Special Olympics.