Tri-State Training and Safety Consulting

Specializing in Emergency Responder Equipment and Classes

Tri-State Training and Safety Consulting is based in the Suburban Philadelphia Pennsylvania area. We at Tri-State Training have a specialized approach and offer customized training programs serving the needs of Healthcare professionals, Early Childhood Professionals, Teachers, Extended Care Facilities as well as the general public. Our instructors bring years of real world experience and expertise in the Emergency Response and Medical fields directly to you. We believe that quality training, flexible scheduling and outstanding customer service are the key ingredients to satisfying our clients’ needs.

At Tri-State, we feel that the training environment should be professional yet relaxed so that everyone can have not only the opportunity to ask questions but, more importantly, be comfortable in doing so. This is directly reflection of our accolades of being named as #1 Training and Safety sales organization by the Delco Times and Delco News Networks each year since 2010. Additional recognition has come from Goldman Sachs 10kSB program as well as being named by Philly.Com as one of the top 100 fastest-growing, privately-held organizations. An additional award was given by being named as a Stellar Start-Up Business.

Our instructors are kept up to date with the most current guidelines and trends that are evolving in the industry and are prepared to address questions and concerns that our clients may have. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge you need to prepare for the unexpected.

Meet The Team

Read About Our Dedicated Staff

Kevin Kerns

Chief Executive Officer

Father of two and an Emergency Medical provider with over 15 years of experience in Emergency Medicine, Emergency Dispatch and as a Critical Care Liaison. That experience is in the areas of rural and suburban EMS with tactical and regional response teams. Kevin has built Tri-State with the initiative to provide community and professional based courses that are accessible at anytime a customer is in need. Kevin is certified to teach for ALL ACCREDITING AGENCIES.

Timothy Kephart

Health & Safety Specialist

A father of one, Tim had previously served with the PA Army National Guard as an AFATDS Operator. Always having a heart for the care of others, he loves going out as an instructor to teach others the lifesaving skills we provide. Tim is certified to teach for the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Tri-State Training, the American Safety and Health Institute and many other organizations.

Kelsey Youells

Administrative Assistant

Kelsey is a graduate of the University of Delaware, Kelsey has always had passion for helping people. Through her work with different organizations throughout the Northern Delaware area Kelsey amassed over 150 service hours in her college career. As an avid participant in pageants, Kelsey currently holds the title of Miss United States of America’s Miss Delaware 2019. She focuses her efforts on raising awareness and funds for the homeless members of her community through working with the local soup kitchen and doing donation drives. When not at work Kelsey enjoys volunteering with local community groups as well as traveling.

Lakia Wilson

Early Childhood Training Specialist

Lakia Wilson is an Early Childhood Educator that has been in the field since 2000. Born in Norristown, she moved to Prospect Park in 2012. Lakia graduated with an Associates from Harrisburg Community College, in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor’s, from Chestnut Hill College, in Childcare Management. Lakia also attained her Director’s Credential and PQAS certification through PA Keys. When Lakia is not working, she enjoys spending time with family and traveling.

PQAS Certified Instructor

Sarah Gibbons

Marketing Associate

A Delaware County native and graduate of Shippensburg University. While at Shippensburg she studied marketing with a minor in biology. Her focus is marketing and sales for the healthcare industry. Sarah has always had a business mindset, while in college she founded the Alpha Lambda chapter of Kappa Beta Gamma. As a sister she has held various positions as well as devoting time to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics and local charities.