Mark Van Arnam, President & CEO of American Emergency Vehicles

AEV was started in Ashe County in 1990, and is the leading manufacturer of ambulances in the U.S.
 Our rapid growth and success to a large extent can be attributed to our workforce and local environment.
 
Our customers come from all over the country as well as several foreign countries. Without exception, they are amazed at the capabilities and products of our world class manufacturing operation that is born and bred in Ashe County.