Our Approach

iSaveLives instructors are Experienced Medical Professionals and Certified American Heart Association & American Red Cross Instructors. We utilize high quality CPR manikins with feedback devices and make the learning experience enjoyable and fun.

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Meet the Team


Sheila Elliott

Sheila has been a Licensed Paramedic since 2008 and has experience working in a variety of clinical settings. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education and a Master's Degree in Management & Leadership. Sheila is also the EMS Director for the University Emergency Medical Response agency and EMS program at University of Texas at Dallas. She has been married to her husband, Jason, since 1993 and they have 3 sons, 2 of whom have special needs. Sheila is based at the Frisco location.


Amy Tillman

Amy has been a Paramedic since 2011.  Her experience includes serving 4 years on a 911 ambulance, volunteering for the Lucas Fire Department as firefighter/paramedic, and working in a hospital ER.  Amy enjoys teaching CPR classes and making learning fun.  No boring CPR classes are allowed!  Amy is married to her husband, Jason, and has three children.  Amy is based at the Frisco location.


Loree Overbee

Loree has been a paramedic since 2009. Having worked as a flight medic for the Children's Transport Team and in the Children's Medical Center ER, Loree has experience with the smallest of patients. Loree has two children of her own, loves teaching classes, and makes learning fun!  Loree is based at the Sachse location.


Scott Bell

Scott is a paramedic with Rockwall County EMS and also has experience working EMS in Houston. Scott truly believes in delivering quality education.  He is a founder of the University of Texas at Dallas EMS First Responder agency, where he is also the Lead Instructor for their EMS program. University Emergency Medical Response at UT Dallas was awarded the Texas 2018 EMS First Responder Organization of the Year. Scott is based at the Frisco location.


Phil Minshew

A lifelong resident of the Dallas area, Phil spent 31 years serving the citizens of Dallas with Dallas Fire-Rescue as a Firefighter/Paramedic before retiring in 2019. He is currently the EMS Liason for THR Dallas in addition to his role as an EMS instructor for the University Emergency Medical Response EMS Program at the University of Texas at Dallas EMS Program. Phil is based at the Forney location.


Amber Isbell

Amber has been a nurse since 2006 with most of her professional experience the critical care environment. She has worked in both adults and pediatrics with her most recent years in the pediatric ICU setting at Children's Health Dallas. Amber is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Nursing to become a Family Nurse Practitioner in the next few years. She enjoys teaching and empowering others and is very excited to be part of the iSaveLives family! She also considers herself a "foodie" since she loves to cook and is a mama to three fur babies. Amber is based at the Frisco location.