Richard Schomp


Sunstar - Pinellas County, Florida


Director of operations


Richard Schomp is the Director of Operations for Sunstar Paramedics. For 25 years Richard has worked in various roles within the company. In 1987 he started out as a part time Emergency Medical Technician. He went on to paramedic’s school at St. Petersburg College and eventually became the Tactical Paramedic Supervisor. During his tenure Richard worked in the communications center as an operator and in charge of quality assurance. Richard either assisted or led in three different communication center accreditation processes. Richard was promoted to Operations manager in 2009 and Director of Operations in 2012.

Richard is a Pinellas county certified paramedic and state of Florida firefighter. Richard has an extensive background in emergency management and labor management. Richard recently retired in 2012 as a District Chief from the City of Seminole.

Richard has been a resident of Pinellas County for 33 years. He is married to Doreen for 26 years and has three grown children.