About Us

Danielle Cortes DeVito
Owner - Safety and Wellness Consultant - Professional Speaker - Author

Danielle Cortes DeVito is a former Chicago Fire Department Paramedic and the founder of CPR in Chicago, formerly Heart Savers and Educators. A safety and workplace wellness company for organizations and individuals. Danielle is one of the nation's top safety and leadership experts, servicing clients such as IKEA, Schneider National trucking company and Target. Danielle has coauthored a book with Loral Langemeier, the millionare maker, titled "Visionary with Guts".

Recently, Danielle appeared in the American Heart Association's documentary "Hands of Time: 50th anniversary of CPR". Danielle is the First Aid and Safety writer for the Chicago Examiner. She also is a member of the Governor of Illinois Stroke task force. Bank of America named Danielle "A Woman of Inspiration" in 2009.  Danielle was crowned Mrs.Chicago 2009 & 2010 for her commitment to community health.  Danielle is the 2011 American Heart Association Go Red Woman Of Heart Honoree.

Danielle Cortes DeVito is a safety & wellness consultant and loves living in Chicago. A former Chicago Fire Department Paramedic and Emergency Room Technician for Chicago’s busiest ER & trauma center, Danielle definitely knows how to handle an emergency. She is also a hazardous material technician. When she is not training companies in CPR & workplace wellness, Danielle speaks to audiences about living a healthy life and leadership. See has been featured on the Garrard Mcclendon CLTV show and the Daily Herald. Contact Danielle at www.daniellespeaks.com


Marco DeVito
AED Consultant

Marco Devito is the AED Consultant for CPR in Chicago. Marco is a National Paramedic and Firefighter for the Village of Hillside. Marco brings more than 16 years experience in the Emergency Medical field. He is an advocate for cardiovascular health. Marco placed 6 AEDs throughout the Village of Hillside Illinois and started the community's American Heart Association CPR program. The acumen of fitness, Marco created the first fitness program for the entire Hillside Fire department. Leaving nothing behind, his leadership orchestrated the International Association of Fire Fighters Union Local4474. Marco is a sought after instructor and paramedic.

"She was clearly understood and very informative. Danielle was just great, enjoyed her and the course very much."
- Mark B.