Ethan Sylvain

Ethan graduated from Anselm College with a degree in Chemistry and worked as an Analytical Chemist for several manufacturing companies. During this time, he honed his skills at interpreting the Code of Federal Regulations governing the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, and ensuring that manufacturing processes, quality control test methods and stability studies met regulatory requirements. His expertise with testing and compliance needs are informed through both academics and real world experience.

Ethan Sylvain standing outside near covered bridge

our story

Paramed Plus


Humble Beginnings

ParaMed Plus (PMP) was founded in 1994 by Louise Guy LaPoint. During these humble beginnings Louise operating mostly out of her home offering routine paramedical exams to local transportation businesses.

1994 - 2013

Rapid Growth

PMP quickly expanded opening it first office in Berlin VT and began providing services to the Vermont Agency of Transportation (Vtrans) including a host of new services such as: occupational health screenings, DNA testing, DOT physicals, employer drug testing, and more.

2013 - 2022


In 2013, PMP switched gears to focus exclusively on becoming a leading Consortium/Third Party Administrator (C/TPA) for employers around New England.  PMP differentiated itself from other C/TPAs by providing the valuable service of onsite collection in addition to managing employers drug and alcohol testing programs. PMP has evolved into a comprehensive C/TPA over the last decade.

2022 - present

Moving Forward

Ethan Sylvain became the president of PMP in 2022. Ethan’s plan is to continue working toward establishing new relationships with businesses in New England and being directly responsible to all ParaMed Plus clients for the quality, convenience, and the reliability of services they deserve. Ethan has already established himself as a forward thinking leader by brining Paramed Plus into the digital age with a new website and making it possible for clients to enroll and schedule appointments online.