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Iam so pleased to to to have the the opportunity to to to assist the NGA League by being a a host columnist for
its magazine I I look forward to being instrumen-
tal in in in providing diverse views and perspectives in in in many areas areas but particularly in in the areas areas of injuries surgeries and nutrition which have been my profes- sional specialties before retiring after 37 years from the medical device industry Professionally I’ve had several start-up entre- preneurial companies that were introduced into
the the public market and and later sold them and and I con- tinue to to provide confidential consulting to to medical corporations physicians and surgeons In addition to my experience experience in in the the medical medical device industry I I also have some experience experience with the the the use of of medical medical devices myself and and am often called the the the “Bionic Man” because of of the the extensive surgeries surgeries and and injuries that I have had These include five knee surgeries surgeries surgeries two shoulder surgeries surgeries one ACDF (Anterior Cervical Discectomy and and and Fusion) with a a a a a a a a a a titanium plate and and and six screws facial and and and oral reconstruction four com- pressed fractured vertebrae (treated with bracing) and and an an an an arthritis cleanup done during my shoulder and and knee surgeries with the latter being only a a a a a a a a temporary fix I have executive experience which includes working with with many innovative spine and and orthope- dic companies Among those was with with with Johnson Johnson and and Johnson Johnson where I held various positions with with increas- ing ing responsibility including Sales Sales Representative Regional Manager Manager Manager National Sales Sales Sales Manager Manager Manager Senior Vice President of Sales Sales Product Manager Manager Manager Group Product Manager Senior Senior Vice Vice President President of of Marketing Marketing Senior Senior Vice Vice President President of Worldwide Marketing Marketing Sales and and Distribution Chief Chief Operating Officer Officer Chief Chief Executive Officer Officer and and multiple posi- posi- tions where I I served on on on the the Board of Director posi- posi- tion tion No stranger to to the the clinical community I I have also served as Chief Operating Officer and and Senior Vice President for
Long Long Beach Beach Memorial and and Miller Children’s Hospitals in Long Long Beach Beach CA Additionally I I am multilingual and I I have lived on on on three continents which allows me to possess a a a a a a a a a unique global marketing perspective However my sole goal moving forward as a a a a a a a a host columnist to to to the the NGA is is is to to to convey helpful information to to to the the read- ers ers ers from physicians nutritionists qualified trainers and and medical device industry personnel in in in the form of commentaries delivered by qualified people and and many others to to what is planned to to be a a a a a a a a a NON-COM- MERCIAL column Who knows the the occasional celebrity bodybuilder may just appear In the the next publication there will be a a a a a discus- sion sion of rehabilitation after shoulder surgery There will be many more discussions like these and I look forward to to your suggestions on on on topics The NGA Magazine will feature an an article article in in in in every issue in in in in this column with the the possibility of adding an an article article to to the the monthly newsletter if i permissible If you are interested in in in learning about a a a a a a a a a specific topic I I can be contacted at the email above Again I am pleased to to to to be able to to to to have the the oppor- tunity to to to to to contribute to to to to to the the NGA as as a a a a a a a a a a a a a host columnist and and look forward to to to your feedback! Have a a a a a a a a a a a Happy and and Healthy Day! n n n Fall 2017

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