Team

David Bieber
Co-Founder & CEO

David is an entrepreneur and investor with extensive experience in growing and managing fast paced and high growth businesses. David is the Co-Founder & CEO of Rehabilitation Health; the CEO of the NextSling all-in-one backpack shoulder sling; Founder and CEO of Avid Alexander, an incubation acceleration funding think tank; and former Managing Director of PandoLabs, Park City’s entrepreneurial community. David received a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Duke University.

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Jeramy Lund
Co-Founder & President

Jeramy is an entrepreneur at heart who helps start and invest in organizations that have a multiplier effect in their outcomes. In Addition to being Co-Founder of Rehabilitation Health, Jeramy is the Managing Director of the Sorenson Impact Center and Managing Director of University Venture Funds I & II for the University of Utah. He is also Principal Partner for XIII, LLC; a diversified family holding and a partner at Valter’s Osteria. Jeramy is Board Member for PandoLabs, Board Member for the Community Foundation of Utah, a member of the Kickstart Seed Fund (I&II) Investment Committees, and Treasurer of the Lund Foundation.

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Leslie Goldman
Head of Legal

Leslie, a dedicated angel investor and corporate attorney, is Co-Founder and Principal of The Artemis Fund, the first female founded, female focused VC fund based in Houston (and Park City). Leslie is an angel investor in over 40 companies and an LP in five other VC funds. In addition, Leslie is a board member of the Houston Angel Network (most active in the US), a board member and advisory board member of early stage companies, a member of the Investment Committee of Blue Ivy Ventures and AVG Fund, and a speaker on venture capital financing, diversity in the startup community, and angel investing. Leslie practiced corporate law both in large law firms and in-house (as a general counsel) for over 25 years. Leslie was previously General Counsel of Fisher Healthcare.

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Bruce Carrington
Operations & Product Development

Bruce has most recently spent his time identifying and diligencing startup and emerging technology companies for partnership, investment, or acquisition by major corporations. He was responsible for research, product development, and go-to-market strategy for a digital banking application, and has also spent time at a leading private equity firm.

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Jennifer Bieber
Rehabilitation Health Products

Jen Bieber earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Utah, recognized as a Pro Bono National Honor Society member and Widener Award recipient. Jen specializes in orthopedic and sports physical therapy, is certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA-1), and passionately addresses the entire kinetic chain of each patient to educate and empower them to reach their potential. Jen is Head of Rehabilitation Health Products for Rehabilitation Health, a Pandolabs Founding Member, and COO of the NextSling. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and dog and enhancing her personal perspective on physical performance enhancement and recovery through her active Utah lifestyle: running, biking, kayaking, hiking, golfing, playing tennis, bouldering, and skiing.

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Stephen Thomas
Scientific Advisor

Stephen Thomas is an associate professor of instruction in the department of health and rehabilitation sciences at Temple University, a consultant for the Philadelphia Phillies, the chief scientific consultant for UPenn Throwing Clinic, and the former President of the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists. He completed his undergraduate and master’s degree in Kinesiology, at Temple University. He then earned his Ph.D. in Biomechanics & Movement Science at the University of Delaware. Dr. Thomas also received an NIH F32 postdoctoral research fellowship in the bioengineering of tendon at the McKay Orthopedic Research Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Edward Bieber
Medical Advisor

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and also in Hand Surgery, Dr. Bieber graduated from Yale University and Georgetown University School of Medicine, and continued his orthopaedic training at Johns Hopkins University followed by a fellowship in hand and upper extremity at the Mayo Clinic. He is a consultant for hand and upper extremity surgery at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Bieber has served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Chairman of Orthopaedics, and Chairman of the Medical Staff at Suburban Hospital (a member of the Johns Hopkins Health System), as President of the Washington Orthopaedic Society, and as President of the Southeastern Hand Society.

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Bryan Christiansen
Strategy & Operations Advisor

Bryan Christiansen is Chief Operating Officer at Vivint Solar, was Vice President of Operations for Vivint Internet, and was Vivint’s Vice President of Operational Improvement. Bryan brings almost two decades of high-level strategic leadership and on-the-ground tactical experience to his roles. Before joining Vivint, Bryan was a Managing Director and Senior Vice President at Xerox where he ran a portfolio of 4 businesses in the government healthcare space. Bryan was a founding board member at Navigator Pointe Academy (NPA), a Utah K-9 public charter school, and served as the school’s board chairman for over 11 years.

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Niclas Carlson
Marketing & Operations

Nic is a strategy, operations, and marketing intern at Rehabilitation Health working on branding and social media outreach. He is a rising junior at the University of Southern California studying Economics Mathematics (BS) and Applied Analytics, eyeing career paths in policy, startups, and data analytics. From experiences interning with entrepreneur networks, a venture catalyst firm, becoming a founding member of PandoLabs, and being part of a young soccer club at USC which became the first college team to compete in the UPSL division of US soccer. Nic has developed an affinity for contributing to budding groups and an intense excitement about the entrepreneurial mindset. He finds himself in constant search for possible improvements and understanding of others’ needs.

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Boyd Christiansen
Strategy & Product Development

Boyd is a strategy, operations, and product development intern at Rehabilitation Health focused on technological infrastructure. Boyd has previously worked at BYU as a research assistant in the field of Electro-holography, as a volunteer missionary for the LDS church managing a team of developers, setting strategy, and building several pieces of software that helped to market and manage the church’s operations in Asia, and as an operations analyst for Vivint Solar. Boyd is also currently a member of the Harvard College Consulting Group, a highly competitive organization which has developed actionable recommendations for industry clients with a combined market capitalization of over $5.6T since 2016, recently helped to create the Crown Education Challenge, and studies Computer Science, Economics, and Chinese as a rising Sophomore at Harvard University.

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Seth Berlin
Strategy & Operations

Seth Berlin is a strategy and operations intern at Rehabilitation Health focused on outreach and community building. Prior to joining Rehab Health, Seth co-founded Spoonful, a startup known across U of U’s campus for delivering bowls of cereal and smiles to students and faculty alike through a mobile iOS app. Seth has continued to develop his passion for entrepreneurship by joining the Sorenson Impact Center as an investment analyst performing due diligence for early stage companies seeking financing from the Sorenson Impact Foundation and University Venture Fund II. Seth credits much of his success and opportunities to many of the generous people he has met and the Daniels Fund organization where he currently serves as a Daniels Scholar ambassador. Seth is also a member of the University of Utah’s Student-Alumni-Board, focused on service and philanthropy.

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Subject-Matter Experts

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David Bieber
Co-Founder
Rehabilitation Health

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Jeramy Lund
Co-Founder
Rehabilitation Health

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Bryan Christiansen
Chief Operating Officer
Vivint Solar

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Kelvyn Cullimore
CEO, Founder
BioUtah, Dynatronics

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Amy Baxter
Founder & CEO, MD
Pain Care Labs

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Mark Dru
Co-Founder
Acorns & Blast

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David Noteware
Executive in Residence
U of Utah TVC

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Jean Wheeler
Quality & Regulatory
Total Joint Orthopedics

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Jason Malecka
Entrepreneur & Investor
Innovative Products

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Navin Thukkaram
Entrepreneur & Investor
Innovation Bootcamp

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Leslie Goldman
Co-Founder & Partner
The Artemis Fund

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Edward Bieber
Orthopaedic Surgeon, MBA
OrthoBethesda

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Rob Bell
Venture Partner
Ideaship

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Jeff Holman
Founder & CEO, IP Attorney
Intellectual Strategies

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Ty Foster
Investor Relations
Hall Labs

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Stephen Thomas
PhD BioMechanics & ATC
Thomas Jefferson & Phillies

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Jennifer Bieber
Physical Therapist, COO
NextSling

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Alex Ledoux
Investor & Entrepreneur
Karta Ventures

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Seth Berlin
Strategy & Operations
Rehabilitation Health

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Kyle Andres
Former Chief Engineer
Booz Allen Hamilton

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Ed Evans
Turnaround & Growth
Creekview Partners

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Christopher Tuohy
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Wake Forest

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Debra Bieber
LCSW-C
Bieber Family

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Josh Steele
Co-Founder & CXO
Flywheel Associates

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Richard Linder
Founder & CEO
XenterMD

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James Thayer
Managing Director
Clarke Capital Partners

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Andrew Fix
Health & Wellness Coach, DPT
Physical Therapy

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Boyd Christiansen
Strategy Intern
Rehabilitation Health

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Elena Newton
Co-Founder & CTO
XMetryx

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Rick Lindquist
Entrepreneur & Author
LegUp Health

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Bruce Carrington
Operations & Product Dev
Rehabilitation Health

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Rachel Segal Bieber
Meridian Bioscience Inc
Technical Sales

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Arash Maghsoodi
Co-Founder & DPT
The Prehab Guys

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Melissa Floren Filippone
Entrepreneur & Investor
DCF Capital

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Kyle Poulin
CEO & Founder
True Adherence

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Jeb Hurley
Co-Founder & CEO
XMetryx

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Zeb Zigas
DPT, Cert. MDT, COMT, OCS
OrthoBethesda

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Jamie McNaughton
Product Development
McNaughton Inc

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Todd Turnlund
R&D Executive
Scientia Vascular

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Gladymir Phillipe
Software Developer
StealTix

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Connie Steele
Co-Founder & Principal
Flywheel Associates

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Willie Ford
Founder & CEO
Givego

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John Kingry
Angel Investor & Oil Trader
Park City Angels

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Ruth Zimmer
Chief Quality Officer
Mountain West Anesthesia

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Mehtab Bhogal
Investor & Entrepreneur
Karta Ventures

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Eric Nussbaum
Athletic Trainer
University Orthopaedics

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Dave Hanaman
Entrepreneur & Investor
Curavit & Eden Capital

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Mackenzie St.Onge
Trainer & Coordinator
Athletic Republic, USST

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Brianne Showman
PT & Performance Coach
Get Your Fix PT

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Earl Foote
Chief Technology Consultant
Nexus IT

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Donna S Clower
Media Executive
Former SVP Sony

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Joshua Aikens
Chief of Staff
Zonos

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Michelle Bieber
Family Law Attorney
Bean, Kinney & Korman, P.C.

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Cary Huggard
Owner
TTR Fitness & Performance

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F Scott Feil
Health Educator, DPT
PT Educator

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Keri Anderson
CEO & Co-Founder
RIVN

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Rhet Wadsworth
Business Developer
Wadsworth Development

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Jeff Erickson
Business Development
Carta

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Margaret Anna
Owner, PT
Chest Breast & Hope PT

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Nathan Ruben
Co-Founder & CEO
Smart Beat

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William Hull
Head of Therapy, MPT
OrthoBethesda

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Danny Shaw
Team Leader, Supply Chain
Danny Shaw

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Jonathan Engle
Business Development
Everee

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Craig Bowen
DPT
University Health System

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Jeff Taylor
Software Development
CoreLogic

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Theodore Espiritu
Founder & Creative Director
Espiritu

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David Wirthlin
Medical Products Executive
SWSA Medical

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Clark Cahoon
Life Science Director
Utah GOED

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Andrew Method
Manufacturing Engineer
Edwards Lifesciences

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John Sanders
Physician Innovator
Voyage Direct Primary Care

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Kristi Holt
Founder & CEO
Vibeonix

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Jennifer Taylor
Case Management Supervisor
Genex Services

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Natan Chetrit
Innovation Associate
Intermountain Ventures

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Cory Black
Global Manager
Ivanti

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Pava LaPere
Founder
EcoMap Technologies

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Nathan Slack
Private Investor, CFA
SixBells Capital

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Leon Tong
Photo Process Engineer
Micron Technology

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Kevin Maher
Founding Partner, CEO
Exponential Technologies

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Ty McKinney
Research Director
Branch Out Neurological

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Megan Hanrahan
Owner, PT
Vibe Wellness

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Seth Bailey
Partner
Mezy, Whisper Ridge

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Mark Shrayber
Co-Founder & CEO, Investor
Muv

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Tyler Ploeger
Co-Founder & CFO
Everee

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Tim Speicher
President, PhD, ATC
Positional Release Therapy

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Dan Newbold II
Chief Engineering Officer
Tinker RnD

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Audrey Drossner
Founder, CPA
Oracle Capital Strategies

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Crystal Phillips
Lead, Founder
Thin Air Health

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Davin Saderholm
Director of Engineering
Setpoint Systems

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Myles Greenberg
President & CEO
Alucent Biomedical

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Peter Djokovich
Managing Director
Summit Venture Studio

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Dave Hinckley
Partner
VENN Impact

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Alan Tyson
President
Architech Sports & PT

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Jesse Crowne
Founder
C2 Partners

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Niclas Carlson
Marketing Intern
Rehabilitation Health

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Justin Bieber
Senior Consultant
Energy Strategies

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Gunther Branham
IT Innovation, Adjunct Faculty
U of Utah, Northwestern

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Jb Henriksen
CFO & Partner
Advanced CFO

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Jonathan Sum
Asst Professor Clinical PT
U of Southern California

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Chris Wirthlin
Software Developer
OutCode Software

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Michael Isom
Senior Program Manager
Adobe

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Tyler Heugly
President
SMB Global

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Joshua Chernikoff
Founder & Entrepreneur
Flex Academies

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Brian Platt
Shareholder
Workman Nydegger

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Wendy S. Elkington
Co-Founder & organizer
DSU Startup Series

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Charles Womack
Managing Director
Wavecrest Securities

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James Whitcomb
Founder
Highpoint Ideas

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Logan Erickson
Co-Founder
Stronger Brains

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Brian Leggin
Lead Physical Therapist
Penn Therapy & Fitness

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