Certified Prosthetist Orthotist, Certified Pedorthist
Erich graduated from Rockford College in 1985 with a BA in Psychology. He attended Northwestern University Graduate Program in Prosthetics in 1985 and Orthotics in 1991-1992. Erich is licensed in the State of Illinois, certified by the American Board for Certification and the Board for Certification of Pedorthics, and is a member of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association. Erich has been employed at NPO Inc. since 1979 and is the president and principal owner. He also directs in-services for Physical Therapists, VNA personnel and other health care providers.
Mike is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a BS in Mathematics and joined NPO Inc. in January 2009. He completed his prosthetic education in 2009 at Northwestern University. Mike is licensed in the State of Illinois and certified by the American Board of Certification. Mike has been trained in many of the most popular prosthetics technologies. These include microprocessor knees such as the C-Leg, Genium and Pile. He has been trained in many socket technologies such as Vacuum suspension, Revo-Fit and sub-atmospheric above knee sockets (NUFlex-SIV). Mike is also certified with fitting the Taska Hand for upper extremity patients.
Certified Pedorthist, Certified Therapeutic Shoe Fitter
Ryan began his career in prosthetics and orthotics in 2005, primarily as a technician and custom fabricator. He began formal training to become a certified shoe fitter and pedorthist in 2015. Ryan is licensed in the state of Illinois and certified by the American Board of Certification. He began his employment at NPO in January 2015.
Tina graduated from Rockford Business College in 1992 with an Associates Degree in Business and Computer Management. Tina has worked in the medical billing/collection field for over 18 years. Tina has been employed at NPO Inc. since September 2007.
Prosthetic & Orthotic Technician
Vince is a native of Rockford. Born and raised here with his sister. Vince started with Northern Prosthetics & Orthopedic Inc. in 1994 and worked here for over 13 years. He moved for a short time to Arizona where he worked for a nationally known prosthetic & orthopedic company. He has moved back to Rockford and brings with him a vast knowledge of prosthetics & orthopedic technologies. He works close with our practitioners to fabricate the finest prosthetic devices in the Stateline area.
Barbara does all of the transciption for Northern Prosthetics and Orthopedic Inc. She has been employed with the company since March 2009.
Lori graduated from St. Francis High School, WI in 1991. Directly out of high school Lori started working in the healthcare field in all areas from medical records, insurance verification/authorization, reception and scheduling, and registration.
Monica is originally from Orlando, FL, she attended Florida A & M University where she gained knowledge of the healthcare industry. Drawing on her experience in health care, wellness marketing, patient service representative and health insurance. Monica has been employed at NPO since December 2018.