About Us


Advisory Council

John Spirk

Founder of Nottingham-Spirk Design with 500 commercialized patents
Mr. Spirk is a co-founder of Nottingham-Spirk Design Associates (N-S). N-S has been highly successful in partnering with a number of companies, including Newell Rubbermaid, Little Tikes, Huffy, Invacare, Procter & Gamble and Black & Decker. Nottingham-Spirk has obtained nearly 500 commercialized patents since its founding in 1972. Nottingham Spirks designed products commercialized from the company's designs and patents have generated sales of about $30 Billion.

William Pease, M.D.

Chairperson, the Ernest W. Johnson Professor Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Ohio State University College of Medicine
Ernest W. Johnson Professor, Chairperson since 1994 of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health. Medical Director of Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital. The OSU Medical Center President and faculty at OSU Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, LLC  Biomedical Engineering Center, and faculty of the Graduate School, The Ohio State University.  Board member of New Life Foundation.

Max Stachura, M.D.

Eminent Scholar & Director, Center for TeleHealth, Medical College of Georgia
Eminent Scholar & Director of Center for TeleHealth, Medical College of Georgia - Teaching areas include clinical application of advanced telecommunication and information management technologies, clinical neuroendocrinology, and general endocrinology. Research includes home telecare, monitoring, and clinical interests in Telemedicine, Telehealth. Also, chronic disease monitoring, maintenance, and management through residential telecare.

Larry Taranger, M.D.

Academic Chief of Urology, University of Saskatchewan (retired)

Department of Urology at Royal University Hospital, City Hospital and St. Paul’s Hospital, Saskatoon, Sask. and Clinical Professor of Urology, College of Medicine: Academic Chief of Urology, University of Saskatchewan.

John Anderson, BA, MBA

Retired Executive Vice President  -  S. C. Johnson

Financial executive thirty (30) years plus of experience supporting manufacturing, sales, and marketing.  Background in international operations, strategic planning, cash management, estate planning, acquisitions, operational finance, IS systems, and staff management. Currently a Vice President with Lauber CFOs, Inc responsible for providing consulting services to businesses in need of stronger financial management.  Previously Executive VP with Johnson Keland Management, Inc. (S.C. Johnson family office), CFO of S.C. Johnson Polymer a $330 million manufacturer of polymer chemicals, Executive Vice President/CFO of S.C. Johnson, Japan a $400 million consumer and commercial manufacturing and marketing business.