Mitchell Brogan

Chairman, Board of Directors Mitch brings valuable experience and knowledge to the foundation as a quadriplegic having sustained a cervical spinal cord injury in 2006. Soon after his injury he began walking again in a therapeutic setting using robotic-assisted gait devices, including HocomaTM products such as the LokomatTM, and the ErigoTM. In 2011, Mitch founded Able Bionics, … Continue Reading

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Rusty Crossland

Founding Board Member Rusty is one of the original founders of Primerica. He serves as CEO at Crossland Executive Network International, which is a company of agents that helps the average person take advantage of a new opportunity as well as helping them build wealth in an average market. In 1998 Rusty founded the R. H. … Continue Reading

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Jennifer Sue Montoya

Board Member   Jennifer is Owner/Director of Camp Run-a-Muk, a summer day camp and after school program for school-aged children. Camp Run-a-Muk has been in operation for 22 years and is based in Carbondale, Colorado. Jennifer is affectionately known as Miss Honey to her campers. Jennifer was interested in exoskeleton technology when EksoTM was formerly … Continue Reading

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Glenda Greenwald

    Board Member Glenda Greenwald has been a supporter of Bridging Bionics Foundation from the beginning. She has embraced the foundation’s mission and has enabled the executive team to present their forward thinking ideas on stage at Aspen Brain Lab, an annual event organized by Aspen Brain Institute. Glenda is the President and Founder … Continue Reading

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Craig J Newsam, PT, DPT

Board Member & Clinical Advisor Craig is an Assistant Professor and Neuromuscular Curriculum Coordinator for the Department of Physical Therapy at Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles, California. He was formerly a clinical training specialist at Ekso Bionics, manufacturer of EksoTM, and has a vast knowledge of the bionic exoskeleton industry. Prior to Ekso … Continue Reading

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Sam Philben

Board Member Sam Philben has lived in the Roaring Fork Valley near Aspen for over 40 years. She has been doing hair in the Valley since the day she arrived. Sam opened her own hair salon on May 15, 1989 in Basalt, Colorado. Sam is a well-loved and respected community member and from the time … Continue Reading

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