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 2000 graduate of Northern Illinois University with a BS in Mathematics and joined NPO Inc. in January of 2009. He completed his prosthetics education in June of 2009. Mike is licensed in the State of Illinois and certified by the American Board of Certification (CP03794). Mike is also C-leg certified as well as certified in Harmony vacuum assisted suspension.
Certified Pedorthist, Certified Therapeutic Shoe Fitter
Ryan has worked in the Orthotic and Prosthetic field for over nine years, primarily as a custom fabricator. He is currently making a change from fabrication to becoming a patient care specialist, to further his expertise in the field. Ryan has been employed at NPO since 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.
Vanessa graduated from Reedley High School, CA in 2005. Out of high school Vanessa started working in the healthcare field in all areas from reception, medical records, scheduling, registration, insurance authorization/verification, charge entry & medical billing. Vanessa moved to Illinois in March 2017, and began her employment at NPO in October 2017.