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Team

Beth Martin

Beth Martin
Certified Orthotist, ABC
After spending 8 years in the U.S. Air Force as an Intelligence analyst and 7 years managing an IT department for a Fortune 500 company in Chicago, I opted to quit my office job and make a career change that focuses on helping people make a difference in their lives. Over the last 10 years I have had the privilege of taking care of many patients; one of the hardest consequences about relocating to Virginia was leaving them. Though I was sad to leave Chicago, I’m very much excited about meeting new people and bringing the skills and experience I learned in Chicago here to Richmond.

  • Joined POWELL: 2015
  • Why I love working here: I want to work for a company that really cares about the patients and treat them like family. Powell is truly a dream come true for me with state of the art technology and great co-workers who work together as a team to ensure patients are well taken care of is an important facet for me.
  • Passionate about: I am very passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Rarely do patients want to wear braces but with the right attitude and determination my job can help people get back to living a normal life. I’m a huge Pittsburgh Steelers and Penn State (my alma mater) Football fan. When I’m not at work I enjoy playing pool, BBQ’s and spending time with friends and family.

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Michael R. Monteiro
Certified Prosthetist, ABC, Owner
I’m more than just an owner who works well with patients. For me, the work I do specializing in upper extremity prosthetics, helps me provide people with hands and arms so they can regain their independence and mobility.

  • Joined Powell: 1991
  • Why I love working here: I wanted to help people not just by providing them with limbs or devices but by interacting with them and seeing them succeed. Tommy Powell, Jr. was instrumental in re-enforcing that philosophy and it’s why I chose POWELL.
  • Passionate about: Treating pediatrics and working with new technology.

 

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Joe L. Sullivan
Certified Prosthetist, ABC, Owner
My own experiences as an amputee lead me to POWELL. I became an amputee at six months old due to Cancer, where I met Tommy Powell, Jr. at Childrens Hospital’s clinic.  Tommy Powell was my first prosthetist and created many prosthetic devices for me as I grew.   I was given the opportunity to work for POWELL  in 1988 where I enjoyed the technical aspects of creating and building prosthetic devices.  I continued my education focusing on the clinical side becoming a Certified Prosthetist in 1998.  I leapt into focusing on pediatrics and families where I felt I could offer my lifetime  knowledge to other amputees in hopes to benefit  those  going through similar events  in their life.   I enjoy motivating others through my experiences, having competed in standing volleyball in two Paralympic games, many world competitions and more, taking the US team to their first gold in 1998 in the Canadian Championships. I am proudly an amputee with science, education and experience supporting me in all I do with my patients.

  • Joined POWELL: 1988
  • Why I love working here: I am a lifetime amputee. I wanted to work with other amputees going through what I experienced. I also like to work with my hands creating.
  • Passionate about: In Richmond I am the only amputee Certified Prosthetist offering mentoring to amputees using my life experiences coupled with over 20 years of experience in the prosthetics field.
  • Enjoy: working with disabled athletes helping them maximize their abilities, putting them on an equal playing field.

 

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Scott Poindexter
Orthotic & Prosthetic Technician
When I became an above the knee amputee in 1998 due to a car accident my life changed, and it fueled my dedication and compassion to work with other amputees. I started working with another prosthetics company, and then came to POWELL to further my career. While I built mine and some of the finest replacement and supportive products, I’m also part of the spirit we bring to patients. I’ve been there. I am there.

  • Joined POWELL: 2007
  • Why I love working here: I get to help people move on after what life has thrown at them thru mentoring.
  • Passionate about: I’m the main technician at POWELL. That means I get to meet nearly everyone.

 

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Scott Campbell
Certified Pedorthist, ABC
I entered the field of pedorthics working for my father in-law at his New Balance stores, and when they sent me for my training, I had found my calling. I have found my home at POWELL.  I’m able to utilize products ranging from Over The Counter (OTC) Orthotics, which I customize for my patient’s needs, (especially kids as they outgrow orthotics so fast), to Custom Shoes, Foot Orthotics, Ankle Braces, Super Malioma Orthoses (SMO), and certain Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO).  No problem is too complex. I’ve been helping people since last century (1999), and each year, it’s more rewarding.

  • Joined Powell: 2011
  • Why I love working here: I love knowing I make people feel better, allowing them to return to their desired activities. I specialize in finding creative solutions for all foot & ankle related problems.
  • Passionate about: Doing what I’ve been called to do: help people feel better through improving their foot health, and running in Tough Mudder events (a crazy hard obstacle course).

 

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Christy Pratt MBA, PHR
HR & Community Liaison
Although I have a simple title here, my job allows me to wear many hats. I work with HR, marketing, operations and finance. I also work as a patient advocate to connect our patients with resources they need to accomplish their personal goals. I am goal oriented. So, knowing that I can be a part of developing Powell and helping people is very rewarding.

  • Joined Powell: 2013
  • Why I love it here: I get to be a part of something bigger, something that helps people.
  • Passionate about: Solving problems. I’m also into soccer, and spending time with my family, which includes a supportive husband and my daughter who looks exactly like me.

 

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Janice Bradley BS
Patient Care Coordinator
Working at POWELL has allowed me to use my 19 years of customer service background and great interest in biology. I enjoy working as a team member as well as independently to help our patients have a good experience.

  • Joined POWELL: 2013
  • Why I love it here: I love being part of a group that really works hard to help their patients and each other. There is someone and something new to learn about every day!
  • Passionate about: Music (I play Handbells), cats, my family, bowling and science.

 

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Barbara Vest BS
Patient Care Coordinator
I have a service-oriented personality. In 2000 I received a nationally recognized customer service award, and I bring that energy to our office each day. Because of what we do for patients, I also see a great reward for them as we help them through their orthotics or prosthetics process.

  • Joined POWELL: 2010
  • Why I love it here: Being able to serve our patients on their road to recovery or rehabilitation is very rewarding
  • Passionate about: Playing piano, singing, my four grandchildren, and floral design.

 

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Beverly Sowers BS
Front Office Manager
I am dedicated to the patients, co-workers, caregivers and partnering professionals. My immense knowledge and experience concerning the ever-changing insurance industry is priceless. I work with our practitioners, insurance companies and other professionals to ensure that the device ordered is coded correctly and covered by the patients’ insurance company. Along with the other front office staff, we work hard to make the experience at POWELL’s as smooth and supportive as we can.

  • Joined POWELL: 1983
  • Why I love it here: The people (co-workers, patients, caregivers, and other professionals) I work with on a day to day basis
  • Passionate about: Riding our Harley (going to the beach), playing pool, my cats and parrot-Maxfli, my family and friends.
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