Tom Morrissey, President and CEO
As President and CEO of Boston Brace, Tom works with his team to develop the Company’s vision and ensure the execution of the strategies put in place to bring that vision to reality. Named President and CEO in 2006, Tom previously served as the Company’s CFO. Tom came to Boston Brace with 20 years of relevant business experience working as a key member of the management teams for a major Boston Advertising Agency and an international Electronics Distribution Company. Tom is also a CPA. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Providence College and an MBA in Taxation from Bentley College. Tom lives in Canton, MA with his wife and four children.
James "Rusty" Miller, Vice President, Clinical Director of New England Area Clinics
Rusty is an ABC Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist. He is a graduate of Springfield College and Northwestern University’s Orthotic & Prosthetic program. Rusty is an instructor for the Boston Brace Course and an inventor of several spinal orthoses. He is currently the Clinic Director for NOPCO -Children’s Hospital and the Longwood Medical Area focusing on providing orthotic services to both adult and pediatric patients
Jonathan Taylor, Vice President, Director of Business Development
As the Director of Business Development for Boston Brace, Jon directs and oversees the strategic planning, development, and execution of new products, technologies, and services for manufacturing and clinical operations. Working with the CEO and management team, Jon helps ensure the Company’s strategies delineate the vision of providing innovative, quality products and industry-leading customer support. An employee of Boston Brace for nearly ten years, Jon previously was the Director of Manufacturing where he worked to introduce Lean Manufacturing to increase value and product quality for customers, restructured operations and consolidated resources to meet Company goals. He also held previous positions at NOPCO patient care clinics in the Boston area, including Children’s Hospital, where he focused on patient care and improving operational efficiencies. Jon studied engineering at Keene State and business administration at Northeastern University. Jon and his wife Colleen currently live in Weymouth, MA with their son Jackson.
James H. Wynne, CPO , Vice President, Director of Training and Education, Resident Director
Jim conducts national and international training seminars on the theory and practice of the Boston Brace System as well as other innovative products developed by Boston Brace for the conservative management of spinal pathologies. In house seminars and training programs are conducted for each department to ensure each phase of the business understands the end goal, taking care of the patient. An ABC certified orthotist/prosthetist for 16 years, Jim has been with Boston brace for 13 years. During his tenure he has served as Clinical Director of NOPCO Burlington, and Director of Prosthetics at NOPCO Children’s Hospital where he specialized in pediatric prosthetics and scoliosis. He is a graduate of The Northwestern University Orthotic-Prosthetic Program, and holds a BA from The University of Vermont. Jim enjoys skiing and time on the beach with his wife and two children.
Derek Ghostlaw , Vice President
With help from the Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership, Derek has been working on implementing the Lean Manufacturing techniques at Boston Brace. Derek has worked as a Project Manager and Supply Chain Manager at Boston Brace. Prior to working at Boston Brace, Derek has gained over 13 years of relevant experience working on the management teams of an international electronics distributor and a sporting goods company. Derek has a B.S. in Finance from Bentley College and lives in Canton, MA with his wife and two sons.
Robin Meek , Vice President, Director of Human Resources
In her role as the Director of Human Resources, Robin understands the need to have competent, highly skilled employees in place to meet customer demands and to achieve financial performance goals. Acting as a key interface between management and employees, Robin uses her 20+ years of HR experience to deliver a full range of HR products and support in the areas of performance management, training and development, employee relations and legal compliance. After pursuing her B.A. in English from New England College in New Hampshire, Robin began her career at Fawcett Publications in Connecticut. Most recently, Robin worked as a Vice President of Human Resources at Scudder Investments, where she provided HR products and services to business groups in Boston, Norwell and Kansas City.
Van Virtue, Vice President, Business Director of NOPCO Clinics
Van joined Boston Brace / NOPCO in the spring of 2010. He is an accomplished leader with over 20 years of experience in team leadership, people management, and new business development. His most recent position was leading a team of over 150 people for Key Bank’s Educational Resources Division. Together with Rusty Miller and John Berteletti (the Clinical Directors), he is responsible for the overall quality of patient care, initiation of expansion plans, and execution of process improvement initiatives. Van is also responsible for all Clinical, Technical, and Administrative Staff.
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