Mary Elliott, Director of Sales, SE Michigan
Mary started her career life as a realtor.
She fell in love with it. Helping people find the house they had been dreaming of was exciting. She wrote contracts, negotiated sales and helped them obtain financing, which lead her to a career as a loan officer. Mary’s life mission has always been “To come into someone’s life and have it be better for having her in it”. Helping people get the funds they needed in order to purchase their dream home was incredibly rewarding.
Mary has owned her own business and played every role you can imagine within that. She has been a consultant and coached people to reach their health and personal goals. “I love life and I am grateful for every breathe I take. I love being active,” says Mary. Mary is Certified Wedding Officiant and also a Reiki Master.
Mary helped many thousands of people recover lost vitality as a counselor at Jenny Craig where Mary was the Program Director and worked daily as a Patient Consultant.
Mary joined the X10 Patient Coaching Team in Southeast Michigan in 2015. “Mary brings an amazing positive spirit and tremendous rehab skill to our coaching team,” said Paul Ewing, CEO, Halley Orthopedics. In 2016 Mary has added to her responsibilities work as a Clinical Liaison with a number of large orthopedic practices in Southeast Michigan. Most recently Mary was promoted to Director of Sales, SE Michigan.
Yvonne Lacrosse, Director of Physical Therapy
Yvonne Lacrosse is a Physical Therapist Assistant with over 15 years of experience in outpatient orthopedics, home care, acute care and assisted living facilities. She obtained her degree at Macomb Community College in Clinton Township, Michigan.
Inspired by her parents, whom were caregivers to several of their family members, she quickly developed a love for guiding patients on their journey of returning to a healthy, functional and active lifestyle. After working for a few years at McLaren Hospital in Mount Clemens, Michigan, Yvonne realized that she also had a passion for teaching. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan with a major in Science and elementary education. Over the years, Yvonne educated young children during the day, and worked with patients of all ages in the evenings. She also taught senior exercise classes in several assisted living facilities. Yvonne was instantly inspired and intrigued when she first saw the website which featured the X10; she realized that her already developed passion for helping others was about to merge with this incredible new therapeutic device. Yvonne Lacrosse became a part of the X10 Therapy team in 2016.
Bryan Berquist, Patient Recovery Coach, Manager (R&D)
Before X10 Bryan was an aspiring medical student. Bryan has a bachelors degree in Human Biology from Michigan State University. He joined Halley Orthopedics in 2015 as a summer intern, and has grown into one of the most accomplished Patient Coaches in the organization.
Bryan has over 800 hours of clinical shadowing and volunteering in many medical fields such as: orthopedics, radiology, emergency, OBGYN, physical therapy clinics, and orthopedic surgeons.
In the fall of 2017 Bryan will begin his formal medical education at Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Todd Zegras, Vice President, Patient Coach
Todd Zegras joined our team in 2014 and has worked in a variety of capacities for our organization since that time. Todd has coached more than 250 X10 patients to full recovery in the Northeast U.S. since joining the team.
Prior to coming to Halley Orthopedics, Todd spent many years in healthcare. He was one of the first three employees of a start-up healthcare point-of-care media company with the express purpose of establishing a target market and building a sales strategy. Through a tactful approach of direct sales and strategic partnerships, the company installed systems into 650 physician offices nationwide in just 16 months before being acquired. Todd then went on to work at Point-of-Care healthcare media leader AccentHealth selling into large hospital and physician groups before joining Halley Orthopedics.
Todd holds a BA from Boston College.
Dr. Carl Freeman, Director of Clinical Research
Dr. Carl Freeman has had an illustrious career in academia, writing many well reviewed papers on knee physiology, recovery and rehabilitation. He has worked with many notable orthopedic surgeons and physiotherapists, and has helped the team at X10 Therapy immensely in gathering the data that has proven the clinical value of the X10 Knee Recovery System™. In addition to his invaluable work at X10™, Dr. Freeman is a Senior Faculty Advisor, Honors at Wayne State University.
Debra Barker, Director of Rehabilitation Florida
Debra Barker, native to Pennsylvania, studied at University of Pittsburgh in the Physical Therapist Assistant program. Debra graduated magna cum laude and valedictorian of her class.
Debra relocated to the beautiful Villages area in 2005 and has over 15 years of experience treating orthopedic, cardiac, and neurological clients in a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, and home health settings. Debra joined the team at X10 Therapy in 2016 as the Director of Rehabilitation Florida. Actively involved in local running clubs, Debra believes that your health is your most valuable asset.
PJ Ewing, Chief Marketing Officer
PJ worked in marketing and advertising for the first 20+ years of his career. Beginning his career at Leo Burnett Advertising he worked on many large brands including McDonald’s, Kraft, & Pepsi before moving to media sales. Mr. Ewing developed an expertise in helping people solve difficult questions.
In 2012 PJ joined the executive team at Halley Orthopedics as Chief Marketing Officer. “Never has there been a bigger opportunity to improve the outcomes of knee patients. I jumped when I first heard about the X10. Now I love every minute of the work we do,” said Mr Ewing.
In 2013 PJ earned a certification as a Certified X10 Patient Recovery Coach. He has coached hundreds of patients to a successful recovery after knee replacement and other surgeries since then.
PJ received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a Masters in Business from the University of Notre Dame.
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Marty Davis, Fleet Manager, X10 Technician Michigan
Marty joined the X10 Team in 2016 as Fleet Manager, Michigan. Marty has the big responsibility of keeping the very large fleet of X10 machines in Michigan up-to-date with the latest tools, software and capabilities.
Marty is very accomplished at working with patients upon delivery of the X10 either before surgery or when a patient gets home after surgery. For many patients in Michigan, Marty is the first friendly face they see from our Team X10.
David Lahmann, Fleet Manager, X10 Technician Florida
David joined the X10 Florida Team in 2017 as Fleet Manager. David maintains the Florida Fleet of X10 machines, updating the software and keeping the fleet fit and ready for action. You may also meet David when your X10 is delivered to your home as he trains and teaches our patients in the Southeast before they begin therapy on X10.
Tricia Lahmann, Patient Coach
Tricia Lahmann is a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Health Coach, Group Exercise Leader, and Dance Instructor. Her passion and life’s work is supporting people toward living their very best and most active lives. She believes in creating a safe and secure space for people to experience gradual, positive improvements, so that being healthy and strong becomes natural and even easy. She coaches people to reach new heights of success through encouragement and enthusiasm!
Coach Tricia can relate to people who long for a healthy transformation because she’s been living it for close to 20 years, after losing 35+ pounds in 1999, and keeping it off for good. Along her journey, through attending and graduating from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, she deepened her passion and knowledge about health overall — mind, body, and soul — and now lives to serve others and share her love of life. Her understanding of how the body moves and works helps her create programs and classes that ensure safe and effective exercises that benefit her clients, helping to build up their strength, endurance, balance, mobility and flexibility. She also couldn’t imagine a world without music, and is a firm believer that life is always better when you DANCE!
Tricia joined the X10 Patient Coaching Team in The Villages, Florida in 2016. “We are very excited about what Tricia brings to the group,” said PJ Ewing, CMO, Halley Orthopedics. “Tricia is very familiar with how to get the most out of the X10 for each patient. Her patients are lucky to have her on their recovery team.”
Lisa Pelley, X10 Patient Coach
Lisa is a graduate of Ferris State University where she earned her bachelors degree in business. Her passion for health, wellness and educating began soon after college and she earned a certificate in personal fitness training with IFPA. Her career was mostly spent in sales, educating dental professionals. She takes pride having the opportunity to spend 5 successful years with the well trained team at Dentsply International.
Lisa takes great pride in her role as an X10 Patient Recovery Coach.
“I get this amazing opportunity to educate, comfort and motivate patients to the highest level of TKA recovery. It was in 2012, after learning the uniqueness about the X10, I quickly began to realize I was a part of something very special.”
Our team at X10 is much richer for having Lisa onboard. Her dedication to her patients is unmatched. She has had a tremendous impact on the growth of X10 from almost the beginning. And if you have ever watched a patient interview on this website, you know her wonderful work in capturing the essence of great knee surgery recovery.
Mike McClellan, X10 Strength Coach
Mike joined the X10 team in early 2017. He has a bachelors degree in exercise science: kinesiology from Central Michigan University. While pursuing his degree and preparing to apply to physical therapy school he logged over 200 hours of experience shadowing physical therapists in outpatient and nursing home settings. He has always had a passion for fitness and rehabilitation, which made for an easy transition into becoming an X10 Strength and Patient Recovery Coach.
Erin Rempher, X10 Patient Coach, Physical Therapist Assistant
Erin joined the X10 team in 2017 bringing her knowledge of knee recovery from 9 years of work in physical therapy, from being a technician to working as a Physical Therapist Assistant.
Erin’s work as a PTA took her from Michigan to Texas and back again, with time spent in skilled rehab centers, home health care, and outpatient therapy. Across the country, one thing never changed – the feeling of frustration seeing so many of her patients struggle immensely during total knee replacement recovery. “I knew there had to be a better way to do this”, and that’s when she found X10.
Intrigued and excited, Erin came onboard as an X10 Coach and is supporting and motivating patients on their journey through a faster, less painful, recovery with X10.