LEADERSHIP

Hope To Walk is a volunteer-run organization.
Our Leadership and Board are not compensated (in this world!) for the countless hours they have invested helping others walk.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Jay Furick

Chair
With his degree in Electrical Engineering, Jay led professional services organizations of up to 300 personnel serving Federal, state and local governments and commercial entities.
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Kristen Staples

Vice-Chair
Kristen is currently leading our Marketing Team and she describes her work with Hope To Walk as the culmination of all her prior experience.
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Phil Johnson

Founder
Phil has over 34 years of prosthetic and orthotic experience. He is an inventor with many skills and a passion for training others.
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Jack Richmond

Board Member
A seasoned leader, Jack previously served as the CEO of the Amputee Coalition, the nation’s leading non-profit serving people affected by limb loss and limb difference.
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Loy Burch

Board Member
Loy grew up at Espanola, New Mexico, holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from Eastern New Mexico University. He and his wife have been involved in mission work…
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Fred Kuhn

Board Member

LEADERSHIP TEAM

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Phil Johnson

Founder
Phil has over 34 years of prosthetic and orthotic experience. He is an inventor with many skills and a passion for training others.
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Kristen Staples

Director of Marketing
and Donor Relations
Kristen is currently leading our Marketing Team and she describes her work with Hope To Walk as the culmination of all her prior experience.
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Dr. Theresa Turner

Accountant
Dr. Theresa Turner started The Biz Doctor, in 2015, to provide business consulting services for small to medium sized businesses. She has a Masters’ and Doctorate in Business Administration and a B.S. in Human Resources...
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Ray Stell

3D Printing
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