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NCART Welcomes Wayne Grau as New Executive Director

The NCART Board of Directors is pleased to share that CRT industry veteran Wayne Grau will be joining NCART on August 1 and will assume the role of Executive Director upon the departure of current Executive Director Don Clayback on September 30.

Wayne has a long list of industry credentials and brings with him extensive experience working for both a CRT manufacturer and provider, a member services organization, and 15 years of government affairs involvement.

“Wayne will bring a vast knowledge base to NCART and will help move the organization ahead. We look forward to his leadership and contributions,” said Greg Packer, NCART President.

“I am very excited about this next step in my career working at NCART on behalf of the CRT industry," said Wayne Grau. “NCART and the CRT community are very grateful to Don Clayback for all his years of service. I look forward to building on our progress working with manufacturers, providers, and all stakeholders to continue to fight to represent their interests at both the federal and state level,” continued Grau.

NCART also announced the election of officers whose terms began July 1. In addition to Greg Packer, President of U.S Rehab, officers include Vice President- Kevin Gearheart, President at Rehab Medical; Treasurer- Doug Westerdahl, Vice President of Field Operations at Numotion; and Secretary- Mike Barner, Director at the University of Michigan Wheelchair Seating Service.

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** OAMES Message - We'd like to thank Don Clayback for his many years of exceptional service and leadership with NCART.  Don has been a great partner with OAMES working alongside our leadership team and volunteers on numerous industry issues including many initiatives with the Ohio Department of Medicaid.  Thank you for the support Don and best wishes for continued success in the future!

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