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New CEO preaches technology, inclusion

August 22, 2014Leah Hoenen

Joe Gaskins coordinated a project to move Keiko, the orca of Free Willy fame, to freedom in Iceland. Now, Gaskins, the new president and CEO of the United Spinal Association, is ready for a different challenge. He tells HME News why he got involved with the organization and where he wants it to go.HME News: You were elected to the board of directors in April 2013 and named interim CEO in December. What brought you to United Spinal?Joe Gaskins: I had reached a point in my life that I realized I wanted...

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It's official: Gaskins becomes CEO of United Spinal

June 10, 2014HME News Staff

EAST ELMHURST, N.Y. - The United Spinal Association has named Joseph Gaskins its permanent president and CEO. Gaskins is an experienced Washington, D.C., lobbyist, accomplished executive in the wireless industry and wheelchair user from Seattle. Gaskins became interim CEO in December, when Paul Tobin resigned. He has been a member of United Spinal's board of directors since April 2014. Gaskins says he looks forward to using his skills and experience to improve disability rights and help other wheelchair...

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