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Wayne Grau takes lead at NCART

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Wayne Grau takes lead at NCART

August 19, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Wayne Grau plans to do more listening than talking in his new role as executive director of NCART.  Grau, whose first day on the job was Aug. 1, says despite his 30-year career in the HME industry, much of it focused on complex rehab, he still has a lot to learn.  “My job is really to listen to members,” he said. “There’s thousands of years of experience with these manufacturers and providers. It would be silly of me to think I know...

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Grau takes lead at repair group

August 2, 2022Tracy Orzel

WATERLOO, Iowa – For more than 30 years, Wayne Grau has worked in nearly every facet of the mobility and rehab industry—holding leadership roles in supplier relations and government affairs, sales and marketing, trade relations, and business development—making him a natural pick as the DMERT Group’s newest chairman.  Grau succeeds U.S. Rehab’s Greg Packer.  “I will be working with both manufacturers and providers to understand their needs, but also...

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Grau to lead NCART

July 11, 2022HME News Staff

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Wayne Grau will start as executive director of NCART in August.  Grau, whose experience includes working for a large manufacturer, a provider and a member services organization, will replace Don Clayback, who will retire on Sept. 13 after 13 years leading the organization.  “Wayne will bring a vast knowledge base to NCART and will help move the organization ahead,” said Greg Packer, president of NCART and president of U.S. Rehab, a division of the...

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Grau joins board at DMERT Group

June 8, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – Wayne Grau has been named chair of the executive board for the Durable Medical Equipment Repair and Training (DMERT) Group. “I am very happy to be working with a great group of rehab professionals that serve on the DMERT board,” said Grau. “The hallmark of the complex rehab industry has been the professionalism of our ATPs and the service that trained rehab service technicians have offered our patients.” Grau, who has worked in the HME industry since...

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Grau moves up at MK Battery

July 9, 2020HME News Staff

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Wayne Grau has been named director of business development for MK Battery. Grau, who joined the company in December, has extensive industry experience, holding leadership roles in sales management, legislative affairs and trade relations. “Mr. Grau has brought a focused determination to drive more value to our customers and open up additional opportunities for our organization,” said Wayne Merdinger, president.

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MK Battery lands industry veteran

February 3, 2020Tracy Orzel

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Wayne Grau has been tasked with helping MK Battery's complex rehab and retail mobility customers grow their businesses as the company's new HME category manager. “I learned the business by listening to providers and gaining an understanding of what was important to their customers, and what levels of support they needed from the manufacturer to ensure the patient was taken care of,” he said.Grau has more than 25 years of experience in the industry, previously working...

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People: John Sphon, Wayne Grau, Karissa Peffer

December 11, 2019HME News Staff

John Sphon has been named CEO of Greensburg, Pa.-based Excela Health, according to Triblive.com. He had been serving as acting CEO since last spring after the abrupt departure of both the former CEO and COO. Sphon previously served as president of Excela's MedCare Equipment Company and has been with Excela and its predecessors for more than 35 years. “(Sphon) is highly skilled in such areas as business development and operations, establishing and nurturing effective physician relationships...

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