Greg earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and graduate degrees: Master of Science and Master of Business Administration, Health Services Administration, from University of St. Francis. In addition to his Athletic Training Certification, he is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has completed Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training. After nearly 27 years with Great Plains Orthopaedics and 6 years as Manager of Sports Outreach with OSF Healthcare, Greg recently joined Simply Innovative Consulting as Director of Marketing and Business Operations. He is honored to be recognized with the 2012 Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois High School Association 2011 Athletic Trainer Service Award from the National Athletic Trainers Association and Hall of Fame Class of 2006 for the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association. Greg and his wife, Diane, have two adult sons and enjoy spending time with their family and two dogs, traveling and having "golf time." It has been a pleasure to serve on the IATA Board of Directors as Membership Director and give back to the profession.