Richard W. Todd, Collier Orthotics Practitioner

Richard W. Todd, Managing Partner

Richard W. Todd

COF, Managing Partner

Rick@CollierOandP.com

Sacramento: 916-979-9729

East Bay: 925-943-1119

 

Current Position

 

Oversee day-to-day operations for:

  • Collier Orthotics and Prosthetics (2 locations)
  • KneedABrace Inc., (2 locations), an orthotic retail store
  • Comfort Sleeves, an undergarment manufacturer, orthotic industry company

Day-to-day operations include: oversee staffing of all positions, accounting and contract proposals and negotiation.

In the patient care sector of our businesses, my role is fitting patients with lower extremity orthotic devices for osteoarthritis of the knee, surgical recovery and sports orthoses. In addition, my skills include insurance billing and authorization specialist.

As of June 2017, Rick will be serving on the Board of Directors for The Board of Certification and Accreditation (BOC). He looks forward to contributing to this important organization.

Certifications and Accreditations

  • Certified Orthotic Fitter (COF) Board of Certification Intl. (BOC) 2001 — Current
  • Certified Fitter, Orthotics (CFO) American Board for Certification in Orthotics (ABC) 2003 – Current
  • Collier Orthotics and Prosthetics Medicare Provider, Accredited through the Board of Certification/Accreditation, Intl. (BOC) 2010 — Current; (ABC) 1988 — Current

Career Highlights

I have worked in the orthopedic industry since 1988.

Current Owner and Representing:

• Collier Orthotics and Prosthetics
• KneedABrace
• Comfort Sleeves
Orthotics and Prosthetics Business Developer, Owner and Managing Partner since 2007

Collier Orthotics and Prosthetics – Sacramento, CA and Pleasant Hill, CA

Owner and Manager of KneedABrace orthopedic retail locations since 2010 in Sacramento, CA and
Pleasant Hill, CA

Managed a sales team of 15 representatives in the Western U.S. which included California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona and Nevada. My sales teams won multiple sales contests over the 15 years that I managed them. Three sales force of the year awards, and two salesmen of the year.

Launched my career in sales for multiple product lines. Recognized as a top performer in Northern California, exceeding sales goals and winning multiple sales recognition awards.

Affiliations

ABC: American Board for Certification in Orthotics

BOC: Board of Certification for Orthotics

AOPA: American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association

ACPOC: Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic California

American Water Ski Association

Professional Experience

Castle Hill Holdings, Inc., Operating as Collier Orthotics and Prosthetics

3161 Putnam Blvd.

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

2012 – Present

Founder and President

  • ABC and BOC Certified Orthotic Fitter
  • Evaluate and provide superior patient care for lower extremity orthotic patients
  • Specialist in OA (osteoarthritis of the knee), Functional Knee, Hip and Sports Orthoses
  • A range of practical experience in Orthotics & Prosthetics
  • Billing Specialist
  • Day-to-day operations

 

Collier Orthotics and Prosthetics, Inc.

3814 Auburn Blvd. #75

Sacramento, CA 95821                                                                                             

2016 – Present

Founder and President

  • ABC and BOC Certified Orthotic Fitter
  • Evaluating and providing superior patient care of lower extremity orthotic patients since 1990
  • Specialist in OA (osteoarthritis of the knee), Functional Knee, Hip and Sports Orthoses
  • A range of practical experience in Orthotics & Prosthetics
  • Billing Specialist
  • Day-to-day operations

 

Northern California Medical, Inc.

3814 Auburn Blvd. #75

Sacramento, CA 95821                                                                                             

2007-2016 (Business Sold in May 2016)

Founder and President, Distributor for orthopedic products

  • Day-to-day operations
  • Oversee staffing of all positions, accounting and contract negotiation
  • Product Lines represented:
o   Bledsoe Brace Systems, Inc. o   Ortho Depot, Inc.
o   Breg, Inc. o   Orthopedic Outfitters, Inc.
o   Demar Medical, Inc. o   Support Care Services, Inc.
o   Joint Active Systems, Inc. o   VQ Orthocare, Inc.

 

Castle Hill Holdings, Inc., Operating as Collier Orthotics and Prosthetics

3161 Putnam Blvd.

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

2012 – Present

Founder and President

  • ABC and BOC Certified Orthotic Fitter
  • Evaluate and provide superior patient care for lower extremity orthotic patients
  • Specialist in OA (osteoarthritis of the knee), Functional Knee, Hip and Sports Orthoses
  • A range of practical experience in Orthotics & Prosthetics
  • Billing Specialist
  • Day-to-day operations

 

Collier Orthotics and Prosthetics, Inc.

3814 Auburn Blvd. #75

Sacramento, CA 95821                                                                                             

2016 – Present

Founder and President

  • ABC and BOC Certified Orthotic Fitter
  • Evaluating and providing superior patient care of lower extremity orthotic patients since 1990
  • Specialist in OA (osteoarthritis of the knee), Functional Knee, Hip and Sports Orthoses
  • A range of practical experience in Orthotics & Prosthetics
  • Billing Specialist
  • Day-to-day operations

 

Northern California Medical, Inc.

3814 Auburn Blvd. #75

Sacramento, CA 95821                                                                                             

2007-2016 (Business Sold in May 2016)

Founder and President, Distributor for orthopedic products

  • Day-to-day operations
  • Oversee staffing of all positions, accounting and contract negotiation
  • Product Lines represented:
o   Bledsoe Brace Systems, Inc. o   Ortho Depot, Inc.
o   Breg, Inc. o   Orthopedic Outfitters, Inc.
o   Demar Medical, Inc. o   Support Care Services, Inc.
o   Joint Active Systems, Inc. o   VQ Orthocare, Inc.

 

Kneedabrace, Inc.

3814 Auburn Blvd. #75

Sacramento, CA 95821                                                   

2010 – Present

Kneedabrace, Inc.

3161 Putnam Blvd.

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

2012- Present

President and Founder

Developed retail outlet for orthopedic, podiatry, sports medicine and over the counter orthotic devices.

Day-to-day operations, oversee staffing of all positions, accounting and all contract proposals and negotiation.

Kneedabrace serves a specialty sector for patients that are in need of devices that their insurance doesn’t cover. Patients are treated with the same quality service of a full-service Orthotic and Prosthetic facility.

 

Comfort Sleeves

3814 Auburn Blvd. #75

Sacramento, CA 95821                                                       

2000 – Present

Founder and President Comfort Sleeves

Comfort Sleeves manufactures undergarments to be worn under orthotic devices as a comfort barrier.

My position is to oversee all manufacturing, purchasing, day-to-day operations and distribution.

Products used in our practice improve patient experience with a brace. Our products are sold directly to consumer and to other orthotic and prosthetic facilities for improved patient comfort when wearing an orthosis.

 

Bledsoe Brace Systems, Inc.

2601 Pinewood Drive

Grand Prairie, Texas          

2011 – 2014 (Sold to Breg in 2014)

Distributer and Sales Representative

Sales and distribution orthopedic, podiatry, sports medicine and rehabilitation orthotic devices out of Grand Prairie, Texas. Our distribution area included Northern California and Northern Nevada.

Day-to-day operations, oversee staffing of representatives, oversee accounting and all contracts. Top producer year after year.

 

Breg, Inc.

2885 Loker Ave. E

Carlsbad, CA 92010

2015-2016

Distributor for Breg, Inc. after their purchase of Bledsoe.

Sales and distribution orthopedic, podiatry, sports medicine and rehabilitation orthotic devices out of Grand Prairie, Texas. Our distribution area included Northern California and Northern Nevada.

Day-to-day operations, oversee staffing of representatives, oversee accounting and all contracts. Top producer year after year. Our distributorship was sold in 2016.

 

Bledsoe Brace Systems, Inc.

2601 Pinewood Drive

Grand Prairie, Texas

1990 – 2015

Sales representative

Day-to-day sales in Bay area and Sacramento Valley California. Top producer in sales year over year.

 

Demar Medical, Inc.

251 Shaw Road

South San Francisco, CA

1996-2012          

Distribution of orthopedic product lines, Sales Manager

Hired independent sales representatives for the Western U.S., Washington, Oregon, California,

Arizona and Nevada. Sales teams represented Bledsoe Brace Systems and Support Care Services for both stock and bill and product sales.

My sales teams won many sales contests over the 15 years that I managed them. Three times sales force of the year, and two salesmen of the year and numerous other awards.

                                                                         

Demar Medical, Inc.

251 Shaw Road

South San Francisco, CA

1990-2012

Sales Representative                                                                               

Sales and distribution of orthopedic, podiatry, sports medicine and rehabilitation orthotic devices.

 

Joint Active Systems

Effingham, Illinois                                                                                                       

1995-2010

Independent sales representative Northern California and Northern Nevada, 2008-2010 with Northern California Medical. Sales representative and manager associate with Demar Medical, Inc., 1995-1997

 

Townsend Designs

4615 Shepard Street

Bakersfield, California 93313

1990-1993

Independent sales representative San Francisco/Bay area in association with Demar Medical, Inc., orthopedic brace company. Top producer in knee orthoses sales during these years.

 

Sports Supports, Inc.

Arlington, Texas                                                                                          

1990-1994

Independent sales representative

San Francisco/Bay area in association with Demar Medical, Inc.

Orthopedic soft goods sales

 

Orthotech Brace Company

San Leandro, California                     

1987-1990

Oregon State Sales Representative for orthopedic brace company. This was my first job in the orthopedic field.

Education and Continuing Education

AOPA National Assembly, week-long training
2010, 2012, 2014, 2016

BOC certified in 2001
Continuing Education training 2006, 2011, 2016 to stay current

ABC Certified 2003
Continuing Education Training 2006, 2011, 2016 to stay current

OPIE patient care module training – this program operates patient management for orthotics and prosthetics. 2012 and 2015

Support Care Services, year over year training on insurance billing and orthotic fitting, 1996-2014

Dr. Comfort Training 2013

Continuing Education Training for sales associates through Bledsoe Brace Systems for orthopedic products during my tenure. 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010

Joint Active System sales associate training, 1995, 2008

Freeman Orthotics and Prosthetics Training, 2008

Aspen Back Brace Company Certification, 2006

Continuing Education Training for sales associates for Townsend Designs, 1990

Ortho Tech Brace Company, Continuing Education Training for sales associates, 1987

El Molino High School, Forestville, California, June 1983

Santa Rosa Junior College, 1983-1985

American River Junior College, 1986