DJ has 30 years of leadership and brand-building experience in lifestyle consumer products, with an intense focus in sporting goods, food and beverage, and outdoor recreation. From 1990 to 2003, he served as SVP/Marketing and President of Burton Snowboards, helping to grow the business from a single-product winter sport company into a global portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands. DJ went on to serve as VP of Business Development and Licensing for Timberland. DJ currently serves on the Board of Directors for Brooklyn Boulders, Ibex, New Belgium Brewing and 1% For The Planet. He is also the recipient of the Advertising Age Marketing 100 award for excellence in global brand management.
Jim currently serves as a Director for VQ OrthoCare, Inc. where he leads the Company’s international ventures as well as directs the Surgical Teaching and Training Lab. Just prior, he was President and Chief Sales Officer for Physical Rehabilitation Managements Services, Inc. (“PRMS”), a National Provider Network offering both durable medical equipment and clinical services through a bundled offering to injured or post-surgical patients. Before joining PRMS, he held senior level sales and operations positions with Game Ready, Ottobock Healthcare, MedAscend and NMC Homecare. Jim also served in the Navy’s Medical Service Corps for 27 years of honorable service, reaching the rank of CAPTAIN (0-6).
DR. TOM HACKETT
Dr. Hackett has been with The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado since 2004 and is an orthopaedic surgeon whose specializes in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of knee, shoulder and elbow disorders. He is a specialist in the treatment of sports injuries and has worked directly with numerous NBA, NFL, NHL, and MLB organizations. He has served with the United States Olympic Committee at numerous Olympic Games as a team physician and has particular expertise in the management of action sports and extreme athletes. He is active in biomechanical and clinical research and teaches cutting edge surgical techniques both nationally and globally.
DR. MARC PHILLIPON
Dr. Philippon is a partner at The Steadman Clinic and is one of the world’s leading orthopaedic surgeons. Dr. Philippon joined The Steadman Clinic in 2005 from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he served as Director of Sports Medicine/Hip Disorders, Director of Sports Medicine/Hip Disorders Fellowship. Dr. Philippon is internationally known for performing joint preservation techniques utilizing arthroscopic hip surgery to treat painful joint injury in high-level athletes who constantly use powerful hip rotation. He has treated close to 1000 Professional and Olympic athletes successfully, many of them returning to high performance; winning Olympic Medals and setting new NFL, NHL and MLB records and winning PGA Tournaments.
DR. ERIC MCCARTY
Dr. McCarty is Chief of Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and a fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist with a long-time interest in sports medicine and athletics. His passion for treating the active individual stems from his playing days as a linebacker at the University of Colorado, where he earned all-conference honors. In addition to his duties as head team physician for the University of Colorado and University of Denver, Dr. McCarty’s specialized practice involves the care of recreational and highly competitive athletes from the community. His clinical expertise includes arthroscopic and open reconstructive surgery of the knee, shoulder, and elbow.
Rob Glanville has over 26 years of private equity and chief financial officer experience. Rob was a founding partner of Pine Brook Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm focused on energy and financial services sectors. Prior to co-founding Pine Brook Rob served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasury Services for Arch Capital Group (NASDAQ: ACGL), a Bermuda-domiciled insurance company with $3 billion in capital.
Rob currently serves as a senior advisor and consultant to growth businesses at all stages of development. In addition to his work with Nice Recovery, Rob is a director of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT); Clear Blue Holdings, Inc; Wellington Insurance; ProWriters LLC, and Pie Insurance.