Founders
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Vivienne Fleischer

Vivienne Fleischer, President and Co-Founder is passionate about wellness! A concert pianist turned ergonomist (but she does still play) she’s on this crazy mission to “save the hands of the world” while helping people to stave off injuries, take charge of their health and feel their best!

Little Known Facts: Vivienne also green juices daily, loves yoga, plays a mean piano and loves loves loves to write! Oh, she’s also a vegan, an aspiring cook and a wanna be cartoonist. She loves spending time with her amazing family and calls her mom every morning.

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Andrew Blumenfeld

Andrew Blumenfeld, CEO & Co-Founder comes from a family of educators and lawyers and athletes. Helping people to overcome adversity through skills acquisition and perseverance makes me feel as if I am giving something back. Legacy is important!

Little Known Facts: Andrew enjoys the torture of being a Bay Area sports fan. Go Giants! Go Sharks! Working out, hitting golf balls (sometimes even straight!) and bbqing a great bone-in Rib Eye with sautéed Zucchini , red bell pepper and mushrooms and a Newcastle chaser. On the mellower side, give me some Ray Davies, Mark Knopfler, Eric Burdon or a classic movie like Cool Hand Luke and I’m perfect

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Anjali Agrawal

D.C. loves to see how making simple behavioral changes or showing someone how to incorporate something like keyboard shortcuts can bring an instant change to how someone works in their workstation. Since she’s often seeing patients after they have pain, being an ergonomist allows Anjali to work with people BEFORE they develop pain.

Little Known Facts: When Anjali is not conducting ergonomic evaluations and training classes, she is running her Chiropractic practice And when she’s not busy cracking backs and making food recommendations, she enjoys teaching Bollywood Dance! spending time with her amazing family and calls her mom every morning.

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Lori Babcock

O.T., CEAS (Ergonomic Program Manager) loves the problem solving that goes into helping someone become more comfortable when working. Often it is simple changes that will make all the difference! I also love showing people how changing their movement patterns, not only their equipment, can make them more comfortable and more productive.

Little Known Facts: She lives in Sonoma County on the beautiful Russian River with her family. She enjoy kayaking in the summer and mushroom hunting in the winter. She also likes to zip line and has been skydiving! (Who knew?)

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Jeff Walikonis

M.S., C.P.D.M has spent 20 years assisting injured workers as a voc rehab counselor. He loves helping people improve their workstations and habits through ergonomics in order to prevent them from getting so injured that they can no longer do their jobs.

Little Known Facts: Jeff grew up on a huge wheat farm in Montana. When he was 7, his 10 year old brother taught him how to drive a grain truck by himself. Rhubarb pie is his favorite dessert and he enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife and two great kids!

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Divya Narayan

 

B.A., C.P.T., M.S. loves to use her knowledge to help others foster habits that are sustainable for the body in the long term. She enjoys helping others redesign their workstation to prevent repetitive stress injuries, teaching stretching and myofascial release to prevent pain and realigning posture to facilitate biomechanical efficiency.

Little Known Facts: When Divya is not working or in school, she trains in martial arts such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo and Muay Thai. She also loves listening to music on Spotify, buying (and reading) books and having Netflix marathons!

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Kimberly Walker-Mullings

 

MA, BA, CAE Kimberly has been an avid proponent of healthy living for most of her adult life. Her personal philosophy contends that wellness is achieved when physical and job activities are balanced through mental and emotional awareness of how the body functions. Her combined experience as a Workers’ Compensation Examiner and Personal trainer gives perspectives on injury prevention and education around proper body alignment and mechanics while performing various work or daily activities. She approaches Ergonomics with a focus on balance and helping people improve behavioral habits that elevate wellness at work and at play.

Little Known Facts: She likes to try new sports and has started to learn Archery. (The “bulls eye” is harder to hit than you think). She loves to hike and walk her two miniature Schnauzers, then when she finally relaxes, on the couch, she enjoys reading a good Science Fiction novel.

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Tory Stephens

 

CEES, BS has been a strength and conditioning coach for over 10 years. She honored to help people of all ages keep an active work/school/play life. She enjoys teaching people how to properly take care of their bodies in the workplace, in a gym or on the field.

Little Known Facts: Tory loves to travel especially places where she can scuba dive. She loves to dance and is a competitive
powerlifter.

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Maryam Noorivaziri, D.C. , B.S.

 

Maryam has spent last 10 yrs of her life helping people achieve the best quality of life by restoring balance through chiropractic care, posture correction, exercise, and proper nutritional. Her educational background and experience as a Chiropractor has given her an extensive knowledge of human body mechanics and the importance of having the correct posture. Although as a chiropractor she has helped many injured workers return to work,  as an ergonomic specialist she realizes prevention is far more crucial than treatment. As an ergonomic specialist, through ergonomic assessments, she identifies risk factors,  determines solutions for improvement, and educates clients on injury prevention methods.  Maryam believes living a balanced life is an integral part of living a healthy and happy life.

Little Known Facts: When Maryam is not doing ergonomic evaluations or treating patients, she enjoys doing yoga, working out in the gym, going on hikes in the redwoods, and taking flamenco dancing lessons. She has a one year old English Bull dog named Bella, that she enjoys cuddling with.

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Yasaman (Yasi) Seirafi, D.C.

 

Growing up in a family of doctors, Yasi’s inspiration and dreams were close to home. Her grandfather was a highly respected Neurologist and since she was a teenager, Yasi would shadow her father at work and experience the miracle and power of chiropractic. Her life-long passion fuels the care, treatment and ergonomic education that she delivers today.

Yasi has completed seminars dealing with neurology, myofascial release techniques, extremity adjusting, and nutrition. She is an expert at such different techniques such as manual diversified, SLI, drop table, soft tissue muscle work, physical therapy, exercise training, nutritional counseling, and
ergonomic evaluations. This breadth of experience and perspective allows her to provide life-changing overall care. Yasi is deeply committed to wellness. Her knowledge and understanding are equaled only by her kind, gentle caring approach.

Yasi is very excited to be on a team of amazing ergonomists who produce long lasting and life changing results.

Little Known Facts:
Yasi loves to host friends and family for get togethers and is known for going all out on her spreads amongst friends. She loves to stay active and is always seeking knowledge that she thinks can improve the quality of her life. She loves to exercise, find healthy recipes to cook and spend quality time with her family and friends.

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Karley Snell, CPT, CWC, 500- RYT

 

As a Personal Trainer, Wellness Coach and Yoga Therapist, Karley lives her life
helping others achieve physical, nutritional, mental and emotional wellness. Injury prevention is key, no matter what environment she is working in. She enjoys giving people the tools to succeed, especially in a work environment where repetitive behavior is done each day (typing, sitting, standing).

Little Known Facts: Born in the Midwest, Karley has lived up and down the East
Coast prior to making California her home 2 years ago. Before she got into the
wellness industry, Karley was an on air radio personality.

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Anastasia Liamina

 

(Administrative Assistant) is a medical student (when not working at PBE) and is committed to helping people feel their best at all times. She lives an active lifestyle and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She dreams of traveling the world one day!

Little Known Facts: Anastasia love library books. No matter how much she appreciates technological progress, reading a book on the iPad cannot compare to actually holding one. From time to time she gets “stuck” on one color (like purple,or blue or white) and then everything around her needs to be that color! She cannot drink out of cups that are dark on the inside

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Ikumi Merola

 

(Sr. Client Manager) comes from the hospitality industry and loves to provide five star service whenever she interacts with both her internal and external customers. She brings a wealth of international experience from the three years she lived and worked in Dubai. Ikumi was born in Japan, raised in New Jersey, attended the University of Maryland, lived in Hawaii, and now calls the San Francisco Bay Area home.

Little Known Facts: While living overseas Ikumi wrote restaurant, bar and spa reviews for a travel guidebook company.Her passion is to travel and explore new foods. On her days off she loves venturing to new places with her family and is always in search for a food festival or farmers market.

Stephanie Sablan

 

(Client Support Specialist) comes from the great northwest and is passionate about health and wellness. She loves simplicity, and spends her free time with her family or in the mountains looking for her next adventure.

Little Known Facts: Stephanie loves grammar and punctuation and, since her childhood, has enjoyed writing and the philosophy of language. When she is not out exploring, she spends the majority of her time studying, dancing, exercising, cooking or enjoying live music.

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Ursula d’Angelo

 

(Client Support Specialist) spent her younger years bouncing around the East Coast before moving to California. She doesn’t miss the snow at all! (well, maybe a little….) With a background in architecture, landscape design & account/client management, she loves solving puzzles & working on projects. When she isn’t working, Ursula spends her time watching her four children enjoy their various activities & binge-reading in the little bits of time in-between.

Little Known Facts: Ursula likes to garden & to travel when she can. She likes to build sand-castles with her kids (although really hates getting the sand off of them later!) & dreams of taking a nap without someone poking her in the face after 5 minutes to ask for a snack.

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Sidney Calvin

 

MSW (IT Project Manager) is a life-long learner who loves finding ways to mix and match their social work skills with their IT know-how. No stranger to supporting small teams, Sidney is always looking to make everyone’s lives a little easier so they can focus on doing their best work and helping others.

Little Known Facts: Sidney is a collector of trivia and will often badger their friends with this knowledge. When not reading up on trivia Sidney is probably thinking about outer space or a good pun.

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Paul Dios

 

(Client/Tech Manager) brings his background of project management to PBE with an expertise in digital solutions, media & communications, IT capabilities: web + mobile app development, and healthcare. Paul has managed accounts which range from startups-to-large Fortune 500 companies in various global markets – always with five star excellence!

Little Known Facts: When Paul’s not managing or streamlining solutions for his clients, he’s either at a doggy park playing fetch with his dog (Gia), rock climbing, hiking stunningly beautiful trails in California, or traveling across the globe and making new friends!



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