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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

Ergo Team
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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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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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Andrew Adam, D.C., B.S.

As a Kinesiology and Chiropractic graduate, health and wellness has always been the goal!
Andrew has worked with proper body mechanics in exercise, therapy, and ergonomics. This includes treating injuries, instructing stretches, training rehabilitation/exercises, and injury prevention to reach optimal results.
As a healthcare provider, he aids patients in relieving pain by treating the root cause of most types of neuromusculoskeletal conditions.
Aside from pain management, Andrew uses his skills in posture evaluation to teach proper ergonomics to prevent future pain.

Little Known Facts: Little Known Facts: San Jose born and raised. Outside of work, hobbies include playing pickup basketball and watching Warriors and Raiders games with friends and family.

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Charles Miller

M.S. is inspired by keeping the workers of the world healthy! He believes that no worker should be in pain while doing their job. Motivated by his and his parents’ experiences in the workplace, he is pursuing this belief one evaluation at a time with measuring tape in one hand and his M.S in the other.

Little Known Facts: Charles is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard and coaches soccer at a local middle school in the East Bay.

Admin Team
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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.

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Stephanie Sablan

(Sales and Marketing Strategist) 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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Sarah Reed

(Client Support Specialist) has been working in the administrative/clerical field for over ten years. She has been called a “Gal Friday” since she does a little of everything!

Little Known Facts: If she’s not attending an adoption event with her foster dogs you will find her gardening. She aspires to one day have a beautiful cut flower garden so she never needs to buy a flower bouquet again. She also loves growing her own vegetables to eat.

Tech Team
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Sidney Calvin

(CTO) 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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Chris Mewhinney

(Tech Operations Assistant Mgr.) loves solving problems and has used her background in IT and operations to help several Bay Area companies transition to modern IT infrastructure, bringing their businesses online and achieving maximum efficiency.

Little Known Facts: Chris enjoys archery, weightlifting, competitive video games, and baking. Currently in school for Public Health, she also has a photography degree and is always ready to take a picture when she stumbles upon the perfect lighting. She loves finding new music, playing with her cat Cheddar, and watching movies with friends and family.

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