Our Team

Alan Rigby

Alan Rigby

Co-Owner, Director-Operations, Certified Prosthetist, Certified Orthotist, Custom Seating Specialist

Alan holds a Bachelor and Master of Science and Bachelor of Physical and Health Education Degree from Queen’s University. He is also a graduate of the Clinical Methods in Prosthetics & Orthotics program from George Brown College. Alan takes great pride in the team of Niagara Prosthetics & Orthotics and Niagara Wheelchairs & Seating and the powerful corporate culture they have created around the provision of care to all our clients!

Jennifer Rigby

Jennifer Rigby

Co-Owner, Director-Human Resources

Jenn holds Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education, and Bachelor of Physical and Health Education Degrees from Queen’s University. She is passionate about helping staff achieve their potential through the use of solid HR best practices!

Joanne Ayton

Joanne Ayton

Finance & Accounting

Joanne holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of Guelph. Outside of work she enjoys travelling and spending time with her family!

Emily McCaffery

Emily McCaffery

Communications

Emily holds a Degree in Business Communications from Brock University. She loves that her job challenges her every day in different ways, and that she is continually learning from her experiences. Outside of work she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with friends and family!

Carly Sansano

Carly Sansano

Purchasing/ Inventory

Carly holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Brock University. She finds most fulfillments in leaving work knowing she has made a difference in a client’s life!

Hannah Hutchinson

Hannah Hutchinson

Client Services Coordinator

Hannah completed the Medical Administration program at Niagara College. If she is not assisting clients at Niagara Prosthetics & Orthotics, you can usually find her outside with her dogs or working on her team’s racecar!

Brandi Mitchell

Brandi Mitchell

Customer Service Representative

Brandi completed the Office Administration-Executive Co-Op program at Niagara College. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with friends and family. She has a passion for makeup and hair styling, as well as playing baseball and being outdoors!

Jody Cotter

Jody Cotter

Registered Prosthetic Technician

Jody is a certified prosthetic technician. Outside of work he enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife and kids!

Doug Gabourie

Doug Gabourie

Technician

Doug has been in the P & O industry for over 30 years. He loves receiving positive results from a job and spending time with his family!

Christina Vieira

Christina Vieira

Technician

Christina is a graduate of the P & O program at George Brown College. She enjoys coming up with fun and creative ideas for our infant remolding helmets!

Luke Tax

Luke Tax

Student Technician

Luke is currently completing his Kinesiology Degree at Brock University. He is especially enjoying learning new skills and watching devices go from raw materials to a finished product. Outside of work he enjoys running and biking long distances!

Gary Kenyeres

Gary Kenyeres

Technician

With over 25 years of experience in the P & O industry, Gary enjoys interacting with all the clients and seeing the positive changes we can make in their lives. Outside of work he enjoys hunting and fishing!

John Michael Goertz

John Michael Goertz

Registered Orthotic Technician

John Michael is a graduate of the Prosthetic & Orthotic Technical Program at George Brown College. He enjoys working with the team at NPO and takes pride in the work he does, and the people he does it for!

Mitchell Koplowitz

Mitchell Koplowitz

Technician

A graduate of George Brown College, Mitchell says “It is not just the satisfaction of improving lives, but the ability to problem -solve and create on a daily basis!”

Krista Cook

Krista Cook

Technician

Krista holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with a minor in Nutrition. She also completed the Prosthetic & Orthotic Technical Program at George Brown College. Outside of work she enjoys baking, rollerblading, and kickboxing. She especially loves the diversity of products she gets to fabricate while combining the best of tech shop and the body!

Lydia Sharon Lynn McKenzie

Lydia Sharon Lynn McKenzie

Technician

Lydia is a graduate of the Prosthetics & Orthotics Program at George Brown College. Her favourite part of the job is having the opportunity to make devices more comfortable, helpful, and beautiful. Outside of work she enjoys taking her two white huskies for hikes on the weekends!

Michael Chouinard

Michael Chouinard

Certified Orthotist

Mike completed the Prosthetics & Orthotics program at George Brown College. He enjoys seeing the difference he makes in people’s lives through the design and use of various orthotic devices!

Bryn Jones

Bryn Jones

Certified Prosthetist

Bryn holds a Degree in Biological Engineering from the University of Guelph, as well as a Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Methods in Prosthetics from George Brown College. Outside of work he enjoys playing golf & softball in the summer, and curling throughout the winter!

Sovoeun Muon

Sovoeun Muon

Clinician

Sovoeun holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Health Sciences, as well a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking with his wife and reading with his kids!

Amedeo Buri

Amedeo Buri

Certified Orthotist, Certified Prosthetist

Amedeo holds Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education Degrees, as well as a Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Methods in Orthotics and Prosthetics from George Brown College. Outside of work, he enjoys being kept busy with his children's extracurricular activities!

Laura Pantano

Laura Pantano

Certified Canadian Pedorthist

Laura holds a Bachelor of Kinesiology with Honours from Brock University, as well as a diploma in Pedorthics from the University of Western Ontario. Outside of work she enjoys spending time in the outdoors with her three daughters and husband. As a lifetime resident of Niagara, she especially enjoys helping those in the community to regain their comfort and mobility!

Devin Sims

Devin Sims

Clinician

Devin is a graduate of the Clinical Methods in Prosthetics & Orthotics Program at George Brown College, as well as the Prosthetic & Orthotic Technical Program. Outside of work Devin is an avid cyclist. He enjoys riding anything with two wheels or less!

Katie Kalchman

Katie Kalchman

Clinician

Katie holds a Kinesiology Degree from the University of Western Ontario. Outside of work she enjoys running, hiking, cooking, and spending time with her dogs. What she loves most about her job is making a positive impact in her clients quality of life by allowing them to get back to the activities they enjoy doing!

Antonella Mosley

Antonella Mosley

Mobility Specialist

Antonella holds a Diploma in Law and Policing Foundations. With over 25 years of experience in the Mobility industry, she has acquired a variety of skills and knowledge through training, courses, and work experience. Outside of work she enjoys entertaining friends and family through the joys of cooking and sunny days!

Andrea Moore

Andrea Moore

Mobility Specialist-Service & Repair

Andrea holds a Degree in Speech & Language Sciences from Brock University. She especially enjoys the opportunities she gets to make a positive impact on a person’s quality of life. Outside of work, she is very interested in health and fitness and has recently taken up powerlifting!

Crystal Goldsworthy

Crystal Goldsworthy

Mobility Service Technician

Crystal has been in the mobility industry for 4 years. She enjoys taking pride in every job she completes, and loves helping people with their mobility needs!

Eric Dick

Eric Dick

Mobility Technician

Eric is a graduate of the Prosthetic & Orthotic Technician Program at George Brown College. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family as well as boating and knitting!

Ken Elzinga

Ken Elzinga

Custom Seating and Mobility Consultant

Ken completed the Prosthetic & Orthotic Technical Program at George Brown College. In his spare time he enjoys woodworking and beekeeping. Ken finds working with people to be his biggest source of enjoyment each day!