Mac is an American Board Certified and Texas licensed Prosthetist-Orthotist. He has been involved in the profession for more than 40 years, in roles ranging from hospital/institution practice, academia and private practice. He has authored and co-authored numerous papers, manuals, and publications and has lectured extensively at the local, state, and national levels. Involvement in professional activities includes: initiating the start-up of the current Prosthetic & Orthotic Education Program at Southwestern Medical in Dallas, serving 10 years on the AAOP Texas Chapter Board (2 years as President) and serving 7 years on the National Board of The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists and as it’s President during the 2012-13 term. He holds degrees in both prosthetics and orthotics and health science and is a Fellow of both the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics and The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists. He is currently a member of the Professional Issues Council of the Academy and serves on the National O&P Alliance Steering Committee. Mac and the staff at POA have a patient-centric model of practice with the goal of maximizing the rehabilitation potential of every patient entrusted to their care. This is pursued through the ethical implementation of state-of-the-science practice methodologies based upon a “team effort” approach to goal-setting and outcomes.