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Executive

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President
Biography

Mark Wigle represents the AIAC from member company SOMA Medical Assessments where he currently holds the position of President.

Mark was educated at McMaster University where he completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree in 1995.  He has maintained his Certified Kinesiology status by completing post-graduate education in the topics of; accident benefits procedural handling, AMA guides, pain management, orthopaedic assessment and treatment, ergonomics and functional ability evaluation.  He has completed diploma program at the University of Montreal in the Insurance Medicine and Medicolegal Expertise and holds the DESS credentials.

 

Mark has worked in the rehabilitation field since 1995, initially as a Clinical Kinesiologist.  In 1998 he started his own business completing ergonomic audits for industrial manufacturing companies.  In 1999 he commenced working in the MVA assessment and rehabilitation realm for IRSI, primarily completing In-Home Assessments, Functional Abilities Evaluations and Work Site Assessments.  His employment position at IRSI evolved into the Manager of Sales and Marketing in 2005 and subsequently changed to the role of Director of Business Development in 2006.

 

Some of his day-to-day activities involve; process and procedure development,  ISO management, legal analysis, staff management, liaising with insurance customers and interpretation of existing and pending statutory regulation documents.

 

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Secretary
Biography

Mike Cindric.  As a student athlete at York University, he received his BSc in 1996 with a Major in Biology and Minor in Mathematics.  Mike then went on to compelte his post-graduate studies in Research Analysis before eventually beginning his career as a market analyst where his research focused on the health care and pharmaceutical indistries.

Mike has almost 20 years of direct health care industry experience.  Fifteen of those years have been dedicated to Independent Medical Evaluation services where Mike, along with his partners, harnessed their entrepreneurial characters to develop and manage a successful health care organization.

Mike has been pivotal in guiding companies from a niche provider that serviced Designated Assessment Centres to a true multi-disciplinary health care provider that services clients thoughout Canada, within a landscape that has experienced constantly changing regulations, shifting political environment and the unfolding of a financial crisis.  Not surprisingly, his area of expertise lies in process improvement, change management and product development.

Mike is a member of the Association of Independent Assessment Centres, the Canandian Society of Medical Evaluators, the Ontario Rehab Alliance and the Insurance Institute of Canada.

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Treasurer
Biography

Brian Ledrew is the Treasurer of the AIAC.  He is the Vice President and co-owner of HVE Healthcare Assessments.  He is a Regulated Health Professional and the organizations Principle Representative (FSRA License).  Brian led HVE's growth from a regional provider of IME services to an industry leader servicing clients Canada-wide from 23 offices. Brian is accountable for HVE's ISO Certification and CARF Accreditation.  He is responsible for strategic planning, business and web-based system development, customer focused educational seminars and relationships.  Brian started his rehabilitation career in Geriatric Rehabilitation at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre. Following this, he worked in private clinics treating chronic pain, WSIB/WCB and sports injury patients. He worked at a DAC for 2 years prior to joining HVE. Brian started his career at HVE in 1998 as a rehabilitation consultant providing case management and assessment services to injured workers and MVA patients throughout the Province of Ontario. He has extensive management experience initially managing a branch office, followed by a term as Director and then as COO for 7 years prior to becoming VP in 2015.  Brian has been with HVE since 1998.

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Vice President
Biography