MORE Foundation adds new members to Board of Trustees

Musculoskeletal and neurological conditions — which affect everything from shoulders and spines to hips, knees and ankles — are a leading cause of disability and chronic pain for patients around the world.

Patricia Lewis Finnell

Patricia Lewis Finnell

The MORE Foundation is dedicated to changing that paradigm.

The MORE Foundation (Musculoskeletal Orthopedic Research and Education), a nonprofit organization that envisions a world full of active people, announced its updated organizational mission and its new board of trustees for 2015-2017.

The nonprofit organization completed a nine-month refocusing process, which coincides with the hiring of Gina W. Ore as the organization’s CEO.

The board of trustees recently voted to approve the organization’s updated purpose and mission focused on Innovative Research, Community Education and Charitable Assistance with a focus on serving military veterans.

The following leaders were named to the More Foundation’s 2015-2017 Board of Trustees:

  • Chair: Patricia Lewis Finnell of the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation;
  • Vice Chair: Joe La Rue, Executive Vice President at Sun Health;
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Keith Dines, CEO of Arizona Integrated Physicians (AIP);
  • Ed Knight, planned giving consultant at Arizona Community Foundation and an independent financial advisor of Tetrant Advisory;
  • Bill Molloy, partner of Ensemble Real Estate Solutions;
  • Rodney Wacker, owner of Celestial Care.

“As the new chair of The MORE Foundation’s Board of Trustees, I’m extremely excited to play a role in helping to improve the lives of those facing musculoskeletal as well as neuromuscular conditions,” said Patricia Lewis Finnell of the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation.

“Since 2008, the MORE Foundation has been internationally known for its biomechanical and clinical research. With the recent expansion of the mission to include community education and charitable assistance, I’m excited to help the organization expand its program and service delivery as well as its local, regional and national recognition.”

“The MORE Foundation envisions a world full of active people,” said Gina W. Ore, CEO of the MORE Foundation.

With the support of its initial sponsor, The CORE Institute, the MORE Foundation is a non-profit organization with the goal to Keep Life in Motion.


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