Written by Danette Baker

Because of Trickett Wendler and others like her, Mike Swinford doesn't just go to work. Yes, he's CEO of Numotion, a rapidly growing national mobility company, but in a people-centric industry, Swinford says, work is much more than punching a time clock and earning a paycheck. 

In the words of the Chinese philosopher Confucius, "Choose a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life."

In July 2014, Swinford left a 22-year career with GE to join Numotion. Although he had worked in and around health care for the entirety of his career, Swinford said he knew little about the complex rehab industry. He was ready for an opportunity to manage a stand-alone busines, particularly one in heath care, and Numotion presented such an option.

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