Brentwood, Tenn. (March 23, 2023)
– Numotion, the nation’s leading and largest provider of products and services that provide mobility, health and personal independence is pleased to announce the addition of former Rhode Island Congressman Jim Langevin to its Board of Directors. As a Board member Jim will be able to leverage his vast experience in shaping strategic change, driving technology innovation and cybersecurity, as well as advocating for people living with disabilities to make Numotion stronger. His ability to connect with people will help further grow the Numotion culture and his deep policy experience will contribute to strengthening Numotion’s advocacy and cybersecurity efforts, compliance program and more.
“We are excited to welcome Congressman Langevin to our Board of Directors, said Mike Swinford, Numotion CEO, “He brings a unique perspective as a wheelchair user, advocate and policy-maker that will help frame the direction of Numotion to better serve our customers. I am very excited to have this opportunity to learn from Jim and have him contribute to our future direction.”
“I’m absolutely thrilled to be joining the Numotion Board, a leading company in the field and providing people with disabilities, and those with Mobility impairments the right technology to help them lead active and independent lives. As a wheelchair user myself I know how important it is to have the right mobility device to allow me to get around and be as active and independent as possible,” said Congressman Jim Langevin. “I look forward to working with Numotion to ensure that all people with disabilities or mobility impairments have access to the right technology to allow them to be active participants in their community and pursue all their goals and dreams.”
Injured at the age of 16 as a result of an accidental gun discharge, Jim was left paralyzed. He is the first quadriplegic to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and was instrumental in passage of the ADA Amendments Act. Jim is a lifelong public servant who has always worked to make government better in service of the American people. In addition to representing Rhode Island as a member of Congress from 2001-2023, Jim has also served as the RI Secretary of State from 1915-2001, was a member of the RI General Assembly from 1989-1995 and the Constitutional Convention of RI from 1986-1987. Jim holds a BA in Political Science and Public Administration from Rhode Island College and a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government. Now, after more than 30 years in public office, Jim is looking to apply his talents and service in other ways.
Numotion is the nation’s largest and leading provider of products and services to help individuals with mobility limitations maximize their health, personal independence, and actively participate in everyday life. The Brentwood, TN based company has more than 150 locations in the U.S. and serves more than 300,000 people annually through a collection of brands. Through Numotion (www.numotion.com
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) the company offers consumers online retail access to a wide range of mobility and lifestyle enhancement products designed to provide greater independence in and out of the home.