Amputee Coalition appoints Estrada to board

Michael Estrada, executive vice president of new business initiatives of Thorlo, Inc., has been appointed to serve a 3-year term on the Amputee Coalition’s board of directors, according to a press release.

“I am thrilled to be elected to the Amputee Coalition board of directors,” Estrada stated in a press release. “This opportunity allows me to help my peers as many have helped me.”

A transtibial amputee, Estrada received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He served on the board of directors of Champs Sporting Goods and was appointed to the North Carolina Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Health for two terms.

Previously, Estrada was vice president at Restore-Earth, and held executive roles in marketing for Reebok International, Rockport, After Hours Formal Wear and The Sport Shoe.

“We are honored to welcome Michael Estrada, a strategic leader in the fields of footwear and apparel to serve on our board,” Marshall Cohen, chair of the Amputee Coalition board of directors, said in the release. “Estrada brings a high level of marketing expertise and connections to the Amputee Coalition as well as strategic thinking in the area of partnership building… We look forward to having his continued input to advance awareness about our organization.”

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