Ability Center, one of the nation’s leading suppliers of wheelchair vans and mobility equipment, has today announced the selection of Henry “Chip” Stoecker as the store manager for the company’s Phoenix, Arizona location.

Ability Center is proud to welcome Mr. Stoecker into the family, and knows that he will be an ideal choice to manage the Phoenix mobility store. Mr. Stoecker brings a wealth of experience to the position, as well as personal certifications and a desire to help others. Chip says, “I am looking forward to working with Ability Center’s current and future clients in assisting them with their mobility needs.”

Prior to being hired with Ability Center, Mr. Stoecker was a program manager with ITG Corporation, based in Alexandria, Virginia, where he worked closely with the Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Stoecker also has experience as a district sales manager with UCB, Inc., as well as working as a pharmaceutical consultant and regional trainer for PHARMACIA CORP in Billings, Montana. Mr. Stoecker has entrepreneurial experience, and has worked closely with hospital oncology departments developing new medications.

Mr. Stoecker has a significant education that will provide advantages working within the mobility industry, including earning a Bachelor of Science from Rocky Mountain College, earning his Certified Operating Room Technician from the Naval School of Health Sciences and working as an EMT during his time at Skagit Valley College. He is also certified in pharmaceutical management, and has significant leadership training and experience that will put him in good stead leading the Phoenix team. His therapeutic experience includes areas such as orthopedics, dermatology, neurology, oncology and cardiovascular therapy.

Chad Blake, Ability Center Corporate Sales Manager said, “I am confident that Chip Stoecker will provide significant leadership and the level of service that each customer deserves. With his significant background in customer service, his medical and HIPAA experience, and his drive to provide accountability and leadership, Chip is an excellent fit for Ability Center and will bring value to the company’s customers.”

About Ability Center: Ability Center was founded in 1994, with just a few technicians. Since that time, the company has grown to more than 70 professionals in more than six locations across the US. Today, Ability Center provides benefits for more than 10,000 people with mobility challenges per year, offering compassion, knowledge and understanding.