Alphapointe Secures Patent for Ground-Breaking Splint

Alphapointe Secures Patent for Ground-Breaking Splint

Alphapointe received notice from the United States Patent and Trademark Office that the application for a patent on the RISE Splint has been formally approved. The patent approval is the latest in a series of developments for Alphapointe’s Tactical/Medical Division, which now has eight patents/patent-pending statuses for devices designed to improve the well-being and safety…

Ryan Williams Named Alphapointe COO

Ryan Williams Named Alphapointe COO

Alphapointe announced Ryan Williams will assume a newly created role of Chief Operating Officer. Previously the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Williams will manage the functions of business development, information technology, operations, sales and marketing. Since Williams began with Alphapointe in the spring of 2016, Alphapointe has experienced 43 percent growth in manufacturing and…

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: More Than Just Glasses

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: More Than Just Glasses

From Dr. John Metzger, OD The first thing that comes to mind about kids’ eyes is normally, “Do they need glasses for school?” or, “Should they be wearing sports glasses for protection?” Yes… very important. As we think about August being Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, here are…

Kansas City Area Students Named Braille Challenge National Champion & 3rd Place Finisher

Kansas City Area Students Named Braille Challenge National Champion & 3rd Place Finisher

Kansas City area student Brooke Petro was named a 2021 Braille Challenge National Champion for the sixth time, while Emrie Wisner finished in third place. Students learned of the results by watching a live online awards ceremony on Friday, July 30. Petro, a resident of Leawood, Kan., became a national champion for the sixth time…

Alphapointe’s Jeff McHenry Named CFO of the Year

Alphapointe’s Jeff McHenry Named CFO of the Year

Alphapointe Chief Financial Officer Jeff McHenry was honored by the Kansas City Business Journal through its “CFO of the Year” program during a luncheon award ceremony today. As one of 16 recipients in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, McHenry was recognized for his outstanding work at Alphapointe throughout the pandemic. Not only did the organization…