Gene A. Kay, MS, CPE

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Gene A. Kay, MS, CPE


Gene is a Certified Professional Ergonomist who has worked in ergonomics, physical rehab, health promotion, and human performance for over 30 years. He has served as the Global Ergonomics Manager at American Express, the (Past) President of the Upper Midwest chapter of HFES, the Rehab Services Manager at a multi-site Neurology clinic, and as an endurance sports coach. He developed and owned ErgoAdvocate, an online ergonomics self-help site that served a number of Fortune 500 clients. After selling ErgoAdvocate Gene was the Director of Ergonomics at VelocityEHS and Humantech.

Gene has been a frequent speaker at regional and national conferences. He has a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Montana. In his free time Gene can often be found skiing, mountain biking, hiking, running or tinkering in his shop.

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