The Academy of Pedorthic Science was founded in 2000 and has become one of the foremost respected centers of Pedorthic Education. Our mission is to provide exemplary educational programs to prepare you for outstanding careers as Certified Pedorthists or Certified Fitters of Therapeutic Shoes.
Founder Ray Margiano, PHD
He has a broad executive background that includes the Presidency of Bostitch Auto Soler Division-manufacturer of equipment used in Orthopedic Iabs, shoe repair and shoe manufacturing CEO and founder of Heel Quik(1985-
2000)-a 700 plus chain of shoe repair and pedorthic facilities In 3o plus countries;
CEO and founder of Foot Solutions-a 150 specialty pedorthic retail store focusing on custom orthotics and therapeutic footwear in 16
CEO and founder of Shu-Re-Nu-a custom orthotic lab, custom shoe and medical shoe modifications since 1985.
Mr. Margiano holds a Bachelor degree in Business, a Master’s degree in Business and Computer Science and a PHD in International Business. Mr. Margiano has continued to provide many Return to Work, and Balance Walking to name a few. reach-out programs donating time and money to organizations like Soles for Souls, Wounded Warrior, Veteran
Dr. William Faddock, DPM, C. Ped
Certification Program establishing the Academy of pedorthic Science as a respected training venue for
Pedorthists internationally. We have trained more than one thousand pedorthists In over 16 countries. Dr.
Faddock is the primary instructor for anatomy, physiology and pathologies. Dr. Faddock earned his medical
degree from the prestigious Ohio College of Podiatrlc Medicine. Making Georgia his home, Dr. Faddock has
practiced successfully for many years and serving as a past Chairman of the Atlanta Hospital, Department of
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, a member of the Georgia and American podiatric Medical Association and on
the 2000 Olympic Podiatry medical team. Dr. Faddock holds two pedorthic certifications with The American
Board of Certification and the Board of Certification, International.
Donna Robertson, C. Ped, ATC-MS
Ms. Robertson obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Alabama and Master of Science from the university of Alabama. Ms. Robertson is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified pedorthist and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’Association and the Pedorthic Footwear Association.
Ms. Robertson has faculty tenure with many Olympic Foot&Ankle team. Prestigious institutions such as the University of Alabama and served on the pedorthic staff of the 2004.
Mr. Hennessey earned a Bachelor of Arts, Magna cum laude from the University of Akron. Mr. Hennessey served as the Legislative/Compliance Liason with the State of Georgia for CIGNA Healthcare and lead the heahh plan to national NcQA accreditation, the implementation of the Medicare Advantage plans and developing their corporate, Medicare and employee benefit training programs. Mr. Hennessey’s focus is on the pedorthic pra ctice, regulatory compliance, Medicare and OS HA, bringing the real world to the students of the Academy of pedorthic Science.