Our Team

Our Team

Physical Capacity Profile Testing System - Brian Richardson
Brian Richardson
Chief Executive Officer
785-825-4444 ext. 24
brianr@pcpworks.com
 
Brian Richardson, Chief Executive Officer for Occupational Performance Corporation (OPC), graduated from Emporia State University with degrees in both Business Administration and Management. Brian served in the capacity as Director of Business Development for 3 years with OPC before being promoted to CEO in 2008.

Prior to joining OPC in 2005, Brian served as a Regional Sales Manager for 10 years with a large national communications company, then for 4 years as a National Director of Real Estate Development for a multi-million dollar property development firm. During this time, Brian saw first-hand the importance of matching physically qualified employees to their respective job requirements and how successful hiring practices can save employers hundreds of thousands of dollars in the reduction of workers compensation liabilities and injuries.

Brian frequently lectures on the values of post-offer and fit-for-duty employment testing to a variety of different audiences, including employers, insurance companies, risk management professionals, medical and legal teams.

He is very involved with several organizations within their Corporate community of Salina, KS such as serving on the Board of Directors and the Executive Teams for both the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce and Salina Downtown Inc. Brian is also a member of the Salina Economic Development Board. Currently He is serving a term as the Administrative Board Chairperson for his church.

Physical Capacity Profile Testing System - Dr. Gary Harbin
Gary Harbin, M.D.
Medical Director/Board Member
785-823-7213
gharbin@ssmoc.kscoxmail.com
 
Dr. Gary Harbin is a practicing, board certified, orthopedic surgeon with over 25 years of experience in the field of sports medicine. As the founder and Medical Director of Occupational Performance Corporation, he directs the development of testing systems designed to measure functional human performance. In addition, he supervises research in the field of occupational medicine with an emphasis on injury prevention. Dr Harbin is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and is a frequent national speaker. For over twenty years, Dr. Harbin has dedicated his research to understanding and measuring human functional performance in the workplace. He has several published articles in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine and is in the process of completing additional articles dealing with his findings from the occupational database. He is also actively involved in creating new methods of measuring human musculoskeletal and neurological skills.

Physical Capacity Profile Testing System - John Olson
John Olson
Vice President / Technical Director
785-825-4444 ext. 15
johno@pcpworks.com
 
John Olson, Exercise Physiologist, received his Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Kansas State University in 1987. He attended the University of Nevada -Las Vegas for graduate studies. From 1987 to 1993, his work background included rehabilitation, cardiac rehab, work hardening and work conditioning. From 1993 until present, he has been employed at Occupational Performance Corporation and has focused on Physical Capacity Profile® testing and its development. He directs the company’s hardware and software development. John has performed consulting services with Fortune 500 companies in the area of job analysis and ergonomics. He has presented and co-presented at the state and national level on the topics of safety, workers’ compensation, and health. John has co-authored articles in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine and in the journal Work.

Physical Capacity Profile Testing System - Denae Birdsong
Denae Birdsong, LPN, COHC
Clinic Manager
785-825-4444 ext 16
denaeb@pcpworks.com

Denae Birdsong, LPN COHC, received her Licensed Practical Nursing degree from Brown Mackie College in Salina, KS. She also received her certification as an Occupational Hearing Conservationist. Denae joined Occupational Performance Corporation in March 2010. Her responsibilities with Occupational Performance Corporation include administering the Physical Capacity Profile testing, performing on and offsite audiograms, respirator fit, as well as drug and alcohol testing. Denae also performs any additional clinic services OPC provides.

Physical Capacity Profile Testing System - Kathleen Hight
Kathleen Hight, LPN, COHC
Clinic Nurse
785-825-4444
kathleenh@pcpworks.com
 
Kathleen Hight, LPN received her Licensed Practical Nursing degree from Brown Mackie College in Salina, KS. Kathleen joined Occupational Performance Corporation in March 2014. Her responsibilities with Occupational Performance Corporation include administering the Physical Capacity Profile testing, respirator fit, as well as drug testing. Kathleen also performs any additional clinic services OPC provides.

Physical Capacity Profile Testing System - Tiara Reid
Tiara Reid, LPN
Clinic Nurse
785-825-4444

Tiara Reid, LPN, received her Licensed Practical Nursing degree from Clarendon College in Childress, TX. Tiara joined Occupational Performance Corporation in August 2015. Her responsibilities with Occupational Performance Corporation include administering the Physical Capacity Profile® testing, respirator fit, as well as drug and alcohol testing. Tiara also performs any additional clinic services OPC provides.

Physical Capacity Profile Testing System - Bob Hasselbar
Bob Hasselbar
Regional Sales Manager
785-643-6719
bobh@pcpworks.com

Robert Hasselbar joined OPC in October 2007 as Regional Sales Manager for the southern Mid-West region, covering Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Southern Kansas and Southern Missouri. Bob’s career includes 15 years in law enforcement with the Tulsa County Sheriff and Tulsa Police Department as a Police Officer. He has been an owner/operator of a tractor trailer transport company and served several years as a General Manager and Human Resource/Safety Director for large industrial organizations in the Tulsa, OK area. Bob’s responsibilities with OPC include sales, marketing, job assessments and employer assistance within his region.

Physical Capacity Profile Testing System - Suzanne McBee
Suzanne McBee
Regional Sales
(919) 349-3015
smcbee@nc.rr.com
 
Suzanne McBee joined OPC in March 2009 and has over 12 years experience in the medical equipment industry. Prior to working with OPC as the Regional Sales Representative for Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, she started LTD Medical, an Independent Medical Manufacturer’s Representation Company in 2001. Her career also includes being the General Manager/ Director of Finance for APS, a Power Backup Systems Corporation and Finance Controller and later SE Territory Manager for Newport Technologies Inc, an International Manufacturer of Electronic Components. Suzanne attended Mars Hill College, UNC-G, GTCC, and Campbell University with a major in Accounting and minor in Business Development.
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