Vice President, Government Relations
John E. Gallagher Vice President, Government Relations, The VGM Group, Inc. John E. Gallagher is Vice President of Government Relations for the VGM Group, Inc. where he is responsible for advocating on behalf of VGM members/DME providers to Congress, the Administration, and federal agencies. Gallagher has also amassed thousands of miles, traveling across the country to educate both the state associations and independent providers on regulatory and government issues. Additionally, Gallagher has worked tenaciously to promote upstanding service within the home medical equipment industry. He is a board member of both the Healthcare Quality Association for Accreditation (HQAA) and the Fraud Eradication Advisory Team (FEAT). John received his undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa and a masters degree in management from the State University of New York Binghamton. Prior to his 2002 employment with VGM, John served as a U.S. Army Signal Corp. Officer from 1983 to 1990. He also held a number of executive positions in the medical equipment industry. In 2016, John was inducted into the Inaugural Hall of Fame for both the University of Northern Iowa Army ROTC and the United State Army Reserve Officer Training Command (ROTC).
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