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Barry A. Romich

Barry A. Romich, health products company executive. Registered professional engineer, Ohio. Recipient Goldenson award United Cerebral Palsy Association, 1986; named Small Business Person of Year, Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce, 1990; named to Buckeye Boys State Hall of Fame, 1992; Switzer scholar National Rehabilitation Association, 1990.


  • Romich, Barry A. was born on December 13, 1945. Son of Benjamin A. Junior and Marian Romich.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1967.


    • Staff engineer medical engineering research program Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1967-1970. Private consultant, 1970-1973. President Prentke Romich Company, Wooster, Ohio, 1966-1991, chairman, chief executive officer, since 1991.

      Presenter seminars in field.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, Ohio.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Board directors Foundation for Exceptional Children, Goodwill Industries Wayne County, Wayne Center Arts. Honorary member board directors National Special Children's Fund. Fellow RESNA, American Institute Medical and Biological Engineering, American Association for Advancement Rehabilitation Technology (founding, executive committee 1987-1990, board directors).

    Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communications (founding, executive committee 1987-1990), United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communications (organizing committee, founding board directors), Communications Aid Manufacturers Association.



    Private pilot, instrument and multi-engine ratings, motorcycling.


    • Children: Jennifer, Kathryn.
    • father: Benjamin A. Junior
    • mother: Marian Romich
    • children: Jennifer Romich
    • Kathryn Romich
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    Born December 13, 1945
    (age 71)