Jerald Forrester is the former President/CEO of Steindler Orthopedic Group in Iowa City, Iowa, where he oversaw and directed 14 orthopaedic surgeons, one interventional pain management provider, one non-surgical orthopaedist, two podiatrists, and five physician assistants. He joined AAOE in 2001. For the first five years of his membership, he presented at national meetings on EQ, Ancillary use, and financial issues. He was also part of several committees including the Conference Committee, Education Committee, Elections Committee, and Communications Council. He has written articles that have been published with MGMA and has written various whitepapers for AAOE on listserv surveys like OH, PA and compensation, new overtime rules, and PTO allocations.