Richard Kennedy is the President and founder of Shockbox Consulting, a specialty Medical Consulting Firm located in Crown Point, Indiana. Rich is a graduate of Ball State University, where he received a BA in Telecommunications-Sales with a minor in Marketing.
Phone: (219) 707-9822
Rich spent 24 years as a Cardiac Device Specialist assisting in more than 5,000 Cardiac Device Implants with companies such as Intermedics, Guidant Corporation, and St. Jude Medical. It was during this time, intrinsic knowledge and experience of Cardiac Devices and Industry was obtained.
Rich has tremendous insight into Hospital Contracting, as well as Corporate Interests pertaining to Cardiac Pacemakers and Defibrillators.
SHOCKBOX CONSULTING started in 2014 helping hospital systems reduce cardiac device spend. Due to the overwhelming feedback and success, Rich is expanding into the specialties of Orthopedic SPINE, HIP, KNEE and NEUROMODULATION markets. His gifted team of consultants have a combined experience level in Cardiac Devices, Orthopedic Spine, and Neuromodulation greater than 100 years. Rich credits his success to a brilliant educator who once said "You Will Only Recognize What You Know". It was this Pearl that never left my brain: he says. It absolutely was the foundation to a wonderful Cardiac Device Career.
Rich and his wife Andrea of 21 years live outside of Chicago. They are blessed with two fine boys, Connor (12) and Finn (9). Both boys are avid in Motocross and Hockey. As a family, they enjoy Boating, Fishing, Skiing, and going on trips in the Motorhome. When asked what is Rich's biggest joy? He states "Spending time with my family and just being a Dad!"