– President and Co-Founder, The Block System, Inc.
Joan helped develop the Clarity Chair and worked with Dr. Mary Ann Block to bring the program to production and distribution. She currently oversees all areas of operations and provides outreach and support to Clarity Chair professionals and clinics.
Joan has spent her career in the field of corporate and media communication. She is an award-winning medical and consumer journalist who has worked in radio and television and as a reporter for both newspapers and magazines.
As Vice-President of Corporate Communications and Health Services at Osteopathic Health System of Texas, she focused on patient education and advocacy. She helped develop and supervised an out-patient health program for military families and age 50+ population. She was responsible for restructuring a for-profit health and fitness center and occupational health program, taking the center from a major financial loss to a profit-making corporate affiliate. She was also a voting member of key corporate committees including Finance, Clinic Network, and Strategic Planning.
Joan has also served on the boards of the American Heart Association and The American Cancer Society, and was a member of The International Association of Business Communicators Network. She was appointed to the City Council Cable Television Committee, which she chaired for two years. She is a trained mediator for Disputes Resolution Services.
Joan, a Dean’s Honor List graduate from Texas Christian University, was selected for membership in Leadership Texas and awarded Most Influential Woman and received Most Innovative New Product Award from Tarrant County Business Press.
Ashley Millerick has a strong background in business and marketing with an entrepreneurial spirit that has been the energy and vision throughout her career of creating and building corporations.
Today, as CEO for The Block System, Inc., her primary focus is on taking the company’s flagship product, Clarity Chair, to the people struggling with neurological challenges, by expanding the company visibility and availability as well as forging collaborations with allied companies and organizations.
Prior to her position at The Block System, Inc., Ashley served as an NFLPA Certified Agent and VP of Marketing at one of the most prestigious NFL agencies in the Country. Ashley’s main responsibility in her role as NFL agent was negotiating player’s contracts with team owners, managing current clients and recruiting new ones. As VP of Marketing she established strategies to secure off the field marketing opportunities for clients that included partnerships with national brands. She simultaneously managed over 20 NFL client brands, as well as assisting players with developing and executing a philanthropic footprint.
Her work in the sports profession provided her with first hand knowledge of the challenges that can arise from neurological injuries and gave her motivation to join the team for Clarity Chair and be part of the solution for not only athletes, but people of all ages who face similar issues.
Ashley was a successful Division I student-athlete at Texas Christian University where she graduated magna cum laude and then went on to received her law degree from Texas Tech School of Law.