– 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.