Staff

Practitioners

Dave Hewett
Owner, CP, BOCPO
Dave enjoys assisting people on their journey to independence and overcoming their challenges in life. This passion carries over to the day-to-day operations of the practice and the growth of the business. He is always forward thinking and focusing on the best way to care for patients, staff and the business as a whole. The most rewarding part of his job is seeing people renew their quality of life. When you see someone get up and walk for the first time after a traumatic incident is so rewarding. Dave really enjoys getting to know each and every patient and many of his patients have become good friends. Dave has been a certified Prosthetist and Orthotist for over 24 years. He has a very diverse background with complicated cases from his time working for Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Springfield prior to opening Adaptive Prosthetics & Orthotics in 1997. He has traveled to Haiti, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic to help children with limb loss in mission clinics. Dave is specialized in both upper and lower limb prosthetics. Previous to being in the medical industry, Dave was an aircraft mechanic. He feels his mechanical background really helps him when working with prosthetics.Dave is an avid skier who loves spending the winter months on the slopes with his boys when they are not playing lacrosse. He also enjoys volunteering for Skiers Unlimited teaching disabled children to ski.
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Troy Fink
CPO
Troy is the manager of the Pittsfield, MA office. He has been serving the population of Berkshire County since 2008, and has been working in the Orthotic and Prosthetic field since 1992. A graduate of Texas A&M University, Troy has earned post-graduate certificates in Orthotics and Prosthetics from Cal State University (Rancho Los Amigos) and University of Connecticut (Newington Program), respectively. Troy lives with his wife and son in Latham, NY. When not working, he enjoys camping, hiking, kayaking, skiing and making furniture in his woodshop.
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Brittany Boscarino
MSPO
Brittany is an Orthotic/Prosthetic Resident. She completed her masters of science degree in prosthetics and orthotics at the University of Hartford, where she was elected as the 2019 recipient of the Regents’ Honor Award for Graduate Students and 2018 recipient of the Allyn L. Golub Orthotics & Prosthetics Research Assistant Scholarship. As a graduate student Brittany completed research on measuring functional variables of K2 unilateral transtibial amputees utilizing K3 prosthetic feet and presented the findings at a national and regional American Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics meeting. She also served as a reviewer for the American Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Committee during her time at the University of Hartford.
Dave Grandshaw Jr.
CFo
Dave is an Certified Orthotic Fitter in the Pittsfield, MA office since opening in October 2018. He was trained while in the Navy where he served for 21 years. Dave became certified while working at Cooke & Burnell Orthopedics for the past 32 years leaving there in early 2018 after the business closed
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Carly Hunter
Certified Compression Fitter
Carly recently rejoined our team. She has been working in compression since 2016 starting on the administrative side and now combines that with the patient side. She is currently in the process of getting her orthotic fitter certification. She has a passion for patient care and strong knowledge of computers. Fun facts about Carly are that being a former hockey player, she is an avid hockey fan. Her favorite week for TV is Shark Week.
Kim Vigliotte
CPed, CFm
Kim is a board certified pedorthist and mastectomy fitter, she has 25 years of experience in patient care with a focus in compression garments and post-mastectomy fittings. She resides in northeast Connecticut where she spends her free time with her three children and dog Kiwi.
John Skudlarek
CFo
John has been a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant for 10 years with extensive orthotic and adaptive wheelchair experience in the sub acute nursing environment. He is currently training for his Orthotic Fitter certification. John lives with his wife and son and enjoys running , music and science fiction movies.

Administration

Lisa Hewett
Business Manager/Owner
As the Business Manager and owner, Lisa aims to take the already successful Adaptive Prosthetics & Orthotics to the next level. Lisa graduated from Drexel University with a BS in Business Administration in both Marketing and International Business. Previous to working with her husband to grow this business, she worked in sales and marketing. She was a market manager for a large national distributor of medical supplies where she oversaw the sales growth, direct marketing, inside and outside sales team and training. On her time away from the office she enjoys watching her sons playing lacrosse, traveling and spending quality time with friends and her favorite niece.
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Carrie Elderkin
Senior O & P Specialist – Glastonbury Office
Carrie brings a multi-faceted background to Adaptive Prosthetics & Orthotics office. She started her medical career over 10 years ago in the orthopedic field helping patients with insurance issues and appealing claims. She has worked in every facet of the industry from billing and accounts receivable to patient support and purchasing. Carrie developed a strong sense of devotion for the medical field and received her Certification as a Health Claims Specialist from Branford Hall Institute. Carrie cares for all our patients and will go above and beyond to help fight for payments for our patients. She takes a pride in what she does and it shows every day in every interaction.When Carrie is not working she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
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Donna Delassio
Administrative Specialist – Glastonbury Office
Donna’s experience includes coding, billing and business administration for over 18 years in the dental field. Donna utilizes her experience to maintain the accounts receivable and payable for the office while providing administrative support to our practitioners and staff members. Donna is an integral part of our prosthetic care, gathering the required information for insurance approval and compliance. On her time off Donna enjoys baking, antiquing and home improvement projects.
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Janet Castillo
Administrative Specialist – Hartford Office
Janet was born and raised in Hartford, CT. As a little girl she always knew she wanted to be part of the medical field. After graduating high school she enrolled in a medical assisting program. Upon completion she decided to continue her medical field education and enrolled in a billing and coding program. Janet has been a medical administrator for the past 3 years. Her bilingual language has been extremely helpful in the community she works with. Janet has 2 handsome and very active boys (Jaythan & Jayce). On her spare time she spends it balancing between sports practice and games.
Amy Andrews
Administrative Specialist – Norwich & Waterford Offices
Amy is our administrative assistant in our Waterford branch. She has worked in orthotics and prosthetics for over four years and has an extensive background in the medical insurance field. With a BA in Theatre from Roger Williams University, Amy has a life-long love of the arts and will take every opportunity to hop the train to NYC to see a Broadway show and has even visited Vienna, Austria just to see a painting. She spends as much time as she can with her niece and nephews and likes to cross stitch in the evening to relax and be creative.
Mike Tellier
Operations/Technology Specialist
Mike is the odd job doer in the Glastonbury office who joined us in late 2018. He is an avid kite flyer and glockenspiel professional. Mike can be found fishing in the creek behind the building and he provides fresh trout for the office staff to enjoy at lunchtime. His motto: Applying skills not previously learned can make anyone look like a pro at golf. If you are reading this bio and love the comedy of it please call Mike in our Glastonbury office and you can win a gift card to your favorite restaurant or store. In all seriousness, Mike has stepped in as a team player in multiple facets of the business such as ensuring that all of our technology is up and running. Outside his time at the office Mike loves to jam with the band and make loud noise.