Stephen L. Below, Member, Board of Directors and Secretary
Dr. Below has over 30 years of experience as a servant to the public as a healthcare provider, and as an innovator and entrepreneur who has engaged in many initiatives and programs to help provide people greater opportunities to express more of their human potentials, thereby enhancing the personal human experience and the effects those experiences have on the surrounding world.
Dr. Below attended the University of Alabama and graduated from Life University in 1984. He actively practiced chiropractic from 1984 to 2012. While operating a busy, full-time practice, Dr. Below found the time to contribute to other worthy causes, and to participate as an innovator in new ventures.
Dr. Below has served on the Board of Directors of the Alabama State Chiropractic Association, the Alabama State Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Alabama State Radiation Advisory Board. He was the youngest member ever elected to the Alabama State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and also served as its youngest President for four years. Additionally, he was the founding President of the Alabama Chiropractic Council.
Dr. Below has served on numerous civic and charitable boards such as, the YMCA (Chilton County), American Heart Association (Chilton County president), Lions Club, Boy Scouts of America, The Community Wellness Alliance, and local athletic boards/associations to enhance the growth, experience and life success of young athletes.
Regionally and nationally, Dr. Below has worked with organizations such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Boy Scouts of America, helping to inspire character as a critical component of success, and to provide opportunities to make life bigger and more successful. He has served as a consultant/participant with numerous organizations such as, Quest International, Total Solutions, The Family Practice, Chiropractic Equity Offices and the National Football League Alumni.
Dr. Below is the co-author of the book: Pigskin Dreams-The People, Places and Events that Forged the Character of the NFL’s Greatest Players. Pigskin Dreams examines the early lives of the greatest NFL players and how those early influences helped to develop the character necessary to achieve success on and off the field. Compiled from direct interviews conducted by a fellow player, Todd Kalis, the book is an insider’s look at how important influencers were in the development of character, and how critical that character was to the players’ success.
Dr. Below is the co-founder, developer and owner of Preferred Chiropractic Doctor, Inc. (PCD). PCD is the largest chiropractic consumer membership organization in the world and includes members from every American state, various Canadian provinces, parts of Europe, Australia and the Caribbean. Dr. Below is the founder and past publisher of Wellness Bound Publications, Inc. Wellness Bound produced three national magazines and numerous local/regional magazines that promoted natural health and wellness. Dr. Below was also the owner/operator of Four Feathers Farms—a natural beef and produce operation providing healthier food alternatives for residents of central Alabama. Additionally, he is also the founder and CEO of PeopleSeeds, Inc., a full-service printing and marketing enterprise, primarily providing services to professionals.
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