Our Team

Skip Latella, MS
FOunder, CEO

F. Skip Latella is the CEO and President of Latella Sports Technologies, developer of motion performance systems for sports, wellness, and rehabilitation programs. Latella, a sports physiologist, is a long-time leader in the development of sport-specific, adaptive movement programming as evidenced through patents in Neuromuscular training methodologies.

 

He has been a consultant to major sports organizations, specializing in biomechanical analysis, program design, and sport-specific training. His clients have included veterans’ groups, professional sports teams, Olympic athletes, major universities, and special needs populations.

 

He is the author of “Get in Shape Stay in Shape”—rated among the top 25 lay medical books by the Library of Congress—a published researcher, and an inventor of intellectual properties with multiple patents based on his methodology.

 

A former Adjunct Professor at L.I.U. Graduate School for Exercise Physiology, Latella has a BA in Biology and Health from Ohio Wesleyan University and an MS in Human Performance from Southern Connecticut State University.

 

Among many accolades, Latella was named Golf Digest’s Top Golf Fitness Instructor in 1998, he received certificates of appreciation from the PGA, AMF Golf Business, USA Archery, and NY State for his work with disabled populations. Latella will serve as Director of Innovation and New Business and as a national spokesperson.

Tim Moynihan
COO

Tim Moynihan has held senior leadership positions at wireless and other technology companies. While in those positions he was responsible for strategy,  product management, marketing communication and business development.

With a specialty in technology marketing in both U.S. and international markets, Tim has successfully held leadership roles at Intel, Dialogic, Empirix, SOLiD and other companies. 

He was in the US Air Force, USAF Reserves and Air National Guard for 24 years combined.

 

Tim holds a master’s degree from Purdue University and a bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.

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Bo HarRigan
SVP, OPerations

Francis ‘Bo’ Harrigan has spent his career in the financial services industry.  He earned a BBA in Accounting at the University of Notre Dame while working for the Business Manager of Athletics.  Bo attended Fordham Law School in the Evening Division and was a Legal Assistant at Prudential Bache Securities during the day.  He remained in the Securities Industry upon graduation, taking a position at Dominick & Dominick and serving in multiple roles.  He moved on to Lawyers Title in White Plains, where he was responsible for closing transactions across New York State. 

 

Coming full circle, he went to work with his father at Harrigan Insurance where he has spent the last 30 years.  He sold the Property & Casualty business several years ago in order to concentrate on Life Insurance and Long Term Care. 

 

More recently, he joined his longtime friend Skip Latella with LNTS, LLC, in the effort to get Skip’s patented exercise regimes to a broad audience.  Bo worked with Skip before and after 2 hip replacements, and attributes his speedy recovery to those workouts. 

Strategic Advisors

Eric Rosenfeld Ph.D.

Eric Rosenfeld Ph.D. is a retired hedge fund manager. Currently he is a lecturer at Yale’s School of Management. Previously he was a senior lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management where he taught an advanced Fixed Income course. Rosenfeld has been involved with several hedge funds, most notably, Long-Term Capital Management. He was also a managing director and member of the executive committee of Salomon Brothers.

Rosenfeld has made several angel investments and was an original investor    and member of the board of directors of Zipcar.

 

Rosenfeld received his B.S. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1975 and a Ph.D. in Finance from the Massachusetts of Technology in 1979. From 1979 to 1984, Rosenfeld was an assistant professor of Finance at Harvard Business School, where he taught the first year Finance course.

Tom Chiappetta

Tom Chiappetta is founder and CEO of the Fairfield County Sports Commission, a 501 c (3) non-profit that promotes fitness and an active, healthy lifestyle as well as personal development through sports. Chiappetta has had a life-long career in sports and media, with more than 35 years of experience in sports-related public relations, marketing, special events, non-profit leadership, and consulting.

Chiappetta is also president of Good Sports Solutions LLC, a consulting firm he founded in 2006 that provides marketing, public relations, fundraising expertise, event planning, celebrity securement and foundation administration to the sports philanthropy world. From 2000 to 2005, Chiappetta was head of national public relations at Fox Sports Net, the group of regional sports networks owned by News Corporation.

Jerry Vitti

Jerry Vitti CEO and Founder of HFI Healthcare Financial, Inc. (HFI).

For over 30 years, Jerry Vitti has been working with vulnerable uninsured and Medicaid populations to ensure they have the Medicaid insurance and income support programs (like SSI) they need to lead a healthier life.

He has built strong, long-standing partnerships with Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) and Association of Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) where HFI is a “preferred partner”. These organizations represent 45 million Medicaid enrollees. He continually advocates under the umbrella of these organizations to better the health and well-being of lower-income people and/or people with significant health needs as well as improving access to care.

He was recently selected to be on the Fierce Healthcare editorial advisory council which is comprised of top thought leaders from across the healthcare industry. In this current role, he provides feedback on national content, highlights emerging industry trends, and offers insight into the vast world of healthcare.

Beyond running HFI, Jerry channels his belief in health equality into advocating for the preservation and expansion of Medicaid, which he believes can be a great equalizer, affording social justice and fairness for marginalized families. Jerry is sought after for his expertise in Medicaid and Social Security. He has been involved with state Medicaid program officials in over 20 states and is nationally recognized as an authority in Federal SSI enrollment..

Rory Doyle

Rory Doyle is founder and President of Precision Medical Partners. He has 19 years of experience in healthcare management and serves a diverse portfolio of physicians and medical companies. Rory is a trusted business advisor and strategic partner to a growing number of leading physicians’ groups in the northeast.

 

His client’s practice specialties include Orthopedics, Physiatry, Neurosurgery, Interventional Pain, Rehabilitation, Neurology, Regenerative Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Medical Devices, and Internal Medicine.

 

Affiliations

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Connecticut-based company founded by F. “Skip” Latella has been utilizing its patented motor-learning exercise program with USA Archery and Para Archery Team members.  Skip works with USA Archery’s teams, introducing them to its unique exercise solution, which delivers enhanced balance, stability, flexibility, and sports specific motor learning protocols.

  

“The Method,” said Skip Latella, “is the first scientifically validated, patented, sport-specific motor-learning exercise program developed for archery.  On-target performance requires a stable platform."

 

Skip’s method of exercises provide what general balance and conditioning exercises cannot deliver:  immediate, lasting, sport-specific improvement in the body’s posture, balance, and stability.

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Skip Latella says, "Kelly Ahrens at Stars and Stripes is well ahead of the curve with his extensive research, scientific and validated technologies, behind the application of his assessments.  As a consultant with major Medical institutions professional sports teams, and USA Olympians, I believe Kelly’s assessment can easily become part of any assessments due to its unique application to the functional development of sport participation'

 

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Smart Body has nearly 40 years’ experience in developing, manufacturing, distributing, and marketing state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Smart Body already manufactures the equipment utilized by  LNTS® clients. SmartBody  provides  resistance equipment worldwide and has patented  equipment designs. 

 

Smart Body’s long relationship with company principal, Skip Latella  translates into a powerful partnership that marries Smart Body equipment with the LNTS internationally.

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Skip has developed three U.S. Patents over the last 40 years, and his research has been validated by scientists at the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh Center for Sports Medicine, the Manhattan VA Hospital, MT Sinai Hospital in NY, Bio Vision in San Francisco, USA Archery, and hundreds of private clients.  Sports specific development of aspiring athletes have gone on to major collegiate, Professional programs.

His research on motion analysis has also been adopted by leading healthcare and athletic instructors to establish a baseline and produce documented improvements in performance for anyone regardless of ability.  Skip is also an author of a Best Selling Lay Medical book on the issues of fitness and training. A much sought-after Consultant for training, sport specific performance development, and recovery from injury, Skip is now offering his services online and can be reached by clicking logo below. 

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