Full Name
David Navazio
Job Title
President and CEO
Speaker Bio
David is President and CEO of Gentell, the country’s fastest growing wound care company, which provides products and services to more than 2,000 nursing homes throughout the United States. He oversees all aspects of Gentell operations, including sales, account management, manufacturing, business and product development. He began his career by founding a home medical equipment and respiratory company. Through a series of acquisitions and a consistently increasing customer base, the company soon became a leader in the industry and was the first company to develop wound healing protocols exclusively for nursing homes. These protocols were the preamble of Gentell and revolutionized wound care by providing education along with treatment options.

In addition, David worked tirelessly with the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care (NASL) and co-chaired the committee responsible for having the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) recognize advanced wound care products. The result was a Congressional change to the Medicare Coverage Policies (Section 2079) to recognize wound care and provide coverage for advanced wound care products. Today, most insurance companies utilize Medicare parameters with regard to wound care product benefits.

David is Board Chair Emeritus of Pearl S. Buck International. He serves as Trustee of Liguori Academy in Philadelphia and has been involved with many charitable organizations, including as the Assistant Governor for Rotary District 7510, past president of the Rotary Club of Trenton, NJ and Vice Chair of the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army, West Central New Jersey region.
David Navazio