Kent S. Greenawalt, the Chairman and CEO of Foot Levelers, has made a significant impact on the chiropractic profession throughout his life. He has helped revolutionize the way chiropractors treat patients by developing and patenting many healthcare products and has long been a dedicated supporter of the profession through his generosity.
In addition to his leadership at Foot Levelers, Kent is a committed supporter of chiropractic education, as evidenced by the numerous grants, research studies, donations, and scholarships awarded. Kent’s numerous awards from various colleges include an Honorary Doctorate of Chiropractic from Cleveland Chiropractic College and Lifetime Philanthropy Award from Parker College of Chiropractic.
Both Kent and his father, Foot Levelers founder Dr. Monte Greenawalt, were named Fellows of the American College of Chiropractic, as well as Fellows in the Palmer Academy of Chiropractic, in recognition of their outstanding service to the chiropractic profession.
Kent is the recipient of several awards from chiropractic leaders, including the American Chiropractic Association’s Humanitarian of the Year award, the highest honor the organization can award to a non-chiropractor. The ACA also bestowed its President’s Award upon him for the invaluable educational and fundraising work he has done on behalf of the chiropractic profession.
Additional notable awards are:
- Dynamic Chiropractic’s “Person of the Year,” 2001
- The Masters Circle’s “Humanitarian of the Year,” 2003
- Parker College of Chiropractic and Parker Seminars “Lifestyle Philanthropy” award, 2004
- Northwestern Health Sciences University’s “Brilliant Star” award, 2008
- Chiropractic Leadership Alliance’s Lifetime Achievement Award, 2009
- World Federation of Chiropractic Honor Award, 2013
In 2003, Greenawalt led a group of chiropractic professionals who formed the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (FCP) to further support the growth and recognition of the profession. The FCP aims to increase the number of people who seek chiropractic treatment on a regular basis and to educate consumers about the positive benefits of this treatment. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for the FCP.