Laser Spine Institute Tampa Senior Vice President Named to Business Buddies Board

Tampa, FL, August 04, 2010 --( Bill Horne, CEO of Laser Spine Institute, ( the leader in minimally invasive spine surgery, has announced that Jimmy St. Louis, MBA, PMP and senior vice president of corporate operations, has been named the sponsorship and special events coordinator for Business Buddies, a networking opportunity for young professionals that benefits Best Buddies, a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through friendships and integrated employment. As sponsorship and special events coordinator, St. Louis will solicit sponsorships for monthly Business Buddies meetings and special events.

“I am excited for Jimmy and his new position on Business Buddies board,” said Horne. “Jimmy is a wonderful asset to Laser Spine Institute, and I know that he will be a great board member for Best Buddies.”

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- St. Louis participates in the International Telecommunications Education and Research Association and American Medical Association.

- He graduated from Murray State University with a master of business administration, master of finance and master of science in telecommunications systems management.

- St. Louis is the 2009 International Telecommunications Education and Research Healthcare national champion and in 2008 was nominated for the Young Professional of the Year award.

- A native of Cullman, Ala., St. Louis resides in Tampa with his wife, Lauren.

About Laser Spine Institute:
Laser Spine Institute offers a safe and effective alternative to open back and neck surgery, by using the latest techniques in minimally invasive procedures, alleviating the painful symptoms of sufferers from around the world. The leader in endoscopic spine surgery, Laser Spine Institute treats a variety of spinal conditions, including spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerves, bone spurs, bulging/herniated discs and sciatica. Laser Spine Institute’s renowned medical team provides treatment at three accredited surgical centers in Tampa, Fla.; Scottsdale, Ariz. and Philadelphia, and consultation at facilities in San Diego, Beverly Hills, Calif., The Villages, Fla., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more information, visit

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