Laser Spine Institute Chief Corporate Operations Officer to Serve on Best Buddies Advisory Council

Jimmy St. Louis Continues Involvement at Nonprofit Organization’s Business Buddies Tampa Bay Location

Tampa, FL, April 20, 2011 --( Laser Spine Institute, ( the leader in endoscopic spine surgery, has announced that Jimmy St. Louis, MBA, PMP and chief corporate operations officer, will serve on the advisory council for Best Buddies Tampa Bay, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of adults and children with intellectual challenges through friendships and integrated employment. In this volunteer position, St. Louis will partner with other Tampa leaders on the advisory board to carry out the mission of Best Buddies and act as an ambassador of community programs, services and fundraising activities. This involvement is in addition to St. Louis’ existing role with Business Buddies, a networking opportunity for professionals that benefits Best Buddies, a global volunteer movement. As chair of special events, St. Louis is responsible for planning, coordinating and managing the budget for all Business Buddies meetings and special events.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve on the advisory board for Best Buddies,” said St. Louis. “The organization has been partaking in many successful initiatives and events to draw support for a life-changing cause, and I am excited to be a part of them.”

“Laser Spine Institute admires and encourages Jimmy’s devotion to Best Buddies,” said Bill Horne, CEO. “Giving back to the community has always been one of our top priorities, and we are pleased to see him volunteer for this cause.”

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- Best Buddies Tampa Bay is part of Best Buddies Florida, a state affiliate of Best Buddies International.

- Ninety-two percent of all contributions received fund programs for people with intellectual challenges.

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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 medical consultations at facilities in Cincinnati, San Diego, Beverly Hills, Calif., The Villages, Fla., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Laser Spine Institute recently opened a new surgery center in Oklahoma City. For more information, visit

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