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Press Release: BOC’s Matthew Gruskin Promoted to Chief Operating Officer


Matthew Gruskin, MBA, BOCO, BOCPD, CDME 

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (September 23, 2021) –The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Matthew Gruskin, MBA, BOCO, BOCPD, CDME from Credentialing Director to Chief Operating Officer (COO).

In his new role, Gruskin’s expanded responsibilities include oversight of BOC’s internal systems and external vendor relationships, as well as management of the organization’s operations staff. He retains all previous duties relevant to the direction, strategies, policies and day-to-day activity of BOC’s facility accreditation and individual certification programs, with a keen focus on providing exceptional customer service.

“Matt’s knowledge and forward thinking continues to enhance BOC’s operations and organizational expertise, which benefits our staff and valued customers,” said BOC’s President and CEO, Claudia Zacharias.

Gruskin holds an MBA with a focus in healthcare from Florida International University, post-graduate certificates in O&P from University of Hartford and a post-graduate certificate from the International School of Pedorthics.

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About BOC

The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC), founded in 1984, offers highly valued credentials in the fields of orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) and durable medical equipment (DME). BOC offers accreditation for O&P practices, pharmacies and DME suppliers and certifications for orthotic fitters, mastectomy fitters and DME specialists. BOC-certified practitioners and accredited suppliers are included as qualified providers and suppliers, respectively, in the Social Security Act as amended by the Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000 (BIPA).

BOC has been acclaimed for award-winning innovation and customer service, earning international recognition with ten Stevie Awards. Both the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Veterans Affairs accept BOC credentials as meeting their standards. Learn more at

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