Meet Your Dedicated Team

At Forbes AAC, we recognize the value of having individual points of contact while working through the process of procuring an AAC device. We believe it is critical to connect you with a team that specializes in your local region. For this reason, we have teams of Assistive Technology Specialists and Funding Coordinators to manage specific geographic regions of the country. 

Ramez Rizk, Assistive Technology Specialist

Ramez is new to the sales staff at Forbes AAC, Ramez will represents the Florida territory as an Assistive Technology Specialist. He was born in Dubai, the largest city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Ramez is trilingual, speaking English, Arab and French. After graduating from American University of Sharjah in 2010 in Dubai, he pursued a career in the pharmaceutical and healthcare related industry and has been in the field ever since.


With his thorough and patient approach to sales, he brings more of a service feel as opposed to simply selling as it is the most fruitful outcome for everyone involved. Ramez, using that keen sense of ‘sales with service’ strategy and worked for Merck and Wraser Pharmaceuticals and achieved Top Performer Award 2 years back to back, in addition to several other awards.


His hobbies include staying active with soccer and being quite the movie and cinema buff. Ramez is a full-time dad to a four-year-old son and enjoys a ‘handyman extraordinaire’ status at his home whatever task or challenge arises.

If you are interested in our products or services, you can reach Ramez by phone or email:

Phone: 813.344.5438


Michelle Simpson - Funding Specialist

Michelle joined recently joined the Forbes AAC team in 2018. As a Funding Specialist, she works closely with caregivers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and other team members to get clients the equipment they need. Michelle is experienced in procuring funding throughout various regions of the country; she is an expert in processing authorizations and claims for Medicaid, managed care plans, private insurances and waiver programs. 

Michelle and Ramez work together to ensure that their clients get the AAC devices and accessories they need, as efficiently as possible.

If you have any questions about funding or eligibility, you can reach Michelle by phone or email:

Phone 419.589.7688 ext 210


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