Licensed & Certified Prosthetist Orthotist, Owner
Jason Auyer is married to Rachael Auyer and is a father to their four sons: Samuel, Levi, Benjamin, and Matthew. He and his family currently reside in Flowery Branch, Georgia. He is a part of 12Stone Church and enjoys the outdoors, Syracuse football and basketball, recreational soccer and hanging with his family.
Professionally Jason's career began in 2005. Upon receiving his BSME ( bachelors in mechanical engineering) from Cedarville University, he worked under Jim Hughes and Marc Kaufman at the former Atlanta Prosthetics and Orthotics, as a technician. While there he received his certification in Prosthetics and Orthotics from North Western University. Immediately following he completed his orthotic and prosthetic residency under the supervision of Marc Kaufman, Jim Hughes and Will Holbrook. Jason has his national certification through the American Board For Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics and is licensed in Prosthetics and Orthotics through the state of Georgia. While working in the Atlanta, Monroe and Athen's offices he was promoted as a clinic manager for AP&O for the Gainesville office location. He held that position until Hanger acquired AP&O in 2014. While at Hanger Jason worked as the clinic manager for the Gainesville office for 10 months. He then took a position with Alabama Artificial Limb and Orthopedic Services. His dream was always to own his own office to provide quality care for patients, as well as, a space for professional development for practitioners. He specializes and is passionate for the pediatric community as well as dysvascular amputees.
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Rachael Auyer is married to Jason Auyer and mother to their four sons: Samuel, Levi, Benjamin, and Matthew. Rachael received her BA in Secondary Spanish Education from the University of North Georgia, and formerly taught in Forsyth County Schools. She enjoys reading, exercise, family time, and is an active part of 12stone church. She currently is serving Alliance as a Marketing Director. She looks forward to working with patients to achieve goals while making lifelong friendships and connections.
Alyson Abernathy joined Alliance after 10 years in the banking and accounting industry. She brings with her over a decade of experience in customer service, personal and office management, and operating in a small business. In addition to her experience, she offers a hands-on approach to training and mentoring. Alyson graduated from North Georgia College and State University with a BA in Finance. She and her husband, Zach, have two children, Ariyana and Maddox. Alyson and her family are active members of 12Stone church and in her spare time she enjoys working out and hanging out with friends and family.
Licensed & Certified Prosthetist Orthotist
Shacoya joined Alliance in October 2019, in the role of staff practitioner. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Iowa in 2013 and a Masters in Prosthetics and Orthotics through a consortium program from St. Petersburg College and Florida State University in 2016. Completing both disciplines of her clinical residencies at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX, she received in depth training at a nationally ranked medical institution. A believer in combining personal interactions with innovative thinking to help improve patients’ lives. Shacoya is passionate about forming meaningful interactions with each one of her patients and values the opportunity to be a part of their journey.
Outside of work, Shacoya is a Mixed Media based artist. In both 2018 and 2019, she was hand selected to represent UT Southwestern Medical Center and showcase her work at the annual On My Own Time Showcase, in Dallas, TX. Originally from Omaha, NE, she is excited to call Georgia her new home.
Licensed & Certified Orthotist-Prosthetic Resident
Bennett joined Alliance in June, 2019, currently completing his 2 year orthotic and prosthetic residency. He earned his Bachelors of Exercise Science from The University of Mississippi in 2017 and a Masters in Prosthetics and Orthotics from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2019. Bennett enjoys developing relationships with patients and helping them to regain independence. While at Georgia Tech, he thoroughly enjoyed his time getting to know the many patient models in all aspects of O&P. From Georgia Tech he developed a belief that O&P is more than being a provider of mobility devices, O&P is about restoration of confidence. He has volunteered with Hughes International Clinic in Bogata, Colombia and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Camp NoLimb-itations. He has a passion for missions and serving others.
Bennett is a native Georgian, born and raised in Augusta, who loves outdoor activities especially duck hunting, fishing and training his Labrador Retriever, Sage.
Kaylee joined Alliance in June of 2020 as an Orthotic Resident. She earned her bachelor degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2018 and a Masters in Prosthetics and Orthotics from California State University at Dominquez Hills in 2020. Kaylee loves working to bring hope and empowering people to live their best lives in the face of physical challenges. Outside of work, Kaylee loves traveling, exploring, and spending time outdoors. She is married to Garrison Fisher and you can usually find them throwing the frisbee with their fun, loving german shepherd named Willie.
Patient Care Coordinator
Ansley joined Alliance in April of 2020 as Patient Care Coordinator. She earned her associate’s degree in anthropology from Albany State University, her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and sociology from the University of Georgia, and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in early childhood education from Brenau University. Ansley loves getting to know patients and their individual needs and strives to provide outstanding care and service to each one. Outside of work, Ansley loves to read, travel, tend to her houseplants, and hang out with her beloved dog, Cadence.
Patient Care Coordinator
Jessica joined Alliance in June of 2020 as a Patient Care Coordinator for our Gainesville location. She was a manager at Chick-Fil-A for a time before bringing her drive for taking care of people to Alliance. She has a passion for making a positive impact in the lives of our patients. Jessica is a native Georgian, born and raised in Gainesville. When not at work, Jessica loves to play games, read, serve at 12 Stone church in the children's ministry, and spend time with friends and family.
Emily Sulimirski- Compliance Officer