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Gerald J. Nebeker, PhD

Gerald J. Nebeker, PhD

A social enterprise entrepreneur, Dr. Gerald Nebeker founded RISE in 1987, Acumen in 1995, and Orange Socks in 2016, all with the purpose of supporting and advocating for people with disabilities. With a Ph.D. in Human Services, Management of Nonprofit Organizations, Dr. Nebeker has served on UDSF's board since 2013. Among his most import accomplishments is his wonderful wife, Laurel, and has eight terrific children, the youngest of whom has Down syndrome.

  • Calvin Curtis has been UDSF's Premier Sponsor for our Mighty Steps for Down Syndrome Walks for the past 3 years. His generosity and support has made a real difference in the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their families across Utah.

  • Wasatch Pediatrics - Summit Park City Metro Mighty Steps 2019 Sponsor

  • Parris RV Bronz Sponsor Metro MS Walk

  • Gossner Cache Silver Sponsor MS 2019

  • Family Law Experts and much more

  • Small Business Accounting Services

  • Team Wheelwright is a leader in Utah Home Loans and Refinancing. ‚Äč

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