Matt Toresco is the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of The Advocate: Supporting the Patient Voice. He is also a Partner & Chief Commercial Officer at The Brooks Group. He has nearly 20 years of healthcare experience & is committed to the growth of the patient voice & patient advocacy. He is an advocate for patients facing the many struggles of chronic pain and the hurdles chronic pain patients face daily from all angles of today's society. Having had his 13th orthopedic surgery & 3rd spinal fusion in 2021, Matt's lived experience and tenure in many different areas within healthcare have equipped him with a unique lens to push organizations out of their comfort zones, challenge the conventional, and successfully implement patient-centered strategies throughout all healthcare organizations.