David Trogden

David Trogden, Order of Merit From the United States Army

Fishers business owner David Trogden realized their importance during a trip to Haiti, when ultrasound machines proved lifesaving in diagnosing pregnancy anomalies that would otherwise prove fatal for mothers.

After returning home, he started thinking about ways he could assist and decided to create his company, Probo Medical.

Early Life and Education

David Trogden has served his nation well since 1999 in both Kuwait and Iraq, but it’s his work as a chaplain that has earned him his highest award: the Order of Merit from the US Army – something he earned in 2009.

At Probo Medical in Fishers, he has also long been involved with business. Recently named to Forbes’ 30 best entrepreneurs list in America, Probo owns and operates Probo Medical which makes refurbished ultrasound equipment. Through a partnership with Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business students, this venture now supplies lifesaving ultrasound devices to areas that otherwise would not have access to such devices.

Professional Career

David Trogden began his professional journey when he joined the Army at age 12. As an Army Chaplain, he deployed twice to Iraq and Afghanistan and specialized in trauma, combat stress, and child loss issues. Additionally, he earned both his undergraduate degree in economics from DePauw University as well as an MBA degree from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

After graduating with his MBA, Trogden founded Probo Medical as a refurbished medical equipment company. There, technicians refurbish used ultrasound machines and give them new life. While travelling through Haiti, he realized the significance of ultrasound systems to many parts of the world that were otherwise without access. After this realization, he made it his goal to donate five ultrasound machines each month to those areas in most need – with hopes that his program would make an enduring difference in people’s lives.

Achievement and Honors

David Trogden has held numerous leadership roles, from being President and CEO of Probo Medical to holding positions at Ultra Solutions (refurbished medical equipment company) and E&A Companies (specialized in selling high-end used medical equipment).

He currently serves as Vice President of Sales for UltraSolutions, and as board member for Children’s Oncology Group – an exclusive clinical trials group focused on pediatric cancer research.

On October 27, 2012, he married Casey Lynn Brackney and now resides in Southern California with their two daughters Abigail and Grace who graduated from DePauw University. Their wedding took place at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in Indianapolis with plans for an upcoming honeymoon trip to Thailand.

Personal Life

David Trogden is an unabashed philanthropist who strives to give back as much as he takes in. He has made multiple donations to deserving causes including the world-famous HOPE Project and scholarships; furthermore partnering with some of the best minds in business to form new ventures that help make our world better.

David TrOGden may be best known for his business achievements, yet has made numerous significant personal and family contributions over time. Notable among these are being active within his church in Southern California; making charitable donations; serving on numerous boards within his community; founding Probo Medical which now stands as the world’s leading supplier of used and refurbished medical imaging equipment – Probo Medical was officially founded in 2014.

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