1980: Ronnie and Ted Snell form CFI Prosthetics & Orthotics in Florida.
1980: Randy Miller joins Snell’s staff. He later becomes manager of the Alexandria office.
1979: Iran takes American hostages.
1977: Ted Snell begins working for Durr-Fillauer.
1977: Elvis dies.
1976: Clint Snell purchases the Louisiana portion of the business and Jim Snell retires.
1975: Ronnie Snell serves as president of the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA), the trade organization for the O&P profession. He becomes the first person to serve as president of all three major O&P organizations.
1975: Rick Fleetwood begins career with Snell’s as manager of the Little Rock office.
1972: Ronnie Snell retires to Florida after selling five offices to Durr-Fillauer.