Dr. Frank Sovinsky presenting at
the 2012 Davenport Homecoming.
Dr. Sovinsky loved his alma mater
and was a great friend to Palmer College of Chiropractic.
He was a Fellow in the Palmer Academy of
Chiropractic, inducted in 2011. He and Cathy, his
wife of 27 years and business partner, had been
members of the Presidents Club for seven years. Dr.
Sovinsky also was a popular speaker at Palmer
Homecoming events. He enjoyed working with students
and was a frequent contributor to Palmer
Center for Business Development programs.
“Dr. Sovinsky had a busy life as a chiropractor and
public speaker, but he always made time to visit
Palmer for book signings and for the mentoring of
ambassadors for the Palmer Center for Business
Development,” says Mariah Payne, 5th trimester
Davenport student and Palmer Center for Business
Development ambassador. “His passion, as stated
in his ‘Business of Chiropractic’ video, was to revive
the current generation of chiropractic students and
doctors as well as people considering a career in
As the CEO of DC Mentors, Dr. Sovinsky was
committed to transforming the way chiropractors
grow their practices. He also was a Proficiency Rated
Activator doctor who built one of the largest patientcentered
practices on the West Coast. A published
author, businessman, marathoner and expert skier,
Dr. Sovinsky’s motto was to “work smart and play
hard.” His legacy will live on in the company he
founded, his mentorship of chiropractors and the
recipients of a scholarship established in his memory.