Access Trax has been featured in many local tv stations, publications and podcasts. Learn more about our activities in the featured press below!



Latest News: March 16, 2020

Access Trax is proud to be a top 10 finalist in the FedEx Small Business Grant for the second year in a row! The FedEx grant judges will award up to $50,000 to 12 deserving companies. They will announce May 4th who the top 12 winners are and we will share here.

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Media: Television

Watch CEO Kelly Twichel featured with adaptive athlete Albert in the Live Segment “Made in San Diego” on Fox 5 San Diego

November 4, 2019

Watch the ABC San Diego Channel 10 News episode of ‘Making it in San Diego’ featuring our CEO Kelly

August 21, 2019

San Diego State University’s Zahn Innovation Platform Launchpad Interviewed Kelly about Access Trax as Assistive Technology for the Aging Population

August  2019

Kelly was interviewed by San Diego KUSI morning news for a live interview at the Switchfoot Bro-Am event

June 29, 2019

Media: Published Articles


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Our CEO Kelly Twichel was featured in ‘OT in the News’ as part of the Occupational Therapy (OT) Practice Magazine.

December 2019 Issue


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“Access Trax Wins Connect All Pitch Competition”


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“Millenial Entrepreneur Wins Grant for Making Beaches More Accessible”


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“Company Puts Beach in Most People’s Reach”

December 2019 Issue


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“OT Alumnus is Changing Accessibility Norms Around the World”

May 2019


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“Conversations with the Inspiring Kelly Twichel”



Media: Podcasts

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Hear Kelly’s interview including tips for therapy students on the Home Health Occupational Therapy Explorer podcast hosted by Monika



Listen to Kelly’s podcast interview about her entrepreneurial journey hosted by Patricia Kathleen


 Awards and Achievements


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Access Trax was a top 100 finalist out of over 16,000 businesses in the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest in 2019.



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Access Trax was selected as a top 20 finalist for the Small Business, Big Impact Award in 2019.




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 Kelly was selected to be a WomensNet Amber Grant Award recipient in December 2018, a grant specifically for women entrepreneurs.



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CEO Kelly Twichel was selected for a competitive business pitch at the 2019 Women’s Fast Pitch Conference in San Diego.


Connect All and the Jacobs Center Logo which has a cartoon depiction of a tree with blue, orange, and pink dots as leaves.Access Trax Joins First Cohort of New San Diego-Based Business Accelerator Program in 2019.



Kelly poses with six other male and female executives from Union Bank holding the giant grant check.

Access Trax wins Connect All at the Jacobs Center business pitch competition sponsored by Union Bank on 10/9/2019.


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Access Trax received an award of excellence for Accessible Travel Product by Accessible Travel Online (ATO) July 2019.



Access Trax Co-Founders Kelly and Eric were finalists in the James McGuire Global Business Plan Competition in 2017.


Certificate of Completion for High Performance Supplier Workshop Series

CEO Kelly Twichel completed the High Performance Supplier workshop series on behalf of Access Trax as presented by the Council for Supplier Diversity in 2019.