OUR TEAM


HOWARD MILLER, BOARD MEMBER & CO-FOUNDER

President & CEO
BS, Engineering, Auburn University

  • 30 years med device experience
  • former President, Teleflex
  • former GM, Allen Medical Systems (Hill-Rom)
  • former VP Sales Hill-Rom
  • sales, marketing and operational roles at J&J
  • track record producing of outstanding financial results

TOM SKRIPPS, CO-FOUNDER

CTO New Products & Intellectual Property
BS, Mech Engineering, Arizona State

  • 20+ years med device experience
  • mentored under the inventor of the market leading stirrup
  • former Director NPD, Allen Medical
  • holder of 40+ patents in the patient positioning market
  • successful serial entrepreneur

Jesse DrakeJESSE DRAKE, BOARD MEMBER & Chief Operating Officer

BS Mechanical Engineering & Biology, Northeastern
Oxford University, Neurobiology
MBA, Boston University

  • 20+ yrs product development experience
  • former R&D Director and Business Development Manager – Allen Medical
  • holder of over 25+ patents
  • operations and quality system expertise

HOLLY FONDOTS, DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL SALES

BA, Southeastern Louisiana University

  • 27 years experience in selling and marketing OR patient positioning products
  • small business owner
  • deep channel and customer relationships in the industry
  • helped launch the first booted lithotomy stirrup, the Allen™  Universal Stirrup
  • former Allen Medical Systems field sales trainer and expert in patient positioning
  • winner of numerous sales and product awards including sales agency of the year

Patti GoodwinPATTi Goodwin, CONTROLLER

BS, Psychology, Worcester State College

  • 20 years of experience finance and accounting;
  • 12 years in medical equipment market
  • experience in working at SmartBooks Corp an accounting solutions and advisory service to start up ventures
  • former Finance Manager Allen Medical Systems

JUSTIN MCCARTHY, Director OF Product Development

BFA, Industrial Design & Sculpture, Mass College of Art
3D Computer Animation, Savannah College of Art and Design

  • 10+ yrs product design experience
  • experience in user-centered industrial design
  • med device, orthopedic instrumentation and positioning
  • human factors expertise

Jeremy MacPherson, Senior Product Development Engineer

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Springfield Tech

  • 10 years experience designing and validating patient positioning products, operating room table accessories, and medical imaging devices.
  • successfully completed projects for large medical institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and custom projects for all surgical disciplines.
  • pursue advanced product research through clinical staff interactions, and surgical viewings.
  • former Senior Product Development engineer for Alimed

PERRI MERTENS, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
  • 25 years of experience in marketing and communications
  • expert in branding, website design, e-commerce and advertising campaign development and execution and measuring success
  • successful experience in trade show development, lead generation and tracking ROI
  • former Senior Marketing Communications Specialist Allen Medical Systems