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Wound Care Technologies, Inc. is a company focused on developing and marketing innovative products for the wound care market. We are focused on listening to our customer’s needs to provide cost effective, easy to use products.
Its initial product, the DermaClose® RC continuous external tissue expander was the brainchild of Dr. Robert Wilke, a plastic surgeon. The DermaClose® RC provides physicians with a practical and useful device to surgically assist in the closure of moderate to large wounds. The DermaClose® is an easy to use, safe device that expands health care professionals clinical options by simplifying the process and reducing the need for more complex procedures like flaps and skin grafts.
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Paul J. Anderson, P.E., President and CEO
Mr. Anderson is a founder and executive officer of Wound Care Technologies. He has 21 years of experience in senior management. From 1997 to 2003 he was Director of Engineering at Wavecrest Corporation where he led the development of advanced signal integrity analysis systems. Wavecrest was named fastest growing technology company in Minnesota in 1999. Mr. Anderson managed the Engineering group at Cargill’s Silent Knight Security from 1995 to 1997 during which time the IntelliKnight fire alarm control system and 9800 central station receiver were developed. He was Vice President of Engineering and Director of Engineering at Cascade Medical from 1984 to 1994 where he led the development of innovative blood glucose monitoring systems for diabetics. Mr. Anderson spent the first four years of his career at Honeywell where he worked as a Senior Development Engineer. He has an Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of Notre Dame and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Minnesota.
Dennis L. Davey, VP of Marketing and Clinical Affairs
Mr. Davey has over 24 years Sales and Marketing experience in the medical device industry and wound care market. He co-founded Celleration in 1999, a company that developed therapeutic ultrasound technology products for the treatment of chronic and acute wounds. He worked full time at Celleration until 2001 and consulted for Celleration from 2002 to 2004 regarding sales, marketing and clinical trials. From 1992 to 1999 Mr. Davey was President and owner of Encore Medical Products, Inc, a company he formed to introduce new products and technologies for the wound care, orthopedic and bariatric markets. He sold part of his company to Kinetic Concepts in 1997 and the bariatric division was sold in 2000 to Universal Hospital Services of Minneapolis, MN. From 1991 to 1992 Mr. Davey was Regional Sales Director for NuTech, a start-up company founded by KCI to introduce new technologies to the venous compression and wound care markets. Mr. Davey worked in sales from 1983 to 1991 for Kinetic Concepts, the world leader in wound healing devices.
Paul J. Hoedeman, CPA, CMA, Acting CFO
Mr. Hoedeman has served in senior executive positions in three Dow-component companies prior to becoming chief financial officer and part owner of Edwin Watts Golf Shops, a multi-channel golf retailer. He was a corporate officer of Home Depot, CFO and CIO at Allied-Signal Aerospace (now Honeywell), and corporate controller of NCR Corporation, a Fortune 100 company before it was acquired by AT&T. Mr. Hoedeman is a CPA with national honors (the Elijah Watt Sells award), formerly with Arthur Andersen. He received his B.A. in accounting from the University of St. Thomas in 1976 and received his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law and was admitted to the Minnesota bar in 1984.
Jack Slovick, Acting Vice President, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs
Mr. Slovick is President of Methodize Inc, a consulting firm specializing in regulatory, clinical and quality services. He has over 26 years of experience in the medical device industry. Mr. Slovick is an experienced senior Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and Regulatory Affairs professional with first-hand experience interacting with the FDA, European Union and Canada for product approvals and compliance issues. He has been a lead assessor and performance auditor in all areas of medical devices, biologics, and In-Vitro diagnostic regulations and has assisted over 30 companies in getting the CE mark. Formerly Director of Quality & Regulatory Affairs at NeuroVasx Celleration and Possis Medical.
George M. Hoedeman, Chairman of the Board
Mr. Hoedeman is a founder and Director of the Company and is currently CEO of Access Genetics, an innovator in the field of molecular diagnostics. Mr. Hoedeman has broad experience with medical and automation products, and formerly was CEO of South Bay Medical, President of the Automation Technology Division of Mentor Corp and President and CEO of MicroVision Corp. He is the co-inventor of the Isoloader™ and IsoStrand™, used with radioisotopes in prostate cancer brachytherapy. He holds four awarded patents and has four additional pending. He is a Certified Public Accountant (formerly with KPMG), and is an attorney with eight years of experience in private practice. Mr. Hoedeman received his B.A. in accounting from the University of St. Thomas in 1977 and his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in 1984.
Dr. Robert C. Wilke, M.D., F.A.C.S. – Director & Chairman Medical Advisory Board
Dr. Wilke is a founder and Director of the Company. He is a board certified Plastic Surgeon at Edina Plastic Surgery in Edina, Minnesota. Dr. Wilke is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota. He earned his undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1986 and his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 1990. Over the next seven years he completed residencies in general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Wilke is a member of American College of Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Hennepin County Medical Society, and Minnesota Medical Association.
Michael J. Reardon, Director
Mike Reardon has over 26 years of experience as an operating executive, leading growth plans and turnarounds. He is an independent consultant and private investor in a number of start-ups and private equity ventures. He is an active member of the Irish Angels network, which is affiliated with the University of Notre Dame.
Previously, he served as President and COO of Culligan International, the leading company in the global consumer and commercial water business. Mike was a co-founding senior executive and a member of the board of directors of USFilter, a NYSE company that grew during his tenure from a small $17 million company to the Fortune 300 with over $5.5 billion in revenues. USFilter led the consolidation of the global water and wastewater industry by acquiring and integrating over 200 companies in nine years, before it was acquired by Vivendi in 1999.
Mike received his Business degree from California State Polytechnic University and is a graduate of the Kellogg Management Institute at Northwestern University. He began his business career with Arthur Andersen in Los Angeles.
Robert E. Dowdell, Director
Mr. Dowdell was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marshall & Swift / Boeckh (MS/B). MS/B is a leading supplier of local building cost information, residential and commercial property valuation. He led a management/private equity purchase, of the business in early 2000, and the sale of the MS/B to a public company in 2004. Bob was also a founder, Board Member, Chairman and interim CEO of Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ: CECO) during the period from Jan 1994 to May 2007, again with private equity funding.
At the time of his departure, Career Education was a $2 billion postsecondary educational institute, with 80+ campuses in the US, Canada, Europe and Europe, and the 2nd largest degree granting on-line institution (AIU Online). Prior to this, he was President of National Education Centers, which at the time was the largest chain of postsecondary educational institutions in the US. Mr. Dowdell also served as Corporate Controller and Treasurer at National Education Corp (NYSE) and Corporate Controller of Chamberlain Manufacturing Corp (AMEX) and worked at Price Waterhouse in Chicago as an Audit Manager.
Mr. Dowdell currently is the Chairman of Roof Express and Rulester, and serves on the boards of TravelCLICK, 21st Services, LLP, PetroSkills LLC, BJ Partners LLP and as a strategic advisor for Genstar Capital Partners and Silver Oaks Partners. He also works regularly with Boston Ventures, and has a working relationship with Bain Capital, and Century Capital. Bob earned an M.B.A. and a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and is on the Advisory Board of Notre Dame’s Business School, as well as that of the Irish Angels
Wound Care Technologies (Chanhassen, Minnesota) has an outstanding opportunity for a Surgical Device Representative.
Wound Care Technologies has developed a novel surgical device called the DermaClose®. This device is an external tissue expander which has achieved outstanding clinical results by rapidly reducing wound area to facilitate delayed primary closure. The DermaClose is used by Plastic, Trauma, Orthopedic, Vascular, General, Dermatology and Podiatric Surgeons.
We are seeking a medical device representative to develop and grow sales. This individual must have experience selling surgical products. Must be able to develop and enhance account relationships through customer visits, product demonstrations, educational programs, product in-services and procedural support.
If you meet these requirements please send your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org