Ronald J Bacskai BSME, MBA (Hons) : BSME, MBA (Hons)

Ronald J Bacskai BSME, MBA (Hons)

BSME, MBA (Hons)

Ron joined Nanosonics in 2010 and is responsible for managing Nanosonics’ business in North America. He is an experienced executive having worked in multiple industries with a broad technical, marketing and sales, and technology commercialisation background. Ron has significant experience as President, CEO and board member of several public and private organisations as well as serving on the advisory board of a speciality environmental firm.

Keith Koby BSEET, MBA : Senior Vice President – North America

Keith Koby BSEET, MBA

Senior Vice President – North America

Mr. Koby has significant experience in starting up and leading commercial teams in the medical device arena and across the healthcare industry in North America. He has 23 years of sales, service and infection control leadership experience including creating and leading high performance sales teams at GE Healthcare and Medivators a division of Cantel Medical.

Joseph J. Buttacavoli BSc, CPA, CGMA : Director of Finance & Administration

Joseph J. Buttacavoli BSc, CPA, CGMA

Director of Finance & Administration

Mr Buttacavoli rejoined Nanosonics in 2015 and has broad areas of responsibility covering finance, human resources, strategic planning and development of Nanosonics’ North American operations. Prior to joining the company, Mr Buttacavoli held financial management roles at publicly traded medical technology companies and worked for Ernst & Young serving life sciences companies in the United States and Australia.

John Corbett BS, Industrial Engineering : Director of Service Operations – North America

John Corbett BS, Industrial Engineering

Director of Service Operations – North America

John leads the service and operations activity and has more than 20 years’ experience in project, program and quality management in a range of industries including automotive, audio, power tools and medical devices. He worked previously at Ener1, Michelin, Black and Decker, and Bose Corporation. He specializes in technical education and training, and implementing best practices for trouble-shooting, equipment repair and servicing.

Kevin Markham BSc, Business Administration : Sales Director – East

Kevin Markham BSc, Business Administration

Sales Director – East

Mr. Markham comes to Nanosonics, Inc. with 24 years’ of medical experience with a very strong ultrasound background. He spent 17 years with Philips Healthcare in various sales and sales leadership roles. He also spent 4 years with Siemens Healthcare managing a 12 state region for IT and ultrasound solutions and directed his own distribution company.

Mike Herring BA, International Affairs : Sales Director – West

Mike Herring BA, International Affairs

Sales Director – West

Mike manages the Western Region and has extensive experience in starting up and leading commercial sales teams in the medical device business/infection prevention environment in the healthcare market. He has 20 years’ sales and sales leadership experience, evolving and leading high level performance sales teams at Arizant Healthcare and Medivators Inc., a division of Cantel Medical.

Donna Fiorentino BSc, Management and Marketing : Region Sales Manager – East

Donna Fiorentino BSc, Management and Marketing

Region Sales Manager – East

Ms. Fiorentino joined Nanosonics, Inc. in 2012 and she is responsible for leading sales in the Northeast Region of the United States. She has over 20 years of successful sales and new business development experience. She has been a top performer in her various roles and markets throughout her career.

Mitch Hansen BA, Psychology and Business Administration : Sales Consultant – East

Mitch Hansen BA, Psychology and Business Administration

Sales Consultant – East

Mitch is responsible for leading sales in NYC, Northern NJ and Connecticut. He has more than 20 years of successful sales experience with companies such as Siemens, Philips and Toshiba. He has won various top performer awards throughout his career and is extremely customer focused.

Jonathan Brumfield RDMS, RVT, RT(R) : Sales Consultant – East

Jonathan Brumfield RDMS, RVT, RT(R)

Sales Consultant – East

Jon is responsible for leading sales in the mid-Atlantic and Southern regions and is a registered sonographer with 22 years of ultrasound and medical imaging experience. His previous experience includes six years US Army active duty followed by six years serving in various hospital management and administrative roles, and eight years of combined clinical applications and sales experience at Philips Healthcare.

David Weller BA, Marketing/Psychology : Sales Consultant – East

David Weller BA, Marketing/Psychology

Sales Consultant – East

David is responsible for sales activity in the upper mid-west and has a wealth of medical device and healthcare sales experience. He spent 12 years at GE Healthcare with the General Imaging Ultrasound team and then Women’s Healthcare. His team helped bring GE Ultrasound from #3 to #1 in MI. He has also worked at Acuson Siemens in General Imaging Ultrasound and Valleylab/US Surgical.

George May, BA : Sales Consultant – East

George May, BA

Sales Consultant – East

A veteran in capital equipment  medical sales, George started his career in patient monitoring with Datascope, as a sales representative and regional manager.  He progressed into imaging equipment sales and spent the majority of his career with Philips selling ultrasound equipment. Within Philips he was later promoted to a full line account  manager, representing Philips' full line of imaging equipment. Mostly recently he has worked for SonoSite, before joining Nanosonics. He and his wife Maureen make their home in Birmingham, Alabama and have raised two great kids.

Kevin Nemsick BS, Business Administration, MBA : Sales Consultant – East

Kevin Nemsick BS, Business Administration, MBA

Sales Consultant – East

Kevin is responsible for sales in the NorthEast and is a top performing sales specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in the cardiac, surgery and endoscopy fields. The majority of his career has been in the OR, selling minimally invasive devices. He is passionate about bringing novel clinical solutions to the point of care to benefit patients and health care providers.

Julie LaLonde BS, Nursing : Sales Consultant – East

Julie LaLonde BS, Nursing

Sales Consultant – East

Julie is responsible for sales activity in the South and worked as a Registered Nurse in many different areas of hospitals and the healthcare industry. Her in-depth medical knowledge has made her a consistent award winner in medical sales for over 15 years. Julie’s passion for delivering customer solutions has been instrumental in both start-up and tenured companies.

Gina Cummings, RDCS, RDMS : Clinical Applications Specialist – East

Gina Cummings, RDCS, RDMS

Clinical Applications Specialist – East

Gina is responsible for providing trophon education and support to customers primarily in the Northeast territory of the US. Gina studied at Nassau Community College and completed a CAAHEP accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. She is credentialed as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac and Medical Sonographer. Gina has worked for GE Healthcare as an Ultrasound Applications Specialist and as a sonographer for 5 years. Her experience spans 13 years across Echocardiography, Vascular, Abdomen, OB/GYN, Small Parts, Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy.

Stephanie Mason BS, Culinary and Hospitality Management : Inside Sales Specialist – East

Stephanie Mason BS, Culinary and Hospitality Management

Inside Sales Specialist – East

Stephanie is responsible for sales force effectiveness and productivity for the East Division. She studied at Tallahassee Community College and Florida State University. She has Le Cordon Bleu degree in Hospitality and Culinary Management and more than 10 years’ experience in Hospitality Management. She also has more than five years in sales and marketing at Sysco Corp. where she achieved "chairman’s club" national corporate sales recognition.

Thomas F. O’Neill, Jr. Bachelor of Arts, Pre-Law : Region Sales Manager – West

Thomas F. O’Neill, Jr. Bachelor of Arts, Pre-Law

Region Sales Manager – West

Tom is responsible for sales in the MidWest and has more than 30 years of experience, including 26 years selling medical devices throughout the Midwest. He has extensive experience in developing and managing direct sales teams and launching new, innovative products. Tom has a strong background in infection control companies transitioning distributor relationships into partnerships. He was with Smith & Nephew for 10 years and inducted into the President’s Council, and spent nine years at Hartman–Conoco and was twice awarded the prestigious International Star Performer Award.

Peggy Day-Dvorak BA, Anthropology : Sales Consultant – West

Peggy Day-Dvorak BA, Anthropology

Sales Consultant – West

Peggy is responsible for sales activity in the Midwest and is a top performing sales consultant with a strong track record for leadership, sales achievement, and client development. She has more than 20 years’ experience in sales and sales leadership, of which 15 years have been in the healthcare industry with leading companies including Abbott Laboratories and Johnson and Johnson.

Mark Brewer BS, Business Administration : Sales Consultant – West

Mark Brewer BS, Business Administration

Sales Consultant – West

Mark is responsible for sales in the Southwest and has 19 years of successful medical sales experience selling state of the art innovations that became the standard of care in surgical lighting and pulse oximetry. He has worked for ALM Surgical/Getinge Castle and Masimo Inc. where he consistently ranked as a top performer while achieving top awards.

Kathy Colvin BS, Business : Sales Consultant – West

Kathy Colvin BS, Business

Sales Consultant – West

Kathy Colvin is the Sales Consultant for the West Rocky Mountain Region, based in Denver, CO where she lives with her husband. She has over 20 years' experience in hospital medical device and software sales; most recently with GE's IT division. Previously Kathy was with GE's Cardiovascular Hospital Equipment Division.

Kathy received her Bachelor degree in Business and minor in Nutrition from Colorado State University. She loves to ski, bike and hike.

Jay Erwin BS, Business Administration : Sales Consultant – West

Jay Erwin BS, Business Administration

Sales Consultant – West

Jay is responsible for sales activity in Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Western Missouri and Northern Texas. He proudly served his country for 10 years in multiple combat leadership roles as an active duty Army officer before transitioning into the medical sales industry. With his 11 years of successful sales experience in minimally invasive and energy based surgical devices, soft tissue repair and cardiology diagnostic lab testing, Jay has proven to be a top sales performer with consistent sales growth records. Jay has been crucial in leading teams towards recognizing customer needs and finding innovative solutions with companies such as Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Covidien, and Quest Diagnostics.

Ron Friedman BA, Communications and Logistics : Sales Consultant – West

Ron Friedman BA, Communications and Logistics

Sales Consultant – West

Ron leads sales activity in the West and has 23 years of sales experience including 14 years of medical device experience and more than six years at Medivators Endoscopy, a company focused on infection prevention in the GI lab. He has been a top performer in the areas of cardiology, orthopedics and endoscopy, and an integral member of growing sales teams.

Chris Wlezien – BS, Sports Administration, MS : Sales Consultant – West

Chris Wlezien – BS, Sports Administration, MS

Sales Consultant – West

Chris is responsible for sales in state of Texas and has 5 years of sales experience. He has previously worked for FujiFilm Medical Systems – Endoscopy Divison where he was consistently ranked as a top performer while achieving #1 Sales Rep in 2015. Chris’s passion for providing top tier customer solutions has been instrumental in his success.

Garrett Ortiz : Inside Sales Specialist – West

Garrett Ortiz

Inside Sales Specialist – West

Garrett is responsible for sales force effectiveness and productivity for the West Division. He studied biomedical engineering at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and has more than nine years of customer service experience and more than five years’ sales and retail sales management experience. Garrett always aims to find the best solutions to his customer's needs and build lifetime loyalty and professional relationships.

Dominic Cassivi Cert Business Psychology, Administration and Marketing : Regional Sales Manager – Eastern Canada

Dominic Cassivi Cert Business Psychology, Administration and Marketing

Regional Sales Manager – Eastern Canada

Dominic has over 13 years of field sales and relevant business experience with a strong experience with all hospitals and infection prevention across Eastern Canada. In his recent position as Director of Sales for Quebec, Amico Corporation, Dominic grew sales in Quebec to record numbers. He attended Sherbrooke University and has excellent bi-lingual verbal and written communication skills.

Kevin Knysh BComm, International Business : Regional Sales Manager – Western Canada

Kevin Knysh BComm, International Business

Regional Sales Manager – Western Canada

Kevin is responsible for leading sales in Western Canada. He brings over 10 years of senior sales management experience with large multi-national healthcare organizations. Prior to Nanosonics, Kevin worked for Baxter Healthcare, 3M Medical and Novartis. His diverse experience and strong customer focus ensure he is seen as a true partner in and outside the hospital setting.