Thomas (Tom) Burns joined Resonetics in 2012 as CEO, bringing 25 years of experience in the medical device and contract manufacturing industries. Prior to joining Resonetics, he was Vice President, Business Development at Tegra Medical, a diversified contract manufacturer providing precision metal machining services. Before Tegra, Tom was Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Web Industries, a contract converter serving the in vitro diagnostics, aerospace, and consumer products industries. Tom spent nine years in sales and marketing leadership roles at both Accellent and two of the companies it acquired. For the first 11 years of his career, he worked in various sales and marketing roles at Genzyme, Edwards LifeSciences, and Johnson & Johnson. Tom graduated from Northeastern University with a BS (with honors) in Business Administration.
Chief Technical Officer
Kevin Hartke came to Resonetics through its acquisition of Mound Laser. As Resonetics’ Chief Technical Officer, Kevin drives the company’s technical roadmap, overseeing all research and development activities. He leads the Advanced Technology Group, Lightspeed Lab™, AGILE Product Development, and Systems Engineering teams. At Mound Laser, Kevin played a key role in providing technical leadership and growing Mound Laser to become a leader in laser micromanufacturing of metal components for the medical device industry. Kevin has 20 years of laser experience and expertise in technology development and commercialization. He started his career at the Edison Welding Institute (EWI) as a project engineer in the Laser Processing Department. After four years at EWI, he accepted a position with Spectra-Physics Inc. (Mountain View, California) as a product manager. He has a BS in Welding Engineering from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Dayton.
Chief Financial Officer
Brett Reynolds joined Resonetics in 2019 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Resonetics, Brett was CFO at Air T, a $250M public company with 10 subsidiaries serving the aviation industry. Before that, he was CFO for five years at Cogentix Medical, an emerging public company in the urology device market that Laborie Medical acquired in early 2018. Brett also spent ten years at Synovis Life Technologies, advancing from Director of Finance to CFO and ultimately to site leader following the sale of Synovis to Baxter Healthcare in 2012. Brett is a Certified Public Accountant and, earlier in his career, spent 8 years with Deloitte & Touche in their audit and consulting businesses. Brett holds a BS in Business and Accounting and an MBA in Finance from the University of Minnesota.
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Chief Commercial Officer
Chris Huntington joined Resonetics in 2022 as Chief Commercial Officer, bringing 20 years of global experience in the medical device industry. Prior to joining Resonetics, he was President of EaglePicher Medical Power and Senior Vice President of EaglePicher Technologies. As President of EaglePicher Medical Power, Chris provided strategic leadership to build on EaglePicher’s strong medical history and accelerate growth. Before EaglePicher, Chris spent six years at Stryker, serving as Vice President of Global Operations and M&A. Prior to Stryker, Chris served as Chief Operating Officer for Symmetry Surgical, a division of Symmetry Medical, Inc. Chris has held leadership positions in the United States, Europe, and Asia spanning general management, business development, mergers and acquisitions, legal and contract manufacturing. Chris earned his Juris Doctorate from DePaul Law School and his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from St. Lawrence University.
Chief Operations Officer
Don Jones joined Resonetics in 2018, bringing more than 35 years of operations and engineering experience to the company. As Chief Operations Officer, Don drives enterprise excellence across all sites, focusing on continuous improvement, business systems, and quality to create value for our customers. Prior to Resonetics, Don held operations roles in many industries, including medical devices at Accellent, aerospace at Albany International, and automotive with Freudenberg-NOK. While at Accellent, he led the Laconia, New Hampshire, contract medical device factory and the design and development team in Wilmington, Massachusetts, spending a year in the Juarez, Mexico, site. He held both engineering and engineering management roles at Axsys Technologies, GTE Osram, and General Electric. Don is a passionate practitioner and mentor of Continuous Improvement, working with factories throughout the United States and internationally. He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and has experience with factories deploying the Shingo model.
Don graduated from Wentworth Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, with an AS in Mechanical Design Engineering, followed by a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire. In 2008, he earned an MBA from Plymouth State University.
Senior Vice President,
Matthew Robida joined Resonetics in 2022 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. Matt brings almost 15 years of experience in M&A and corporate leadership, and directs Resonetics’ acquisition, integration, and corporate strategies. Prior to joining Resonetics, Matt was the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and M&A for Tecomet, where he directed M&A, corporate strategy, and product marketing and brand development for the leading orthopedic market contract manufacturer. Prior to that, he spent 10 years with Spectrum Plastics Group and Pexco LLC, where he built two leading brands and successfully led multiple acquisitions with a primary focus on the plastics industry for medical and industrial markets. Before Spectrum Plastics, Matt was the Director, Global Marketing and Business Intelligence at Essentra Porous Technologies, now part of Porex. Matt began his career in international affairs, having directed research and consulting for multiple firms in the Washington, D.C. area.
Matthew is a graduate of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and has a master’s degree from Georgetown University in Washington DC. He loves the outdoors and athletics, history and politics, and most of all spending time with his family.
Jessica Carreiro joined Resonetics in 2015. For the nine years before that, Jessica had worked at Insulet Corporation, a high-growth startup company in the diabetes care market, most recently as Senior Manager, Human Resources. During her time at Insulet, the company experienced dramatic growth. Jessica was involved in pre-acquisition due diligence, helped establish subsidiaries in Singapore and China, implemented several business process automation initiatives, and managed a team of generalists. Jessica also implemented the company’s first learning management system and led the development of a new performance appraisal process. Before that, she worked at the Walker School, supporting children with behavioral, emotional, and psychological disabilities; as an administrative assistant, an assistant teacher, and child behavior specialist. Jessica graduated from Fitchburg State College with a BS in Developmental Psychology and has a graduate certificate in Human Resource Management from Northeastern University.
Operations, Europe & Middle East
Laurent Bataillard joined Resonetics in 2018 with 21 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. As Vice President, Operations, Europe & Middle East, he is responsible for the operations of the Resonetics facilities in Switzerland and Israel. Prior to joining Resonetics, Laurent served as CEO at Micro-Mega, a manufacturer of medical products for the dental industry. Before Micro-Mega, Laurent was the operations manager at Zimmer Surgical SA, developing and manufacturing power tools for surgery. He spent 11 years working in multiple positions for Heraeus Medical, including Operations Manager for the Swiss location and Vice President of the Wire Processing business unit. Laurent graduated from the Swiss Technology School of Lausanne with a Master’s Degree in Physics Engineering, later earning a PhD in Physical Metallurgy, studying the influence of heat treatment on the properties of Nitinol.
Eric Veit comes to Resonetics with more than 28 years in medical devices and a successful track record across different companies and functions. As Vice President of San Diego, California, Operations, he is responsible for Resonetics’ Nitinol strategy and production and integration of Resonetics’ acquired Nitinol businesses. Prior to joining Resonetics, he spent nearly 12 years at ADMEDES, a leading supplier of nitinol components to the medical technology industry. He was responsible for establishing that company’s US manufacturing site in California and was involved in developing new business, with strategic accounts in the structural heart and interventional markets. Prior to ADMEDES, Eric worked for 15 years at two divisions of Johnson & Johnson: Lifescan, in the diabetes market, and Vistakon, Johnson & Johnson’s vision care business and a market leader in optometry. Eric began his career as a statistician in the semiconductor industry for Texas Instruments. He holds a BS in Statistics from the University of Central Florida and an MS in Statistics (with a minor in Manufacturing Engineering) from University of Texas at Austin.
AGILE Product Development
Dave came to Resonetics through its acquisition of Distal Solutions, where he was the Founding Principal. Dave brings over 15 years of medical device experience and oversees all aspects of the AGILE Product Development businesses based in Boston and San Diego. Dave enjoys being a creative force behind new therapies and is driven to help customers find elegant, disruptive solutions. Dave founded Distal Solutions in 2014 and grew the business by helping customers develop novel interventional therapies. Prior to starting Distal Solutions, Dave was Director, Innovative Technologies at Vention Medical after success in earlier roles. Dave began his career with TDC Medical as a Project Leader, providing design and development services to the medical device industry. Dave has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University and is named on 15 approved and pending patents.
AGILE Product Development
Jean-Luc came to Resonetics through its acquisition of Agile MV, where he was the President and Co-Founder. Jean-Luc brings over 22 years of medical device experience and oversees all aspects of the AGILE Product Development business and operations located in Montreal. Prior to co-founding Agile MV in 2013, Jean-Luc was Director of Clinical Engineering and Development at Voyage Medical, where he oversaw the product definition and its development. Prior to that, Jean-Luc held multiple roles at Medtronic and CryoCath Technologies. Jean-Luc has held various board member and executive management positions in new product development and commercialization, including R&D, Clinical, Quality, Business Development, and Marketing in North America and Europe. Jean-Luc has a strong clinical application background, having trained hundreds of cardiologists on new technologies and supported over 1,000 novel heart procedures. Medical technologies he has developed in cardiology have been used to treat over 1 million patients. Jean-Luc has a P.Eng in mechanical Engineering from Polytechnique Montreal and is named on more than 60 approved and pending patents.
Fiber Optics and Power
Frédéric Borne came to Resonetics through the FISO Technologies acquisition where he was the General Manager overseeing multiple businesses and facilities. As the Vice President of Fiber Optics and Power, Frédéric leads the Resonetics facilities in Quebec City and Surrey, BC. Prior to Resonetics, he spent 18 years at FISO Technologies as the Director of Operations and then the General Manager, while also serving as Vice President of their parent company, Nova Metrix. Prior to FISO Technologies, Frédéric was the General Manager at Roctest where he oversaw the entire Roctest Group. Frédéric also spent several years at JDS Uniphase in their Fiber Optic Component Division in Ottawa, Canada, where he held various positions in R&D, Manufacturing Engineering, and Project Management. Frédéric has a B.S in Engineering Physics from Université Laval
Ken Arvey came to Resonetics through its acquisition of Hudson Medical Innovations, where he was the Executive Vice President and General Manager. As the Vice President of Advanced Diagnostics, Ken is responsible for leading the strategy and commercialization of the Advanced Diagnostic market vertical. Prior to joining Resonetics, Ken was the Executive Vice President and General Manager at Hudson Medical Innovations, a division of Preco. Ken joined Preco in 2005 and worked as Director of Operations and Vice President. Ken also has held multiple roles in the medical space with companies including Pfizer, American Medical systems, UFE, and Phillips-Medisize. Ken holds a B.S. in Engineering Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.