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Executive Leadership Team

David MontecalvoChief Executive Officer

David Montecalvo has more than 35 years of experience in the MedTech industry, including executive-level positions at Medtronic and, most recently, West Pharmaceutical Services as Chief Operations...
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Dominic HoganChief Operations Officer

Dominic Hogan has more than 10 years of experience in medical product development and manufacturing, commercializing dozens of products across a variety of clinical segments. He has a demonstrated...
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Nate PorterChief Commercial Officer

Nate Porter has more than 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, and business development including leadership positions at Medtronic and Zimmer Biomet. He has a proven track record of...
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Dan SterlingChief Technology Officer

Dan Sterling is the Chief Technology Officer of Vantage MedTech, previously serving as the President and Founder of Sterling Medical Devices. Dan’s leadership at both Sterling and Vantage has been...
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Mike SullivanChief Financial Officer

Mike Sullivan has more than 30 years of experience in accounting and finance, including CFO positions at several different companies. These companies ranged from pure startups to publicly...
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Nick OshmanSr. Vice President of Technical Services

Nick has more than 18 years’ experience in the medical device industry, serving as a leader in engineering and quality assurance. His leadership helps develop superior products by building and...
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Bruce SwopeSr. Vice President of Product Development

Bruce Swope has over 35 years of management experience in medical device software development, possessing exceptional knowledge of the medical device and software industries from both a business and...
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Christopher J. BordiukVice President Of Human Resources

Chris Bordiuk is the Vice President of Human Resources with Vantage MedTech, where he champions all elements of people and culture to enable the business to grow and be successful in achieving the...
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John CampbellVice President of Quality

John Campbell has over 30 years of management experience, with more than 20 spent in medical device development. He has exceptional knowledge of the medical device industry, specializing in quality...
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Vicki Hantke

Vicki HantkeVice President of Finance

Vicki Hantke is the Vice President of Finance for Sterling Medical Devices, where she provides strategic direction to the company’s finances and ensures statutory compliance. In this role, Ms....
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Jason HickeyVice President of Information Technology

As the Vice President of Information and Technology (IT), Jason Hickey is an integral part of the Vantage MedTech leadership team. Mr. Hickey has over 25 years of experience working at...
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Erik HilliardVice President of Sales Operations

Erik Hilliard has been with Sterling Medical Devices, now Vantage MedTech for over 18 years. As a versatile leader, Erik brings a wealth of industry experience to his role. He currently serves...
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Jay KendallVice President of Business Development

Jay has more than 20 years’ experience in the medical device industry, serving as a leader in sales, marketing, and training & education at Zimmer Biomet. Throughout his career, he’s...
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Rick Lavelock

Rick LavelockVice President of Manufacturing

Rick Lavelock has over 40 years of experience in the defense, aerospace and medtech industries. This includes executive level positions in Engineering, Quality, Program Management, Supply Chain, and...
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Emily ShoresVice President of Marketing and Account Management

Emily Shores has over 15 years of experience in the medical device field, holding leadership positions in product management, marketing and market development at Medtronic and Smith & Nephew....
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The medical device industry is heavily regulated by the FDA, specifically, the Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Unfortunately, while device manufacturers are required to establish and...
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February 18, 2021

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Startups are the lifeblood of medical device innovation. Without universities researching ways to solve pressing healthcare problems or doctors with experience in a particular field who have an idea to develop a prototype medical device that could help patients, the future technologies needed to help save lives wouldn't happen. But the long, arduous road through the FDA submission process to get market approval can take a long time and cost a lot of money without help. Sterling Medical Devices has been helping startups through the FDA approval process since 1998 without ever having a submission rejected.
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