Founders and Executive Leadership Team

Jerry Brown


  • A senior level executive with 30 years in the medical device industry, with proven ability to drive revenue and profit improvements across enterprises both large and small.
  • Special ability to drive change, create vision, build desired culture and foster innovation in variety of business environments.

Tommy Vollmar

VP of Business Development & Co-Founder

  • An accomplished healthcare executive formerly at Medtronic’s Spine division US Region with $1.5B in sales; led integration of robotics, navigation, and enabling technologies.
  • An experienced marketeer with 20+ device launches into global markets and 4 PMA IDE clinical studies across spine, orthopedics, and biologics.

Josh Kutzler

VP of Finance & Operations

  • Former CFO & COO of HealthEZ, a Minneapolis based medical third-party administrator.
  • Serial entrepreneur with 30 years experience in fast growing companies including successful Merger, Acquisitions, Commercial Growth, and multiple startups.

Owen O’Neill

Chief Medical Officer & Board Member

  • A Director of Value Based Healthcare, President of Twin Cities Orthopedics, and CEO of 2 Physician Owned Ambulatory Surgery Centers.
  • Practicing hip and knee surgeon at Twin Cities Orthopedics, with over 25 years experience.

Doug Kohrs

Board Member & Co-Founder

  • Former CEO of Tornier, AMS, and Responsive Orthopedics.
  • Serial entrepreneur with 40 years experience in medical device including successful IPO, Merger, Acquisitions, Commercial Growth and multiple startups.

John Zehren

Board Member & Co-Founder

  • A medtech executive and serial entrepreneur formerly at Medtronic’s Neurovascular division, taking it from $45M to $1B globally.
  • Expertise in developing channel distribution and commercial scaling, taking 3 product launches to over $100M annually.

Dawn Norman

Senior Director, Quality & Regulatory

  • Over 20 years in the medical device industry working with venture capital backed start-ups and to fortune 100 device manufacturers.
  • Certified ISO 13845 quality system lead auditor.
  • Focus on quality systems, regulatory strategy and submissions, along with clinical study design and study execution, for class I, II, and III products such as neurosurgical, neurovascular, cardiac, cardiac ablation, bone fusion, orthopedic, and imaging technologies.

Ben Hogbin

Senior Manager of Business Development

  • 15+ year medical device industry veteran with Marketing and Business Development expertise.
  • More than 20 products commercialized in spine and orthopaedics.