Our Teams

Our Executive Team:

Stan Marett, MCS, President

  • 40 years of healthcare industry experience, emphasis in technology
  • Former hospital CIO, 25 years in consulting and corporate management

Jayesh B. Shah, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

  • President, South Texas Wound Associates
  • Over 25 years experience in healthcare management

Dave Johnson, MD, MBA, CPE, Vice President, Medical Affairs

  • Board certified in Family Practice and as a Physician Executive
  • Over 25 years of experience in patient care and disease management

Dan Gideon, FACHE, Chief Financial Officer

  • Over 30 years of experience in healthcare finance and administration
  • Former President, Methodist Hospital for Surgery

Elgin Wong, Chief Technology Officer

  • Licensed Professional Engineer and PMP with extensive executive experience
  • Post-graduate degrees from University of Chicago and McCombs School of Business

Russ Merchen, VP, Corporate Strategy

  • Proven expertise in start ups, client/vendor relations, business negotiations, operations, technology integration and consulting
  • Results-driven executive with ability to analyze complex market situations


Our Advisory Team:

Lawrence Harkless, DPM, Clinical Advisor

  • Founding Dean, College of Podiatric Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences
  • International authority on diabetic foot problems
  • Opinion routinely sought by multinational firms seeking product market penetration in the diabetic patient arena
  • Authored more than 120 publications involving foot surgery and treatment of diabetic feet.

Adrianne P. S. (Strickland) Smith, MD, Clinical Advisor

  • Principal at WPS Medical Consultants, LLC
  • Over twenty years experience in senior medical leadership roles
  • Expert consultant in medical device products and wound care

Eddie Patton, MD, MS, MBA, FAAN, Clinical Advisor

  • Neurologist, University of Texas Neurosciences
  • MBA, RIce Business- Jones Graduate School of Business
  • Experienced leader in business analytics, operations and strategic planning

Robert Cortes, Jr. MD, Strategic Advisor

  • Global R&D experience in Biotech, Medical Device, Healthcare Outcomes, and Adherence in multiple therapeutic areas
  • Innovative corporate strategist for translating Evidence Based Medicine to Quality and Outcomes

Javier La Fontaine, DPM, Clinical Advisor

  • Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Bill Wagner, MBA, CFP, CMA, Strategic Advisor

  • CEO, Kiolbassa Smoked Meats
  • Over 30 years in manufacturing and distribution (incl. Pace Foods)
  • Certified Pedorthist and CEO of the San Antonio Foot Solutions

Eric Davis, Financial Advisor

  • Comprehensive experience in areas of pricing strategy and financial management
  • Expert in business management and leadership development

Bob Titkemeyer, Regulatory and Compliance Advisor

  • Extensive experience in medical device startups, QA/RA engineering management
  • Former senior executive in QA with 410 Medical, Vidacare and Kinetic Concepts

Joey Oliver, Strategic Advisor 

  • More than 25 years of successfully leading companies through major changes, including startups, turnarounds,  M&A, and product development/commercialization
  • COO & CFO of 3 medical device start-ups with successful exits



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