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 of experience in healthcare management.

Walter Belt, Advisory CFO

  • Big 4 audit experience focused on commercial banking.
  • Extensive experience in financial reporting systems and processes, acquisition planning and integration, regulatory compliance, and audit committee governance.

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, Chief Strategy & Quality Officer

  • 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.

Matthew Van Winkle, Chief Operating Officer

  • Results-driven manager adept at coordinating cross-functional teams, resource allocation, and implementing operational best practices.
  • Degrees in marketing and business from St. Mary’s and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

David Neathery, MHA, Vice President, Corporate Communications

  • Healthcare leader with over 25 years of experience in strategic planning, operational research and organizational development.
  • Founder, Healthcare Leaders of San Antonio; Former President, Guide Dogs of Texas

Sean Moore, CSL, Vice President, Sales

  • Seasoned sales executive with expertise in medical technology and surgical products.
  • Proven track record developing strategies to increase revenue and grow market share.

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.
  • Professor Emeritus, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Author of more than 120 publications involving surgery and treatment of the diabetic foot.

Kevin Higgins, DPM, Clinical Advisor

  • Board certified pediatric surgeon with over 30 years experience in private practice.
  • Former Associate Professor, UTHSCSA Department of Orthopedics.
  • Has served as a reviewer for both the NIH and the Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners.
  • Original team member participating in both the development of, and clinical trials associated with, TempTouchTM.

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.

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.

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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