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.

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.

Walter Belt, Chief Financial Officer

  • 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 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.

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.

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

  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Certified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Walter Strash. DPM, Clinical Advisor

  • President/Owner, Strash Foot and Ankle Care
  • Board Certified Researcher, Consultant and Educator

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.

Dan Gideon, FACHE, Financial Advisor

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

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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