Richard Kendall – President, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kendall has proven leadership and operational experience in highly technical and competitive healthcare markets. In his 20-years in the medical device industry, he has held positions in sales, sales management, marketing and commercial operations. Throughout his career, his focus has been on developing and commercializing innovative medical technologies, and he has extensive experience in new product launches and developing sales distribution channels. Starting in 2009, Mr. Kendall was employed by Entegrion, Inc., the developer of the NuStat technology, as Vice President responsible for sales and marketing of the hemostasis portfolio. Mr. Kendall was Vice President of Sales, Sports Surgery, for Covidien, a global manufacturer of medical devices. Prior to his position at Covidien, Mr. Kendall worked for 10 years for Baxter Healthcare where he was one of the first employees in the BioSurgery division in which he ultimately served as National Director, Sales & Business Operations. Other positions held at Baxter were Territory Business Manager, Western Regional Sales Manager and Western U.S. Sales Director.

Mr. Kendall has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and received his MBA from the University of California, Irvine.



Rick Barber – Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Rick Barber has introduced cutting edge therapies and devices to the Federal Government, Department of Defense (DOD) and Pre-hospital emergency medical markets for the past 20 years. Mr. Barber's expertise is building high performance sales teams and driving execution. His role is to lead commercialization efforts worldwide; establish federal, GPO and IDN Contracts and further build the Beeken Biomedical brand.

During 16 years with Sarnova (General Manager of Strategic and Federal business) Mr. Barber developed Sarnova's Federal Government Business unit into an industry leader, introducing over 70 products to the DOD and Veterans Administration. Previously, He was the Federal Government Division Director for Bound Tree Medical. Mr. Barber holds a BS degree from Central Connecticut State University.



Xiaoqi Tang, MS – Research and Development Manager

Xiaoqi (Suki) Tang manages the textile science aspects of product manufacturing. She leads the analysis, design and development of new products, as well as integrating new developments into the manufacturing process. Ms. Tang's experience is in biomedical textile development, textile materials and manufacturing. She has secured two patents in biomedical textile applications to date. Ms. Tang has a BS degree in Functional Materials (Biomedical Textiles) from DongHua University and an MS degree in Textile Engineering from the North Carolina State University.



Deborah Giallongo – Office / Accounting Manager

Ms. Giallongo has 20 years experience in accounting management in insurance and medical device industries. Ms. Giallongo has held positions in accounting and customer service support working for companies such as Gem Gavure, Independent Medical Examinations, Inc. Most recently Ms. Giallongo was the Accounting Manager at Harvest Technologies (a Terumo company) and managed audits, compliance, account maintenance, analysis and reporting.