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Swan Valley Medical, Incorporated

The T-SPeC® is an FDA and CE medical device in a multi-billion dollar market worldwide, with no comparable devices with beginning sales.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Bigfork, MT, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2006
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

T-SPeC® is targeted at replacing the percutaneous cystostomy that has an unacceptable 4.4% average mortality rate and 29% morbidity rate. T-SPeC® has 0% morbidity and 1.6% complication rate. The use of T-SPeC® will lower infection rates (CAUTI) by 64%, generate revenue for hospital and dramatically improve patient quality of life.


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    Steven Mounts
    Director of Quality Assurance

    Steven Mounts, Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, brings over 20 years of experience from the medical device industry in the fields of quality assurance, regulatory affairs and production operations. He has been responsible for implementing FDA compliant, innovative and cost saving programs at some of the world's leading medical device companies.

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    Ronald E Zook
    President, CEO & Co-Founder

    Ronald E. Zook, Chairman of the Board, President & CEO, Co-Founder, Mr. Zook is an experienced C.E.O., entrepreneur, inventor and investor who has over 35 years of operating experience with the development and management of emerging growth technology based companies. Mr. Zook has been the C.E.O. of several medical and technology based companies from inception to successful and highly profitable exits.

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    Dr. Kenneth High
    Medical Director & Co-Founder

    Dr. Kenneth High, Medical Director and co-founder and inventor, is a board certified urologist who is the idea guy who conceived of the Company’s two new instruments because of frustration of using existing products considered unsafe, unreliable and poorly designed. Dr. High provides guidance for clinical testing and product development, manages the Company’s clinical studies and research.

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    Thomas G Beck
    Consultant, Part-time CFO

    Thomas G. Beck, Consultant, Part-time C.F.O., has over 35 years of successful operating experience in medical device companies ranging from privately held entrepreneurial firms to both public and private middle market companies. Mr. Beck will provide financial management, operations, and information systems direction for the Company.

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    William Wiggins, III
    Director of Sales

    William Wiggins III, Director of Sales has over 35 years of medical device sales, sales management and marketing experience with companies ranging in size from small privately held entrepreneurial start-ups to major publicly held corporations. He has successfully developed and managed direct and independent sales organizations in the US as well as establishing worldwide distribution and sales through a network of international distributors.

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    Andrew J. Zappas
    Area Sales Director

    Andrew J. Zappas, Area Sales Director, has over 30 years’ experience in the medical device space. He has, hired, managed and mentored dealer sales representatives, direct sales representatives as well as manufacturers’ representatives in startup as well as mature companies in both disposable as well as capital sales. Mr. Zappas began his sales career in Pittsburgh, PA with Baxter Travenol in their renal division.

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    Laurence Sampson
    Director of Engineering Development

    Laurence Sampson is the Company’s Director of Engineering Development & Manufacturing Operations. He is an experienced technical manager intimately familiar with management of design and development. Mr. Sampson is responsible for all aspects of product development for the Company, including the management of regulatory, supply-chain, intellectual property, and manufacturing operations.

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    Tim Braun
    Director of Marketing Communications

    Tim Braun has been providing award-winning graphic design and branding services for over 18 years. He is responsible for the development and maintenance of the firm’s corporate identity, which includes marketing materials, product packaging, web site, and trade show displays. Mr. Braun holds a B.A. in Graphic Design & Illustration with an emphasis in Business Marketing from Montana State University.