The Healthcare Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Healthcare Technology Leaders of Tampa for 2023. While Tampa has gained popularity for its beautiful white-sand beaches and family-friendly attractions, it has evolved into more than just a tourist destination. In recent years, the coastal region has emerged as a leading location for corporate site selection in North America. Tampa's favorable business conditions have attracted major operations from some of the world’s most recognizable brands, such as Amazon, Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase, MetLife, Pitney Bowes, Raymond James Financial, and USAA. Moreover, the area hosts some of the most innovative healthcare technology companies globally, and the executives listed this year have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, effectively balancing business success with a profound commitment to improving patient outcomes.
A board-certified anesthesiologist, Roy Winston serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Pacira BioSciences, where he oversees research and development and all customer-facing medical operations. With over 25 years of experience practicing anesthesiology and critical care medicine, Winston's impressive resume includes previously serving on The Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners as VP and President Elect. This year we are also celebrating the work of Suzette DiMascio, the EVP of FFF Enterprises, a multibillion-dollar specialty pharmaceutical distributor. Finally, we have Dennis Harris, who began his professional career 46 years ago. Today, he is the VP of Global and Commercial Operations at Catalent Pharma Solutions, an S&P 500 company that supports its partners in introducing 200 new products and manufacturing over 70 billion doses each year.
Please join us in celebrating The Top 25 Healthcare Technology Leaders of Tampa for 2023.
1. Michael Anderson
Company: Immunologix Laboratories
Title: President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael Anderson is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Immunologix Laboratories, a company that offers GLP and GCP compliant laboratory capabilities focused on ligand binding based bioanalysis coupled with expert scientific consultation. Immunologix specializes in Immunogenicity, Neutralizing Antibody, PK, and Biomarker assays in support of preclinical and clinical studies. Anderson joined the company in 2014 as president and chief Scientific officer. In his current role, he is responsible for the executive management of the business, scientific and regulatory operations of Immunologix Laboratories.
Anderson has over 12 years of experience in regulated bioanalysis, all within the CRO industry. In particular, he has extensive experience with pharmacokinetic (PK), immunogenicity and neutralizing antibody assays, having worked on hundreds of different regulated immunoassays. He has also participated in numerous regulatory filings; and has significant experience in consulting on assay design and development. Anderson graduated from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University with a Ph.D. in immunology and from St. Bonaventure University with an undergraduate degree in biochemistry.
2. Roy Winston
Company: Pacira BioSciences, Inc.
Title: Chief Medical Officer
Roy Winston joined Pacira BioSciences in 2017 and serves as Chief Medical Officer. Winston oversees research and development and all customer-facing medical operations – in addition to medical strategy. Prior to his current role, Winston served as Chief Clinical Officer. His company, Pacira, is committed to providing a non-opioid option to as many patients as possible to redefine the role of opioids as rescue therapy only. The company is also developing innovative interventions to address debilitating conditions involving the sympathetic nervous system, such as cardiac electrical storm, chronic pain, and spasticity.
Winston has practiced anesthesiology and critical care medicine for over twenty-five years. Prior to joining Pacira full time, he was chair of Anesthesiology at Palm Beach Children’s Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center. Winston has also been on the faculty of The University of California at Irvine, Emory University and Florida State University. A board-certified anesthesiologist, he previously served on The Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners as Vice President and President Elect and worked with the legislature to create and modify healthcare policy. Furthermore, Winston is the founder of LaserAway, a national aesthetic dermatology group. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
3. Leila Vargas
Title: Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Leila Vargas joined AdaptHealth in 2021 as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing with 15 years of HME industry experience. Vargas leads AdaptHealth’s sales team, where she drives sales growth and market expansion across the country through training, education, motivation, and strategy. AdaptHealth is a national leader in providing patient-centered, healthcare-at-home solutions, including home medical equipment (HME), medical supplies, and related services. AdaptHealth services beneficiaries of Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurance payors, reaching approximately 3.9 million patients annually in all 50 states – through its network of approximately 725 locations in 47 states.
Vargas launched her sales career with Lincare before moving on to AeroCare Holdings, Inc., where she was consistently a Top Ten Sales Representative. This success led to expanded leadership roles in sales, marketing, operations, and corporate training. Vargas earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with minors in Theater Performance and Psychology from Louisiana State University.
4. Theresa Dixon
Company: iRhythm Technologies, Inc.
Title: SVP of Global Value & Access
Theresa Dixon is the SVP at Global Value & Access of iRhythm Technologies, a leading digital healthcare company that creates trusted solutions that detect, predict, and prevent disease. Combining wearable biosensors and cloud-based data analytics with powerful proprietary algorithms, iRhythm distills data from millions of heartbeats into clinically actionable information.
Notably, Dixon first joined the company in 2019 as VP of market access and reimbursement.
Previously, Dixon was a VP of commercialization, market access and reimbursement at Avalere Health. Before that, she served as a VP of special projects in international at Stability Biologics/Mimedx. Earlier in her career, she worked with Smith+Nephew as a national director of health economics and reimbursement. Dixon earned an MBA from the University of Maryland, an MS in health care management from Marymount University, and an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Missouri, Columbia.
5. Rick Campins
Title: Senior Vice President of Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs
Rick Campins is the SVP of Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs of Avantor, a Fortune 500 company that provides mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Their portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries they serve. Their global footprint enables them to serve more than 300,000 customer locations; and gives them extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries.
Campins began his career in 1985. Before joining Avantor, he was a VP of enterprise quality at 3M. Before that, he served as a VP of quality and regulatory compliance at Danaher Corporation. Earlier in his career, he worked with the United States Air Force as a MAC ALCE operator and avionics technician. Campins graduated from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management with an MBA, from St. Cloud State University with an MS in regulatory affairs and services, and from Bethel University with an undergraduate degree in business administration.
6. Jeff Richard
Company: Probo Medical
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Richard began his professional career 35 years ago. Today, he is the Chief Financial Officer of Probo Medical, which was founded in 2014 to provide affordable, quality ultrasound probe sales and repair. They quickly grew from a small Indiana business into a global company with more than ten locations worldwide. Probo Medical is now the largest ultrasound equipment distributor in the world.
Richard first got his start in 1988 as an auditor at Pennzoil. From there, he went on to Cooper Industries, before eventually rising to CFO at DexKo Global, his most recent position prior to joining Probo Medical. Richard graduated from Louisiana State University with an undergraduate degree in accounting.
7. Kris Morico
Company: Baxter International Inc.
Title: Vice President of Environment, Health and Safety & Sustainability
Kris Morico has over 35 years of corporate, academic and professional society senior executive leadership experience in environmental, health and safety (EHS), enterprise risk mitigation, sustainability, ESG and engineering. During her career, she has led global EHS operations for a wide range of Fortune 100 companies. Presently, Morico serves as the VP of EHS and Sustainability for Baxter. In this role, she is the senior executive responsible for the EHS and Sustainability function at the company including proactively sustaining compliance, enterprise EHS risk assessment/mitigation and corporate ESG activities as well as advancing a step-change functional transformation across all of Baxter.
Notably, Morico earned a B.S. in Biology from Fairfield University, an M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Connecticut, a Master’s in Environmental Management from Yale University, and an Executive MBA from the University of Connecticut. She is also a licensed Professional Engineer in nine states; a Board-Certified Environmental Engineer in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists; a Certified Safety Professional, and Diplomate Water Resources Engineer (one of approximately 700 globally).
8. Suzette DiMascio
Company: FFF Enterprises
Title: Executive Vice President
Suzette DiMascio is the Executive Vice President of FFF Enterprises. Founded in 1988, FFF Enterprises Inc. is a privately held, multibillion-dollar specialty pharmaceutical distributor specializing in plasma products, rare and orphan drugs, and vaccines. FFF Enterprises is the parent company of leading specialty infusion pharmacy Nufactor, Inc., as well as InCircle, LLC and RightNow Inventory™.
DiMascio has 28 years of experience. Before joining FFF Enterprises, she was the CEO at CSI Specialty Group. Before that, DiMascio served as a VP and board of directors at Florida Association of Personnel Services. Earlier in her career, she worked with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals as a director of national accounts and managed markets. DiMascio graduated from the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business with a venture capital executive leadership program. She also graduated from Rollins College with an undergraduate degree in organizational communications and marketing.
9. Hemali Joshi
Company: CAN Community Health
Title: SVP, Chief Data Officer
Hemali Joshi is a SVP and the Chief Data Officer for CAN Community Health, Inc., a not-for-profit community-based organization dedicated to treating, caring for, and overall wellness of people with HIV, viral Hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and other diseases. CAN’s mission is to inspire and contribute to the health and well-being of those affected by HIV, viral Hepatitis, and other STDs by providing the best care through outreach, integrated clinical practice, advocacy, education, and research. Joshi first joined the company in 2017.
In her current role, Joshi provides data-driven solutions and expertise in federal drug discount programs, QA/QI, and other healthcare programs. She got her start in 2008 as a Pharmacy Coordinator at Medco Health. Next, she went to OhioHealth, Corp., before eventually rising to Pharmacy Services Manager role (at Care Resource Community Health Center) and 340B Pharmacy Compliance Manager at CAN. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS in IT/GIS Systems, a BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Toledo, and most recently, a Masters in Legal Studies in Healthcare Law from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.
10. Dennis Harris
Company: Catalent Pharma Solutions
Title: Vice President of Global and Commercial Operations
Dennis Harris began his professional career 46 years ago. Today, he is the Vice President of Global and Commercial Operations at Catalent Pharma Solutions. An S&P 500® company, Catalent Pharma is the global leader in enabling pharma, biotech, and consumer health partners to optimize product development, launch, and full life-cycle supply for patients around the world. Catalent supports their partners in introducing 200 new products and manufacturing over 70 billion doses each year.
Since becoming a publicly traded company in 2014, Catalent Pharma has grown to become a community of approximately 19,000 workers who support over 7,000 products for more than 1,000 customers around the world. Harris got his start in 1977 as a planning manager at Baxter Healthcare. From there, he went on to Cardinal Health as a VP of supply chain presource, his most recent position prior to joining Catalent Pharma Solutions. Harris graduated from Queens University of Charlotte with an undergraduate degree in international business.
11. Danielle Carlson
Company: CCS Medical
Title: SVP of Pharmacy & CCS Health
Danielle Carlson is the Senior Vice President of Pharmacy & CCS Health at CCS Medical, a leading provider of collaborative care programs and home-delivered medical supplies, specializing in serving patients with chronic conditions, particularly diabetes. As their partner, CCS helps patients get on therapy and stay on therapy, leading to reduced costs and improved outcomes. Their mission is to redefine at-home patient care for people living with chronic conditions by providing not only medical supplies but also education, monitoring, and coaching.
Carlson has been with the company since 2002, starting as a Director of Operations in Pharmacy, Ostomy & Urological. Over the years, she has taken on various roles, including Vice President of Operations and Senior Vice President of Sales Operations, before assuming her current position. Carlson is a graduate of Ashford University.
12. Ted Raquet
Company: Joerns Healthcare
Title: Senior Vice President of National Sales
Ted Raquet is the Senior Vice President of National Sales at Joerns Healthcare, a leading North American company specializing in designing, developing, and manufacturing high-quality products for long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) with a focus on efficacy and safety. With over five decades of innovation, they offer a range of solutions, including beds, therapy products, lifting, repositioning solutions.
With 24 years of experience as a sales executive and leader, Racquet excels in driving shareholder value through effective product development and implementing innovative sales strategies and marketing solutions. His background includes achieving revenue and profitability growth by motivating and inspiring sales teams to deliver outstanding performance, ensuring faster speed to market, and improving customer satisfaction. Previously, he served as the Senior Vice President of Domestic Sales at Pride Mobility Products. Raquet is a graduate of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
13. Pete Mariani
Title: Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Pete Mariani has served as an EVP and the Chief Financial Officer of Axogen since March 2021. Axogen is a leading company dedicated to the science, development, and commercialization of technologies for peripheral nerve regeneration and repair. Their mission is to provide innovative and clinically proven repair solutions to restore peripheral nerve function and improve the quality of life for patients with nerve damage or transection.
Mariani has over 25 years of experience as a financial executive in private and public companies. Prior to joining Axogen, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Lensar, Inc., a laser refractive cataract surgery company and Chief Financial Officer of Hansen Medical, a medical device company focused on robotic solutions for intravascular procedures. In addition, he held financial leadership roles at Guidant Corporation, a medical device company specializing in cardiovascular disease treatment.
14. Jeff Presson
Company: ViiV Healthcare
Title: Field Vice President of Trade and Distribution
Jeff Presson is the Field Vice President of Trade and Distribution of ViiV Healthcare, a global specialist HIV company. Established in November 2009 by GSK and Pfizer, ViiV Healthcare is dedicated to delivering advances in treatment and care for people living with HIV and for people who are at risk of acquiring HIV.
Presson began his professional career 19 years ago. He got his start in 2004 as a trade director at Celgene. From there, he went on to MorphoSys, before eventually rising to director of trade and distribution strategy at Seagen, his most recent position prior to joining ViiV Healthcare. Presson graduated from the University of South Florida with an undergraduate degree in marketing.
Jeff Presson Insight
“I’m honored to be recognized as a leader in our industry… Optimizing the fulfillment of these life saving medications makes a huge difference in our patient’s lives.”
15. Melissa McCart
Title: Vice President of Digital Solutions
Melissa McCart is the Vice President of Digital Solutions at Xcenda, a strategic consulting and field reimbursement services company that supports pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers in global, value-driven healthcare markets. Their expertise includes health economics and outcomes research, reimbursement and global market access strategy, market research, health policy analysis, and the development of value demonstration tools, scientific publications, training programs, and outsourced field reimbursement teams.
McCart started her journey with the company in 2011, serving as a Health Outcomes and Managed Markets Fellow. Since then, she has held various roles, including Manager of Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Assistant Director of Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Associate Director of Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research, and Director of Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research. Later, McCart also served as the Senior Director of Integrated Technology Solutions, where she led the FormularyDecisions and Custom Software Solutions offerings. McCart holds a PharmD from Mercer University’s College of Pharmacy, a master’s in applied pharmacoeconomics from the University of Florida, and an undergraduate studies in pre-pharmacy from Miami University.
Melissa McCart Insight
“The pipeline of pharmaceutical products in development globally offers tremendous promise for patients worldwide. Through our vast portfolio of services and tech-enabled solutions, including FormularyDecisions, teams across AmerisourceBergen play a vital role in helping pharma companies bring products to market and ensure they reach patients. As the pace of innovation in healthcare continues to accelerate, we remain focused on expanding existing and introducing new digital capabilities that enable us to offer enhanced value and support to our partners.”
16. Gary Viles
Title: Vice President Sales and Commercial Operations, the Americas
As the VP of Sales and Commercial Operations for Wandercraft, Gary Viles creates: launch plans, sales activities, and commercial operational activities for his company’s business in the Americas. His company, Wandercraft, is a global manufacturer developing and commercializing advanced robotic solutions to enable people with walking impairments to stand up and walk again. The company has used its engineering expertise to design Atalante X, the world's first self-stabilized walking exoskeleton, which emulates human walking and provides hands-free multi-directional locomotion.
Over the past 25 years Viles has worked in the medical device field in the area of neurological rehabilitation and pain recovery. This includes working for companies such as Medtronic Neurological, Johnson and Johnson, Bioness. He also spent 12 years at Innovative Neurotronics, where he was the Global director of sales and operations. Recently, Viles founded the consulting company Innovative Medical Technologies. He has consulted for Bionic Yantra, Wandercraft and Carewear Technologies. Viles earned a Master of Science in Health/Fitness Management/Exercise Physiology from the United States Sports Academy, Daphne, Alabama.
17. Ryan Nimtz
Company: Centene Corporation
Title: Vice President of Pharmacy Operations
Ryan Nimtz is the Vice President of Pharmacy Operations at Centene Corporation, a leading healthcare enterprise committed to helping people live healthier lives. Centene offers affordable and high-quality products to nearly 1 in 15 individuals across the nation, including Medicaid and Medicare members (including Medicare Prescription Drug Plans) as well as individuals and families served by the Health Insurance Marketplace and the TRICARE program.
Nimtz has been with Centene since 2022. Previously, he served as a Senior Director of pharmacy program management at Envolve Pharmacy Solutions. Before that, he was a Director Strategic Initiatives at WellCare Health Plans. Nimtz earned a PharmD and an MBA from Drake University.
18. Marco Gonzalez
Company: myMatrixx, by Evernorth
Title: Vice-President of Operations
Marco Gonzalez is Vice President of Product Operations at myMatrixx,a unique PBM with an exclusive focus on workers’ compensation cases. As an Express Scripts Company, myMatrixx leverages the robust pharmacy network of an industry leader, while still providing a smooth and personalized experience for clients and injured workers. In his current role, Gonzalez is responsible for bridging business, technology and user experience to support product innovation, design and performance.
With over 20 years’ experience in Information Technology and Operations Management, Gonzalez has led key initiatives designed to improve the user experience within myMatrixx’s portfolio of applications. Prior to joining myMatrixx, he served as Supervisor of Master Data Management at Healthesystems and Senior Financial Systems Developer at IDEAS International, an accounting software company. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional and holds a BS in Management of Information Systems from the University of South Florida.
Marco Gonzalez Insight
Here at myMatrixx, we strive to get injured workers back to health and back to work in the most efficient manners through the employment of the latest technologies to ensure injured worker safety.
19. Kim McLeod
Title: Vice President US Clinical Operations and Real World Evidence
Kim McLeod, who has built an impressive 26-year professional career, currently serves as the Vice President of US Clinical Operations and Real World Evidence at AmerisourceBergen, a prominent global healthcare company, specializing in pharmaceutical distribution and providing solutions for manufacturers, pharmacies, and healthcare providers to improve access, efficiency, and reliability in both human and animal health. With over 20 years of experience in global pharmaceutical and medical device development, McLeod has held diverse roles in start-up biotech companies, federal institutions, contract research organizations (CROs), and large pharmaceutical firms.
Her expertise spans multiple therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular, dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, neurology, and nephrology, among many others. Previously, she served as a global pharmaceutical program head, handling alliance management and R&D operations at Alcon. She also worked as a VP of clinical operations at Sirion Therapeutics. Earlier in her career, McLeod worked as a global clinical program manager at Bausch & Lomb. She earned her bachelor's in biology and a master's in Public Health from the University of South Florida.
20. Derek Gaus
Title: Vice President of Sales and Specialty Equipment Services
Derek Gaus is the Vice President of Sales and Specialty Equipment Services at Agiliti, a company that boasts a dedicated team of over 5,500 equipment management experts who are passionate about making a positive impact on people's lives. Agiliti focuses on optimizing the availability and efficiency of essential medical equipment, ensuring it is in the right place at the right time. By streamlining the supply chain and providing valuable insights to control costs, Agiliti allows healthcare professionals to concentrate more on patient care. The company also offers a comprehensive range of clinical engineering services to support and unburden biomed departments.
Gaus is a highly experienced and results-oriented executive with a strong background in sales and operations management. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a talent for increasing sales, expanding market reach, and driving profitability. Before joining Agiliti, Gaus served as a Regional Sales Manager at Sizewise. He holds an undergraduate degree in Finance from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.
21. Jamie Keefer
Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Title: Vice President of Operations and Genetic Testing Solutions
Jamie Keefer is the Vice President of Operations and Genetic Testing Solutions at Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of over $40 billion. Their Mission is to enable their customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Their global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through their industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.
Keefer began his career in 1996. Before joining the company, he was a senior operations manager of hydraulic value streams at Pall Corporation. Before that, he served as an operations manager at Schaffstall Manufacturing. Keefer graduated from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management with an MBA in global entrepreneurship and general management. He also graduated from Alfred University with an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering.
22. Bob Champagne
Company: Centene Corporation
Title: Vice President of Pharmacy Operations
Bob Champagne began his professional career 22 years ago. Today, he is the Vice President of Pharmacy Operations of Centene Corporation, a leading healthcare enterprise committed to helping people live healthier lives. Centene offers affordable and high-quality products to nearly 1 in 15 individuals across the nation, including Medicaid and Medicare members (including Medicare Prescription Drug Plans) as well as individuals and families served by the Health Insurance Marketplace and the TRICARE program. Centene’s local health plans provide fully integrated, high-quality, and cost-effective services to government-sponsored and commercial healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals.
Champagne first got his start in 2001 as an eligibility analyst at CVS Health. From there, he went on to PharMerica, before eventually rising to VP of pharmacy benefit relations at WellCare Health Plans, his most recent position prior to joining Centene Corporation. Champagne graduated from the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business with an MBA and from Boston University with an undergraduate degree in political science and government.
23. Guillaume Grousset
Company: United Imaging Healthcare
Title: Vice President of Computed Tomography
Guillaume Grousset is the Vice President of Computed Tomography at United Imaging Healthcare. Founded in 2011, the company develops and manufactures advanced medical products, digital healthcare solutions, and intelligent solutions that cover the entire process of imaging diagnosis and treatment. Moreover, United Imaging Healthcare has subsidiaries and R&D centers across the world. Their North American headquarters in Houston include their corporate offices, factory, product showroom, service training center, and service parts distribution center.
Previously, Grousset was a Director of product marketing and operations at Siemens Healthcare. Grousset earned an MS in medical physics from the University of Surrey and an undergraduate degree in applied physics from Institut national des Sciences appliquées de Toulouse.
24. Gene Wetzstein
Company: ADMA Biologics
Title: Vice President of Medical Affairs & Scientific Engagement
Gene Wetzstein is the Vice President of Medical Affairs and Scientific Engagement at ADMA Biologics, a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing specialty plasma-derived biologics for the treatment of immunodeficient patients and others at risk of infectious diseases. In his current role, Wetzstein’s primary responsibility is to establish effective and collaborative medical relationships with key healthcare partners.
Notably, Wetzstein has over 20 years of experience in academic and institutional practice settings. Throughout his career, Wetzstein has held leadership roles, including Chief Pharmacy Officer, and has been actively involved in national pharmacy organizations. Before joining ADMA Biologics, Wetzstein worked at TESARO/GSK, where he played a crucial role in integrating new products into healthcare systems and formularies. His expertise and experience contribute to ADMA Biologics' mission of providing innovative medical solutions to patients in need. He holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy and has completed specialized residencies in oncology and hematology. Wetzstein is also Board Certified in Oncology Pharmacy (BCOP) and a licensed consultant pharmacist.
25. Mark Baldyga
Company: Biofrontera Inc.
Title: Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Mark Baldyga is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Biofrontera, a U.S.-based biopharmaceutical company specializing in dermatological treatments. With over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, including more than 13 years in dermatology, Baldyga is responsible for planning and executing Biofrontera's sales and marketing strategy in the U.S. His expertise in the field has led to significant advancements in treatment options for dermatological conditions. Notably, he joined the company in 2016 as a regional sales manager and was instrumental in the successful launch of Ameluz®.
Prior to joining Biofrontera, Baldyga held various leadership roles, including Regional Sales Manager at Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Sales Team Leader at Stiefel, a GSK company. He has also served on multiple advisory boards and launch committees, and is passionate about coaching and developing sales teams to drive results and foster professional growth. Baldyga earned his B.A. from the University of South Carolina and continues to be committed to advancing patient care and treatment options in the dermatology specialty.