Champion Medical Technologies – Executive Team
It takes strong leadership to produce exceptional results. Our executive team is committed to leading our organization according to high standards of integrity and accountability. We believe talent is essential to Champion Medical Technologies success and are proud to have some of the most talented minds in the industry.
Peter I. Casady, CEO & President
Peter I. Casady has over 20 years of experience in field sales and distribution in the medical device field. After working for US Surgical in the mid 1980′s, he spent over 12 years at Osteotech, Inc. in positions of increasing responsibility in field sales management. He started a surgical implant distribution company in 2000 called Heritage Medical Group, representing 8 different manufacturers and serving over 500 hospitals in the Midwest. After seeing first-hand the costly gaps in managing inventory within hospitals and through his manufacturers, he and Tom Casady created Champion Medical Technologies to create solutions like UDITracker® to address this pervasive need.
Thomas E. Casady, Chief Technology Officer
Thomas E. Casady has over 25 years of software development experience, primarily in healthcare informatics. After starting his career developing perpetual inventory control and purchasing systems for the retail industry, he worked for Community Health Computing (later acquired by Cerner Corporation) designing laboratory and radiology information systems. In the mid-1990′s, he joined the Emtek Healthcare division of Motorola, which is now part of Eclipsys Corporation, engineering applications for critical care units in hospitals. Before creating Champion with Pete Casady, Tom was with Carefx Corporation implementing a patient information aggregation system to form a unified view of the clinical record.
Steve Coloia, Vice President – Sales
Steve Coloia has over 15 years of sales and sales leadership experience in the web-based software, or Software as a Service (SaaS) sector. He has led teams in the sales of on-line continuing medical education programs as well as medical/pharmaceutical marketing programs for the past 10 years. Steve brings expertise in the implementation of web-based solutions and the ongoing customer support and training necessary to ensure maximum value to customers in the healthcare field.
Jim Sipe, Vice President - Software Development
Jim has over a decade of experience working in the software development field. He has expertise with most web technologies and specializes in system integration where he uses his wide range of skills to pull together many different technologies into a cohesive and seamless whole. Jim has worked in a variety of companies ranging from start-ups to global technology corporations. He’s helped build and lead software teams using SCRUM and Agile software practices enabling those companies to have a more consistent, repeatable and quality development environment. Jim uses his skills to help Champion Medical Technologies build their software using tried-and-true development methodologies.
Amanda Butler, Customer Support Director
Amanda has over 15 years of Customer Service experience which includes working with Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer programs. She has supervised and motivated her staff to improve productivity, increase efficiency, enhance quality, and strengthen company profitability. Amanda has worked for several large corporations including AT&T, BP, and Walgreens where she ensured prompt and proper delivery and ultimate customer satisfaction.
Amanda studied at Chicago State University and holds a degree in Management Information Systems. She is also pursuing her Master’s Degree at Keller Graduate School of Management where she will obtain an MBA with concentrations in General Management and Health Services. In her free time, she enjoys playing softball, darts, and holds a red belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Lisa Sipe, Director of Marketing
Lisa brings a wealth of experience in online marketing, web usability and interface design with over 14 years of experience. She has worked with corporations and design agencies to create marketing pieces that drive the bottom line. Lisa has produced work for both large and small corporations including the Mayo Clinic, Phoenix Coyotes, Fender Musical Instruments and Jordin Sparks. Before joining Champion Medical Technologies, Lisa was with WebShare, one of the largest Google consulting agencies in the country.
Lisa studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, Columbia College (Chicago) and holds a degree in Design from Arizona State University. Her design work has been published in LogoLounge Master Library Volume 3: 3,000 Shapes and Symbols and LogoLounge Master Library Volume 4: Typography & Enclosures. She is also an accomplished fine artist who has exhibited her work nationwide including at the Tucson Museum of Art, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art and the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.
Donna Smith, Director – Finance & Human Resources
Donna Smith has over 20 years of human resource management and over 25 years in various areas of administration including finance and sales reporting/forecasting. Donna has been with the company since its inception in 2005. She is responsible for all financial, corporate, and administrative aspects of Champion Medical Technologies, including finance, business analysis, budgeting and human resources.
Donna Smith received a B.S. in Hearing Impaired Education and Elementary Education from Bowling Green State University. Prior to moving to the Chicago area Donna lived in Maryland where she was the Personnel Director for a regional accounting firm in Baltimore.