EG-GILERO is your single-source, trusted partner for design, development and contract manufacturing within the medical device and drug delivery device/combination product markets. Acting as a seamless extension of your own internal resources, we accelerate speed to market of innovative devices from concept straight through commercialization.
Some of Our Talented People
Corporate Tooling Director
Stan has a technical leadership role at EG-GILERO with a proven track record of developing tooling and manufacturing solutions for challenging opportunities. Stan has worked his entire career in the plastics industry. He has spent his time in various positions over his career including manufacturing engineer, project manager, quality manager, clean room operations manager, director of engineering, manufacturing site manager and now corporate tooling director. In his current position, he is responsible developing tooling and manufacturing technologies across the corporation to provide solutions that meet our customer’s needs. Stan graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
Linda began her career as a Packaging Engineer with Paramount Packaging. She was a team member in the development of the General Foods vacuum coffee brick package. She also worked closely with Kimberly-Clark developing prototype bags for their various diaper products. Linda then relocated to Massachusetts joining Tyco Healthcare as a Quality Analyst II, qualifying outsourced gauze products. Making a move from quality to research, working in the Monitoring and OR division focusing on electrodes and cardiac cables, she became an award-winning technician for her contributions in the development of the Kendall disposable leadwire system. When Tyco Healthcare became Covidien, Linda joined the Nursing Care/Wound Care division focusing on Urology, Incontinence, and Antimicrobial dressings. Linda earned her Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Husbandry (Animal Science) from Delaware Valley University. Linda joined EG-GILERO in 2016 as lab supervisor, responsible for lab operations and our new prototype development space.
Director of Human Factors & Design
Entrepreneur, designer, inventor and engineer focused on improving the lives of others through multidisciplinary approach to technology development. Shortly after graduating with a BS in Bioengineering from the University of Washington, he worked alongside a team of clinicians, researchers and engineers at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute and invented multiple novel respiratory devices to aid in life support of premature infants. This technology was then featured by the Gates Foundation, and selected for their $3MM development grant, for it’s potential to save thousands of infants worldwide each year. As his career progressed, his curiosity for entrepreneurship led him to Boston to work in the product development arena focusing on the introduction of medical and consumer products to market, with a heavy user-centered development approach. In the following years Jay co-founded multiple successful business entities, including Zigco LLC, a medical device and consumer product design and development firm, and Parade Time LLC, a luxury watch design and manufacturer. Throughout Jay’s career, user centered design has been core to his success and his passion for human factors started early on in his professional life. While teaching at Montana State University he co-founded “DSEL”, the Design Sandbox for Engaged Learning, a multidisciplinary department which brings students a hands-on exposure to design thinking and the complete design process. Jay brings his curiosity, excitement and passion to the EG-GILERO team, and heads the Human Factors and Design group which synthesizes user insights and market opportunities to drive innovation.
Director of Research & Development
As the Director of R&D for Integrated Systems, Todd’s focus is on developing electro-mechanical systems and devices serving the medical market. Having led R&D teams in OEM capital medical equipment and consumer goods, Todd was also responsible for manufacturing transfers from R&D into mass production. Translating this experience to EG-GILERO, Todd and his team are developing sophisticated systems and producing market and manufacturing-ready products. Much of Todd’s career has been spent with embedded solutions involving custom printed circuit boards, GUI/human interface, complex electrically actuated mechanisms, high precision sensing, and enterprise software products for machine communication and IoT applications. Todd holds a BS in Industrial Technology from Ohio University with a minor in Business. With two sons, a daughter, and wife, you can find Todd spending his free time with family and working on their home.
Director of Finance
Kevin is a finance executive with over 17 years of general accounting and management experience with a track record of delivering responsible growth and genuine results. He began his career with Big Four experience working with Arthur Andersen. Prior to joining EG-GILERO, Kevin served as the Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer in multiple industries. His core strengths are in staff management and performance building, cross-functional team leadership, business process re-engineering, and strategic planning. He was selected as a North Carolina Financial Impact Leader by the Triangle Business Journal in 2009. He is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor and Masters of Science in Accounting from East Carolina University. While at East Carolina University, Kevin was a two-time captain of the golf team, a two-time Academic All American, and Male Scholar Athlete of the year.
Kurt has over 18 years of experience in the plastics industry focusing on tooling design and development. Having a solid hands-on approach to solving tough engineering problems is where his strength lies. Earning his certification as a mold maker prior to pursuing engineering has given Kurt a great perspective into the industry. Kurt has a strong background in design for two-shot molding, medical tooling design, customer support and interaction as well as design software management. As Design Manager at EG-GILERO (Rochester) Kurt’s role consists of managing the tooling design staff, working on part design for manufacture solutions and supporting various engineering activities and technologies throughout the corporation. Kurt holds his NYS certification for mold making, and has degrees in precision machining and mechanical engineering technology. While away from work Kurt enjoys spending time in the woods or on the water as well as traveling with his wife and 3 children.
Director of Design & Engineering
Eli is an accomplished designer and inventor in the medical device space with numerous issued patents and several patents pending. When Eli started at EG-GILERO in 2013 as a Design Engineer, he developed an anesthetic buffering system for a client that resulted in EG-GILERO being named Most Innovate Supplier at MD&M East in 2015. In his current role as Director of Design, he manages EG-GILERO's team of design engineers and serves as technical leader to the EG-GILERO team. Eli has been a project manager or technical lead on dozens of projects and a technical contributor on over 100 projects. His core strengths are in brainstorming, troubleshooting, mechanical design, leadership, and general problem solving throughout all phases of the product development process. He spent the first part of career in academia as a staff R&D engineer at Duke University focusing largely on development of medical technologies in the medical imaging space. Eli has a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master's Degree in Engineering Management, both from Duke University. He is also a licensed professional engineering in the state of North Carolina. While attending Duke University, Eli was a captain on the football team and a two time Academic All American.
Business Development Manager
Holly is an accomplished business leader with over eleven years tied directly to the healthcare industry. Originally from southern Maryland, after spending 8 years in Columbus, OH she moved to North Carolina in 2011 with Siemens Healthcare AG. Holly’s career has been a successful combination of managing challenging technical, business, and high profile programs within large corporations (Honeywell, Honda, Siemens) and she sought to grow her marketing and sales experience in a smaller company culture by joining EG-GILERO in 2014 as a manufacturing sales engineer. In 2016 she took over business development for the design and development team. She holds a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from University of Maryland and a master’s (MBA) from The Fisher College of Business (OSU) with concentrations in Technology Commercialization & Entrepreneurship along with Marketing & Finance.
President & Chief Operating Officer
Larry Jutte joined EG Industries (EGI) in March 2010 as President & COO after spending 24 years with Honda’s NA operations. At Honda, Jutte served as Senior Vice President at Honda of America Mfg. and was a member of the company’s Board of Directors, Board of Directors of Honda Engineering North America, and Honda North America Board of Directors. After joining EGI, Jutte set out to diversify its customer base in its core competencies by bringing to the medical industries a “Vertical Innovation” business model from development through finished devices. With the merging of EGI and Gilero, EG-GILERO is positioned to be the partner of choice for design, development, prototyping, tooling, manufacturing and commercialization solutions for the medical device and drug delivery markets. Jutte is an advocate of “Competing Globally Locally” utilizing enterprise excellence tools in all aspects of design through manufacturing. He sits on the advisory board for Ohio State University’s Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER). Jutte holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, and completed a four-year electrical apprenticeship program. Born in Coldwater, Ohio, Jutte resides in Dublin, Ohio with his wife, Quetta, and enjoys spending time with their 3 married children and 4 grandchildren boating, fishing, and the occasional golf game.
Director of Quality and Operations
Kristin started working in the healthcare industry in 2004 where she developed drug eluting stent delivery systems at Boston Scientific in Minneapolis. Even though she loved the snow and broomball, Kristin left the cold winters of Minnesota for North Carolina and began working at EG-GILERO in 2007. Her time at EG-GILERO has included roles in Quality, Project Management, and Operations. Kristin led the implementation of EG-GILERO’s ISO 13485 and FDA compliant Quality System and is the company’s regulatory subject matter expert, having authored multiple regulatory submissions, including 510(k)s and technical files. In addition, Kristin has managed more than 150 projects developing medical devices for a wide range of clinical applications. Kristin graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech, and started her career as a process engineer in a Honeywell polymer manufacturing, where she was a certified Six Sigma Greenbelt, and trained as a Six Sigma Blackbelt. It was her experiences working in the manufacturing plant where she developed her ability to communicate complex concepts to a wide range of team members, from the operators working on third shift, all the way to the executive team. Kristin enjoys participating in STEM community outreach programs at local schools, teaching competitive dog agility and cheering on the Hokies at sporting events.
Chief Marketing Officer
Tim is an accomplished operations, sales, and marketing executive. He has worked with companies from initial startup to large multinationals in existing product portfolio analysis, new product pipeline planning and opportunity assessment of new markets. His strategic planning and implementation experience extends twenty-five years over a range of market sectors including anesthesia, enteral feeding, GI, respiratory, surgical, thermometry, urology, vascular access and wound care products. Prior to joining EG-GILERO, Tim held roles of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing and executive leadership within Teleflex Medical and Covidien. He was a key player in numerous acquisitions and divestitures, product portfolio management activities and new product commercialization efforts. Tim earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and attained his master’s degree (MBA) in entrepreneurial studies from Babson College F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business. Tim remains active in various local life science programs and charitable events. He serves on various advisory boards assisting startups with their commercialization planning and is active in the local spinal cord injury community.
Mary Beth Rock
Mary Beth is originally from Westchester County, New York. She and her husband moved to North Carolina over 20 years and they’ve never looked back. She now calls Raleigh “her home.” Mary Beth joined EG-GILERO in 2006 and uses her experience from large and small companies in her position as office manager. Mary Beth’s career started at J. Walter Thompson advertising after graduating from Katharine Gibbs School in New York City. From there she worked for the MTA (Mass Transit Authority) and then joined Fischbach Corporation. After that she joined a newly formed executive search firm as their office manager. She and her husband decided that they had enough of the New York “rat race” and moved to Raleigh, North Carolina. Mary Beth worked as an Executive Secretary in the Oncology/HIV Marketing division at GlaxoSmithKline. After eight years with GSK, she decided to become a stay at home mom. While her daughter was in pre-school, she worked at ECLC (Early Child Learning Center) as well as Trimeris, Inc. as Executive Assistant to the CEO. Now that her daughter is in high school, EG-GILERO gives her the flexibility of working part-time. Mary Beth and her husband have traveled extensively in Europe, Asia and other remote destinations. As a family, they enjoy going to the beach in their free time. Mary Beth volunteers for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and is on their Board. She even makes time to speak at local Cystic Fibrosis events.
President & Chief Technical Officer
An entrepreneur and product design leader, Ted Mosler is a founder of EG-GILERO. Ted is also a founder and board member of medical device manufacturer Yukon Medical, and a founder and principal at Infield Medical, a medical device accelerator. An inventor of over 65 issued US patents, Ted has led the successful design and commercialization of multiple products on the market today. These include devices used in drug access and delivery, blood collection, needle safety, urology, among others. Ted has been recognized by his peers for his contributions to design, entrepreneurship, and leadership as the recipient of several awards, including: Medical Design Excellence Awards in 2003 and 2014, Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry’s 100 Notable in 2004, Business Leader Media’s Top 50 Catalyst Entrepreneur in 2011, and Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Leadership Award in 2014. Previous employers include Alaris Medical Systems (now Becton Dickinson) and Bionix where Ted held senior roles in design and product development engineering. Ted holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toledo, and an MBA with a concentration in Technology Commercialization from North Carolina State University. Married, and the father of four children, Ted enjoys spending free time with his family, listening to music, and taking on the occasional home construction project.
Director of Research & Development
Jim brings to Gilero 18 years of disposable medical device experience, with a strong foundation in device design, manufacturing, process development, validation, and experiment design. Before coming to EG-GILERO, Jim has worked in product development, manufacturing, and Research and development at Becton Dickinson and CareFusion. Prior experience focused on long-term device and drug development, high-volume disposable devices, needle-free access devices, pump systems, and anti-microbials. In his role as Director of Engineering at EG-GILERO, Jim focuses on novel product development with new technologies, materials, or requirements. Jim also acts as a technical consultant on traditional development products providing guidance for design verification and validation testing, test method development, regulatory submissions, and regulatory body correspondence. Jim holds a degree in Biomedical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Director of Commercialization
Andrew has a technical leadership role at EG-GILERO with a proven track record of commercializing new medical devices. After developing manufacturing processes for a wide variety of emerging technology medical devices for several years, his career path was deliberately steered towards device design while playing a pivotal role in successful product startups. This provided him a broad and practical view of the product life cycle since design and manufacturing for success should never be separate functions. Andrew began his career as a Validation Engineer with Mallinckrodt, focused on both biological and Biopharma manufacturing. He later moved into medical devices with Angiosonics where he was the Manufacturing Manager responsible for multiple design iterations of a novel ultrasonic device used to break up blood clots. Andrew combined his pharmaceutical and medical device experiences as a Project Engineer working for Bespak where he led the manufacturing development efforts in the commercialization of new respiratory products. Prior to joining EG-GILERO, Andrew directed barbed suture manufacturing development for Quill Medical for which he is a named inventor on a related patent. Andrew graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
Business Development Manager
John has a passion for working with people and across organizations to solve problems and drive products quickly to market. He’s dedicated his career to Sales, Account Management, and Business Development. John began the first 18 years of his career in the High Purity Chemicals industry where his focus was on advising BioPharma and Semiconductor clients with the selection of appropriate raw materials for their manufacturing process. He then spent the next 10 years working in the Medical Device Industry, assisting clients with developing optimal safety testing plans to assure regulatory approval. During that time, EG-GILERO was a valued client of John’s and he joined the team in March of 2017. John is looking forward to assisting current and prospective clients with their design, development, and manufacturing needs. John received a BS in Business from Indiana University, and an MBA from Duke University. In his spare time, he loves trying to keep pace with his three teenage boys, playing golf, and volunteering for the Miracle League baseball program for special needs children.
With over 22 years of molding expertise and operations excellence, Alan is the Plant Manager of EGI Rochester’s molding operations for last 1.5 years. Prior to that he worked in a similar role for Berry Plastics in Dunkirk, NY. Past roles included VP of Operations at Currier Plastics and Director of Operations for Webster Plastics. He started his career in injection molding as an engineer at Eastman Kodak where he launched the digital products line and led various programs in optics, electronics, automation and clinical products business units. Alan graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Industrial Engineering at the University at Buffalo. He is passionate about manufacturing operations, learning continuously, and has taught masters level courses at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). He has developed a worldwide reputation leading high-performance and continuous improvement teams along with fostering the cultural change needed for self-sustainability. He lives in Rochester, NY with his wife Cheryl. They have a son and daughter out of the nest with successful careers of their own. Al enjoys music and a variety of participation and spectator sports.
Martijn van Manen
Chief Financial Officer
Dutch-born Martijn van Manen has been active in operations, finance and leadership for 17 years at several multinational manufacturers ranging from 100 employees to 17,000. Most of his time has been spend in Injection molding and highly complex assembly manufacturers in the medical, automotive and consumer industrial markets. Martijn has an uncanny ability to combine operational, commercial and financial data and distill it to information that drives successful decision making. His international financial management experience includes a multitude of projects in North and South America, Europe and Asia. He achieved his bachelors in Europe and has lean six sigma black belt certification and an executive MBA from RIT university, where he occasionally speaks and mentors’ students enrolled in the business school. In 2015 Martijn was honored as nominee by Financial Executives International and the Rochester business journal as “Rising star” for his leadership during business transitions and his involvement with an Orphanage in Malawi. In his free time, he serves as Treasurer for a local youth soccer club, he is an active triathlete and enjoys travelling with his wife and three children.
A Broad Footprint
With operations in the United States, Dominican Republic, and Asia, EG-GILERO is strategically positioned to provide the value added services our clients require in a competitive, ever-changing global marketplace. Click below to learn more about offerings at each location.