Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Martin Colombatto has served as a director of Ra Medical since January 2017. Mr. Colombatto has served as a Venture and Industry Partner of Seven Peaks Ventures LLP, a venture capital fund based in Bend, OR, since January 2016. From December 2013 to August 2014, Mr. Colombatto served as a director of PLX Technology, Inc., a technology company. Mr. Colombatto has also served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Staccato Communications, Inc., an Ultra Wideband semiconductor company, from January 2006 to March 2009 and as Executive Chairman of Staccato Communications, Inc., from January 2006 to September 2010. Prior to joining Staccato, Mr. Colombatto served as Vice President and General Manager of the Networking Business unit of Broadcom Corp., a broadband communication semiconductor company, from July 1996 to July 2002. Mr. Colombatto was also previously employed by LSI Logic, an application specific semiconductor company, from August 1987 to July 1996. Mr. Colombatto also previously held engineering positions at Reliance Electric, a production automation and control company, from August 1985 to June 1987 and Texas Instruments, an electronics company, from June 1982 to April 1985. Mr. Colombatto holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
Mr. Caruso has held senior-level financial positions in both public and private companies for more than 40 years, including serving as Chief Financial Officer at several publicly traded and privately held medical device companies. He has managed all financial aspects of businesses and is proficient in SEC reporting and compliance requirements. Mr. Caruso also has extensive operational experience and has led post-acquisition business integration activities on several occasions.
Mr. Caruso served as Chief Financial Officer of Catheter Precision from 2010 through 2016. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of EP MedSystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPMD), a company focused on cardiac electrophysiology that was acquired by St Jude Medical in 2008; Hi-Tronics Designs, Inc., a privately held medical device design and manufacturing company that was acquired by Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc., in 2001; and Micron Products, Inc., a publicly traded medical device manufacturing company that was acquired by Arrhythmia Research Technology in 1991. Mr. Caruso spent five years in the audit practice at Deloitte (formerly Deloitte & Touche).
Mr. Caruso received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Rutgers University and an MBA from Fordham University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
David Jenkins has been in the medical device field for over thirty years, all with small companies. In addition to Catheter Precision, Inc., he has previously operated two other cardiac electrophysiology companies, as CEO and Chairman: Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc., and EP MedSystems, Inc. In addition, he founded Transneuronix, Inc., a company in the implantable neurostimulator market, focused on obesity and weight loss. He began his career as a CPA with Coopers and Lybrand in Austin Texas.
Mr. Jenkins holds a BS degree in accounting from the University of Kansas, and a Master in Public Accounting degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Will McGuire has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since March 2020. From August 2015 through March 2020 Mr. McGuire served as President and CEO of Second Sight Medical Products (Nasdaq: EYES), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics to treat blindness where he remains on the board as a director. Prior to Second Sight Medical Products he held leadership positions at Volcano Corporation including President of Americas Commercial and Senior Vice President and General Manager of Coronary Imaging, Systems and Program Management. Prior to that Mr. McGuire served as Vice President and General Manager of Patient Monitoring at Covidien, and President and Chief Executive Officer at AtheroMed, Inc., a venture capital-backed peripheral atherectomy company. For approximately five years, Mr. McGuire served as Chief Operating Officer for Spectranetics Corporation, a publicly traded medical device company with laser-based atherectomy products for treating peripheral and coronary arterial disease. Earlier in his career, he held senior management positions at Guidant Corporation including General Manager of Latin America, Director of U.S. and Global Marketing for Vascular Intervention, and Production Manager for Coronary Stents. Mr. McGuire also held positions in Finance and Production at IVAC Medical Systems. Mr. McGuire received an engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and his MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Susanne L. Meline
Lead Independent Director
Ms. Meline has an extensive background in finance, law and corporate governance with more than 20 years of experience advising corporate clients and their boards. In 2003, Ms. Meline co-founded investment advisor Francis Capital Management (“FCM”), where she serves as the firm’s special situations advisor. Prior to Francis Capital Management, Ms. Meline was an investment banker with Houlihan Lokey, a global investment bank serving corporations, institutions and governments. She also was an attorney in the corporate group of Jones Day, an international law firm. Ms. Meline is a Certified Director through the UCLA Anderson School of Management, a Board Leadership Fellow for the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), and holds a CERT Certificate in CyberSecurity Oversight from the NACD and Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute. Ms. Meline writes about corporate governance topics as a Select Contributor for the Small Cap Institute and, as a Pioneer Member of the Athena Alliance, provides guidance to current and aspiring board directors regarding financing small cap companies. Ms. Meline received a B.A from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She currently serves as the Lead Independent Director and Audit Chair of the publicly traded ClearSign Technologies Corporation, and previously served on the Boards of Aqua Metals, Inc. and Finomial Corporation.