Skyline Medical Management Team
The Skyline Medical management team is propelling the revolutionary STREAMWAY® System to become a leading environmentally sound healthcare solution.
Dr. Carl Schwartz
Interim President and Cheif Executive Officer, Director
Dr. Schwartz was appointed to Skyline Medical’s board of directors in March 2016, and became interim president and chief executive officer in May 2016. He has owned and managed dental groups in Michigan, beginning with one practice in 1966, and overseeing its expansion into a 14-office practice when he left the active practice of dentistry in 1988. He currently owns two dental practices, in Burton, Mich. and Grand Blanc, Mich.
In 1988 Dr. Schwartz joined a family business, becoming chief executive officer of Plastics Research Corporation, a Flint, Mich. manufacturer of structural foam molding, a low pressure injection molding process. While there, he led its growth from $2 million in revenues and 20 employees, to its becoming the largest manufacturer of structural foam molding products under one roof in the U.S. with more than $60 million in revenues and 300 employees when he retired in 2001.
Dr. Schwartz previously served on the board of Delta Dental Corporation of Michigan, was a member of the Michigan Advisory Board for Liberty Mutual Insurance and was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Florida.
He holds B.A. and D.D.S. degrees from the University of Detroit.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Johnson was appointed COO in 2012. Dave has over 35 years experience in executive, operations and management training positions in rapid growth medical device organizations, directing growth domestically and internationally with products ranging from consumer-based disposable commodity items to class III implantable devices. Prior to Skyline, Dave also served as a medical device consultant, President & CEO of Spring Forest Qigong, co-founder and VP of Operations at Epitek, Inc., and co-founder, President and COO of Timm Medical Technologies. He also held positions including Vice President-Operations/Technology at UroHealth/Imagyn, Vice President-Operations at Dacomed Corporation and various technical, operations and training positions at American Medical Systems and Pfizer Corporation.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Myers was appointed CFO and Secretary in 2012. He has over 30 years’ experience in multiple industries focusing on medical device, service and manufacturing. He has spent much of his career as a CFO and/or Controller. A public accountant with the international firm of Laventhol & Horwath, he was CFO at Disetronic Medical and Corporate Controller for Diametric Medical Devices. He also held executive positions with American Express, Capitol Distributors and International Creative Management. Mr. Myers has an MBA in Finance from Adelphi University and a BBA in Public Accounting from Hofstra University.
VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES
Mr. Alex was appointed VP of Sales in July 2016. He has nearly 20 years of commercial medical device experience with industry leaders including Olympus Corporation and Boston Scientific Corporation, as well as with emerging companies, and a career-long focus on gastroenterology, pulmonary and surgical endoscopic products. Prior to Skyline Medical, Pete served as a National Sales Director at Olympus Corporation where he led two product launches and managed product life cycle efforts. Prior to Olympus, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Somna Therapeutics, a startup medical device company for which he co-invented the Reza Band™. Prior to Somna, Pete worked at Olympus Corporation from 2003 to 2012, holding sales and marketing roles of increasing responsibility, and at Boston Scientific from 2001 to 2003 as Territory Manager for Microvasive Endoscopy. Mr. Alex has an MBA from Marquette University and a BS in Economics from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Director of Product Management
Mr. Dauwalter joined the company in 2008 and has served as the Director of Product Management since 2009. He brings several years of entrepreneurial and sales experience to Skyline. Prior to joining Skyline, he was a founder and owner of a company focusing on infection control with applications in the medical sector. His sales, operational and marketing experience suits the diverse activities for which he is responsible at Skyline.
Senior Design Engineer
Mr. Schmidt has over 25 years of experience in the design and development of medical devices. He brings solid expertise in bringing products from concept to manufacturing in this field and also has a strong background in pneumatic and pressure design.