Leadership

Experience and Excellence

While Flexan has a rich and successful history in the world of custom manufacturing, our leadership team leverages this history with more than 60 years of combined experience in the medical device industry. Our leaders have excelled in a wide range of divisions within the industry, including sales, marketing, business development, product development, new ventures and more. Additionally, members of our leadership team add to our collective knowledge with experience directly in the world of manufacturing. This combination of medical device and manufacturing experience provides Flexan and its clients with a greater perspective, a better process and an improved experience.

Jim Fitzgerald
Chief Executive Officer

Jim joined Flexan in June, 2015.  Jim says- “leading an organization like Flexan provides me with the unique opportunity to not only support market leading companies from across the globe in their efforts to produce transformative products, but to work alongside a group of talented and dedicated team members who embrace their role in making our company successful through the successes of our customers.”  He began his career with Baxter and Cardinal Health where he served a combined 16 years in sales and general management roles. From Cardinal Health, he joined Vesta, Inc. as an Executive Vice President responsible for sales, marketing, and business development.  Most recently, Jim served as the Chief Operating Officer at The Institute for Transfusion Medicine.  He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Tony Orsini
Chief Operations Officer

Tony joined Flexan in August, 2017. Tony has extensive background in operations and leading teams. He started his career in the United States Army and then held a variety of plant management positions with Rubbermaid Inc. before moving into senior operational positions at Doskocil Manufacturing Company and Hill-Rom. Tony also serviced as Chief Operating Officer at Diam USA and then moved into Senior VP positions at Fenwal International and Beaver-Visitec International before moving into consulting.  He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest University.

Mike Huiras
Vice President Sales & Marketing

Mike joined Flexan as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing in January 2016. Mike began his career with Helen Curtis/Unilever as a sales representative for the consumer products division. He joined Abbott in the Diagnostic and Molecular Diagnostics divisions, where he spend 23 years in several sales and marketing management roles supporting global product development, new ventures and international commercial operations. Most recently, Mike served as the Senior Director of Global Marketing for Abbott Molecular. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola University of Chicago.

Jon Wacks
Vice President of Quality

Jon joins Flexan with a significant amount of knowledge and experience in the Quality profession. Most recently Jon has served as a consultant supporting medical device, drug delivery and orthopedic clients. Prior to his consulting roles, Jon was the Vice President at Pelstar/Health O Meter, leading their Product Development, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs functions. Jon holds a BS in Materials Engineering from Columbia University School of Engineering.

Amy Shepley
Vice President Human Resources

Amy joined Flexan in March, 2016.  She began her career with US Sprint and over the course of her career, has held a variety of HR positions and leadership roles at companies including Brunswick Recreation Centers, Accenture, Hewitt, W.W. Grainger, and Camping World.  Most recently, Amy partnered with the Corporate Strategy team and the Support Services organizations, including Technology, Procurement, Finance, Tax, Communications, HR and Legal as HR Director at Wolters Kluwer. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Consumer Affairs/Business Administration from Eastern Illinois University.

David Milner
Chief Financial Officer

David joined Flexan in May 2018 with over 25 years of experience in international finance and operations. Prior to joining Flexan, David held executive positions in several private equity-sponsored companies, including Systagenix, Critikon and "A" Company Orthodontics. David has a Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in Accounting from Indiana University and is a Certified Public Accountant.