Executive Vice President Business DevelopmentAlan is responsible for driving global business development and forging strategic alliances. Alan brings extensive experience, building direct sales forces as well as channel networks. He has an entrepreneurial spirit and an infectious enthusiasm which supports his management style.
Prior to joining Squash Compression in 2011, Alan was founder and President of Howe Surgical and SpineTech Surgical. Both companies were recognized as top 5% performers in sales and growth for over ten years, within the Neuro Surgery and Minimally Invasive Spine arenas. Alan started these companies from scratch and developed them into leading regional surgical device distributors; developing partnerships with companies such as Johnson & Johnson (Depuy Spine), Carl Zeiss, Integra Neuro Sciences, and Trans1.
Alan studied course work at the University of Central Florida, received an AS in business management from Central Arizona College, a BS in business management from Point Park University, and a Master’s degree in business finance and management from Carnegie Mellon University; after which he worked with IBM for several years as a client representative within the healthcare business unit.