Chief Executive Officer: Dave Taus
Mr. Taus has over 30 years experience in the medical device, IVD, and biotech industry. He has a proven record in executive management and directing product development, sales, marketing, operations, and manufacturing in medical product regulated markets. He was the founder of Trend Scientific, an infectious disease immunodiagnostic company which was merged with Alexon Biomedical. He served as President of Alexon-Trend, Inc., which was an operating unit of Apogent Technologies. In these capacities he has developed and successfully introduced numerous medical diagnostic products. He received his B.A. in Biosciences from St. Mary’s University
Chief Operating Officer: Ernest Sumsion, M.B.A.
Mr. Sumsion has a 25-year track record in management, operations and regulatory affairs in the medical device industry. He has successfully brought medical devices through the FDA approval process. While Senior Vice President, Vice President of Operations, Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President of Gull Laboratories, revenue there grew from $1.2 million to $17.9 million. As Vice President and Director of Operations at Alexon-Trend (Apogent Technologies), Mr. Sumsion achieved ISO9001:1994 certification for its operations. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Utah.
CFO & Co Founder: James Maples, M.B.A.
Mr. James Maples has operated as Chief Financial Officer for DxNA LLC and other preceding related companies. He has lectured at Dixie State Collage on Entrepreneurship and at Utah State University has taught upper division Marketing. Mr. Maples has had a wide and varied career in commercial real estate as a broker and commercial real-estate development. He has been an owner and manager of several small businesses and has served as General Manager of a technical plastics manufacturing company and a Hologram manufacturing company. He received his B,S, in Production Management and his M.B.A. from Utah State University.
Engineering Manager: Clark Braten
Mr. Braten has 20 years experience working in start-up companies. For 12 of those years he was Founder and President of Software Migrations, Inc., his own successful software company. From 2004 to 2006, he was a founding member of DXNA and Advanced Molecular Systems, where he served in various compacities ranging from Director of Patent Development to CFO and CEO. He recieved his B.A. from the Univeristy of Arizona with a wide educational background in chemistry, computer science and accounting, as well as engineering math and physics. In 1984 he received his CPA and is currently working on his CFA.