We believe in the power of data to change healthcare. We build technology that empowers healthcare providers to make informed, data-driven decisions that benefit the bottom line. By offering pricing transparency and enabling providers to digitally track usage, hospitals and surgery centers can reduce overspending and focus on what matters most: patient care.
Creating Transparency in Healthcare
Our Leadership Team
After working for some of the largest medical device companies in the world, we built OptioSurgical with a mission to increase healthcare transparency, drive down costs and improve patient outcomes.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Steve Formica joined OptioSurgical as CEO in 2021 from Iron Mountain where he held several positions within their Digital Solutions division including both P&L ownership and strategic roles. Previously, Steve was founder and CEO of an industry first cloud solution in the Information Governance space that was acquired by Iron Mountain. Steve is an expert in information governance and digital transformation gained through over 25 years of experience garnered from a variety of diverse roles as the CIO/COO of an S&P 600 broker/dealer, a bank regulator, PwC consultant and leader of IBM’s Information Life-cycle Management banking practice.
Steve holds an MBA in Finance and Information Systems from the University of Rochester and a Bsc. in Economics from Boston University.
CHIEF CUSTOMER OFFICER
Josh Gorman spent over a decade of experience working for numerous medical device companies, including Depuy Synthes, Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health. His depth of orthopedic knowledge and commitment to transparency is a critical asset to the OptioSurgical team.
Josh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.
CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
Dr. David Laverty
Dr. Laverty is a fellowship trained trauma surgeon with experience treating challenging fractures. He is an active member of the teaching faculty at Dell Medical School.
Dr. Laverty holds a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from the University of Iowa and performed his fellowship at Wake Forest.
With over 20 years of experience building enterprise systems and software, Josh Weinberg has built solutions for companies such as IBM, eBay and Time Warner. He’s also served as an architectural engineer for multiple startups.
Josh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Colorado.
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Alyssa Florman joined OptioSurgical in 2020 and is currently the Director of Marketing. Alyssa has several years of experience in the technology industry, holding various roles in the customer experience arena including leadership roles in Sales, Customer Success and Sales Operations.
Alyssa holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law and a B.S. from Montana State University.
DIRECTOR OF CUSTOMER SUCCESS
Stan Ajemian joined OptioSurgical as Director of Customer Success in 2020. Stan has served various Medical Device and Healthcare Services startups in interior leadership roles and as a consultant, providing strategic guidance to enter the market and drive early revenue. Previously, Stan was a Senior Product Manager for 15 years in Spine and Arthroplasty, working with surgeons to develop new orthopedic devices to improve patient outcomes, and developing marketing strategies to promote their adoption. Stan is an expert in the clinical application of medical devices and instrumentation, and in pricing strategies within manufacturing organizations.
Stan holds an MSc in Medical Science from the University of Calgary, Canada, and a BSc in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph, Canada.
Giles Goodwin is an entrepreneur and investor. Recently he was the Head of Content Product at Snap, Inc. Prior to Snap, he was the CEO and Founder of Flite, a creative management platform serving large publishers and fortune 500 companies. Prior to Flite, Giles held senior product and engineering roles at Vignette, Epicentric, and multiple startups over his 20 year career in technology.
Giles is passionate about building innovative software products and holds multiple patents.
Wes Matelich is the CEO of Rx Green Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of cannabis-specific agricultural technologies. Mr. Matelich is also an active investor in the Rocky Mountain technology ecosystem. Previously, he was an Investor with Tinicum Incorporated and an Investment Banker with J.P. Morgan.
As a fly fishing fanatic, Mr. Matelich can be found on Rocky Mountain streams when he’s not behind his desk.
Will Price is the Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Next Frontier Capital, a MT-based venture capital fund with offices in Bozeman and Missoula. Prior to Next Frontier, Will served as CEO of Flite (acq. SNAP), Managing Director of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, and as Senior Vice President with Pequot Capital Management. In addition to numerous corporate boards, Will serves on the Board of the Gallatin Valley Land Trust, The American Prairie Reserve, National Venture Capital Association, the MSU Tech Transfer Office, Jake Jabs Business School Advisory Board, and is a member of Bozeman Sunrise Rotary.
Will received an MBA from Northwestern University and an BA from Harvard University.
Do you want to change the healthcare industry?
If so, we’re looking for you! We are always looking for top talent to strengthen the OptioSurgical team.
If you believe that you are qualified for one of the open positions below, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are looking for an exciting engineering challenge and want to be part of a team that impacts the lives of everyone around you, we have the gig for you! We are extremely passionate in our mission to make healthcare in the United States affordable. We are a fast-paced start-up in search of a full-stack React/Node Software Engineer.Apply Now
OptioSurgical is looking for a talented Senior User Experience Designer for our Research and Development Team. The ideal candidate thrives when solving challenging design problems that make every user interaction meaningful. Success relies on open communication and creative analysis. We are looking for a seasoned design professional with an inquisitive mind to help us develop creative solutions to challenging problems in healthcare.Apply Now
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