Wayne Wager, Chief Executive Officer
Wayne Wager began his tenure at Remote Medical International in 2015 and serves as President and CEO. With over three decades of leadership experience in the medical technology and venture capital fields, Wayne leverages his deep understanding of the global healthcare environment to accelerate performance, drive strategic business decisions, and effectively manage operational growth.
Prior to Remote Medical International, Wayne held a number of executive leadership roles, including founder and CEO of both JeNu Biosciences, a technology-driven skincare company, and NeoPath, a leading medical diagnostics company. He also served as the CEO of Confirma, a company that developed and marketed computer-aided-detection (CAD) systems for medical imaging. Additionally, Wayne held partner roles at Cable & Howse Ventures and Encompass Ventures. Mr. Wager holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Stanford University.
Paul Budak, Chief Operating Officer
With an extensive background in technology development, operational management, and investing, Paul Budak serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Remote Medical International. Paul’s unique experiences in product development, executive leadership, and startup companies will help move Remote Medical International forward.
As an entrepreneur and operator, Paul has started and grown numerous companies and mentored startup communities in Seattle and Chicago. He has held positions at Merge Healthcare, Confirma, Inc., Bsquare, and Point of Careware. As an investor, Paul was a partner at Encompass Ventures and an angel investor at Hyde Park Angels. Paul holds a bachelors and masters degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington.
Ingrid Onstad, Chief Financial Officer
With 25 years of financial experience in corporate accounting and operations, Ingrid Onstad serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Remote Medical International. Her strong leadership and interpersonal skills, will benefit Remote Medical International’s accounting and operations.
Ingrid previously served as the CFO at PhenoPath, a specialty pathology and clinical reference laboratory company focused on cancer diagnostics. She has also provided her financial expertise to Cingular (AT&T wireless), Singlepoint, Dashwire, and Hipcricket. She holds a CPA Certificate and a B.A. in Business Administration, Accounting Concentration from the University of Washington, Foster School of Business.
Dr. Brynn Karch, Chief Medical Officer
With a strong background in the hospital and health care industry, Dr. Brynn Karch serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Remote Medical International. Dr. Karch’s passion for health care delivery in developing economies helps with topside support and medical consultation and direction for Remote Medical International’s medical support operations and telemedicine contracted customers.
Dr. Karch has previously served as the Chief of Critical Care Transport and as a consulting physician in the emergency department for the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, a quaternary hospital, where he created the first hospital-based critical care transport system in the UAE. He has also worked at the Jacobi Medical Center, the Level 1 Trauma Center for the Bronx, and opened the first free standing emergency department in Washington State as CEO and Medical Director. Dr. Karch has also been the Chief Medical Officer of FiatLux Medical Imaging. Dr. Karch holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah, a Medical Degree from the George Washington University, an Executive MBA from the University of Washington, and is a graduate of the Studer Group’s Emergency Department Institute, the X32 Advanced ED Operations Course, and ACEP ED Directors Course. Dr. Karch won the Press-Ganey Summit Award for emergency department satisfaction for years 2009-2011.
Jon Adams, Vice President, Sales & Marketing
With over 15 years of experience working in the healthcare industry, Jon Adams serves Remote Medical International as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing and leads efforts for global sales and marketing, operations, public relations, and revenue generation. His focus has been in strategy development and commercialization for early growth stage companies.
Prior to joining Remote Medical International, Jon acted as VP Sales & Marketing for Anvita Health, a clinical analytics provider based in San Diego, CA. Anvita was acquired by Humana, Inc. in 2011. Most recently, Jon was Director of Analytic Sales for Transcend Insights, a population health management provider and subsidiary of Humana, Inc. Jon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Whitworth University.
Scott Platz, Vice President, Operations
With over 20 years of experience in both domestic and international operations of start-up and growth-stage companies, Scott Platz serves as Remote Medical International’s VP of Operations.
After graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in Marine Sciences, Platz initially worked on a NOAA research vessel. He then spent the majority of his career working in the seismic and oilfield services divisions of Schlumberger. He most recently held the position of SVP of Operational Integrity at Seabed GeoSolutions, overseeing company-wide QHSSE and operational performance. Platz understands the oil and gas industry well, having relocated overseas for several years, and this will help him further Remote Medical International’s global growth in this industry.
Molly Fitch, Vice President, Human Resources
With over 25 years of human resources experience, Molly Fitch serves as the Vice President of Human Resources for Remote Medical International. Her passion and expertise help inspire individuals and teams to be the very best they can be.
Molly previously served as the Vice President of Human Resources at PhenoPath, a pathology practice and reference laboratory. Most recently, Molly is the Senior Human Resources Consultant at Swift HR Solutions, providing strategic HR products and services. Additionally, Molly is a staff trainer and ski instructor at Summit in Snoqualmie/Booth Creek. Molly holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Washington and has achieved the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.
Ruth Jones, Managing Director
Ruth Jones is Managing Director of Remote Medical International’s operations in the UK and has been with the company for the last eight years. Ruth understands the dangers that come with an offshore work environment and has developed strong relationships with oil and gas clients to provide HSE solutions.
Prior to Remote Medical International, Ruth was a member of the strategic leadership team at Usworth Grange Primary and earned her BA HONS education with english, education at the University of Ulster. Ruth has also earned her Nebosh certificate in occupational health and safety, leadership training, CBT training and obtained PGCE at Northumbria University.
Dr. Rosalyn Beaty, Occupational Health Director
Dr. Rosalyn Beaty, MD MHP, has over 16 years of experience in occupational medicine, including pre-deployment medical screening, pre-employment exams, and employee health services. She is a Senior Aviation Medical Examiner and a certified Medical Review Officer and is a registered doctor for Oil & Gas UK physicals. Her knowledge allows Remote Medical International to offer more comprehensive health services to remote and industrial partners across the globe.
Dr. Beaty is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University and received her medical degree from Meharry Medical College. She graduated with a Master of Public Health from the University of Texas School of Public Health, and completed a residency in Occupational Medicine at the University of Texas Health Center at Tyler. Dr. Beaty is a fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Additionally, she is a member of the Airlines Medical Directors Association, Harris County Medical Society, and Texas Medical Association.
Loreen Lock, Clinical Governance Director
Since joining Remote Medical International in 2006, Loreen has worked as an Instructor, teaching our full suite of remote medicine courses, and as a Remote HSE Medic both on- and offshore. In 2013, she transitioned from the field to the corporate office, first managing Field Operations, then overseeing Clinical Governance and managing Remote Medical International’s Topside Assistance.
Her current role as Clinical Operations Director allows her to focus on delivering high-quality clinical solutions to our clients and ensuring that our providers have the necessary resources and systems to effectively and efficiently deliver the best practices in patient care. Loreen’s passion for medicine evolved from her time working with the National Ski Patrol in Colorado and her dedication to excellence and stringent protocols stem from her experience assisting in the first surgery performed at the South Pole Station in Antarctica. Ms. Lock holds degrees in Chemistry and Paramedicine and has worked on six continents across numerous industries.
Andy Kimmell, QHSSE & Topside Assistance Director
In his current role, Andy is responsible for establishing and executing Remote Medical International’s safety and security strategy, specifically overseeing corporate and clinical operations, field personnel training, and client relations.
He impacts the company’s global operations by providing advanced knowledge of Health and Safety with respects to OSHA, OGP, IADC, IAGC, and their equivalent governing bodies. Mr. Kimmell began his medical career as a Firefighter and EMT over sixteen years ago and subsequently worked in the US Army as a combat medic in the paratroopers and also as a special operations combat and flight medic. Prior to joining our corporate team, Andy joined Remote Medical in 2010 as a remote paramedic and has worked as an HSE Advisor, Field Operations Supervisor, and Field Operations Manager predominantly in support of worldwide marine seismic operations and land-based exploration work in East Africa. Andy’s work supporting the marine seismic industry has taken him to some of the most challenging project sites in the industry, from NE Greenland to the Kara Sea down to the mouth of the Amazon River.
Kevin Thompson, Director, Business Development
As Director of Business Development, Kevin’s primary responsibility is to oversee Remote Medical International’s proposal strategy and development. Working collaboratively with marketing, sales, operations, clinical management and external resources, Kevin drives solutions that build long-term relationships with our clients.
Additionally, as a member of the marketing team, Kevin helps define Remote Medical International’s overall marketing strategy across all industries and geographies. He began his career at Remote Medical International in 2007, spending seven years in operations, and served most recently as Director of Field Services. In that position, Kevin held accountability for the management, operations, strategy, innovation, and growth of Remote Medical International Staffing and Remote Medical International Training worldwide. Previous to Remote Medical International, Kevin spent five years as Operations Manager for a leading remote medicine training company overseeing the delivery of training programs across the United States. He graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY.