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Executive Team

Wayne Wager

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.

Wayne holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Stanford University.

Paul Budak

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 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 bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington.

Ingrid Onstad

Ingrid Onstad

Chief Financial Officer

With 25 years of financial experience in corporate accounting and operations, Ingrid Onstad brings strong leadership and interpersonal skills to the position of Chief Financial Officer for Remote Medical International.

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 BA in Business Administration, Accounting Concentration from the University of Washington, Foster School of Business.

Dr. Misiaszek

Dr. Richard Misiaszek

Corporate Medical Director

Dr. Misiaszek has been with the company since 2017, working initially as the primary topside support physician prior to advancing to his role overseeing all remote healthcare providers and the clinical care delivered across Remote Medical International’s global locations. Dr. Misiaszek is passionate about providing the highest quality of care and guidance to all industrial and remote medical projects. He strives for excellence in his role so that Remote Medical International clients can optimize health and safety in their myriad and far-reaching missions.

He is a board-certified emergency physician, licensed to practice in several states in the U.S., and practicing Emergency Medicine with Remote Medical International as well as continuing in a clinical setting in active Emergency Departments throughout the U.S. since 2008.

Dr. Misiaszek completed his residency in emergency medicine at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA (2011), where he served as Chief Medical Resident. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine (2008), and his undergraduate degree is in Biochemistry from Union College (2003), where he graduated summa cum laude.

Dr. Misiaszek has performed biochemical and medical research throughout his training, publishing studies in peer-reviewed journals, including Academic Emergency Medicine, Prehospital Emergency Care, and the Journal of the American Chemical Society. He has been honored for excellence at every stage of his training, including nomination to the scientific, academic, and medical honor societies of Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, and Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Misiaszek is committed to bringing this level of excellence to remote medicine, Remote Medical International’s clients, and all the individuals he serves.

Scott Platz

Scott Platz

Executive Vice President of Global Operations

With over 20 years of experience in both domestic and international operations of startup and growth-stage companies, Scott Platz serves as Remote Medical International’s Executive Vice President of Global Operations.

After graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in Marine Sciences, Scott 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.

Scott understands the oil and gas industry well having relocated overseas for several years, which helps him further Remote Medical International’s global growth in this industry.

Molly Fitch

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 was 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 BA in Psychology from the University of Washington and has achieved the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.

Julian Rawles

Julian Rawles

Managing Director, UK

Since 2010, Julian Rawles has experience in deep water salvage, oil and gas wellhead intervention, and subsea cable laying operations. He was involved in the creation of the UK’s largest maritime security provider and has successfully directed three companies through Oil Major vetting.

Julian is a qualified Air Traffic Control (ATC) Instructor / Examiner, having trained military ATC students at Royal Navy Air Stations and at sea. He integrated new safety regulations with the introduction of the MERLIN Helicopter while ensuring the continuance of the Search and Rescue (SAR) capability across the South West of England. Julian has experience managing multiple SAR emergencies recovering seafarers using multi-agency cooperation and collaboration. He also has 5 years of experience alongside UK Special Forces, operating in the Maritime Counter Terrorism Role.

During this period he boarded vessels at sea as well as Offshore Energy Installations via helicopter using rope access techniques including fast roping and abseiling. From 2002–2007 he was the helicopter abseil and fast rope Primary Authority to the Royal Marines 3 Commando Brigade.

Julian is considered an industry expert in commercial activities within complex environments.

Duncan Higham

Duncan Higham

VP Global Strategy

Duncan Higham founded SSI Risk Management (SSI) in 2012 and SSI Energy in 2016 and successfully grew the SSI Group into a multi-million dollar business prior to its acquisition by Remote Medical International. He graduated from Cardiff University and Imperial College in Economics before receiving emergency medical training in Cape Town, South Africa.

On graduating university, Duncan served for ten years in the Royal Marines, leaving post staff college as a Major. He completed three tours in Afghanistan, the last as Operations Officer for the Royal Marines Brigade conducting offensive operations, where he earned a reputation for delivering solutions under pressure. Amongst the deliverables by his team was the control of casevac operations through the Operations Room, responsible for the control of all Helicopter Emergency recoveries. Prior to founding SSI, Duncan worked in Iraq for an Oil and Gas Major.

In his current role as VP Global Strategy, Duncan is responsible for the direction of growth for RMI with a particular focus and expertise in Renewable Energy emergency response.

Board of Directors

Wayne Wager

Wayne Wager

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.

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Nate McLemore

Nate McLemore

Nate McLemore serves as Columbia Pacific Management, Inc.’s Managing Director for International Healthcare. He is responsible for overseeing the firm’s investments in hospital, clinic, senior housing, and healthcare services in global markets.

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Bill Davis

Bill Davis

Bill Davis is the CEO of Pacific Rim Constructors since 2010, an EPCM contractor that provides remote site engineering, procurement, construction management, and ongoing operations and maintenance services for the energy sector.

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Brad MacLean

Brad MacLean

Brad MacLean has spent almost his entire professional career in the electrical and midstream oil and gas energy sectors. His more than 30 years of experience in the Health, Safety and Environment function spans operations, heavy construction, corporate governance, and Board service. He has worked in Canada, the United States, and internationally.

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Patrick Phelan

Patrick Phelan

Patrick Phelan has held leadership positions in the offshore energy industry for over thirty years, initially in Oil & Gas, and more recently in the rapidly growing Offshore Wind Energy market.

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Brandon Baty

Brandon Baty is President of Columbia Pacific Management, Inc. and was a founder of Columbia Pacific Advisors, LLC. He is in charge of the day-to-day management of business affairs for Columbia Pacific Management.

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