About Us | Management Team

Posey's senior management team derives its strength and vision from the many years of experience each member has in their profession. It maintains its motivation, in part, because many members of the team are focused on one vision - to provide innovative solutions that create safer environments and improved quality of life for patients compromised by age or disease state. The depth of knowledge and clarity of purpose of our management team continues to successfully lead our company in a very competitive, challenging, and rewarding industry.

Ernie Posey

Ernie Posey
Chief Executive Officer

Ernest Posey has spent his entire life within the Posey organization starting out as an ad model in his youth and moving through the sales ranks where he spent time in Europe, Florida, Chicago, and finally back to the corporate offices in California where he was promoted in 1991 to President of the Company. Now, as CEO, Mr. Posey guides the organization as it moves into several new areas of the health care market. Mr. Posey holds a BA degree from Harvard University.

 

Dale Clendon

Dale Clendon
President

Dale Clendon is a Senior Medical Executive with experience in commercializing and leading companies with new and existing technologies into domestic and international markets via start-ups, emerging companies and traditional medical device organizations. Mr. Clendon most recently held positions as VP and General Manager at Kinetic Concepts, President of Tri-anim, and VP of Sales and Marketing. He has held executive-level positions in General Management, Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Reimbursement in three previous start-ups in Point of Care Diagnostics, Ultrasound and Women’s Healthcare, (HemoSense, MedaSonics, Conceptus). He started his career with Smiths Medical.

 

John Calcagno
Chief Financial Officer

John Calcagno has over 30 years’ experience in finance, with 18 years in the medical device industry.  John has spent the majority of his medical device career in various financial roles, and has led global finance teams through tremendous growth and heavy regulatory change in over 20 different countries.  Prior to joining Posey, he served as Chief Financial Officer for CooperVision, Inc., and also held several operational roles including General Manager and President of US Operations. John also holds a Certified Public Accounting certificate from the State of New York.  

 

Paul Carter
Vice President Marketing

Paul Carter has over 25 years of medical device experience in patient monitoring, communication software, hospital beds and medication management.  Paul has held senior marketing and general management roles at Hill-Rom, DynaVox, Masimo and CareFusion.   At Hill-Rom Paul was the European Business Unit VP & GM for capital products and a key member of the management team that integrated several acquisitions.  At DynaVox he was VP Marketing and later promoted to President of Mayer-Johnson, a communication software company acquired by DynaVox during that period.  More recently Paul was VP Product Marketing at Masimo and Director Product Marketing and Management at CareFusion.

 

Bonnie Bishop
Vice President Quality Assurance & Regulatory

Bonnie Bishop has over 20 years’ experience in medical device regulatory and quality with world-wide responsibility. She has worked with a wide range of products throughout the product life cycle from sterile disposable devices to software driven, electronic capital equipment. Prior to joining Posey, she served as Director of Regulatory Affairs and Directory of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for St. Jude Medical. Ms. Bishop also holds a Regulatory Affairs Certification.

 

Rena Juliar
Vice President Engineering

Rena Juliar has more than 20 years of experience bringing new medical devices and technologies from the research phase into the commercial market. Prior to joining Posey, Mrs. Juliar was Director of Engineering at Metronom Health, a development stage company working on innovative glucose sensors for the treatment of diabetes. Previously she was Director of Manufacturing and Technology at IDM Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative oncology products that activate the immune system. Before that she developed various medical products in the cardiopulmonary and oncology arena for Nexell Therapeutics, Medtronic and Baxter Healthcare.

 

Kevin Onarecker
Vice President Sales & Health Systems

Kevin Onarecker has over 24 years’ experience in sales and sales management experience.  He has worked with pharmaceutical and medical device products in a variety of sales environments including Acute Care, Ambulatory Care and Corporate Accounts. Prior to joining Posey, Kevin served in Sales Management and Corporate Accounts roles with Smiths Medical, Metrex Research Corporation and Nestle, USA.

 

Stacey McGuire
Vice President Sales & Health Systems

Stacey McGuire has been supporting medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers in various legal capacities since 2002.  Prior to joining Posey as its Vice President General Counsel, she defended products liability lawsuits against medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, including the In re: The Vaccine Cases, the In re: Hormone Replacement Therapy Litigation, the In re: Vioxx Products Liability Litigation, and the In re: Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) Products Liability Litigation.  She also worked in-house at Clinipace Worldwide (formerly Paragon Biomedical, Inc.) supporting the management of FDA-regulated clinical trials.  Ms. McGuire is a graduate of the Pepperdine University School of Law. 

 

Alfredo Martinez
Vice President Manufacturing

Alfredo Martinez has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing operations and supply chain environments. He has lead and actively participated on operations’ improvement including lean manufacturing transformations, plant transfers and new plant installations at global companies and various production processes. Prior to joining Posey, Alfredo has served as Plant Manager and other managerial assignments at global companies such as Schlage Lock (Ingersoll Rand), Carl Zeiss Vision, Harman Audio, Comair Rotron, Avery Dennison and Valeo Engine Cooling.

 

Stephanie Ortega
Vice President Human Resources

Stephanie Ortega has held increasingly responsible management positions in Human Resources within the metals processing and financial services industries. In addition to holding various managerial positions within the Human Resources function, she also held various management positions in Marketing and Operations within the financial services industry.

 


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