Platinum Sponsors

Spectrum Plastics


Silver Sponsors

Able Electropolishing

Arthur G Russell



Eldon James

Elmas Medical




IRP Medical



Laser Light


MTD Micromolding

MW Medical Solutions

Supporting Organizations

EDC Utah

Governor's Office of Economic Development

Gold Sponsors

B Braun


NDH Medical

Trademark Plastics

Silver Sponsors

Nelson Labs


Quality, Microbiology & Sterilization Services



Roechling Medical



Tegra Medical

Teleflex Medical OEM


Vance Street Capital



Bronze Sponsors


AIP Precision Manufacturing


Kelvyn H. Cullimore Jr.

Kelvyn H. Cullimore Jr., President and CEO, BioUtah
Kelvyn H. Cullimore Jr. was named president and CEO of BioUtah, the state trade association for life science companies in Utah, in October 2018. In that capacity, he also serves on the board of the World Trade Center Utah and on the advisory board of the Center for Medical Innovation at the University of Utah. From 1992 to 2018, Cullimore was the president and CEO of Dynatronics Corporation, a manufacturer of physical therapy devices and products with an international reach. Dynatronics is a publicly traded, Cottonwood Heights, Utah-based company originally founded by Cullimore and his father in 1979. He served on the Board of Directors for Dynatronics until December 2019. From 2003 to 2016, Cullimore served on the Board of Directors of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association headquartered in Washington, D.C. He is a past Trustee of the Utah Technology Council, an industry association which, at the time, included life science and high-tech companies.

Dr. Michael Drues

Michael Drues, Ph.D., President, Vascular Sciences
Michael Drues, Ph.D., is president of Vascular Sciences, an education, training, and consulting company offering a broad range of services to medical device, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology companies including stimulating and innovative educational programing, creative regulatory strategy and completive regulatory intelligence, regulatory submission design, FDA presentation preparation and defense, brainstorming sessions, prototype design, product development, benchtop and animal testing, clinical trial design, reimbursement, clinical acceptance, business development, and technology assessment. Dr. Drues received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. He has worked for and consulted with leading medical device, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology companies ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. He also works on a regular basis for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health Canada, the U.S. and European Patent Offices, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and other regulatory and governmental agencies around the world.

Tony Freeman

Anthony S. Freeman, President, A.S. Freeman Advisors LLC
Tony Freeman leads A. S. Freeman Advisors, a transaction advisory firm focused on the precision manufacturing and specialty materials industries. With a focus on supply chain companies, Freeman Advisors offers buy-side and sell-side services as well as strategic consulting on market selection and value enhancement. Clients range from Fortune 500 firms to small, privately held companies in the life sciences, aerospace, electronics, and specialty chemical industries. Freeman also serves as executive director of mdmX, an industry organization for medical supply chain executives. He is a regular contributor to MPO and other industry publications. He holds a BA from the University of Chicago and an MBA from Columbia University.

Tony Mulone

Tony Mulone, President, Winstable Group LLC
Tony Mulone is current president of Winstable Group LLC, a medical device consulting firm with the goal of bridging contract manufacturers with OEMs. Previously, he was VP/general manager for the Custom Product Solutions (CPS) division of Covidien, a 12-billion dollar medical device company. While there, Mulone was responsible for directing the strategic growth into non-hospital markets, which included medical/pharma OEM, animal health, dental, and rehabilitation. The CPS group focused its efforts on providing custom solutions, centering their attention on promoting Covidien product brands into these emerging markets. Mulone is also currently chairman of the board for Signati Medical Inc. and is a board member for Sharps Technology Inc. He began his medical device career with Instrumentation Laboratories and then joined Kendall/Tyco Healthcare/Covidien/Medtronic, holding management positions in manufacturing, marketing, and sales. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Framingham State University (Mass.). He also holds a USGC Masters Captains license.

Dr. Bryce Rutter

Bryce G. Rutter Ph.D., Founder and CEO, Metaphase Design Group Inc.
Dr. Bryce Rutter, founder and CEO of Metaphase Design Group Inc., is a leading expert in the research, ergonomics, and design of medical products and a worldwide specialist in hand-intensive products and packaging. His work includes collaborations with numerous global prestigious brands and high-profile start-ups on products ranging from robotic surgical systems, powered and manual instrument design, and drug delivery systems to disposables, mobile and wearable devices, to personal care products, IFUs, and usability and contextual inquiry research programs. Metaphase delivers innovative designs that redefine industry standards, invigorate sleepy brands, and create new product categories. Under Dr. Rutter’s leadership, Metaphase has received more than 120 international design excellence awards and 117 patents. Dr. Rutter holds degrees in industrial design and a Ph.D. in kinesiology, specializing in hand function.