Co-founder, Managing Partner, Faculty
Matt has over 28 years of experience in the health care and medical device industry. He began his career in 1981 with Winthrop Laboratories prior to joining CPI (Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.) in January 1986. Over the course of his CRM career, Matt has held positions in sales, training, recruiting and various management roles. Matt commercially launched break through medical device technologies including the first implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), the first transvenous ICD therapies and Anti-Tachycardia (ATP) device applications. In 1991 Matt was recognized with the Statesman Award, which is the highest individual honor given by his former company, for performance and leadership. As an Area Director of Sales and most recently as Vice President of Sales for Boston Scientific CRM, Matt has chaired multiple committees (Sales Advisory Council, National Talent Acquisition Team, Business Strategy & Execution Team, and the CRM/EP Integration Team) while innovating and building new training programs (InVest, GOAL, CAL Lab) that delivered clinical excellence while reducing costs and increasing productivity. Matt earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Co-founder, Managing Partner, Faculty
Bob Mattioli has 35 years of medical device industry experience, centered in sales and marketing management functions, and has held officer positions with large cap, small cap, as well as start up medical device companies. Bob has built and managed successful sales organizations for Cordis, Pacesetter, Cardiac Datacorp, CPI/ Guidant, St. Jude Medical, Biotronik, and CryoCath Technologies. He has guided successful market development initiatives and commercially launched several emerging medical device applications including the implantable cardioverter defibrillator, cardiac cryoablation, vascular closure devices, heart valves, and bio polymer devices that deliver pharmaceutical interventions. Bob recently served as TyRx Pharma’s VP of Commercial Development where he constructed the commercial investment model that secured the principle investment of $25M for the company. Bob has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University.
Greg Lisi, CCDS
Director of Business Development, Faculty
Greg Lisi has over 10 years of experience in the Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) arena. As a Regional Manager with Boston Scientific he was responsible for the hiring and training of a team of sales and clinical representatives as well as all aspects of his the local business. Prior to his Regional Manager role, Greg served as both a Sales and Clinical Representative in Southeast Michigan, where he won the President’s Club Award for outstanding service, team work and sales results. He has mentored and developed both sales and clinical reps as they have begun their own careers. Prior to industry, Greg served as a Military Intelligence Officer with the U.S. Army. During 8 years of active duty, he served in a variety of key leadership, strategic planning and operations roles, where he has extensive experience in planning, directing, and supervising sophisticated training in a complex and fast moving environment. Greg holds a Bachelors degree in Government from Harvard University, where he also received his certification to teach secondary education in Massachusetts and was a Distinguished Military Graduate from the Reserved Officer Training Corps.
Julie Mack, RN, CCDS
Manger of Clinical Applications, Faculty
Julie Mack has 13 years of experience in healthcare and medical device industry. As a registered nurse and IBHRE® certified cardiac device specialist, Julie worked as a clinical specialist with Medtronic CRDM and as a Technical Service Specialist with St. Jude Medical. During this time Julie developed and led several fellows’ and Allied Health Professional’s Programs obtaining certification as a Continuing Education Instructor for the Northeast area. In addition, Julie brings medical device sales experience developed while managing a New England Territory and leading product trials as an account executive and clinical leader for Marine Polymer Technologies. Julie holds a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from East Tennessee State University and brings valuable clinical insights from her time managing patients as a Registered Nurse in Cardiac Catheterization Labs and Critical Care Units.
Vicky Perkins, CCDS
Vicky Perkins has 10 years of professional experience in the Cardiac Rhythm Management industry. She received her Massachusetts Radiologic Technologist license from Northeastern University in Boston, MA in 1995 and received her B.S. in Health Science in 2002. She worked in the Cardiac Catheterization lab and in the E.P. Lab at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA. She began her medical device career with Medtronic in 2002 as a Clinical Specialist where she provided clinical support, sales support and technical educational support for allied health professionals. In 2008, she joined Boston Scientific and became a Customer Support Representative, focusing on providing support in clinic settings. Vicky has successfully completed the AP NAPSPExAM/IBHRE.
Prior to joining PrepMD, Melissa worked at Boston Scientific as administrative assistant to the Area Vice President. Since joining Guidant in 2003, she has maintained her position in the cardiac rhythm management division (CRM). Her previous work experience includes advertising sales for Golf Digest magazine as well as serving as assistant to the Vice President of Sales for LoJack Corporation. Currently pursuing her degree in Psychology/Exercise Physiology.