Meet our Experienced Faculty and Team
Over 250 years combined health care and medical device company experience
Matt O'NealCo-Founder & CEO
-University of Massachusetts Amherst-
Matt brings more than 42 years of health care and medical device industry experience in sales, training, recruitment, and management roles for companies including Winthrop Laboratories, Cardiac Pacemakers Inc. and Boston Scientific. Matt played a key role in the commercial launch of breakthrough technologies, including the first implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), the first transvenous ICD therapies, and Anti-Tachycardia (ATP) device applications. As Vice President of Sales for Boston Scientific Matt drove the development of innovative new training programs that fostered clinical excellence. Matt also served on the Biomedical Advisory Board at Georgia Institute of Technology.
Bob has 43 years of medical device industry experience, centered in sales and marketing management functions, and has held officer positions with start-ups, large and small medical device companies. Bob is known for building and managing successful sales organizations at companies, including Cordis, Pacesetter, Jude Medical, Biotronik, CryoCath Technologies, etc. He has guided market development initiatives and commercial launches for medical device applications, including the implantable cardioverter defibrillator, cardiac cryoablation, vascular closure devices, heart valves, and biopolymer devices that deliver pharmaceutical interventions.
Greg Lisi, CCDS, CEPSExecutive VP of Operations, Faculty
-Harvard University, U.S. Army-
Greg has over 18 years of experience in Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) arena. As a Regional Manager with Boston Scientific, he hired and trained a team of sales and clinical representatives while maintaining his own business. 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 eight years of active duty, he served in a variety of key leadership, strategic planning and operations roles. He has extensive experience in planning, directing, and supervising sophisticated training in complex and fast-moving environments.
Susan Stamatis, RN, BSNClinical Applications Manager, Faculty
-Salve Regina University-
Susan has a combined 39 years in cardiology doing a variety of clinical roles such as Assistant Nurse Manager of a Coronary Care Unit and Department Manager in a Device Clinic overseeing the care of 1000+ patients with pacemakers and defibrillators. She also has 25 years of experience in the Cardiac Device Industry working for companies such a Datascope (Maquet) and Boston Scientific. She began her medical device career as a clinical specialist, and was promoted to clinical regional manger and sales representative roles. She is uniquely qualified to teach PrepMD students clinical as well a technical applications of CRM therapy.
Matt Wilson, CCDSDirector of Staffing & Remote Monitoring, Faculty
-West Point Military Academy-
Matt brings 10 years of experience in the Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) industry to his role at PrepMD. As an IBHRE®-Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS) senior sales representative with Boston Scientific, he managed a successful sales team in the New York City area. Matt is the Director of PrepMD’s contract staffing services division while managing the placement activities and coaching PrepMD students from a professional development standpoint. Prior to industry, Matt served as a Captain in the U.S. Army. He trained and led infantry units while deployed to Iraq, responsible for planning and coordinating joint coalition combat missions.
Kate Peucker, CCDSManager of Educational Development, Faculty
Kate is an IBHRE®-Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS) with several years of experience in the CRM industry. As a clinical specialist for Biotronik, Kate covered major medical centers across New England, trained new employees, and managed her team’s daily schedule. Kate holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University. She is a former PrepMD student and Academic Achievement Award winner. Her PrepMD student and field clinical specialist experiences combined provide a unique perspective for the students on how to effectively transition and launch a successful career in the medical device industry.
Greg O'Neal, CCDS, CEPSManager of Business Development, Remote Monitoring, Faculty
-Georgia Institute of Technology-
Greg is dual IBHRE® certified - Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (CEPS) and Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS). While working as an EP/TSS with Abbott Laboratories (St. Jude Medical) Greg assisted in more than 500 CIED implants and 150 ablations, as well routinely working with numerous cardiac device clinics. Greg holds a bachelor of science in Biomedical Engineering, with a minor in leadership studies. As Manager of Business Development for Remote Monitoring Services, Greg helps create customized, efficient solutions that will bring your cardiac device clinic to the next level.
Fran MoriartyManager of Marketing, Faculty
-University of Vermont, Saint Anselm College-
Fran has over 8 years of Cardiac Rhythm Management and Electrophysiology medical device industry experience. He has held clinical engineering, sales, and territory management roles with companies such as Boston Scientific, Biotronik, and CardioFocus. His responsibilities included business development, key account management, product commercialization, and clinical trial operations, in addition to covering thousands of cardiac procedures and device clinics. A former student at PrepMD, Fran brings special insight to his role developing new product offerings and shaping marketing strategies.
Katie ReddyManager of PrepMD Professionals
-University of Connecticut-
Katie has 14 years of medical device industry experience in clinical, sales, marketing and management roles for Meditech, Eli Lilly and Boston Scientific. Katie played a key national and international role in the clinical training and commercial launch of the first FDA approved Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device. As a Territory Manager with Boston Scientific, Katie helped launch a new Left Atrial Appendage Closure program in over 30 hospitals across the Northeast. As a Principal Product Marketing Manager with Boston Scientific, Katie introduced digital health solutions to hospitals nationwide.
Satya BeharaDirector, Marketing & Admissions
Indian Institute of Technology Madras-
Satya has over 10 years of medical device global marketing and product management experience. With an MBA from Babson College and bachelors in biotechnology engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Satya has worked for medical device companies such as Smith & Nephew and Medtronic. With experience in areas including new product development, digital solutions, and global upstream and downstream marketing, along with technology and business analysis experience from IBM, Satya brings a unique perspective to the PrepMD team.
Barbara KosharekMarketing & Admissions Officer
-University of Wisconsin Platteville-
Barbara has over 15 years of experience in training and development. As a Marketing and Client Services Manager for a corporate sales training firm, she played a key role in training needs assessment design and analysis, traditional and online course development, as well as marketing and business development. She additionally worked for the Department of Defense Civilian Personnel Office in Europe on training program design and implementation for new federal employees. Barbara worked in PrepMD’s Remote Monitoring before joining the Marketing and Admissions Team.
Melissa MonacoBusiness Manager
Melissa has over 15 years of experience in the medical device industry. Since inception, she has made significant contributions to the success of PrepMD and its graduates. Prior to joining PrepMD, Melissa was an Office Manager for Boston Scientific, serving the Northeast Area Vice President. Her work experience includes advertising sales for the New York Times Magazine Group, Human Resources for Westinghouse Electric and consumer marketing for Nivea USA skincare line. Her educational studies include Psychology and Health Studies.
Frank CoenHuman Resources Officer
-Stonehill College BA-
- Northeastern University MEd-
Frank brings more than 25 years of experience as a Human Resources executive with expertise in the areas of recruitment, legal compliance, employee relations and policy administration. He has served in Senior Human Resources management positions in the medical device, energy and capital equipment semiconductor sectors. As Human Resources Officer Frank will be responsible for managing the compliance, compensation,benefits, and employee relations functions at Prep MD.
Ella RiahMarketing Associate & Office Assistant
-University of Massachusetts, Amherst-
Ella is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in Business Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. As a former multiyear intern for the Director of Communications at the Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Institutions, Ella gained valuable experience in, and knowledge about, project management, marketing, process improvement, coding, and both written and verbal communication. As Office Assistant Ella helps to ensure that the day in and day out functions of the PrepMD team run as smoothly as possible.
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